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Topic: how safe is lobitos?

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how safe is lobitos?

« on: November 07 2012 11:11:00 »

Hi to all surfers here,

I am planning a huge surf around the world trip in 2013, which will include Peru, for sure

I wanted to stay in Lobitos for a while, but I read many creepy stories (especially at, which scares me a lot. Ok I know south america is kind of dangerous, but reading about being robbed by masked guys in rooms, where you sleep, concerd me a lot.

How would you judge safety in Lobitos and aorund the area, for a female, who travells alone?

Thanks guys for any response and help!




« Reply #1 on: November 07 2012 14:11:00 »

There's a'new" place hostel / surf camp on the beach at lobitos that l;ooks pretty safe and comfortable.
Surfed at lobitos many times, but never spend the night there, never say or heard of any dangerous things. I am sure if you rock up with expensive camer's Imac/pods etc and stay in a shit shaq for 5 dollars per night that it's highly likely that your stuff will find a new owner



RE: how safe is lobitos?

« Reply #2 on: November 07 2012 23:11:00 »

Hi Jim,

thanks for your reply! I appreciate a lot.

I rather pay more for accommodation, as long my stuff is safe.

The hostels Í intented to stay is the surf hostal lobitos from Kike and Verena, I heard only good things about it.

thanks again.



RE: how safe is lobitos?

« Reply #3 on: November 08 2012 12:11:00 »

Have fun it's an awesome wave, make sure you also get to surf Pacasmayo and Chicama ( when there's a big swell running)


Jorge Herrera

RE: how safe is lobitos?

« Reply #4 on: November 08 2012 20:11:00 »

hi my friend what u need is a local tour guide who watch ur trip all way aaround the peruvian coast have many years xperienced in the camp any question contact me at or visit my web page facebook please im be able to help u in anything



RE: how safe is lobitos?

« Reply #5 on: November 09 2012 00:11:00 »

Hola Jorge,

muchas gracias para la ayuda. My spanish is not so good, yet, but I am working on it, to improve :) I liked your link on facebook. I appreciate your help. Will contact you on time, I plan to be in Peru around January 2014, so its a lot of time till then, but anyway, I just want to get in touch good people to surf there, and who can help me.

I am a bit scared being by myself as a gringa :D but at the other hand I am so excited to visit south america in general!

stay stoked


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