El Barco Beach is yet another of the famous coastal settings located in Uruguay. This beachfront site located in the city of La Pedrera is very popular with the surfing community because of the ferocious waves that pound along the coast. Here you can experience the bright sunshine, refreshingly crisp ocean breezes and the heart pounding excitement of "riding the big waves" all in one single day.
This beach in La Predera is located just a short drive away from the shores of El Desplayado beach. In fact many visitors will visit both of the beaches in a single day. This South American beach has an ideal environment that appeals to top surfers with wind, waves and rocks that magnify the ferocity and speed of the water as it crashes against the shoreline.
The tall, powerful ocean waves provide surfers with some spectacular opportunities to hone their skills and the waves provide plenty of thrills and excitement for spectators as well. It is well known that only the more experienced surfers should dare tempt the power of the waves at El Barco. If you are just a beginner in this sport then the fierce waves and winds could be too daunting. There are always many spectators who will be watching the action and picking up valuable surfing tips from the safer vantage of the shore.
Swimming and surfing are always popular sports at the Beach in La Pedrera, but visitors can also discover the fun of fishing. If you are planning a trip to El Barco Beach or any of the other Uruguay beaches you may want to ask about a boat charter that will let you enjoy an exciting day out in the ocean where you can try your luck at hooking a marlin or sailfish. In fact there are a number of different fish that can be caught while you are visiting El Barco Beach. You may even want to fish in the surf instead of traveling by boat to an offshore location.
There are many hotels, apartments and beachfront huts that can be rented by vacationing tourists.
It is often a good idea to make your reservations early because during the peak season the best lodging accommodations are chosen quickly.
Although there are many different restaurants, cafes and nightclubs that are located close to the shores of this beach you will still be able to enjoy a relaxing stay.
You can walk along long expanses of shoreline and enjoy solitude, dance the night away at a popular club or pack a picnic lunch and hike to the top of a seaside cliff. No matter what activities you prefer to experience El Barco Beach is a place where adventure and fun are all waiting to be shared.