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'''Máncora''' is a small beachtown smack on the PanAmericana at the [[Peru|Peruvian]] [[Northern Coast (Peru)|Northern coast]].
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During holidays people come all the way from Lima to spend their holidays at the beach. It turns in a real partytown with bars competing for the loudest music day and night and a overcrowded beach.
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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Due to it's location on the PanAmericana it's easy to catch a bus south as far as [[Lima]] and north to [[Tumbes]] or even to [[Guayaquil]] in [[Ecuador]].
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The busstation is located 4 blocks north of the main tourist area. You can walk or take a mototaxi for s/. 1.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
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Most of the bars, restaurants and hotels are clustered on two blocks along the PanAmericana.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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* Huge waves break along the beach during December and January, making for good '''surfing'''. Some surfshops won't rent out boards during this time, afraid it won't come back as one part.
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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There are lots of restaurants, most of them serving seafood.
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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If you don't mind loud music there should be enough bars to still your thurst.
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
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During holidays it can be hard if not impossible to find accomodation. Most of the accomodation is located next the bars, making them very noisy.
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==Stay Safe==
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Be carefull for pickpocketeers.
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The current in sea can be dangerously strong.
  
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
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Revision as of 22:12, 3 January 2006

Máncora is a small beachtown smack on the PanAmericana at the Peruvian Northern coast.

During holidays people come all the way from Lima to spend their holidays at the beach. It turns in a real partytown with bars competing for the loudest music day and night and a overcrowded beach.

Get in

Due to it's location on the PanAmericana it's easy to catch a bus south as far as Lima and north to Tumbes or even to Guayaquil in Ecuador.

The busstation is located 4 blocks north of the main tourist area. You can walk or take a mototaxi for s/. 1.

Get around

Most of the bars, restaurants and hotels are clustered on two blocks along the PanAmericana.

See

Do

  • Huge waves break along the beach during December and January, making for good surfing. Some surfshops won't rent out boards during this time, afraid it won't come back as one part.

Buy

Eat

There are lots of restaurants, most of them serving seafood.

Drink

If you don't mind loud music there should be enough bars to still your thurst.

Sleep

During holidays it can be hard if not impossible to find accomodation. Most of the accomodation is located next the bars, making them very noisy.

Stay Safe

Be carefull for pickpocketeers.

The current in sea can be dangerously strong.

Get out

{{isIn|Northern_Coast_(Peru)]]

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