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Good surf. Good accommodations. Cheap?« on: December 18 2010 23:12:00 »
I want to send my brother on a surfing vacation in SoCal or Mexico. Problem is, I don't have much dough - or any knowledge of what would be a great place to go. I've got about $1500 in my savings account. Any suggestions? Thanks!
RE: Good surf. Good accommodations. Cheap?« Reply #1 on: January 06 2011 12:01:00 »
I run a surf hostel/retreat in Troncones, Mexico. The best surf is in the summer, but picks up pretty well in april. We have some amazing 8-10ft face waves right now, but it is rare this time of year.
For a week our guests usually get out with beer/dinners/lodgings/rentals for about $300US a week.
Check it out at http://www.tronconespoint.com
Let me know if we can help you
RE: Good surf. Good accommodations. Cheap?« Reply #2 on: January 23 2011 19:01:00 »
The Coast of Michoacan. Fly into Guadalajara, bus to Tecoman.
RE: Good surf. Good accommodations. Cheap?« Reply #3 on: April 05 2011 07:04:00 »
You can fly direc to Mazatlan,Sinaloa an have accommodations,3 meals a day ,surfboard and trasportation to surf for only $650 usd this is for 6 nights / 5 days and not crowds.
RE: Good surf. Good accommodations. Cheap?« Reply #4 on: June 10 2011 07:06:00 »
SoCal can actually be done pretty cheap. There's some great ideas on Wavecation.com. Here is a listing for vintage VW wagons for only $100/day. Then your brother's rent car AND hotel are taken care of. Also they have a place listed in San Diego ON the beach for only $20 per night. Here is a link with lots of options: http://www.wavecation.com/search/breaks/usa-mainland/us-west-coast/california
Mexico is good too, maybe a little more expensive to fly there, depending where you are. The Troncones place menioned in the earlier post would be great too.
RE: Good surf. Good accommodations. Cheap?« Reply #5 on: July 30 2011 09:07:00 »
Just get him a 1-way ticket, because with all the murdering down in Mex right now you may not make it back.