Quizala
 
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y far one of the best breaks in the country is called Quizala, and is the closest spot to Managua. It is about and hour and a half drive on the main highway to Montelimar, another key spot but inaccessible except by boat or by paying to get in to the resort that owns the beach. Quizala is about 5 miles north of here a few miles down a dirt road. The sign to Quizala is only about a 12" x 16" board on a stick, very easy to miss, and you may have to bs your way in to the occasional guards at the entrance, as it's in among sugar cane plantations and a few private lots the nearby municipality has been selling off where wealthy Managuans build their beach homes. While there is no place to stay (as of 2001) you can camp. Quizala is a beach break that breaks both left and right. It is best from the Jan.-May season (like the rest of the country) when there is little or no rain and the wind howls offshore all day. It's pretty regularly 3-5', often 6+, and on big swells 8+'. The right breaks closer to the river mouth and is often at least 200-300 yards, making for a rippable long wave with only a few really hollow sections. The left can be just as long but only on big days, but nonetheless both lefts and rights are consistent here and it is a wicked good spot.

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Type of Wave rivermouth 
Direction left and right 
Bottom sand 
Level Intermediate 
Crowds an empty line-up 
Hazards None 
Lenght long  
Places to stay no accomodation  
Nearest big city Managua 
Nearest airport Managua 
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