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Topic: Who has been surfing in Cartagena

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replies: 22

By:

JACK DRISKELL|

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Columbia Columbia

 

RE: Who has been surfing in Cartagena

« on: March 31 2006 18:03:00 »

I WANT TO COME TO COLOMBIA TO GO SURFING IN THE PACIFIC.   COULD YOU GIVE ME SOME ADVICE   I AJM IN COSTA RICA BUT GOING TO MEDILLIN


THANKS JACK

By:

yasmin

RE: Who has been surfing in Cartagena

« Reply #1 on: April 03 2006 08:04:00 »

im pretty sure the surfing place in colombia is santa marta...



By:

yasmin

RE: Who has been surfing in Cartagena

« Reply #2 on: April 03 2006 08:04:00 »

im pretty sure the surfing place in colombia is santa marta...

By:

JIM FEATHERSTON II

RE: Who has been surfing in Cartagena

« Reply #3 on: July 16 2006 16:07:00 »

i surfed the main beach in cartagena back in the mid 70's. only boards then were us purchased. plenty of diving. lots of reefs and wrecks. might get lucky and find a peice of eight. 3-5ft surfable waves. used to hit them before going to school. my father still lives down there and says they do have boards, but at u.s prices. i know my information is not up to date, but we started the surfing craze there. no one knew about it till we were there.

By:

darrick

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« Reply #4 on: June 23 2007 16:06:00 »

i was looking for some spots, not well know and good on the carribean side, i was wondering if u would help me out memo

By:

Mnel

RE: Who has been surfing in Cartagena

« Reply #5 on: August 06 2007 03:08:00 »

I lived in Cartagena for 1 year - It's definitely not a surf place. Waves (when there are some) are too small and with the predominant on-shore wind too choppy. I saw people surfing but I didn't envy them.
It's better for windsurf or kite, or if you go to the Islas Rosario amazing for diving !

By:

luggy

RE: Who has been surfing in Cartagena

« Reply #6 on: February 17 2009 08:02:00 »

You can surf at the end od playa bocagrande, there is a wind surf rental there and they also have one longboard and one 6' 2"....
15000 pesos per hour.
It is better to bring your own wax, because sometimes they have it sometimes they don't.

By:

JoshR

RE: Who has been surfing in Cartagena

« Reply #7 on: March 25 2009 13:03:00 »

I just came back from a trip all over Colombia and stayed in Cartagena a couple days.  No waves to speak of and the people there are super annoying for the turistas.  If you fly in to the airport there, just drive north through Barranquilla towards Santa Marta.  All of the best waves are in Santa Marta, and I never saw one person surfing them.  I wish I had my board, but I had to settle for bodysurfing.  Check out tayrona park, it's got a lot of beachbreaks and some gnarly looking waves breaking over rocks.  

....good hunting

By:

paulo

RE: Who has been surfing in Cartagena

« Reply #8 on: May 14 2009 20:05:00 »

hey whats up bro...i grew up surfing in cartagena, the waves arent constant u have to be there at the right time, but las velas and the hospital are the surf spots there...u could probably find a board at the 'escuela' ...its a watersports school. good luck!

By:

Giuseppe

Surf in Columbia

« Reply #9 on: July 03 2009 10:07:00 »

Hey just wondering if anyone knows about the surf on the Pacific side of Columbia, vs the Caribbean side. Also what time of year is good? Is it similar to Panama? Any information would be helpful.



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