Playa Platanales Spot Guide

Playa Platanales Guide

About Playa Platanales

About 30km dusty drive north of Ilo on the coastal track leads to southwest-facing Playa Platanales. Depending on conditions, the place can either spit out quality, sizeable barrels or mushy beginners waves in small swells and onshore winds.

An oasis of sand amongst a rocky, cliffy shoreline that extends for miles, so take all supplies with you to this isolated beach. Popular with the local bodyboarders, but rarely anyone around.

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  • Stormrider Guide for Playa Platanales
  • All Tides All Tides
  • Peaky Beachbreak Peaky Beachbreak
  • Sand Sand
  • S - NW S - NW
  • North Easterly North Easterly
  • 8 2 Swell Range 2 - 8ft

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview