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Latitude: 32° 57.849' S
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The acces is simple, because this beach is located in the most important vacation place in Chile.
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name sector 5
Wave qualityRegional Classic
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
BottomSandy with rock
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorth, NorthWest, NorthEast
Good wind directionNorth, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
The wave is very fast and power its for surfers who likes sandy barrels and good conections for aerial maniobers.The best month are oct-dic when the north swels in and only enter a right very hollow and long.
The waves for surf in this place are situated in the end of beach, in the "sector 5".
Like all the places in the world when is not you are beach you must be respectable whith the locals.
some peopel say a the best day in reñaca is a good day at Puerto Escondido. Id never been in Puerto ask them.
By Anonymous , 15-04-2008
powerful waves - I just surfed Reñaca, it´s a nice beach. Stay in Valparaiso at Rosa Nautica hostel, it´s cheap and nice. It´s easy to hop on a micro to reñaca. I didn´t see any rental shops around, but maybe in the high season there are some. i picked up a second hand board at surfer´s paradise in santiago and will be checking out some other beaches in the area. the locals seemed cool at reñaca. waves were mostly closing out, but some were giving short rides. feel free to email me for more info!
By Jack , 09-04-2008
Deebs... - I surfed this place epic in late 2005 and for any Aussies out there it was heaps like D'bah. Solid, fast, punchy barrels, linking into each other to make some nice hittable sections. I loved it and the food, drink and chicks are sensational.
By stephanriederer , 05-11-2007
BEST NEW YEAR - The best new year ever! Chile is GREAT! Lot of pretty womans and awesome waves! but the water is freeeeezing!
greetings from Brasil!
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