Our tips for surfing in Saint-Malo
Surfing: a real philosophy
Surfing is a very satisfying and stimulating sport, a way of life, even a philosophy for those passionate about the sport. It has considerably and become more and more popular: Californian and European coast lines are places not to be missed in a lifetime !
The devoteed of this sport can testify its positive impact on a daily life. Time spent surfing revolves around several aspects: one falls several times, then gets up to face the waves ! Each time is different because the surfer becomes experienced, growing stronger, and more cofident. It’s this positive attitude which can be used in day to day life being the sport which affects a whole lifestyle.
Similar activities can have the same and know certain success rate also: longboard, shortboard, and also the bodyboard or even still the stand-up paddle. All these sports have a similar outcome culturally and historicaly.
The best surfing spots
Brittany is a well known and recognised region for surfers. In the North and South of Brittany there are several spots for beginners and for those more experienced !
The beaches of St Malo are numerous, all have easy access. If you are tempted to experience surfing for the first time, we suggest Le Sillon beach which is known to be an excellent surfing spot situated close to St Malo’s center. Autumn, is a perfact time as the tide rises. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced surfer all levels are catered for.
The Rochebonne beach is situated in the area of Paramé, at the very end of the extensive beach of Sillon. A beautiful white sandy beach, frequented by local families and tourists, it is one of the most popular surfing beaches. One can understand why as the waves are just spectacular !
There are several surfing schools at St Malo, the professionals are only too happy to help you discover the wonders of water sports !