A point break an hour north of Trujillo, Chicama produces some of the longest left-hand waves in the world. Surfers should book a room at the Chicama Surf Resort; a Zodiac service tows guests back after long rides. During Semana Santa (Holy Week, which begins in late March this year), the resort cosponsors Peru’s national surfing championship.
From $130. 51/(0) 44-57-6206. This appeared in the March/April 2013 issue.