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La Lancha (Puerto Vallarta beach)

2 Ratings: 4.5
A beach in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

A beach in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, that is popular for surfing. A great left and right peak breaking over mild rock bottom but very user friendly for beginners all the way up to professionals.

Tags: Beaches, Mexico, Punta Mita, Surf Spots, La Lancha
1 review about La Lancha (Puerto Vallarta beach)

A great wave for any level of surfer! (Punta Mita's "La Lancha")

  • Aug 25, 2010
Rating:
+5
I just returned home from a dream vacation to Puerto Vallarta Mexico for my cousin JR and his new wife Susan's mind-blowing wedding. The trip was all about the wedding and a great family vacation. Little did I know the area we stayed called Punta Mita had a little surprise waiting up the coast for our group of surfers of all levels of experience. A spot called "La Lancha" that we were so kindly guided to by the local surf school's boat captains. I didn't have my own surfboard with me but luckily the boys down there had a fairly wide selection to choose from. As we came around the point after about a ten minute boat cruise, we pulled up to a mild little left and right peak that looked a little bit like a San Onofre style wave that was perfect for the beginners in our group to enjoy safely. The wave was a little bit soft and slow to start but the longer we stayed out it gave the tide a chance to drop a bit and this slow llittle "San O" peak worked it's way into more of a Lower Trestles type of wave that catered to some high performance surfing! I was shocked to even get a chance to surf down there at all, and ecstatic when my cousins wedding/family vacation turned into a full blown surf trip for three out of the five days spent in the tropical heaven! I highly recommend the entire area of Punta Mita, Mexico for anybody and everybody to vacation, but will now pass this on to my surf nazi friends as a great place for a surf trip! Thanks again JR and Susan!
A great wave for any level of surfer! (Punta Mita's A great wave for any level of surfer! (Punta Mita's

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September 02, 2010
Nice work. I like this review.
 
August 26, 2010
Nice review Roddy...particularly for surfers, potential surfers, and family vacationers.
 
August 26, 2010
yo Roddy... here's the link to the surf school if you want to give them some props too. http://www.lunch.com/Reviews/d/Mictlan_Surf_...l?gat=review#rid:136828
 
August 26, 2010
Great review Roddy... i need to get that gopro footage uploaded so you can include it here. I should also set up a topic for the surf school guys. they did a good job and deserve a good review.
 
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