Pichilemu in Mapuche language means “Little Forrest”. Beautiful and calm spa located in the central zone of Chile, in the last few years it becomes beautiful and beautiful landscapes that go from the sea to the mountain range, everything together brings the qualified name: Pichilemu, The World Surfing Capital.
Located in 212 kilometers to the south of Santiago, concentrates the best and most interesting touristic tie together with sport experience in the sea. With its long beaches, rocks and cliffs, Pichilemu has known how to charm the people who have visited it and particularly the surfing lovers.
One of the most captivating beaches of Pichilemu is “Punta de Lobos”, which is attracting more national and international athletes international who dare to surf the Break Points of their cold waters.
In fact, thanks to the virtue of the waves in this destination, every year many tournaments and sports events with international relevance. That is why, and with and well-deserved reason, that Pichilemu it is known as the Wolrd Surfing Capital.
Its epic waves are almost 9 meters high, Adrenaline water pipes and unequaled swells (condiions between one wave to another), have transformed Pichilemu in a unique piece to luxury for the adrenaline lovers.
The Pacific Ocean spread in these waves all its splendor in terms of waves. Here is where it is ideal that swarm is formed between the waves, the wind and the currents that the surfers know how to take advantage of very well. With respect and knowledge, athletes dedicate themselves for hours to dance on their boards to the rhythm of the waves of the sea, which is why Pichilemu is also known as the Surf Paradise at the end of the world.
Despite the fact there are not two equal waves, the behavior is in a fairly logical and consistent way. However, it takes time to have the ability to interpret the surface and get to predict the next movements to be able to “run” waves successively.