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Huanchaco Beach, Huanchaco

(3.1/5 based on 460+ 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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  • It is a city girl with 4 archaeological attractions, you cheap, question about the gringa is for backpackers, quiet and without lots of fun but very well attended tea I recommend it
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  • The beach rich, but them banks... bad there is much trash full of stones, not there is almost space to place towels... in final not is recommended; It only good is the input to the spring equal nothing spectacular...
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  • Beach for a day of relaxation accompanied of your familoa with restaurants and hotels to your taste also that will enjoy of the view and will head a cute place
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