South America

Sun, Sand and Surf in South America

Ipanema, Punta Tombo, Mancora and San Bartolo are just a few reasons why South America is a popular destination for sun, sand, surf and wildlife.

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Máncora, Peru

Avid surfers head to Máncora, a small beach resort town in northwestern Peru. It’s known as a popular place to ride the waves throughout the entire year. And in addition to great waves, the beach isn’t crowded, but after dark, the local nightclubs attract the party crowd. If you’re staying in Lima, buses run down the coast to city and vary in price and quality.

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