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The Cove & El Faro Location: Punta de Mita Point, southern most bay Quality: Guides say itís the best break around. Access: Panga from Anclote, or 40 minute rocky walk. Tide: High, gets shallow on low tide Notes: Tourists competing for the ride of their trip. Go early. More: Exposed and not protected from wind, gets junky.
El Anclote Location: In front of condos Type: Longboard, right Quality: Good beginner break. Mellow pitch, slow, and long. Tide: Most, inside gets shallow. Be sure to find best path out. More: Usually 2-4 ft, right
La Lancha 1.5 miles south of El Anclote Type: Longboard, most rights, few lefts Quality: Good longboard wave Access: Ponga or 40 minute beach walk from Punta de Mita, Tide: Best on incoming tide, then outgoing tide. Shallow on low tide More: Goes when everything else is flat. Watch out for Coral heads, especially near the take off.
Punta Burros Location: 10 minutes south of El Anclote at Palladium Vallarta Resort Type: Longboard, shortboard Quality: Great, favorite break in the area Access: Stay at resort or park outside the resort gate on the left, near the taxis. Find path along the fence line to the left. Tide: High is best, but works on most anything Note: Can get busy on weekends with locals and resorters More: Left is steeper and throws a bit. Right is longer with a mellower pitch. Because Burros has easy access, ponga drivers push The Cove and La Lanca. But donít let them steer you away, donít miss this wave.
San Pancho Location: 30 minutes north of El Anclote in San Pancho, a.k.a. San Francisco More: Fast short break that doesnít always go.
Sayulita Location: 20 minute north of El Anclote type: Longboard, shortboard. Mostly rights Quality: Decent wave that goes without much swell. Tide: works on most any tide Notes: Crowded with locals and tourists More: Has become crowded and very busy. Los Veneros: Dinosaurs:is a classic reef break. It is a great short board wave, The wave is like Malibu Point. Swimming Pools: Just north of Los Veneros. A right that is for short board fun. Paddle from Los Veneros/Dinosuars. Reef is sharp so wear booties and stay clear of the reef. The Beach Break: 200 yards to the left from Los Veneros is an excellent open left beach break. It breaks over a sand bottom for some good tube riding.
other breaks La Caleta: Near the village of Chacala is the left point... La Caleta. Long rides with perfect walls follow a drop and bottom turn. Costa Azul Adventure Resort comes here so when they come it can get crowded. Santa Cruz: 2 left points in one. A beautiful point where you park on the beach and paddle out to. Aticama: A left point just north of Santa Cruz. See it right from the road as you head North towards San Blas. Matenchen Bay: Could be the longest rideable wave in Mexico. An excellent long right point over a cobblestone and sand bottom. Rides of over a mile are possible on the right swell on a wave pitches and peels. Stoners: The outer point of Matenchen Bay offers a right point with hollow sections. This is a high quality wave. Lolas: An left point north of San Blas. A panga to a hollow left. No crowds.