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want to learnm to surf in Chile« on: August 20 2007 08:08:00 »
Any Tips guys, i'm heading to Chile Nov/ Dec and totally want to spend some time learning to surf. Want to feel safe in the water, small waves, decent instructor, cool area.
RE: want to learnm to surf in Chile« Reply #1 on: September 14 2007 09:09:00 »
Hi there, I'm also looking for that info cause I might go to Chile from 19 Nov until 15 Dec.
Would be fun to keep in touch and maybe meet there so that we don't go surfing alone.
Doesn't look that the best destination to learn surfing though but I'm sure we can find something small to learn.
RE: want to learnm to surf in Chile« Reply #2 on: October 28 2007 13:10:00 »
There's lots of waves on the coast noth of Valpariaso around Vina del Mar. There's some small wave spots and There's a really good surf spot guide available from Blue Planet Surf Maps. I think they have two, one for north chile and one for central. i think the one you'd want would be for central
RE: want to learnm to surf in Chile« Reply #3 on: March 10 2009 14:03:00 »
maybe you could go to pichilemu there are many safe beachbreaks and plenty of schools to take lessons.
look in www.lobosdelpacifico.cl and www.manzana54.cl also near pichilemu is punta de lobos and there is a surf and kitesurf school: www.naturalsurf.cl
RE: want to learnm to surf in Chile« Reply #4 on: November 23 2009 09:11:00 »
If you are going to stay in Valparaíso, the best places if you want to learn are "playa la boca" (30 min. from valparaiso) or maitencillo (50 min. from valparaíso). Other spots like Ritoque or Reñaca could be dangerous if you are a beginner.