Surfing in La Herradura
classic point in Lima. On its best days, the left-running
waves can reach 5 meters in height. It is split into
three sections, the one nearest the coast being the
most tubular and the most difficult. It is an oft-visited
beach, where on a nice day there will be 100 surfers
(a major additional difficulty if one takes into account
each series only brings five waves). Experienced surfers
Climate:Average annual temperature 19°C (maximum
25°C, minimum 13°C).
Access:Located just minutes from downtown Lima, in the
district of Chorrillos, on Lima's southern outskirts.
Services:Lima features a wide variety of hotels and
restaurants, as well as shops with surfing accessories.