Surfing made its debut as an Olympic sport at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, held between July 23 and August 8, 2021 - one year later than planned due to the coronavirus pandemic. This has made the popularity of this sport rise even more.
More than 12,000 million dollars are moved by the surf industry worldwide each year and it has 120 million fans worldwide. In this sport, which continues to maintain its relaxed and adventurous spirit, surfers not only seek the best waves, but also destinations with good weather and gastronomy, adequate infrastructure for lodging or camping, natural beauty and diverse aquatic activities to do when surfing is not possible. Either way, whether you're looking for beautiful beaches, challenging waves or memorable getaways, here are 10 best surfing destinations you can’t miss out of hundreds of places along the more than 600,000 kilometers of coastline this planet has.