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I stayed much longer than planned because it is just perfect!! Nice atmosphere, not too big, not too small, amazing sunset. And most important: always waves!! There are different spots so beginners, intermediate and advanced surfers can enjoy to the max.
We were in Trujillo with a couple days to kill. We went to Huanchaco and wandered about for a day. You don't really need a tour guide for this town, it's small and the people are friendly. For 10 sols we got a ride on...More
To be fair, we only stopped at this beach to see the cabalitos de totora or "little reed horses" - traditional kayak-type boats made of reeds and used by fishermen to head out through the surf to fish with nets. This was indeed interesting as...More
Huanchaco beach is long but very narrow. For most of its length, it's too narrow to walk on. Toward the southern end of town there's more room for walking, sitting, etc. But it's stony and not a beautiful beach. I wouldn't want to spend more...More
I stopped for lunch on the way from El Brujo to Chan Chan today.
I'd considered staying in Huacachina to be close to Chan Chan, and I'm glad I didn't.
It felt quite hustled for tourists with men walking into our car as we drove...More