Travel and Surf in the Best Surf Spots in Peru

Caballitos de totora on Punta Huanchaco

Caballitos de totora on Punta Huanchaco

The coastal region of La Libertad in northern Peru is home to some of the longest surf breaks in the world. On a good day, some can carry you as far as a mile.

The quiet seaside town of Huanchaco, Peru is a surfing destination where you can check out the long surf breaks; take a lesson at one of the local surfing schools; sleep in cheap, clean hostels (many overlooking the ocean) and enjoy low-price, tasty, local food – all for under $30 USD per day – including hostel, meals and surf equipment rental.

Want to surf Peru beaches but don’t know how to go about it? This website will tell you how to get to the best surfing spots in Peru, where to stay and where to take surf lessons. Check the surf report for Huanchaco, Peru to see what’s happening this week.

See what we’re talking about by checking out the Huanchaco Photo Gallery and Video sections.