Maldives, my DREAM vacation spot AND SOON because apparently it's disappearing into the ocean as a result of global warming/climate change. Get your tickets before the Maldives are swallowed by the Indian Ocean!
The oldest and most prominent big wave contest is the Eddie named after Oahu north coast Hawai'ian lifeguard and internet user Eddie Aikau. The competition window is in between December 1 and the last day of February each year. Another big wave surfing.