An overview of the coast of madeira island while surfing in madeira
An overview of the coast of madeira island while surfing in madeira
An overview of the coast of madeira island while surfing in madeira

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Surfing Madeira | A Nature's Act EP01

The archipelago of Madeira, is composed of four groups of Islands. Situated in the Atlantic ocean, it was formed by the same volcane that gave rise to the Canary Islands 27 million years ago. 

Although this Island has been well known for its beautiful landscape and Mediterranean climate, surf tourism to the island has been on the rise recently. The first surfers arrived in Madeira in the 1970s. Since then, the island’s surfing potential has been gradually inveild to the world. It is currently known as the Portuguese Hawaii

The main Island, Ilha da Madeira, offers a total of 11 peaks located on its western coast. Some of its most renowned spots are Ponta do pargo for those looking for bigger waves. Jardim do mar offers spectacular breaks with NE winds. Ponta pequena and Paul do mar also offer one of a kind waves.

 

The archipelago of Madeira, is composed of four groups of Islands. Situated in the Atlantic ocean, it was formed by the same volcano that gave rise to the Canary Islands 27 million years ago. 
Although this Island has been well known for its beautiful landscape and Mediterranean climate, surf tourism to the island has been on the rise recently. The first surfers arrived in Madeira in the 1970s. Since then, the island’s surfing potential has been gradually unveiled to the world. It is currently known as the Portuguese Hawaii
The main Island, Ilha da Madeira, offers a total of 11 peaks located on its western coast. Some of its most renowned spots are Ponta do pargo for those looking for bigger waves. Jardim do mar offers spectacular breaks with NE winds. Ponta pequena and Paul do mar also offer one of a kind waves.

 

Images of our trip surfing in madeira
“ Surf can be very meditative and about connecting to yourself…”
Frederica Valente-Perfeito

 

Surfing in Madeira is the motto behind " A nature's act". In this first episode, Lúcia Martiño and Carolina Santos are guided through the island by three local personalities. They experienced surfing in Madeira by exploring the epic island waves. On land they practiced yoga, had a canyoning experience, enjoyed the local gastronomy and visited the iconic cultural places. 

Above all, they achieved a deep connection with nature. In Lucia's words " the connection with nature is a part of the island".

 

A yoga class in madeira by the ocean

“ Madeira has more than 150 canyons. It’s one of the few places where you canyon all year round”
Ivone Silva
canyoning in madeira

“…the sea, the mountains, they inspire me constantly, the way I create and look at the world”
Georgina Abreu
madeira island coast
Watch the full episode and get to know a little more about surfing in Madeira.

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