Located near Matapalo and Backwash Bay, is Pan Dulce, yet another fabulous surfing location in Costa Rica. The waves here are world class and are suitable for the experienced surfers out there. Here you will find point breaks which peak on the right and provide powerful rides of between 100 to 300 meters in length. If you are lucky enough to visit Pan Dulce on a good day you could be riding those waves for up to 500 meters.
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The best swell direction is from the south and surfing is on all tides. The waves here can reach heights of up to and over 12 feet making for great surfing conditions. It is a popular destination for surfers but sharp rocks and sharks can provide added dangers so it is probably better left to the experts.
The nearest town to Pan Dulce is Puerto Jimenez and if you are not crazy about surfing there are plenty of other activities nearby such as fishing, kayaking, and hiking which you can turn your hand to.