The best surfing holiday destinations in America, Asia and Europe

America, Asia, Europe. All over the world, enjoy idyllic beaches and try out or improve your surfing skills. Whether you're a passionate surfer or a complete novice, discover the best surfing holiday destinations, from the Maldives, to Sicily, Florida and Mexico.

Surfing holidays with Club Med: Discover the joys of board sports at our Resorts

Learn to stand up on a board or perfect your skills in breathtaking settings. Sun, calm seas, ideal swells, idyllic beaches: Club Med's surf destinations are equally stunning. Resorts that offer surfing will accept budding surfers from age 6 upwards. Surf lessons¹ are held by our certified ISA² G.O®s and are one-to-one or in groups (max. 2 beginners per instructor), and cater for all levels and personal objectives. Top-quality gear - board and wetsuit - is provided.

So, whether you're with family or friends, you can hit the surf and ride to your own rhythm. Join other surfers to try one of the best spots on the planet; with your board under your arm, cross the soft sands and begin the ride of your life.

¹At extra cost

²International Surfing Association

Give surfing a go in Bali, the Maldives and Sicily

The Club Med Bali 4Ψ Resort combines one of the best beaches in Indonesia with some superb water sports locations. Head to Seminyak or Uluwatu¹ (from age 11 upwards) and let yourself be seduced by the azure blue Indian Ocean.

The Kani 4Ψ and Finolhu Resorts in the Maldives are protected by a calm reef and boast lively swells perfect for surfing (from April to October). The Surf School accepts beginners and more experienced surfers (from age 14) and is located by an immaculate, coconut tree-lined beach.

The Cefalù 5Ψ Resort also offers electric surfing (from age 18) as part of an all-inclusive package. Armed with an electric board, you'll quickly be ready to ride the waves!

¹At extra cost

Surf at the best beaches in America with Club Med

Get away from it all in the lush scenery that surrounds the St. Lucie River, at only 15 minutes from the Atlantic coast. Ideally situated between Miami and Orlando, the Club Med Sandpiper Bay 4Ψ Resort is the perfect place to enjoy Florida's waves. Head to the idyllic Jensen Beach or the Surf School¹, which caters for surfers of all levels.

Nestled in a tropical garden, Club Med Ixtapa Pacific 4Ψ is a gorgeous Mexican hacienda-style resort. It's a great base from which you can surf¹ the Pacific's turquoise waters. There are numerous options on offer: book a one-to-one lesson¹ (includes equipment hire and transport between the Resort and the surf spot) or simply hire any necessary gear¹ (lesson not included).

¹At extra cost