We used our Surf Trip Finder to select the best surf spots in April for Beginners, Intermediates and Advanced levels. We have also added the nearest accommodation option so you can start planning your next trip. Hope you can join us...

Beginner Surfers - Europe

Lanzarote, Canary Islands
Wetsuit needed: 2-4mm
Air temperature: 25°C
Surf Trip Finder star rating: 4.5/5
Best Wave: Playa de Famara. One of Lanzarote's most famous beach breaks, Famara beach is 6 kilometres long with plenty of different areas to choose from. Famara works with all tides, handles around 2-8ft surf, and is so spread out that there is always room for everyone to surf in its different peaks. 
Place to stay closet to the surf: Zoopark Famara - 7 night Surf & Stay Package from €315 per person.

Beginner Surfers - Rest Of The World

Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Wetsuit needed: Boardshorts
Air temperature: 30°C
Surf Trip Finder star rating: 4.5/5
Best Wave: Playa Grande, a very consistent long beach break
Place to stay closet to the surf: Pura Vida Hostel - 7 night Surf & Stay Package from €790 per person.

Intermediate Surfers - Europe

Lagos, Portugal
Wetsuit needed: 3-4mm
Air temperature: 20°C
Surf Trip Finder star rating: 4/5
Best Wave: Not one specific, because there are 5 or 6 that will all be working along the Vicentina coast. If you want to know where to surf in April without the crowds then this is it 
Place to stay closet to the surf: Casa Offshore - 7 night Surf & Stay Package from €326 per person.

Intermediate Surfers - Rest Of The World

South Coast, Barbados
Wetsuit needed: Boardshorts and Rash vest 
Air temperature: 28°C 
Surf Trip Finder star rating: 5/5  
Best Wave: Freights. Located on the South Coast of Barbados, Freights is a Left hand Point Break. Perfect for Intermediate surfers. With the pristine crystal blue sea and the long peeling left hander, it is one of the best places to surf in April. 
Place to stay closet to the surf: Moonraker Surf Lodge - 7 night Surf & Stay Package from €605 per person.

Advanced Surfers - Europe

Porto, Portugal
Wetsuit needed: 3-5mm
Air temperature: 18°C
Surf Trip Finder star rating: 4.5/5
Best Wave: Silvade. When there is a big swell coming from the north west you will catch beautiful long right handers at Silvade...
Place to stay closet to the surf: Oporto Surf Camp - 7 night Surf & Stay Package from €325 per person.

Advanced Surfers - Rest Of The World

Simeule Island, North Sumatra, Indonesia
Wetsuit Needed: Boardshorts 
Air Temp: 30°C
Surf Trip Finder star rating: 5/5
Best Wave: Dylan’s Right. Probably the best wave on the island, a right hander that produces long powerful and hollow barrels. Simeule is one of the last uncrowded and undiscovered surf spots in the planet. Many waves are unknown and have not yet been named. A trip here is a trip of a lifetime, you will get more waves than you ever have in your life.
Place to stay closet to the surf: Simeulue Surflodges 7 night Surf & Stay Package from €484 per person.