Beaches with cold waters and waves all year round.
Punta Hermosa Beach
Reef-break, strong, long and tubular left-handers. The waves reach approximately 3 metres (10 feet) high. For beginners and experienced surfers.
Reef-break, long, formed right waves, with a tubular section. The waves reach approximately 3 metres (10 feet) high. For intermediate and experienced surfers.
Outer-reef, right-handers with some left-handers. Waves that can reach between 8 and 10 metres high. Long and strong waves with tubular sections. Waves break 1 km (0.6 mile) offshore. For experienced surfers only.
Playa Norte, El Paso, La Isla, Kontiki.
Punta Negra District (km 45 on the Panamericana Sur highway). Site of international surfing championships. Reef-break, left and right-handers, long, big and strong waves, with a tubular section. Waves can reach 4 to 5 metres (13 to 16 feet) high. Suitable for intermediate and experienced surfers.
San Bartolo District (km 49 on the Panamericana Sur). Reef-break right-handers, between 2 and 4 metres (6 and 13 feet) high, with tubular sections that break on the rocky bed. Not suitable for beginners.
Cañete province (km 132 on the Panamericana Sur highway). Strong current with even left-handers. Easy access. Waves break on the shore. There are also right-handers (when the sea swells too much) that break on the other side of the pier (fast, strong and tubular waves). The waves can reach approximately 2 metres (6 feet) high
Level: beginner / intermediate.