Surfing

Surf's Up on Florida's Space Coast

Top 3 Places to Watch Surfers on the Space Coast

Surf spectating: taking people watching to a whole new level

Surfing on the Space Coast has been a sport that has brought people from all over the world. These surfers are in search of the best spots to test out the waters, to hang 10 or get barreled, or for some, just to watch those who have honed their skills. Seeing the board glide across the water in and of itself is exciting, but to see the tricks these surfers can do takes people watching to a whole different level; call it surf spectating. All along the 72-miles of beach the Space Coast boasts are surf spots for anyone at any skill level to enjoy, but there are a few locations that if you want to ensure seeing local surfers and the alike show off their skills, you will want to check out. 

 

Surfing on the Space Coast has been a sport that has brought people from all over the world. These surfers are in search of the best spots to test out the waters, to hang 10 or get barreled, or for some, just to watch those who have honed their skills. Seeing the board glide across the water in and of itself is exciting, but to see the tricks these surfers can do takes people watching to a whole different level; call it surf spectating. All along the 72-miles of beach the Space Coast boasts are surf spots for anyone at any skill level to enjoy, but there are a few locations that if you want to ensure seeing local surfers and the alike show off their skills, you will want to check out.

The Streets | Cocoa Beach

Located just south of where Highway A1A splits and the quaint residential area of Cocoa Beach starts, The  Streets is a local favorite where secluded, white sand beaches provide the perfect spot to watch surfers and enough space for you to take to the waves yourself and enjoy a fun day in the sun.

Paradise Beach | Melbourne

For a beach that has something for everyone, Paradise Beach offers great surf so catching a surfer or two or more is bound to happen any time of the day. This is a great place to bring the family, as there are several amenities, like a playground, to keep everyone entertained as you spend the day enjoying the beach.

 

Sebastian Inlet | Melbourne Beach

If you want to want a prime spot to watch surfers do tricks and get barreled and be in a place where some of the pros, like Kelly Slater and the Hobgood brothers C.J. and Damien, cut their teeth on the waves of the Space Coast, then head over to Sebastian Inlet. Offering a location where a full day of watching surfers never gets old, Sebastian Inlet is a haven of fun where all you need to do is show up.

Got the itch to try surfing out yourself? Click here for where you can get lessons and enjoy catching some waves. Now that you have an idea of some of the local places to check out the surfers, start planning for your next trip to Florida’s Space Coast by thumbing through the Vacation Planner to discover places to stay, restaurants and other things to do or click on the links below to finish planning your trip.

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