Jose del Cabo welcomes surfers from all over the world with
both winter and summer wave action. Although the area around
Cabo is less popular than the northern coast of Baja, Cabo
offers both good known surfing spots and many so called
"secret" spots known only to locals. However,
seasoned surfers will intuitively find "the spots".
summer brings good swells from a southern direction and
the spot to be is along the "corridor", a 15-20
mile stretch between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose Del Cabo,
on the Sea of Cortez. Winter swells are generally from
the northwest along the Pacific coast. The water temperature
is between 21¡C. (70¡F.) and 29¡C. (85¡F.)
year round and the sun is always hot.
late summer to early fall, during the "chubasco"
or storm season offers perhaps the best wave action..
One popular spot, known as "Zippers", is located
between Km. 28-29 on Mexican 1 on Playa Costa Azul. Other
Cabo area surfing spots include:
Palmilla: between Km. 28-27 near the Hotel Palmilla
Acapulquito: on the Bay of San Jose Del Cabo
Buenos Aires: Km. 22
Cabo Real: Km. 20
Cantamar: Km. 16
Chileno: Km. 14
Cabo Bello: between Km. 6-5
most surfing in the Cabo area short boards are sufficient.
Surfing supplies and equipment may be found in small surf
shops in Cabo San Lucas and San Jose Del Cabo.
surfing guide is offered as general information for Cabo
surf. Please send us any surfing information, photos or
stories you feel of value to other surfers and we will
post it in this section. You may also wish to
the beach section and activities sections for
V. Guerrero, one half block from M. Doblado
Tel: 01152 (624) 142-2430