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Surfing in Chicama
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Chicama
, located in the department of La Libertad, is famous for boasting the world's longest wave. It divides into four sections: the point, the cape, the "man" and the "pier".

Each section is a wave in itself, with its own character and speed. Surfers say to surf Chicama, one needs an extra pair of legs. The wave is a classic left-running Peruvian wave and grows with south and west-running currents. Its ideal size is 2 meters.

If willing to practice surfing in Peru you should follow these recommendations:

  • Never surf alone.
  • Keep beaches clean by taking your refuse with you, and do not disturb the marine wildlife that shares the sea with the visitors (dolphins, sea lions and seagulls).
  • Check for the presence of undertowns as well as reefs and rocks on the sea bottom.
  • In addition, remember that, depending on the area, in March or April (around Easter Week), tides tend to rise and the waves swell, increasing the risk.


Other Surfing in Peru Articles

Surfing in Cabo Blanco - Piura
Surfing in Bayovar Nonura - Piura
Surfing in Chicama - La Libertad
Surfing in La Herradura - Lima
Surfing in Pico Alto - Lima
Surfing in Punta Rocas - Lima
Other Surfing spots in Peru


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Adventure Sports and Adventure Activities in Peru

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Mountain Biking in Paracas
Trekking in the Cordillera Blanca Mountain Biking in Huaraz
Trekking in the Cordillera Huayhuash Mountain Biking in Pachacamac
Llama Trek Chavin to Olleros Parapente and Handgliding
Trekking in the Colca Valley Saltwater Fishing
The Salkantay Loop Freshwater Fishing
Trekking Beyond the Mountains Climbing the Cordillera Blanca
Rock Climbing in Peru Climbing the Cordillera Huayhuash
Sandboarding in Peru Surfing in Cabo Blanco
Scuba Diving in Peru Surfing in Bayovar Nonura
Rafting along the Peruvian Coast Surfing in Chicama
Rafting in the Peruvian Highlands Surfing in La Herradura
Rafting in the Peruvian Jungle Surfing in Pico Alto
Windsurf in Peru Surfing in Punta Rocas


 

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