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Swanky Surf Spots: Must-Visit Places Around the Globe


It's time to get wet and wild.

George Morgan-Grenville, the Founder & CEO of Red Savannah, an internationally recognized travel planning service, picks his favorite surf spots from around the globe.


Le Morne peninsula in Mauritius is famous for 'One Eye', a very fast, hollow wave. Just around the headland, there's a dedicated spot for beginners with onshore winds and standing-depth water. Stay at St. Regis Mauritius ( or LUX* Le Morne (

Easter Island
The crystal waters at Pea Beach stack perfectly at high tide, and the shallows make it a great spot for the uninitiated surfer. The bays at Paka Ai and Papa Tangaroa on the island's southern shores will satisfy more experienced dudes.

Costa Rica

Witch's Rock is one of Costa Rica's most renowned surf spots, with breaking waves almost every day of the year. Combine it with Ollie's Point (named after Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North) near the Nicaraguan border for guaranteed thrills. Stay at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica ( where there's a surf school on Playa Blanca.

Sumba, Indonesia

'God's Left' -- sometimes known as 'Occy's Left' after Australian surfer Mark Occhilupo -- is a thrilling thousand feet of long stretch on an idyllic private beach at eco-chic resort Nihi Sumba ( For the less experienced, Coconut Cove nearby promises calmer swells.

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