Surf Spots

Ribamontán al Mar is one of Spain’s best-kept surfing secrets.

It is an area rich in surfing history with a tradition of producing world class surfers. The prevailing winds, Atlantic swells, Biscay’s enormous depth and the orientation of Somo beach combine to produce quality surf breaks to suit all levels of surfers. Its well connected by road to Santander and Bilbao via the A8/E70 Motorway and Highway CA-141, or by a regular boat service across the bay from Santander to Somo. Surrounded by lush landscapes, a cool surf scene,surf schools to help all learner and intermediate surfers and five unique surf spots to choose from, you must……come surf our coast.

cv bn /on the 1000 meter main beach surrounded by spectacular cliffs and grazing grounds. This wave is a favourite for long-boarders and always has a strong international presence in the water.

    • Playa de Langre
    • Beach breaks
    • Needs 2ft swell to start working.
    • Optimum wind direction: S, SW, Not great with Easterlies, but cliffs offer good protection from NW when Somo and Loredo are onshore.
    • Optimum tide: varies depending on the sand banks and skill level.
    • Ideal swell size, 4ft to 6ft.
    • Waves: Lefts and rights.
    • Ideal for beginners when tide is high. Low tide to mid tide,great for intermediates.

Beach Location

 

LOREDO: Further up Somo beach or following the SP-4141 past Somo is the village of Loredo. This charming village has a growing surf scene, and is a lot quieter than Somo. Right next door to Somo it offers a great escape from the summer madness for all those who are seeking a quiet retreat. The vibe in the water is much more learner orientated.

      • Playa de Loredo
      • Beach break
      • Needs 2ft swell to start working.
      • Optimum wind direction: S, SE, E.
      • Optimum tide: Mid to High Tide.
      • Ideal swell size, 4ft to 6ft.
      • Waves: Mostly rights with some left sections.
      • Ideal for beginners when tide is high.
      • Always a bit smaller than Somo. Offers good alternative for beginners when Somo gets too heavy.

Beach Location

 

SOMO: Somo beach is 2 km of golden sand that stretches from “el Puntal” up to the village of Loredo. The beach is flanked by urban areas, sand dunes and pine forests. The vibe is very much surf orientated. The beach always offers a variety of quality peaks to choose from.

      • Playa de Somo
      • Beach breaks
      • Needs 2ft swell to start working.
      • Optimum wind direction: S, SE also works with E and W.
      • Optimum tide: varies depending on the sand banks and skill level.
      • Ideal swell size, 4ft to 6ft.
      • Waves: Lefts and rights.
      • Ideal for beginners when tide is high. Low tide to mid tide is great for intermediates.

Beach Location

 

GALIZANO (La Lastra): Small beach flanked by reefs and high cliffs. The actual beach-front is relatively narrow, however its a very long beach. On high tide its great for kids because of all the rock pools that appear.

      • Playa de Galizano
      • Beach break·Needs 3ft swell to start working.
      • Optimum wind direction: S, E, NE.
      • Optimum tide: Low to Medium
      • Ideal swell size: 4ft
      • Waves: Lefts and rights.
      • Level required: Intermediate

Beach Location

 

SANTA MARINA (La Isla): Legendary spot for big wave surfing. Few have the skills required to surf this wave yet more and more surfers are willing to give it a go. Big wave board and the right leash are a must…..

        • Surf Spot de Santa Marina
        • Reef break·Needs large swell to work.
        • Optimum wind direction: NE, E.
        • Ideal size: 6ft to 12ft.
        • Wave: Powerful long rights.
        • Level required: Experienced surfers only.

Spot Location

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