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Latitude: 9° 33.943' N
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From Jaco go to Playa Hermosa, at the last building on the right (going south) turn onto the dirt track paralleling the beach. Four hundred meters down there is a really obvious tree (usually with a bunch of surfers hanging around).
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Wave qualityRegional Classic
DirectionRight and left
PowerHollow, Fast, Fun
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthShort (< 50m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind directionSouthEast, East, NorthEast
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 3m+ / 10ft+
Best tide positionMid and high tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
This spot is a continuation of Playa Hermosa, but has a slightly less 'rough' wave. It is a fast, hollow beach break which is one of the most consistent spots in the area.
Often busy, but a big enough break to spread out the crowds. A fast technical wave, The Tree has been the site of competitions
Consistent, fast and powerful - one of the best spots in the area.
By Anonymous , 04-09-2006
tree closed out - I spent a week here and never saw it good in front of the tree. Lots of guys out getting pummeled, but few makeable waves.
By JARED , 10-08-2006
the tree - the tree isn't all i thought that it was going to be. most waves would close out, no matter the size. fun, yes. but not the best break in hermosa. turle farm is "my" favorite break here.
By anonymous , 23-10-2005
Why cant we just say hermosa?¿ - Yo. Why do you gotta up and tell every little crease of hermosa's shoreline as its own surf break. This is hermosa beach. There are peaks everywhere that most of the time closeout. Peace Dog
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