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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaya surfboard in Macaroni, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Zanja Honda

Uruguay

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Latitude: 34° 39.812' S
Longitude: 54° 11.023' W

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This spot is in La Paloma, Rocha, one spot to the west from Los botes.
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It is 5 minutes drive from La Paloma (Department of Rocha) downtown. Just ask for Solari beach and once there look for the surfers.
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In La Paloma, by car 2 km left in the anaconda street, near the fishermens harbour where another great wave breaks called los botes.

English (Translate this text in English): This spot is in La Paloma, Rocha, one spot to the west from Los botes.<br />+<br />It is 5 minutes drive from La Paloma (Department of Rocha) downtown. Just ask for Solari beach and once there look for the surfers.<br />+<br />In La Paloma, by car 2 km left in the anaconda street, near the fishermens harbour where another great wave breaks called los botes.

English (Translate this text in English): This spot is in La Paloma, Rocha, one spot to the west from Los botes.&lt;br &#47;&gt;+&lt;br &#47;&gt;It is 5 minutes drive from La Paloma (Department of Rocha) downtown. Just ask for Solari beach and once there look for the surfers.&lt;br &#47;&gt;+&lt;br &#47;&gt;In La Paloma, by car 2 km left in the anaconda street, near the fishermens harbour where another great wave breaks called los botes.

English (Translate this text in English): This spot is in La Paloma, Rocha, one spot to the west from Los botes.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;+&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;It is 5 minutes drive from La Paloma (Department of Rocha) downtown. Just ask for Solari beach and once there look for the surfers.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;+&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;In La Paloma, by car 2 km left in the anaconda street, near the fishermens harbour where another great wave breaks called los botes.

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 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Playa Solari

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 Additional Information

Look for local shaper Willy Barreiro.
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Respect the locals, go alone or only one companion and you will have no problem.

English (Translate this text in English): Look for local shaper Willy Barreiro.<br />+<br />Respect the locals, go alone or only one companion and you will have no problem.

English (Translate this text in English): Look for local shaper Willy Barreiro.&lt;br &#47;&gt;+&lt;br &#47;&gt;Respect the locals, go alone or only one companion and you will have no problem.

English (Translate this text in English): Look for local shaper Willy Barreiro.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;+&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;Respect the locals, go alone or only one companion and you will have no problem.

Atmosphere

With ideal conditions (offshore winds -N/NE/NW- after a southern storm) it's probably the best right hander in Uruguay.
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One of the best waves in Uruguay, both of them, the left and the right.
The right is a fast, short and hollow wave, the left is the cleanest wave in uruguay, long with an easy take off and a tubular section and then a very long wave to carve.

English (Translate this text in English): With ideal conditions (offshore winds -N/NE/NW- after a southern storm) it's probably the best right hander in Uruguay.<br />+<br />One of the best waves in Uruguay, both of them, the left and the right.<br />The right is a fast, short and hollow wave, the left is the cleanest wave in uruguay, long with an easy take off and a tubular section and then a very long wave to carve.

English (Translate this text in English): With ideal conditions (offshore winds -N&#47;NE&#47;NW- after a southern storm) it's probably the best right hander in Uruguay.&lt;br &#47;&gt;+&lt;br &#47;&gt;One of the best waves in Uruguay, both of them, the left and the right.&lt;br &#47;&gt;The right is a fast, short and hollow wave, the left is the cleanest wave in uruguay, long with an easy take off and a tubular section and then a very long wave to carve.

English (Translate this text in English): With ideal conditions (offshore winds -N&amp;#47;NE&amp;#47;NW- after a southern storm) it's probably the best right hander in Uruguay.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;+&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;One of the best waves in Uruguay, both of them, the left and the right.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;The right is a fast, short and hollow wave, the left is the cleanest wave in uruguay, long with an easy take off and a tubular section and then a very long wave to carve.

General

The spot is great, the water is blue and clear, an La Paloma is a great place.

English (Translate this text in English): The spot is great, the water is blue and clear, an La Paloma is a great place.

English (Translate this text in English): The spot is great, the water is blue and clear, an La Paloma is a great place.

English (Translate this text in English): The spot is great, the water is blue and clear, an La Paloma is a great place.

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By claudia , 14-03-2006

the best spot i've ever surfed - better than even pipeline, zanja honda is one of the best spots in Uruguay and all over the world....

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