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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Bahoruco

Dominican Republic

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3 hour drive going west from the capital.
Pass the town of Barahona 14 Km later is Playa Bahoruco. The area has been called by many the "Pearl of the South". This region is home to the following beaches, Los Patos, Paraiso, Bahoruco, and Saladilla

English (Translate this text in English): 3 hour drive going west from the capital.<br />Pass the town of Barahona 14 Km later is Playa Bahoruco. The area has been called by many the &quot;Pearl of the South&quot;. This region is home to the following beaches, Los Patos, Paraiso, Bahoruco, and Saladilla

English (Translate this text in English): 3 hour drive going west from the capital.&lt;br &#47;&gt;Pass the town of Barahona 14 Km later is Playa Bahoruco. The area has been called by many the &amp;quot;Pearl of the South&amp;quot;. This region is home to the following beaches, Los Patos, Paraiso, Bahoruco, and Saladilla

English (Translate this text in English): 3 hour drive going west from the capital.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;Pass the town of Barahona 14 Km later is Playa Bahoruco. The area has been called by many the &amp;amp;quot;Pearl of the South&amp;amp;quot;. This region is home to the following beaches, Los Patos, Paraiso, Bahoruco, and Saladilla

DistanceTake a car

WalkInstant access (&lt; 5min)

Easy to find?OK

Public access?Public access

Special accessDon't know

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Bahoruco

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityRegional Classic

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyDon't know

Wave

TypeRivermouth

DirectionRight and left

BottomBoulders

PowerHollow

Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Good day lengthLong (150 to 300 m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionSouth, SouthEast

Good wind directionNorth, NorthWest

Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over

Best tide position

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdEmpty

Week-end crowdFew surfers

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Dangers

- Rocks
- Sharks

 Additional Information

Bahoruco is the biggest wave in this area

English (Translate this text in English): Bahoruco is the biggest wave in this area

English (Translate this text in English): Bahoruco is the biggest wave in this area

English (Translate this text in English): Bahoruco is the biggest wave in this area

Atmosphere

Poor town with friendly people. 2or3 local surfers.Park your car in front of the waves.
No crime.
2 or 3 local boys will wellcome you

English (Translate this text in English): Poor town with friendly people. 2or3 local surfers.Park your car in front of the waves.<br />No crime.<br />2 or 3 local boys will wellcome you

English (Translate this text in English): Poor town with friendly people. 2or3 local surfers.Park your car in front of the waves.&lt;br &#47;&gt;No crime.&lt;br &#47;&gt;2 or 3 local boys will wellcome you

English (Translate this text in English): Poor town with friendly people. 2or3 local surfers.Park your car in front of the waves.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;No crime.&amp;lt;br &amp;#47;&amp;gt;2 or 3 local boys will wellcome you

General

Great clasic caribbean wave

English (Translate this text in English): Great clasic caribbean wave

English (Translate this text in English): Great clasic caribbean wave

English (Translate this text in English): Great clasic caribbean wave

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By Robert Gestewitz , 24-08-2009

bahoruco - will be coming down with family either febuary or march. will there be waves.

By Anonymous , 18-02-2008

noplace exempt - Looking around for a cool place to get some waves, seems theres noplace exempt from hassels, mainland mex crowded,costa rica packed salvador dangerous, nicaragua surf camped out caribbean ? so many bummers in the world I guess it just had to affect surfing as well. too bad!

By chris , 16-12-2007

stu- ee - hey stu,

i'll be coming down to see you soon.

chris

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