Horses are often available for rent at the entrance to the village, just north of the
village entrance. There are usually several steeds to choose from, and prices are
This coastline can be enjoyed from a kayak, however it is totally exposed to the
prevailing swells and winds. Best times are early mornings, and at sunset.
Dune buggies, motorcycles, and ATV's love the sand dunes that start south of Puerto
Nuevo running between the coastal highway and the coastline. Vehicles with a large antenna
topped with a bright orange flags stand a better chance of a safe outing, as some of the
dunes get steep rather suddenly.
Most of the waves in this area are beach break, and do not offer much shape. Point
breaks can be spotted from the coastal free road
CALAFIA. Located just a few miles from Puerto Nuevo, Calafia offers a
good right point break that starts off fast and wicked, then mushes out as it heads
towards shore. Surfing at low tide is scary because of the reefs just below the surface.
CALAFIA SOUTH. Located about a half mile south of Calafia, this surf
break offers easy peaks left and right, and it's just a short walk down the bluffs to get
Km. 58 is located just north of La Fonda, and offers a beach break with unusually good
shape. Access is easy from the dirt parking lot / campground just above the water, and you
can't miss the sign just off the free road..."SURF Km. 58". This is a great
place to surf your butt off, and then camp on the bluffs at night. There are two easy
trails from the campground to the water.
A little further south, in San Miguel, the shape improves considerably, with nice
A new surf shop has recently opened just north of Calafia, on the west side of the free
For more information about SURFING NORTHERN BAJA,
check out this article by Mark Johnson.
INNER REEF SURF SHOP is a good place to stop and find out which breaks
are happening. Surfboards for rent and for sale, wax for sale, plus miscellaneous
equipment. Check it out!