About Supertubos

Supertubos is one of the best waves in Europe. There's one main peak with a super-fast (though makeable) left, and a somewhat shorter right, and one other peak down the beach that's not quite as perfect but still way better than your average day at most beachbreaks.

Source: Supertubos Surf Guide

Ability Level

Intermediate - advanced

Beg Int Adv

Advanced on the bigger and better days but at the right size it can be good for intermediate surfers. Up the beach at Molhe Leste is typically a more mellow wave but frequented more by bodyboarders.

Local Vibe


Welcoming Intimidating

It's a small town, so everyone knows who's local and who's not, and they're not afraid to let you know. If you're around for a while, and paddle out solo, your chances are better.

Crowd Factor


Mellow Heavy

Expect 50 to 100 surfers out when it's pumping. There's a really good chance you may not get a set wave off the peak on your own.

Spot Rating


Poor Perfect

It is called Supertubos -- what do you think?

Shoulder Burn


Light Exhausting

Doesn't break far from the beach but to stroke into a good one be ready to dig.

Water Quality


Clean Dirty

Not too bad but the smell from the sardines can get pretty intense.

Additional Information


Crowds and hitting bottom on bigger days.


Parking lot right there.

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Best Season

Autumn is best but there are days in the Winter and Spring. Much slower in the Summer.

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview

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