Surf at Mancora and nearby beaches
The Peruvian north coast has excellent conditions for water sports, especially those that depend on the perfect waves and wind. Surfing in Mancora is almost a religion: from small local children to seniors from Lima, living here in front of the warm beaches of northern Peru.
Most of the more than 20 different points on the beaches of Piura and Tumbes are lefts hand, the most perfect when wind conditions and swell direction are ideal.
Kitesurf and wind on Mancora and nearby beaches
The north of Peru has extraordinary aquatic conditions, whether you’re looking for perfect waves or reliable wind. Surfing in Mancora (photo) is like a religion that is practiced by everyone, from local kids to older people from Lima who live on these warm Peruvian shores.
As far as kitesurfing, the beaches of Mancora are practically virgin to the sport. The combination of perfect waves and strong winds makes this an ideal place for this new discipline. The “windy” seasons are from April to December, the most constant wind are on August, September and October.
At beaches like Lobitos the wind season is more intense, almost all year you can practice kitesurfing, except some days or weeks on January and February.