Punta San Carlos offers
a variety of surfing conditions to suit the tastes of the novice to
The Beachbreak is the
perfect venue for learning. The gentle slow rolling waves and
shallow flat bottom allow the learner to progress quickly. On
larger swells the peaks offer long nose rides going left or right.
Longboards are equipment of choice.
The Point is a more
challenging wave for both the short & longboarder. Peaks form on the
outside reef and may offer a fast left or long right that empties
into the bay.
On the right swell and
tide, there can be fast hollow waves for tube riding.
The Chili Bowl is a reef
break in the middle of the bay that offers a down line, long right
slide or a fast left. By far the most popular of the breaks
There are many other
surf breaks in the vicinity. Most are accessible by car and on the
right swell, worth the short drive. South Swells are by far
the best waves for surfing however wests and northwests are also fun
for all surfers.