Golfo de Chiriquí Surfing
The Golfo de Chiriquí has some undervisited, remote surf breaks. Surfing is best from June to December when waves consistently break overhead, and faces sometimes reach 20 feet. Here's a list of some of the island's best surf breaks.
Emily. The most convenient wave for guests at the Morro Negrito Surf Camp is Emily, a left that breaks over the reef right in front of the camp.
Nestles. Advanced surfers enjoy the rush of Nestles, a big reef break in front of Isla Silva de Afuera. The quick peak, big barrels, and reef bottom make this a challenging wave.
P Land. Intermediate and advanced surfers enjoy P Land, a left reef break on Isla Silva de Afuera, year-round. It's one of the few waves that can hold huge swells without closing out, even at 20+ feet.
The Point. The most impressive wave in the gulf is The Point, a tubular reef break that has surfers booking several weeks at the Morro Negrito Surf Camp year after year. The left-hand wave breaks on a lava rock bottom, and can hold huge swells.
The Sandbar. This long break, which has both lefts and rights, is popular with intermediate surfers and beginners. Named for the sandbar where it breaks, it is located near a river mouth accessible by boat.