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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaya surfboard in Macaroni, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Ponta Ruiva

Portugal, Algarve

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Latitude: 37° 4.155' N
Longitude: 8° 57.965' W

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very dificult to find..it´s one of the last beaches before reaching the end of portugal...
got to ask some locals how to get there..
On the road that passes in the beach of beliche, a bit after you turn to your right to a small sandy road and then you have a lot to travel..

English (Translate this text in English): very dificult to find..it´s one of the last beaches before reaching the end of portugal...<br />got to ask some locals how to get there..<br />On the road that passes in the beach of beliche, a bit after you turn to your right to a small sandy road and then you have a lot to travel..

English (Translate this text in English): very dificult to find..it´s one of the last beaches before reaching the end of portugal...&lt;br &#47;&gt;got to ask some locals how to get there..&lt;br &#47;&gt;On the road that passes in the beach of beliche, a bit after you turn to your right to a small sandy road and then you have a lot to travel..

English (Translate this text in English): very dificult to find..it´s one of the last beaches before reaching the end of portugal...&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;got to ask some locals how to get there..&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;On the road that passes in the beach of beliche, a bit after you turn to your right to a small sandy road and then you have a lot to travel..

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Ponta Ruiva
By prsurfer
Dec 15, 2006
- My Comments: Session Highlight: Comment on Swell, Waves and Wind: Techniques to improve: Air Temperature: Water Temperature:
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By Anonymous , 12-10-2010

- well i had 8 days in the area with rubbish swell and no local knowlege, found this place and if you like to catch loads of waves that aren't great but there's none else there its sick, can easyilly catch a 250+ mtr wave, good cafe too.

By Anonymous , 30-10-2007

- Very fickle spot. I've been there about 10 times and never seen it working properly. Arrifana is 1000 times better

By Anonymous , 09-06-2007

Uauuu - Ponta Ruiva e das ondas mais fascinantes quando esta com as condicoes certas.Venham muitos mares de Sul, Sueste e (ou) Sudoeste.

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