About Ivory Coast

Located on the Gulf of Guinea, the Ivory Coast contains 515km (320mi) of exposed southerly facing shoreline. This equatorial country picks up the South Atlantic swells, which break on a variety of beaches and reefs, backed by swaying coconut trees and endless lagoons.

Pros

  • Empty line-ups

  • African lifestyle

  • Cool beachbreaks, easy points

  • Light wind patterns

  • Jungle scenery and animals

Cons

  • Inconsistent swell

  • Lack of big waves

  • Malaria and hygiene threats

  • Fairly expensive

  • Civil unrest

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