Baleal, Peniche – Portugal


The tiny peninsula of Baleal offers perfect conditions to learn surfing, being the preferred daily surf spot for classes due to its versatility. It is usual to see all levels of surfing around here. The place suits both beginners and more advanced surfing levels. Many are the breaks scattered all over the shore of Baleal, meaning that within walking distance there will be a place with some fun waves breaking. The best wind here is south, but it works also with smooth winds blowing from north, west or east.


north, northwest, west


south, southeast

Skill Level

all levels

The Waves


General Information

  • Best Swell: W, NW
  • Consistency: All-Year-Round
  • Wave Lenght: Short
  • Power: Soft, Medium
  • Week Days: Very Crowded
  • Weekends: Very Crowded
  • Best Wind: S, SE
  • Access: Easy, Through the Beach
  • Wave Type: Right & Left Handers
  • Best Tide: Mid, High
  • Bottom: Mixed, Sand & Rocks
  • Level: Beginner, Intermediated



  • 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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