La Barrita
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La Barrita

Guerrero, Mexico

Guerrero

Mexico

Skill Level
advanced

The Break

Also known as Playa Icacos. La Barrita is a powerful short river mouth break that offers rights and lefts. Shortboards are best here. Consistency is year-round with mainly summer swells; the best months being May through July.


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General Details

  • Skill Level
    Advanced
  • Consistency
    Year round, Mainly summer swells
  • Wave Length
    Short
  • Wave Direction
    Right, Left
  • Board Type
    Shortboard
  • Type of Break
    River mouth
  • Swell directions
    S
  • Best wind directions
    N, NE
  • Crowd levels / week
    Few
  • Crowd levels / weekend
    Few to Crowded
  • Seabed
    Sand, Rocks
  • Best tides
    Mid, Rising, Falling
  • Power
    Powerful
  • Access By
    Public Beach, Paddle out

The Area

Juluchuca is a small private community located in Guerrero, Mexico. The natural landscape includes a coastal forest and mangrove ecosystem, an estuary, an Aztec architectural site, and a turtle sanctuary. The nearby town of Petatlan has restaurants and shops; supplies should be brought in.

Location
Amenities Nearby
  • Public Showers
  • Restaurants
  • Shaded Area
  • Lodging
  • Parking
  • Board and Gear Rentals
  • Surf Lessons
  • Surf Photography
  • Spas/Massages
  • Golf
  • Yoga
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Horseback Riding
  • Fishing Charters
  • Boating/Sailing Charters
  • Moped/ATV Rentals
  • Family Friendly
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