Portugal is blessed with warm summer days, a unique culture, friendly people, medieval castles, cobblestone villages, captivating cities and golden beaches.
Portugal is well known for its sunny climate throughout Europe. The best time of year to visit is in between June and September where the country averages temps around 27 degree's. Portugal has mild winters for European standards.
Portugal, a country with a rich history of seafaring and discovery is located in South-Western Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula, and it is the westernmost country of mainland Europe, being bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west and south and by Spain to the north and east. Portugal has a large number of cultural landmarks ranging from museums to ancient churches to medieval castles, which all display its cultural heritage. Population is close to 11 million.
Warm summer days. Powerful beach breaks & quality reefs all combine to make Portugal a sort after surfing destination. With a great variety of swell sizes, waves and morning offshore winds making it ideal for surfers of all abilities.
Water temps can get as low as 16 degrees in the winter and as high as 23 in summer. The colder months of winter tend to have bigger swells and the warmer months tend to be smaller. A 4.3 steamer for winter will keep you toasty and for summer boardies and sunscreen will be fine.