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Latitude: 19° 14.381' N
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You have to take the road to Puerto Vallarta, then after you pass Barra de Navidad, turn right in a little town named “Ranchito”, then take the main street and go on to a road across the hill.
DistanceTake a car
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Hard to find
Public access?Public access
BottomReef (coral, sharp rocks etc..)
PowerFun, Powerless, Ledgey
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorth, 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 tide
Week crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
You have to be careful with the rocks in the bottom, you have to identify the deep water areas to prevent accidents.
This is a good spot surrounded by a lot of nature and very good waves.
By John , 16-06-2007
new photo june 1 07' - Hi webmaster, If you can please forward my email to the poster of the new photo at Ranchito. My name is John my email is firstname.lastname@example.org tell him I am a neighbor who would like to say hello...nice to see a recent photo of the place when it is working. I have old photos similar with no one out. I do not want this message on your website, but yes I look at it quite often and enjoy it thanks, John
By Anonymous , 15-10-2006
Little Gem! - Found it along the highway to Puerto Vallarta. A little tough finding it. Fun little righthander which breaks over a large reef shelf and peels right along towards the cliff. Only saw two other people out...by then I was already leaving! Check it out! A good alternative wave if you are in the area of barra de navidad. Tecuan is also another good one!
By benjisurfmelaque @hotmail.com , 17-07-2005
en verano tambien hay buenas!!!!!! - firts at all,my inglish is not realy good but i just want to say the best season is in summer whit the ssw and high tide,my name is benji im a local surfer i have been surfig there since 1985.
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