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Topic: Pacific Central waves

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Pacific Central waves

« on: April 03 2005 18:04:00 »

I'm heading out may 19th - 26th looking for some good lefts around the area of jaco and and hermosa any suggestions??  ..... also.. anyone know how hard it is getting to certain breaks, is a 4x4 really necessary? Thanks



RE: Pacific Central waves

« Reply #1 on: April 05 2005 05:04:00 »

Hi, to 90 % of the good surfspots you don´t need a 4x4, and especially not if you gonna surf around jacó and hermosa. I´d recommend puerto viejo or mal país (and santa teresa) for a feew days cuz the waves there are nicer, less crowded and the water less polluted.

And you will most certain find other surfers with cars or boats that you can hook up with if you want to go to places not reached by public transportation or feet, witchers rock close to nicaragua for example.



RE: Pacific Central waves

« Reply #2 on: April 11 2005 21:04:00 »

If you are only going for a week my best advice to you is to spend as little time in the car as possible and the most of your time surfing.  Head down to Playa Hermosa.  It is about 10 min drive south of Jaco.  The waves are much much better in Hermos then Jaco.  Ask the locals where "The Tree" is.  It has some nice lefts and rights that fire on any given day.  Any area in Playa Hemosa is good.  If you haven't found accomodations yet check out Hotel Villa Hermosa.  The cabinas there are sweet. They have kitchens and hot water.  They are super cheap to...$40/night.  Ask for Mike (the owner) when you get there.
good luck..
have fun..
CR is off the hook
Pura Vida


Juan Jorge Araya C.

RE: Pacific Central waves

« Reply #3 on: May 03 2007 19:05:00 »

to get a good left hander I would recomend Boca Barranca even though there are some other breaks close to Puerto Caldera.May it is a good season for these spots so you will score for sure.
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