Praia da Areia Branca, Lourinhã – Portugal

Areal Beach Break

Areal Beach is one of our home breaks and can be reached within walking distance from the lodge. There are 4 – 5 sandbar fun peaks consistently breaking throughout the year. The surfable days can go from 0.5m to head high with offshore winds. The waves are suited to everyone from total beginners to more advanced surfers.


west or northwest


east or northeast

Skill Level

all levels

The Waves

praia do areal - morning session


General Information

  • Best Swell: NW, W
  • Consistency: All-Year-Round
  • Wave Lenght: Medium
  • Power: Medium, Punchy
  • Week Days: No Crowd
  • Weekends: Few Locals
  • Best Wind: E, SE, NE
  • Access: Easy, through the beach
  • Wave Type: Left & Right Handers
  • Best Tide: Low, Mid
  • Bottom: Sand Bar
  • Level: Beginner & Advanced



  • Bar / Bistro / Restaurant
  • Yoga
  • Bike Rentals
  • Surf Rentals
  • Parking
  • Massage Center
  • Supermarket
  • Amusement Park
  • Golf Courses
  • Public Toilets
  • Family Friendly
  • Horseback Riding

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