Carrapateira is considered one of the most attractive beaches for surfing in Portugal. It is located on the territory of a small village of the same name. This beach is aimed exclusively at experienced surfers. They will be able to ride the waves here. Their height reaches 4 meters. You can go on vacation in Carrapateira at any time of the year. The conditions for water sports are always optimal here.
The wavelength is between 50 and 150 meters on this beach. It can even reach 300 meters at certain times of the year. Carrapateira beach is sandy. There are large stone boulders on its territory. Not only tourists but also locals actively visit the popular stretch of coast. There are a lot of fans of surfing among them. The beach is always crowded on weekends because of this. But you can relax in a comfortable and sparsely populated environment here on weekdays.
Strong tides, currents, and rocks are characteristic of the beach. Therefore, it is considered quite dangerous. Pretty low water temperatures are typical for Carrapateira beach. Therefore, you should choose sports equipment with this feature in mind. The coast has a fairly large length. You can find a fairly sparsely populated and comfortable place for sports training here, even on weekends.
The period from April to June is considered the best time to relax on this stretch of coast. The number of tourists is still relatively small at this time of year. But the conditions for sports are optimal. Most tourists visit the coast in July and August. Students from local surf schools regularly train here at this time of year. Carrapateira is crowded during the second half of the summer. Even experienced surfers will be uncomfortable relaxing here at this time of year. Next - Fernando de Noronha Beach
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