Northern Baja Mexico is well known for producing some of the best waves. Making it an ideal location for your next surfing trip. We will take you to some of the best Baja Mexico surf spots on the Baja peninsula and our expert surf instructors will show you some secret surfing locations that tourists don’t know about.
Located just five miles south of the border, with thick barrel and breaks along scattered beach break and swell catching from any direction. Making this one of the best spots to surf in Baja Mexico when there is little or no swell running. The best direction swell is northwest and best wind direction northeast or east. Baja Malibu surf location can produce extremely large waves if there is any considerable swell running. The best time of year to surf this common surfing spot in Northern Baja Mexico is winter, however this is a fun beach break that tends to be consistent year-round.
30 minutes south of the border you will find the popular and touristy Rosarito Beach. This surf location is best in summer and fall however it still produces good waves to surf all year round. The beach and breaks at Rosarito Beach are numerous and varied. Featuring a long stretch of coast that is most prominently beach break. The biggest waves breaking at the south end of the bay. Rosarito Beach is a good surf spot as there is plenty of space for you to surf without it being heavily crowded with surfers.
Another great surfing break in Baja Mexico is Popotila. This Baja Mexico surf spot tends to be less consistent at producing good waves. Popotila is best when a big northwesterly swings in, and it will then produce some good waves to surf. Poptila is located further south of Rosarito Beach.
Calafia is the best break to surf when there is south in the water as there is guaranteed to be some good waves. This Baja Mexico surf spot at low tide can get spiky waves, unless there is enough swell and water moving around. Located six miles south of Rosarito Beach, Calafia’s best swell direction is southwest, west or a large northwest swell. Calafia produces the best waves at high tide with wind direction moving east to northeasterly. While Calafia break is still consistent all year for surfing the break at Calafia is at it’s prime in summer and fall. When there is a good swell Calafia will get busy with surfers.
K-38 can sometimes be the most crowded wave, however you can still catch it sometimes when it is not busy. This break faces due south but picks up all wind directions, producing ideal swell. You can surf this break in any direction. K-38 likes a mid to low tide and breaks over a cobble stone riverbed, with bigger rocks at the back.
One of the best surfing locations in Northern Baja Mexico, located in a gated community in Las Gaviotas. This surf spot produces a perfect wave.
Another popular surfing spot in Baja Mexico, San Miguel produces a very fast right hand point break and is consistently one of the best waves in northern Baja, breaking over a reef. San Miguel is fast, powerful and hollow. Because San Miguel is one of the best surfing breaks in Baja Mexico it does tend to get crowded with surfers.
While this is a few of the Baja Mexico surf spots, there are many well known and not so well known spots in between. Our expert surf instructors will take you to the best Baja Mexico surf location on the day to ensure you have the best surf adventure in Baja Mexico and enjoy the waves.
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Surf Baja Mexico
With many trips to Northern Baja Mexico, Surf Baja Mexico are experts in surf guided travel into Northern Baja. The trained instructors and staff take you down to the best spots during the best time of the year.
In association with Pacific Surf School, Surf Baja Mexico offers surf camps and lessons in Northern Baja Mexico for you to experience an adventurous “learn to surf vacation.” We are excited to offer vacation surf adventures down to one of our favorite getaways, Baja Mexico. Learn to surf Baja Mexico from the best surf guides in San Diego. We will show you all the best surf spots based on your skill level. We also offer surf lessons and tips from professional surf instructors. Up your surfing experience with a guided surf trip to Baja Mexico and up your surfing game!
Pacific Surf School is extending our surf camps and lessons to Northern Baja Mexico for you to experience an adventurous “learn to surf vacation.” We are excited to offer vacation surf adventures down to one of our favorite getaways, Baja Mexico. Learn to surf Baja Mexico from the best surf guides in San Diego. We will show you all the best surf spots based on your skill level. We also offer surf lessons and tips from professional surf instructors. Up your surfing experience with a guided surf trip to Baja Mexico and up your surfing game!