|Puerto Escondido, and especially Zicatela Beach, is world renown for its fantastic surf. Puerto Escondido is home to several local and international surfing contest like the 2005 ESPN X Games. Playa Zicatela or as it is reffered by surfers "The Mexican Pipeline" is an extremely powerful beach break. This is what made Puerto Escondido famous and why so many surfers and ex-patriots have decided to live and retire here. Playa Zicatela is not a beginner wave, even experts surfers have been critically injured here and numerous people have even drowned. If you are looking for a easier wave to surf on head to the far southern end of Zicatela Beach known as La Punta or "the point". La Punta is a consistent left point break that offers amazing workable lefts it especially get good in the summer and fall months. Playa Carrizalillo can also be an excellent surf spot. There are also several other secret surfing spots all over Puerto Escondido, with absolutely perfect conditions and no crowds, so it is always good to do a little exploring. This is a directory for Surfing in Puerto Escondido. The services or information below provide information on surfbreaks throughout Puerto Escondido, also there is information regarding places to rent or purchase surf related products.