Praia de Valmitao

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Praia de Valmitao is a 1.5 km beach that is located in between the more famous Santa Cruz and Areia Branca. The south end of the beach is also known as Praia das Conchas. It’s a typical beach break with multiple peaks breaking both left and right. The waves break mostly over sand, but there are some rocky parts here.

Although surfed by some locals, it’s less known and therefore less crowded (both in and outside the water) than the other spots in the surroundings. The is a parking with a little bar right at the beach entrance.

FACILITIES

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Surf level
Beginner
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Bottom
Sand, Sand with rocks
Direction of wave
Left and right
CONSISTENCY
4/5
best Wind Direction
East
Best swell direction
West
Swell size
Up to 2 meter
LOCALISM
3/5
Best Tide
Low
Mid
High

Length of Wave
Max 150 meter
Best season
April – September
CROWD FACTOR
2/5

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