Study crowns Uluwatu the 7th best-surfing spot in the world.

The study by ParkSleepFly analysed surfing spots around the world on various factors such as Google searches, Instagram tags, coastline length, and average sea temperatures to reveal the best surfing spots in the world.

The Top 10 surfing spots in the world

Puerto Escondido in Oaxaca, Mexico is the world’s best surfing spot. It is a laid-back coastal region, yet it is home to one of the world’s most thrilling waves, making the surfing spot perfect for expert surfers. The thrillseekers paradise is also highly sought after online, with over 3,000 tags on Instagram, and 6,120 monthly Google searches.

In second position is Noosa, Queensland, Australia. Located on the sunshine coast, this is the perfect spot to take to the waves. This resort has waves for all levels, and the best time to surf is during April when sea temperatures average 21C. According to the research, Noosa has a total of 69 surf breaks, and it is also highly popular on Instagram with over 16,000 tags.

Ranking in third place is Tofino, Canada. Tofino offers a range of surf breaks with varying difficulty levels, perfect for beginners and avid surfers alike. The best time to surf Tofino is in January when the weather and atmosphere are ideal. Surfing in Tofino has been tagged more than 700,000 times on Instagram.

Further Study Insights:

The USA’s top surfing spot is Cocoa Beach in Florida with a surfing spot score of 8.32 out of 10. Uluwatu in Bali, Indonesia is the world’s most searched for surfing spot with over 10,000 monthly searches over the past 12 months. The most popular surfing spot according to Instagram is Noosa in Queensland, Australia, with a total of 16,036 tagged posts.



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