Does Ecuador have good surfing?

The Ecuadorian coast, with an extension of approximately 1,400 miles (2,250km) along the Pacific Ocean, is a great place to surf. With warm water all year round, the mild weather makes it a perfect place to catch waves without a bodysuit on sandy beaches. Here are the best places to go surfing in Ecuador.

Is there any surfing in Ecuador?

Ecuador has many beaches to offer quality surfing. The coast of Ecuador is 2,237 km (1,390 miles) long. Perfect waves are available in Ecuador all year-round, and surfers enjoy the mild year-round weather, especially in the northern region where the weather conditions attract many surfers from all over the world.

Where is the hardest place to surf in the world?

6 Most Dangerous Surfing Waves in the World

  • Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii. Located off the north shore is known as the mecca or surfing in Hawaii, and possibly the world.
  • Teahupoo, Tahiti.
  • Shipsterns Bluff, Australia.
  • Mavericks, California.
  • Cyclops, Western Australia.
  • Dungeons, Cape Town, South Africa.

Is Quito Ecuador near the ocean?

Quito is the capital of Ecuador. It is an incredible destination to visit, full of history and natural wonders very close to the city, but it has no beaches. The closest beaches to Quito are on the Pacific coast. The nearest beach is Atacames, Esmeraldas.

Can you surf in Guayaquil?

Ecuador’s prime surf season is from December to April. This is the season of NW swells generated by winter storms in the North Pacific ocean and NW-SW combo swells (or West swells), transitioning into the Southern hemisphere swell season.

What is the best surf spot in the world?

World’s 50 best surf spots

  1. Pipeline, Oahu, Hawaii.
  2. Supertubes, Jeffrey’s Bay, South Africa.
  3. Teahupo’o, Tahiti, French Polynesia.
  4. Uluwatu and Kuta, Bali, Indonesia.
  5. P-Pass, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.
  6. Maverick’s, California.
  7. Hossegor, France.
  8. Puerto Escondido, Southern Oaxaca, Mexico.

What is Ecuador’s largest city?

Santiago de Guayaquil
Guayaquil, in full Santiago de Guayaquil, largest city and chief port of Ecuador. It is situated on the west bank of the Guayas River, 45 miles (72 km) upstream from the Gulf of Guayaquil of the Pacific Ocean.

Is Quito safe at night?

As a general rule you want to be especially cautious around Carolina Park and South Quito at night. You should avoid walking in the Old Town late at night. In the early hours of the evening the Old Town is safe.

Where is the Ecuador?

South American
Ecuador is located in the western corner at the top of the South American continent. Ecuador is named after the Equator, the imaginary line around the Earth that splits the country in two. Most of the country is in the Southern Hemisphere. Ecuador is roughly the size of Colorado and is bordered by Colombia and Peru.