Just south of the harbour at Palmeira sees a short, zippy left break into a clear channel on small to moderate swells and is worth the 35min drive if it is too small in Santa Maria.

Quite consistent and rarely crowded, plus there are a couple more reefs out on the southern headland of the bay.

  • All Tides
  • Left-hand break over submerged reef
  • Sand
  • NW - NE
  • Easterly
  • 8 2