Learn to Surf in Hoddevik
With advances in wetsuit technology, cold-water surf destinations are becoming more and more popular. Hoddevik in Norway, for example, is but one learn to surf hotspot with a reputation for epic waves in near freezing conditions.
Cold water aside though, it is also one of the most picturesque places on this list. With everyone who makes the pilgrimage to its dark sand beaches being blown away by its rugged mountain backdrop.