Continent
South America
Country
Venezuela
Next Big City
Porlamar (Isla Margarita)
Next Town
San Pedro de Coche, La Uva
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Clear water with small waves and chop.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Rocks
Beach Users:
None

Sandy beach with some small plants. A bit narrow with cliffs in the background. Enough space to launch safely.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, April, May
Wind Type:
Trade
Best Direction:
E
Main Direction:
E

Mainly onshore, constant winds, less strong than on Oasis or La Punta beaches. Trade winds throughout the year.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
No information

From Porlamar airport take a taxi to El Yaque. The with a boat to El Coche (about 20 min), and then take a taxi to El Coco. El Coco beach is about 7 km from La Punta. Drive past Oasis Beach to the village of La Uva, then off road through sand canyons to the narrow beach with cliffs as background.

Extra information

Rules
None

Great downwinder to Oasis or La Punta going starboard tack around the northeast tip of El Coche, then running downwind along the north shore. Downwinder from El Coco to the main spot La Punta about 8 km.

Nightlife

No nightlife.