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Peru Miscellaneous / Peru Surf Beaches

Peru Miscellaneous

La Herradura - Surfing Beach

Location: In the Central Coast of Peru, in the city of Lima, district of Chorrillos.

Characteristics: (experts) a solid left break, only for the advanced surfers; pretty crowded when breaking. Needs a solid swell and only breaks from overhead and up. If we get a swell during your stay we will take you to La Herradura to assist to one of the greatest surfing spectacles on earth. From a "ring side" place you will feel the adrenaline rush of locals riding the nonstoping power of the ocean.

Caballeros - Surfing Beach

Location: In the Central Coast of Peru, in the city of Lima, district of Punta Hermosa, At the Km 40 of the South Panamericana highway.

Characteristics: (average): Pointbreak, long rights with tubular sections, 0.5 - 2 mts


Cerro Azul - Surfing Beach

A classic spot mentioned by the Beach Boys in their "Surfing Safari" 60´s hit (pay attention to it after the guitar solo).

Location: In the central Coast of Peru, in the city of Lima, by the Km 121 of the South Panamericana.

Characteristics: It is called a salloon wave, clean and easy to ride, breaking for almost 200 meters inside a protected bay. Great for all type of surfers. And often uncrowded. Wave riding is guaranteed.

El Huayco - Surfing Beach

Location: In the Central Coast of Peru in the city of Lima, district of Punta Negra and San Bartolo. Situated at the Km 50 of the South Panamericana Highway.

Characteristics: (average): pointbreak, peak, mainly lefts with a tubular section, rocky bottom, 1 - 2 mts.


Punta Rocas - Surfing Beach

Location: In the Central Coast of Peru in the city of Lima, by the Km 42 of the Panamericana South, in the district of Punta Negra.

Characteristics: (average): pointbreak, peaks lefts and rights, 2 y 4 mts


Peñascal - Surfing Beach

Location: In the Central Coast of Peru in the city of Lima, district of San Bartolo by the Km 51 of the Panamericana South.

Characteristics: (experts): pointbreak, poweful right with a tubular section, rocky bottom, 2 - 4 mts