The beach city of Lima covers a great extension of the Peruvian pacific coast, and it certainly has been taken advantage of. If there’s one thing that we know for sure is that Limeñans are no strangers to the tide, and they surely know how to enjoy it!
In case you are the adventurous traveler type, then you shouldn’t miss the chance of taming the waves in Lima. There are different companies and surf schools that offer exclusive lessons for all ages and sizes.
Therefore, if connecting with nature is your main goal during your trip to Peru, you shouldn’t let this activity pass by. Would you like to know everything about this experience? Keep reading and find out everything about it!
Either you’re an experienced surfer or a beginner, Lima will always provide an authentic experience depending on where you go. For those adrenaline seekers, there’s a side of the Makaha beach in Miraflores that could be the most suitable for you, however, it does require some experience.
On the other hand, there’s a perfect surfing spot for those starting this adventure for the first time. As aforementioned, there are several surf schools in Lima, most of them have group and personalized programs.
Likewise, depending on your experience level and physical condition, they will advise what’s best for you. Every surf lesson includes all the necessary equipment for the activity, and that covers a surfboard, a wetsuit, aqua shoes, rash guards and leashes.
Depending on the surf school, classes may vary from 1 to 1.5 hours, which is more than enough if you’re a beginner. Nonetheless, if you’re feeling courageous, you could just rent a surfboard and go on your own to the ocean.
Usually, surf schools rent the surfboard along with a wetsuit, so you don’t need to worry about packing one with you or even buying it. However, if you’d like to learn the basics first, then you should definitely attend at least one lesson.
Although you might not become a pro in just one lesson, you can certainly know a lot by just giving it a try and the best thing about it is that you don’t need to check the forecast to see what’s the best season to do so. The Makaha beach has the perfect wave breaks all year around!
Quick Tip: Just in case you didn't know, Peru is famous for having the longest left wave in the world and for many other surfing spots along the Pacific coast, so if you're looking for the best places to surf in Peru, make sure to read our blog and make the most of your experience!
We have different experiences in our travel packages where we want to show the cultural and natural side of Peru as an eminent force in our society. For that reason, we have structured this experience to give you a unique adventure through Lima
If you wish to join a surfing lesson, you just need to contact us and start planning your dream vacations. Take advantage of this opportunity and get immersed in the pacific coastside of the City of Kings.
Would you like to know more? Viagens Machu Picchu cares to provide everything you need to have an authentic experience in Peru. We encourage you to check our travel packages and special deals so you don’t miss anything in your vacations!