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Penascal Surf Hotel & Camp San Bartolo

Lima, Peru   



If you stay @ the Penascal Surf Hotel, you have the 7 best surfing spots on walking distance. This hotel makes an exciting yet enchanting and relaxing holiday location, where the sun, sea and waves come together. The hotel owner, Antonio, has been surfing Peruvian Beaches for over 30 years and other top riders will be your hosts, guides and friends.

If you want to rest, relax, surf or just eat fresh fish, you must stay at Penascal Surf Hotel with the best surf break right in front.

Book Accommodation only, a Surf Camp Package or a guided Surf Spots or Chicama Tour. You can book 1 room or the whole 4-bedroom apartment.


  • B&B rooms/flat for 8p
  • surf packages
  • free internet
  • restaurant/bar
  • beachfront @ surf
  • walk to 7 surfspots
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PSH is located on the beach, in one of the top surfing beaches in Lima-Peru, San Bartolo; on the South Panamericana Highway (35 minutes of Lima). PSH invites you to get to know San Bartolo - Peru. From the terraces you will see an amazing panoramic view of the bay, the Pacific Ocean and one of the best waves in the South: "Penascal Point".

San Bartolo has excellent weather during the whole year, with 10 km of different surf breaks to suit every ability.

Transportation from the airport to the hotel is available, just ask when enquiring...

* You don't need to rent a car!
* Surf the local breaks that is going to be the BEST.
* They have the best surf break rigth out in front.
* Daily Guided Surf Tours will take you where you want to surf.

Transportation to the local breaks, to the City, Surfaris to the North and South, trips to the Magic Mountains and Rain Forest can all be arranged for you, with a guide if you like ...

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The Surf

The Penascal Surf hotel is located on a very important beach in the Peruvian Surfing World, where there has been taken National and International surfing and bodyboarding contests. It's considered internationally as a top quality wave (the whole year) and has appeared in many surfing magazines editions.

Famous wave, located right of the Surf Hotel, breaking to the right with a 6 - 12 feet average. This wave is considered a classic wave and it's not recommended for beginners.

Los Muelles
It's located in front of the Surf Hotel. There are two beautiful reefs in front of the piers that consistently form waves (2 - 7 feet), breaking left and right. It's recommended with big or small surf conditions, and suitable for beginners.

El Huayco
A beautiful secret break. Radical waves are formed peeling left. Specially good for aerials and floaters (4 to 10 feet).

Santa Rosa
A beautiful left that brakes only in big surf conditions (over head).

Pea Rosa
(Secret Spot) An excellent left wave. Breaking only with North Swell (from Hawaii).

Other nearby surfspots are Punta Rocas, La Isla, El Paso, Pico Alto, Seoritas , Caballeros, Arica...

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PSH can offer you a room with breakfast or the full 4-bedroom selfcatering flat. We can accommodate up to 8 people in total.

The apartment is oceanfront with 4 ocean view bedrooms with private bathrooms with hot and cold water, a living room, equipped kitchen, terrace with ocean view and private beach. There is Internet access for free, Color TV Cable and Telephone for International calls.

Perfect for the hardcore surfer looking for the best waves and families looking for a vacation with comfort as much as good surfing.

Daily cleaning service and an American Breakfast is included and we serve home cooked lunch and dinner, often fresh seafood because its all caught daily by local fisherman, freshness and quality guaranteed. We serve special vegetarian meals and dinners with desserts too.

There is a bar and private parking is free.

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- welcome cocktail
- accommodation
- all meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner
- yoga and spanish lessons
- transfer to the surfspot

7 days of travelling and surfing Seoritas, Caballeros, Punta Rocas,Puerto Viejo, Cerro Azul (South) plus San Bartolo
- transfers and transportation
- welcome cocktail
- accommodation
- all meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner
- bilingual local guide with local knowledge

7 days of guided Surf tour to the North, to surf the longest left wave in the world: Chicama.
- transfers and transportation
- welcome cocktail
- room with ocean view
- all meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner
- bilingual local guide with local knowledge

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We can book a flight on an ultra light plane for you or you can just walk down to the village center to enjoy local culture...

We offer surflessons, provide surfing gear and organise lessons spanish and fishing trips and more....

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" Really cool place, Antonio really made us feel at home! The break is right in front of Hotel and it is so cheap to go out there, $7 for a massive meal with beer and cocktail !!! "
Simon Bartlett, England

" Very relaxing, great hospitality and nice place. The hotel looks like it should be in Greece and, at night, the town overlooking the bay looks like an Italian Village! "
Maud Jamati, France

" Dear Antonio, Fiorella, Romina and Sebastian, We have enjoyed our visit with you. Thank you for the delicious food and very nice accommodation. Thank you for your friendship. We will miss you. "
From Michael and Kristy

" Thank you for your kindness and for making experiences we will never forget! Best wishes. "
The Waldorf Gringos

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US$ 35 per person / night
Including American Breakfast

US$ 65 per person / night

(minimum 2 persons)
US$ 85 per person / night
US$ 525 per person / week

(minimum 2 persons)
US$ 995 per person / week

*Surfaris programmation can be changed, looking for the best swell.

English Surflessons, Equipment included
US$ 25 per session

Ask for the prices to stay longer !

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