Surf Like A Local In... Bali

Pack your board bags and buy that plane ticket, a Balinese paradise is waiting. Here's everything you need to know before you go, from the waves to the food and beyond.

Thermal Travels: Risk and Reward in the Banyak Islands

"The captain told us the next morning that it was the worst storm he's seen in five years." A Thermal traveller recounts his adventurous boat trip to the Banyak Islands.

Thermal Adds Adaptive Surfing

Thermal is proud to launch a growing batch of surf trips curated specifically for adaptive surfers. Because at Thermal, we believe surfing is for everyone.

Adaptive Stoke with Sean Brody, Head Coach for USA Surfing's Para Surf Team

An interview with guide Sean Brody of SEA (Surf Education Academy), Head Coach for USA Surfing's Para Surf Team, and one of Thermal’s first guides to accommodate adaptive surfing on our trips

Featured Interviews

Wonder What’s Out There…

We caught up with Simon Scheutz, surfer and creator of Awesome Maps, to take a deeper look into his hand-drawn world of surf maps.

Featured Interviews

Tripping on Tahiti

Tahitian local Tahurai Henry gives us a deeper look at what it’s like to do a surf trip in the idyllic South Pacific island-nation of French Polynesia.

Behind the Trip
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Top Mexican Surf Towns

The best surf towns in Mexico according to local pro and surf guide, Kalle Carranza.

Travel Guides

Pack Your Bags: Where To Take A Surf Trip This September

September presents less crowded surf spots in the late-season and marks the beginning of Europe’s Fall swell train.

Travel Guides