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Topic: Surfing Pacific Coast Colombia....Safety and Security

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replies: 7

By:

Tyler

Posted in

Columbia Columbia

 

Surfing Pacific Coast Colombia....Safety and Security

« on: June 11 2012 10:06:00 »

Just wanna heads up to all out there...I've been living in El Valle, Bahia Solano, Choco for 2 years now, and there is NO SECURITY ISSUE, AND NO DANGER!!!  There are many old reports out there that this place is dangerous and not recommended...I've been here surfing for years on sic beah breaks, points, rivermouths, etc and loving it.  I'm married to a local girl, and these firsthand insights from my experience, and that of my wife and her family confirm that there is no security problem this way.  Come out and have a look for yourself!!!

Ahoyyy

By:

Luigi

RE: Surfing Pacific Coast Colombia....Safety and Security

« Reply #1 on: August 31 2012 11:08:00 »

Great news man! I really want to know this waves in Colombia. It is really hard to find information about the spots, and everywhere I've looked they warn about this security problem... I wish to travel around an unknown place, search for some uncrowded waves and warm water, and I think Colombia its that place that I've been looking for...

By:

Olly

RE: Surfing Pacific Coast Colombia....Safety and Security

« Reply #2 on: November 27 2012 11:11:00 »

Where can you rent or buy boards in Colombia?

By:

Jorge Herrera

RE: Surfing Pacific Coast Colombia....Safety and Security

« Reply #3 on: December 13 2012 16:12:00 »

Hi i would like to know if u interested to make more coments about the place u live in Colombia i know is many spots around the  pacific coast but im always here that is very dangerous because  las FARC is around that area im a peruvian surf guide always going ecuador and recomend many people to surf up north Peryu and Ecuador so wold be nice to have another surf destination around  south America please if u interested contact me djpika.chu@hotmail.com or visit my page http://www.facebook.com/PeruSurfTripAndSoul?ref=hl



By:

Gustavo

RE: Surfing Pacific Coast Colombia....Safety and Security

« Reply #4 on: December 27 2012 08:12:00 »

That really sounds interesting. Leaving for Colombia in January, been searching for spots on the pacificcoast but its quite hard to find.
Thanks from Rotterdam, Netherlands

By:

JUAN ESTEBAN GOMEZ

RE: Surfing Pacific Coast Colombia....Safety and Security

« Reply #5 on: March 10 2013 14:03:00 »

Buenas tardes viejo,
esta semana  santa que viene viajo para Bahia. La verdad qeu me gustaría mucho contactarte para conocer más sobre surf en Colombia. Tengo posbilidad de una cabaña en una playa cercana para que la miremos.
Quedo atento!!!

By:

Geoff

RE: Surfing Pacific Coast Colombia....Safety and Security

« Reply #6 on: March 17 2013 09:03:00 »

Juan Im heading out next week for my 3rd time Im in medellin at the moment if you need some info about board rental or anything email me gettero@hotmail.com or call 3148681731 .

Dont belive everything you read of course take care but in my opinion at least the area around bahia salano is safe and gets safer all the time there has been plenty of surfers and tourist over the last few years . Im sure if you are travelling south america you have been to alot more dangerous places than here !! Do some reasearch chat to people but the risks are minimal and dont out way the experience !!
Enjoy !


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