Huacho: the place to be to practice water sports.


Published in El Comercio
Translated and adapted by Natasha Clay

La Encantada lagoon is just 10 minutes from the center of Huacho and is the perfect place to enjoy tubing and flyboarding.

Huacho is a tourist destination known for its peaceful beaches and varied gastronomy but in addition, this northern district is great for practicing and enjoying water sports that will awaken your adventurous side.

At kilometer 146 of the Panamericana Norte, you can find La Encantada lagoon just 10 minutes from the center of Huacho. This relaxing place is surrounded by extensive vegetation and has ideal waters for flyboarding and tubing.

In the case that you want to try flyboarding, you will have to place your feet into boots connected to a hose and do your best to balance. The cost of trying this sport is S/100.00 for half an hour. With tubing, the cost is S/65.00.

Likewise in the lagoon, you can enjoy traditional water sports such as kayaking and quads.



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Natasha Clay

Natasha grew up in a suburb of Chicago and moved to Peru two years ago and studied Bilingual Administrative Assistance and General Management at the British Academy. In her spare time she loves to be with family and her maltese, Maya.