Baía do Sancho beach in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil.
A taco stand in Troncones, Mexico.
North and south of the village center in Ericeira, Portugal, scalloped cliffs give way to white-sand beaches and consistent right-hand reef breaks.
(Goncalo Fernandes Santos/4see/Redux)
The combination of relaxed European living and miles of beaches with waves for every level has lured surfers to Hossegor, France, for 20 years.
Nighttime eats at Tiki Limbo, Montañita, Ecuador.
An iconic sign in Haleiwa, Hawaii.
The breaks attract surfers, and the setting—rain-forest-covered mountains, the Rio Barú, long stretches of beach—attracts everyone else to Dominical, Costa Rica.