Baleal is a small peninsula on the north part of Peniche. There is a little island called Ilha do Baleal, which is separated from the mainland by a narrow road between the beaches. The Baleal island is lovely for walks, enjoying the natural beauty and getting some fresh air. The surrounding of Baleal is great for riding a bicycle, swimming in the ocean and specially for surfing. With beautiful beaches, good restaurants and beach bars Baleal is a very nice tourists location.
Surfing in Peniche
Thanks to the specific coastal shape, Baleal has unique conditions for surfing. Within a very short distance you have so many different waves to surf. Baleal is awesome place where is possible to surf all year long and the waves are pretty consistent here. The little Baleal peninsula is connected with Peniche peninsula by the Baleal bay called Baía de Baleal. This long bay has many peaks for everybody to surf. The surf spot just next to the Baleal island on the south side is called Cantínho da Baía and has perfect waves for beginners as well advanced surfers. On the other side is another favorite surf spot Prainha, very good for surf lessons. Lagido on the other hand is a perfect spot for more experienced surfers.
SURF TIP: Read Surfing In Portugal surf guide online for more free information about surfing in Baleal.