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Latitude: 2° 38.507' S
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Ask for the road to Engabao, then on first road split take left (right to Engabao).
Easy to find?
Good day length
Good swell direction, ,
Good wind direction,
Swell sizeStarts working at and holds up to
Best tide position
Best tide movement
Just head there on a good SW-W swell.
This is one of the classic surfspots in Ecuador and very close from Guayaquil where the majority of surfers live. So when on a swell and on a weekend/holiday it can get pretty crowded. 10-20 people. But there is no localism as in all Ecuador except for Montañita. Week days are uncrowded surf most of the time and certain swells and on weekends too!.
By Anonymous , 11-01-2007
you notice how all the waves look blown out? - That's because 95% of the time they are as in all of ecuador. IF you don't mind surfing with a steady 10-20knot onshore wind, go for it. Maybe kite boarding is the key here...I live in Ecuador, so I know.
By jojetone , 21-10-2005
Best in playas - Fucking amazing with a good southwest swell... a little barrel, quick , powerfull ... definitely amazing.... just beware of the rocks jejejeje...
By dan parmenter oregon , 06-07-2005
no sharks in playas ...... - you dont need to go to any other place to surf playas you can find a lots waves in 1 town el peladdo posada shark bay mal paso and more enjoy.....
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