Planning a surf trip abroad?

Gathering Waves can help.

Are you dreaming of catching the perfect wave in exotic locations around the globe? Do you want to surf new, uncrowded breaks with nothing to worry about except what you’re going to eat for lunch in between surf sessions? If the answer is yes- Gathering Waves is here to help.

Over the last several years, I (Haley) have planned surf trips all over the world. From perfect peeling point breaks in Nicaragua accessible only by boat, to sparkling emerald waves in the south of Portugal, I’ve planned more than my fair share of surf trips.

As an experienced surfer and traveler with intimate knowledge of surf breaks in California, Costa Rica, and Portugal, I’m confident that I can help you plan the perfect surf trip- a surf trip where the waves are suitable to your skill level, the vibe of the town is exactly what you’re looking for, and you have an absolutely incredible experience.

Booking a surf trip on your own isn’t impossible. These days, there is so much information on the internet about the best surf spots all over the world. (I mean, just take a look at my site!)


When you only have one week a year, maybe two, to plan and execute the perfect surf trip, don’t you want to give yourself the best possible chance of catching as many waves as possible?

That’s where I come in.

With my surf trip planning services, you can choose between a variety of different packages ranging from personalized, curated surf spot recommendations all the way to detailed, customized, surf trip itineraries.

The philosophy behind my surf trip planning service is that I will handle all of the planning, and you will handle all of the booking.

This not only saves you money, because you’ll avoid paying standard travel agent booking fees, but it also saves you time as you can leave the trip planning, research, and stress, to me! Once you tell me all about your skill levels, budget, and what you envision for your perfect surf trip, I’ll suggest the perfect surf spot for you and your group.

I truly love planning surf trips for people, and I’m here to help you plan the surf trip of your dreams. If this sounds like a good fit for you, and you’d like more information about my surf trip planning services, email me (Haley) at and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Happy Surfing!