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Surfing in Boca de Pascuales, Tecoman, Colima Mexico

Skill Level:
Experienced Surfers
Swell Size:
1m/3.3ft to 5m/16.4ft
Best Wind Direction:
E, NE
Best Swell Direction:
S, SE
Wave Type:
Sand-bar, Barreling
Boca de Pascuales is situated in the western Mexico, on Mexico's central Pacific Ocean coast. It belongs to the municipality of Tecoman in the Mexican state of Colima. Tecoman and Manzanillo are the two main cities of Colima's state. Tecoman is known as the "World's Lime Capital" and Manzanillo as the "Sailfish Capital of the World".

Boca de Pascuales is a popular surfing spot that many surfers from all over the world crave to visit. It is very easy to identify with an easy access to the public. The beach is usually crowded, especially during weekends, so surfers should be very careful.

"Surfing at Boca de Pascuales"

Surfers are able to enjoy the waves with swell sizes that can start from 1m/3.3ft and can hold up to 5m/16.4ft or more. The best wind direction is from the east and northeast while the optimum swell direction is when coming from the south and southeast. The type of the wave is sand-bar and barreling. This spot offers both right and left hand waves. Furthermore, the waves are hollow and powerful, so it is very fun for surfers to ride them. In normal days, the wave length is short up to 50m/164ft and in good days it fluctuates from 50m/164ft to 150m/492ft long. Also, the bottom of the sea is sandy.

As the weather conditions are optimum most of the year, visitors who love surfing may enjoy it all year round. Unfortunately, those people who would like to take some lessons at Boca de Pascuales will be disappointed, as this spot is addressed to experienced surf enthusiasts. Novices surfers may give a try at Barra de Navidad, at 125km/77.7miles in the northwest of Boca De Pascuales, where the conditions are ideal for beginners.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Guadalajara International Airport
261km/162.2miles,2 hours 55 minutes
1. Head west 2. Exit the roundabout 3. Keep left at the fork and continue to Chapala - Guadalajara / México 23/México 44 N 4. Slight right to Chapala - Guadalajara / México 23/México 44 N Continue to follow the Chapala - Guadalajara / México 23 5. Take the exit toward Nogales / Colima 6. Enter the Anillo Periférico Sur Manuel Gómez Morin 7. Continue to Anillo Periférico Sur 8. Continue to Anillo Periférico Sur Manuel Gómez Morin 9. Continue along Av Periférico Manuel Gómez Morin 10. Slight right onto the ramp to Colima / Cd. Guzman / Cumbres Guadalajara / Alpes Bugambilias 11. Get in Guadalajara - Acatlan de Juarez / Guadalajara - Colima / Guadalajara - Tonila Continue to follow the Guadalajara - Colima 12. Continue to Guadalajara - Acatlan de Juarez 13. Continue to Guadalajara - Colima / Guadalajara - Tonila Continue to follow the Guadalajara - Colima With controlled toll road 14. Continue to Colima-Tecoman/Jiquilpan-Manzanillo/México 110 15. Slight right to enter Insurgentes / México 200 to Tecomán 16. Turn right at the Torres Ortiz 17. Continue towards Torres Ortiz Sur 18. Turn right at the 20 de Noviembre / Colima Tecomán - Boca de Pascuales Continue to follow the Colima Tecomán - Boca de Pascuales Your destination will be on your left Colima Tecomán - Boca de Pascuales
BY CAR FROM Playa de Oro International Airport
109km/67.7miles, 1 hour 26 minutes
Playa de Oro International Airport Colima Mexico 1. head east 2. Turn right Cihuatlán - Manzanillo / Manzanillo - Cihuatlán 3. Turn right at the Cihuatlán - Manzanillo / Manzanillo - Cihuatlán 4. Continue to Manzanillo - Puerto Vallarta / Puerto Vallarta - Manzanillo / México 200 Continue to follow the México 200 5. Continue to Manzanillo-Colima/México 200D With controlled toll road 6. Continue to Independencia 7. Continue to Camino Real 8. Take exit México 200 to Tecomán 9. Keep right at the fork and enter the Insurgentes / México 200 10. Turn right at the Torres Ortiz 11. Continue towards Torres Ortiz Sur 12. Turn right at the 20 de Noviembre / Colima Tecomán - Boca de Pascuales Continue to follow the Colima Tecomán - Boca de Pascuales 13. turn left Boca de Pascuales Colima, Mexico
BY AIR
Guadalajara International Airport,
261km/162.2miles.
BY AIR
Playa de Oro International Airport,
109km/67.7miles.
BY TRAIN

The port of Manzanillo is connected to Guadalajara and Mexico City by Ferromex rail lines.

Where to Stay

There are plenty of accommodation options, especially around Manzanillo and Tecoman.

Where to Have Fun

There is a large list of restaurants and bars, where you could definately find many choices that suit your taste and budget.

Schools & Shops

Unfortunately, there are no many choices for renting the appropriate equipment. So, bring your board just in case you can't find one.

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