World's 8 Best Beaches For Winter Surfing
8. Hanalei Beach, Hawaii
Hanalei Beach is a two-mile long beach with white sand and majestic mountains. Hanalei means "crescent bay" in Hawaiian, and it is the largest bay and one of the most picturesque locations in Hawaii. Hanalei Beach is famous not just as a romantic place but also a surfe's paradise. World champions and athletes love to call it Hanalei home. The best time to head to this beach is September to May subject to high surf and strong currents in winter months. Waves of 20 feet (6 meters) and more are not uncommon, and the biggest waves for surfers are a spot called Pinetrees, which is close to the center of the Hanalei Bay.