Where’s the best place to surf in Peru? Well, that depends on who you ask! Located on the Pacific coast of Peru, the beach town of Mancora is famed for its pristine beaches, great surf and chilled out atmosphere. If beach lounging and catching waves are your thing, Mancora is calling you.
It’s also a great stop on the popular South America backpacking trail along the Pan-American Highway. To travel to Mancora by tourist bus from Guayaquil, Ecuador is about 7 hours.
It’s an 18-hour bus from Lima to Mancora, so bring a pillow!