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Huanchaco Beach, Huanchaco

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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3/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web
With its long, low waves and excellent surfing conditions, Huanchaco Beach attracts mostly surfers and beginners learning to surf. The beach boasts many surf schools, cafes, and beach vendors selling fast food and souvenirs. Stalls offering fishing tackle line a long wooden pier protruding into the sea. All over the sand you'll notice typical Andean "totora horses"--boats made of reed--standing upright. Streets and parks nearby have plenty of restaurants serving up excellent seafood. Rent some deck chairs and umbrellas (the sun is fierce) and watch the surfers. With constant waves and chilly water, the beach does not lend itself much to swimming, but if you still want to take a dip, be careful not to step on a sea urchin. Add Huanchaco Beach and other attractions to your Huanchaco trip itinerary using our Huanchaco trip builder.
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  • This time we visit Huanchaco intending to walk the docks, interested in which my son live the experience of fishing and had a great, in the milling sold you chalk and baits so you can fish... the truth is that we must learn to do it because it is not so easy per wave experience is fantastic.
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  • The beach in Huanchaco is not for swimming but surfing with a rocky break and shoreline. We enjoyed sitting on the sand and catching some sun though the normal nuisances like litter are disappointing....  read more »
  • the best walk along the beach at sunset was a canvas of colors beautiful, I found everything in my past by huanchaco.
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