"Villa" and "San Pedro" are both open sand beaches with big waves and strong currents. It is advised to be very cautious when there due to the rough waters that surround the beach.
"El Silencio", "Caballeros" and "Señoritas" are three contiguous beaches, contained among small ravines, favoured by youths. This is another great spot for those who love to surf. Waves are usually a medium size though due to the strong current so it is important that tourists are mindful and take care while in the ocean. Typical restaurants consist of marine food and outdoor bars for those who are looking for some daytime and evening entertainment. The El Silencio and Caballeros beaches are made up of sand while Señoritas is made up of stones.
"Punta Hermosa", "Punta Negra" and "San Bartolo" are known for its residential beach resorts, restaurants and nautical clubs. These beaches usually see medium waves for surfing though there are other areas with calmer waters. These three can be located among the kilometer 36 and 51 of the south Pan-American Highway.
Do not forget to check out "Santa María" which is an aristocratic beach resort with buildings and residential areas, nautical clubs, sailing ships and yachts. The resort and sandy beaches are located among hills that attenuate the winds and bring calmer waters to their bay. This spot is located at Kilometer 52 off of the south Pan-American Highway.
"Naplo and Pucusana" (70 km - 43.5 miles) are contiguous resorts with picturesque fishermen creeks and residential areas. Beaches of very calm waters are located among hills and contain small islands in their bay. This is an ideal area for fishing both along the beach and out in the water.