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Latitude: 9° 38.233' N
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Center of Santa Teresa, 2 km North from cruse Mal Pais. 2 min. walk to the best beach break.
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Wave qualityWorld Class
DirectionRight and left
BottomFlat rocks with sand
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful, Fun
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Good wind directionWest
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+
Best tide positionLow and mid tide
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
I had great time, will be back for sure
Didn't want to leave!!!!!!
By adrianoh , 21-02-2012
Arriving in Malpais area - Hi, Im arriving in Malpais area around April and planning to stay for a couple of months. I have been looking for a room, share, studio or casita. Looking in the $300-$400 month. Hit me up if any ideas or tips or if you want to connect..Im hailing from New York. good vibes!! Adriano
By geoffsurf , 21-09-2011
More detailed info - Santa Teresa is indeed amazing, and there's some great info here, but for more details about the particular beaches and breaks in Santa Teresa, check out: http://www.malpaissurfing.com
By Anonymous , 04-10-2010
East Swells? - You guys should look at a Compass it is pretty hard to get an East Swell on an Beach that can only get Swells from the West SW or NW.
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