About La Pared

Right in Luquillo, there's a big breakwall in front of the road protecting the wide, sandy beach; it's pretty average beachbreak, good for learning. When it's super-good (a few times per year), it can actually get very hollow and powerful.

Source: La Pared Surf Guide

Ability Level

All Abilities

Beg Int Adv

Beginner to advanced

Local Vibe

Welcoming

Welcoming Intimidating

Fairly mellow.

Crowd Factor

Mellow

Mellow Heavy

Pretty spread out.

Spot Rating

Poor

Poor Perfect

Good beginner wave.

Shoulder Burn

Light

Light Exhausting

Pretty mellow.

Water Quality

Clean

Clean Dirty

Not bad.

Additional Information

Hazards

Not much.

Access

Park right on the street above the wave.

Bring Your

Shortboard, funboard, longboard, fish, bodyboard

Seabed

Sand

Best Season

Late summer and fall for tropical cyclone swells but late fall through early spring for consistency.

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview

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