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Chicama Surf Camp by My Surf Camp Peru!  

  • Chicama Surf Camp information:

  • A small surf town just 1.5 hr north from Trujillo city.

  • World renowned for having the longest left waves in the world.

  • Year round waves.

  • Hometown of only 15 local surfers, but welcomes tourist surfers from all over the world with open arms. Former world champions like Sofia Mulanovich, Mark Occhilupo and Laird Hamilton can be found here.

  • We will welcome you with Peruvian hospitality, private rooms with private bathrooms,  excellent food, a relaxed atmosphere and all that you'll need to enjoy Peru's incredible surf scene and the longest left wave on the planet.

  • You also can find us as Chicama Resto Bar -We  offer a restoran with nice music and surf videos full of waves from Peru or international waves .

  • Surf boards rental , wetsuits , surf lessons and surf trips from Chicama to all Peru can be found here , surf tours guides, or local tours.

  • Best surf season for beginners surfers and intermediate  start on October to April.

  • Best season for advance surfers and pro surfers May to Agoust but do not disparage the waves from September to April. The waves might not be 1 km long but always breack 400 meters or a minimun of 200 meters long with a nice shape. 

  • Chicama Surf Camp offer private bathroom, Tv, cable, internet wifii, parking place, books area to enjoyn reading while you are not surfing. 

  •  Chicama Surf Camp surf pictures, surf transportation, surf equipment rental, surf road trips for advance surfers and all levels are welcome.

  •  contact us by whatApp (51) 99 408 8564 

  • Watch out Chicama tourist information 

About Us
Contact Us

 Chicama Surf Camp offer:

  • Safe and comfortable accommodations, just 200 m from the beach and many waves

  • Double and single rooms with private bath and a dorm room with a shared bath

  • 3 great meals a day (Peruvian and international fare) In our Restorant Chicama Resto Bar

  • Common room for relaxing, book exchange, board games, movies, etc.

  • Free wireless internet

  • Patio with hammocks for chillin' out with a book or a beer after a day of surfing

  • Daily transport to the local waves (3 within 200 km, 3 within walking distance)

  • Day surf trips to other nearby areas like Pacasmayo, Huanchaco and secrets spots

  • Day tours to archeological sites like El Brujo, Chan Chan, Trujillo, Lima city tour and more

  • Adventures tours to Machu Picchu, Amazon jungle exploration, Ayahuasca retreat, UFO  exploration Marcahuasi,

  • Surf trips all along the coast

  • Optional Spanish lessons,  surf lessons, stand up paddle lessons, SUP tours, horseback riding, boat rentals to surf chicama,

  • Surf boards rentals, SUP surf rental , stand up paddle rental, wetsuits rental , car rental, surf photography and tour guides hire.

  • Great people with lots of knowledge of the area and the coast

  • We are My Surf Camp Peru. We opened our first surf camp  in Punta Hermosa 13 years ago. After successfully accomodating tourists  surfers from all around the world, we are glad to introduce you our new location in Chicama beach, where we will provide the same level of service, quality, and positive energy.

  • Activity Planner

  • In house taxi service 

  • Hair dryers available

  • Luggage storage (free short term)

  • Travel agency inside the Hostel for any local destination 

  • No curfew

  • Our goal is to give you the best possible Chicama surf  trip experience.                                                                                                                                                             

  • Please remenber that your safety  is first. If you are coming to surf and you do not know well how to surf. PLease take your surf  class as your life is first. You will be thank full taking the surf lessons .

  • All the packages offered below has a free pick up and drop off from the airport , if you come for less days you will have to pay for the airport transfers separed

  • We are having a surf camp for one week at December 24 to Dec 31 this 2022  if you want to join other people choose this time of year (beginners or intermadiate level recommended)

  • Only one want a private room with private bathroom for your stay in Chicama  $30 per night 

  • pick-up and drop-off in Trujillo

  • private room with private bath (24 hr hot water)

  • 3 great home meals a day

  • daily transport to local waves in Chicama (one time per day by boat or sodiac for 2.5 hours or surf trips to Pacasmayo or Huanchaco 5 hours)

  • limited internet access (including wireless)

  • all day tea and coffee (while it lasts)

  • English surf tour guide will show you the point breaks and give you all the information about Chicama 

          $1,005 US Per Week (7 days 6 nights)

LEARN-TO-SURF Chicama Surf Camp


   LEARN-TO-SURF (or Stand-up Paddle)- BEGINNERS PACKAGE includes:

  • pick-up and drop-off in Trujillo

  • private room with private bath (24 hr hot water)

  • 3 great meals a day

  • equipment rental (board and wetsuit) for one week

  • 1. hr surfing lesson daily with experienced, English-speaking surf instructor  (additional lessons are available)

  • daily transport to the local waves by boat or sodiac 2.5 hours or surf trips to other beaches like Pacasmayo, Huanchaco, secret spots or tours like  archaeological sites like El Brujo, Chanchan  Huaca Del Sol y La Luna or Trujillo cities.

  • limited internet access (including wireless)

  • all day tea and coffee (while it lasts)

          $1,285 US Per Week (7 Days 6 nights)

Peru Spanish lessons and surf camp
  • pick-up and drop-off in Trujillo

  • private room with private bath (24 hr hot water)

  • 3 great meals a day

  • 1 hrs of Spanish lessons daily (additional lessons available at a surcharge)

  • daily transport to  one time per day to the nearest waves in Chicama by boat "Sodiac"  or surf trip to Pacasmayo, Huanchaco and secrets surf spots

  • limited internet access (including wireless)

  • all day tea and coffee (while it lasts)

         $1075 USD Per Week

           Stand up paddle surf lessons & tours
  • pick-up and drop-off in Trujillo

  • private room with private bath (24 hr hot water)

  • 3 great meals a day

  • equipment rental (board and wetsuit) for one week

  • 1 hr SUP lesson daily with experienced, English-speaking surf instructor (additional lessons are available)

  • daily transport to the local SUP spots by boat "Sodiac" or surf trips to other SUP surf spots.

  • limited internet access (including wireless)

  • all day tea and coffee (while it lasts)

  • $1355 USD per week per person 

  • pick-up and drop-off in Trujillo

  • private room with private bath (24 hr hot water)

  • 3 great meals a day

  •  internet access (including wireless)

  • all day tea and coffee (while it lasts)

          $345 USD Per Week

           Other services 
  • 2 hrs boad  tow or ride  cost $25 per person ( group service need minimun 4 people )

  • surf equipment rental cost ( short board  $10 long board $15 ,wetsuit $10 

  • single  or double private room with private bathroom cost $30 per night

  • 1 hr surf lesson with experienced, English-speaking surf instructor  cost $40

  • 1 hr SUP lesson with experienced, English-speaking surf instructor  cost $40

  • daily transport to the local SUP spots  inside Chicama  cost $100 2.5 hours  per private boat or sodiac.

  • surf trips from Chicama or daily transport to surf Pacasmayo, Huanchacho and other secrets surf spots cost $100 per half day.

  • tour to El Brujo or Chan Chan or Trujillo city archeological sites cost $100 private transportation.

  • limited internet access (including wireless)

  • restorant and bar extra $$

  • stand up paddle tour watch sea lions, penguins, pelicans.

  • tour to Trujillo city cost $100 or $ 25 per person minimun 4 people do not include entrances fee  and tour guide inside the historical monuments  aprox cost $5 to $10 more.

  • pick up from the airpor in Trujillo $60 private. 

  • souvenier like  Chicama T-shirt $10

  • vegetarian meals extra cost

  • cooking classes in our restorant $20 per class 1 dish per class 1 hour duration aproximate.

  • music class . Play peruvian music crate for one our a day $20

  • Yoga class class 1 hour a day basic levels  $10 per person 

If you want   to ask  questions and get information  about surf and travel to Chicama please contact us on What'sApp. 99 40 8564, Face Book or simply write us 

Surf information:
  • We offer many different surf trips from here to the border with Ecuador or south to Lima.
  • Weather-Sun year round, with some cloudy days in the months of June, July and August.
  • Surf swells all year long!!!  There are waves year round; however the longer 1 km plus waves usually happen between April to September.
  • Open to all levels. There are a few fat sections that break on a sandy bottom making it perfect for beginners. But there are also hollow barrel sections that are geared more for advanced surfers. 
  • The beach is almost 100 percent sandy; with only a few odd rocky corners.
  • You need wetsuit (3/2) to surf here. Especially  May, June, July, August, September.
  • Surf current.-It is very stormy at this area in Peru  we do normally walk  to the surf spots in order to catch more waves.
  • Surf Swell are south to north from May to November  after that  North swells start to hit this area until April​
  • Tide.- It is not a issue at Chicama! Most of the time only gets up or down 15 to meters normally  weird but happen some times the tide can rise to more 20 meters
  • Wind.- It is not a problem as it is off shore wind but for you to surf early mornings are best time in Chicama area.
  • There are numerous surf spots around Chicama; Pacasmayo and Huanchaco being the most popular. Some can be accessed with a car. Some are more secret and definitely require a guide.
  • Surfboard rentals are only offered by 3 places in town and selection is limited. Chicama Surf Camp Peru offers a wide selection of boards. Plus you can contact us prior to your trip for any custom board orders or other special requests. 
  • Stand up paddle rental is offered by Chicama Surf Camp.
  • While informal surf lessons are available in town. Chicama Surf Camp offers lessons from certified instructors with years of proven teaching experience.
  • Surf Photography is available upon request. 


Tourist information :


Chicama Surf Camp offers the only money exchange in town as there are no banks or ATMs located in Chicama.
Trujillo is the nearest big city.
Trujillo airport is the nearest airport
The only English speaking taxi service in town is operated by Chicama Surf Camp
There is only 1 internet cafe in town 




  1. We have an established track record in terms of food service. Our flagship location My Surf Camp Peru in Punta Hermosa has over 14 years of proven quality home cooked meals (check us out on online), and we bring that same level of service to Chicama Surf Camp. 
The last thing you want to deal with while traveling is stuck in your room battling a foreign bacteria in your stomach.
  2. ​%50 deposit it is a must  before your arrival to the surf camp . Pay your balance on your your arrival ate the camp . 
  3. There is not any money refunded for any cancellation 
  4. Exchange Dollars in our camp is going to be five point more than normal as we need to exchange it again and get lower exchange in Chicama .
  5. Renting  surf boards and wetsuit . There are not many places and not a big selection in renting boards  at Chicama . The cost for renting surf equipment must have  different prices depending on the  quaility and conservation of the equipment. 
If you are picky with surf boards, would be better if you could try to bring your surf board .
Cost to bring your surf board $100  Dollars on each flight " price aprox".
Also some locals air lines and busses companies in Peru charge $10 Dollars on buses and $20 Dollars on airlines.
Please take a look on the  prices before you come.
  6. If you rent a surf equipment you are responsible for that . Breaking it you must have to pay the repairs and an extra price for all the days that the surf boards can not be used and all the extra cost like transportation, time, etc.
There is not  shapers in Chicama town that is the reason why we need to send the surf boards to be repaired in Trujillo nearest city.
Watch out  on repairs surf boards in Chicama as there is not shapers (you can find people that repairs but is not profesional)  
  7.You also need to leave with us a passaport copy. -As many people for all around the were like to leave withoup paying.
  8.Copy of your passaport would be use here  and the police station. -We will post your passport picture with your name and nationality with a history of your action here in our surf camp .
There are a police station open 24 hours at Chicama town but normally the most common crime is scams.
  9.We have many surf trip running to all Peru . -We are happy to take you to all the best surf spots but we are not responsable for swells and weather so please do not try to pay less  money or not pay at all. Only becase there is not sun or it was windy days.
Advance surfers know that this happen all the time . Repit  We can not manage the swells or weather.
Watch out on surf trips agency or tour guides.
Many say  they are best or the first but  please be careful with ex convicted, traffickers drugs  and scams.
 10. Renting a room on the surf camp. -You can rent a room through or other websides to be in our surf camps , but you are not  hire a surf camp services. In order to have a surf camp services you need to book with time in advance as we need to hire surf tours guides, surf instructors, and get all what you need. Other than that we would think that you want to hire a room and do all by your self .
Please do not  rent a room and try to jump in our surf camp services for less money than the people that is paying for surf trips and surf camp. It is a very uncomfortable  situation.
 11. Bargain in Peru .- There are places to bargain in Peru . You must know that Peruvian do not bargain every where in Peru . For example we can not go to a hotel, restaurant, mall, bargain.. Becase look root, stingy from you to bargain there. You can bargain at the street with Taxis that are not formal, black markets, cheap places. etc.
12. Banks problems in Peru - There is not ATM in Chicama but there is a national bank where you can sent money through Peru to other cities in Peru or exchange Dollars ( Not much to do with bank here)
Nearest ATM in Chocope town  but if you need a variaty of bank is better to go to Trujillo city.
There is a Continental bank in Casa Grande farther than Chocope  town but nearest then Trujillo city.
13. Night life.- Is not the best in Chicama as there were a lot of fights on the clubs
The mayor sent to close all the clubs in town.
14. Waves on Chicama .- There are always waves for beginners but if you are intermediate like peruvian intermediate surf level "surfing and doing cutbacks" then you have to wait for a swell to come here.
15. Swells in Chicama.- There are swells hitting every week in Chicama, north swells are from November to March. The wave can not be less than 3 feet every day but you have to go farther than the local beach ( The Cape) with a good north swell sites can  be 6 feets very enjoyable.  
May is the month where bigest swells show up  with 8 feets swells (from May until  August ) 
Shortboarders´ time !!!
16. Working on the town .- The work here is mostly in the fish factory , government work and the people also have their own small businesses. That´s it. , volunteering in hostel, hotels.
17. Chicama has more waves than the regular point break  
18. There are other surf spots around 4WD can be requested depending where you want to go.
  • Playa La Bocana   
  • Playa El Paso
See below videos of how to get to Chicama by flight, bus, taxi, busses, colectivos, hostels, restaurants, surf lessons, instructors, boats. How to get to surf spots and all the information you need to know as a traveler.


Mz 86 Lote 12  Puerto Malabrigo, La Libertad, Peru.


Beside Iguana Hotel


Tel: 51-994-088-564 mobile English speakers 


My Surf Camp Peru central office

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