Welcome to SALINA CRUZ SURF CAMP located in Oaxaca Mexico. We are an adventure surfing outpost located next to the world's best right hand sand point breaks. The base camp, also know as "Casa El Mirador" was established in 1999 as the areas first surf camp and is still 100% locally owned and operated. Located on one of the highest hills in Salina, the camp provides a 360 degree view of the areas waves, city and mountains. With proven local knowledge & top level guides we invite you to come experience some of the best surf, food and culture that Mexico has to offer... the wave of your life is right around the corner!
Salina cruz is port city in southeast Mexico in the State of Oaxaca and is located a few hours south of Huatulco and Puerto Escondido. Once a fishing port that gave shelter to boats in various cooperatives, has now turned into Oaxaca's most important industrial center. In recent years, it also has started to be know internationally for it's world-class waves!
The airport is located 2 hours from Salina Cruz in the beautiful city of Huatulco. Between Salina Cruz and Huatulco there are around 17 surf spots. The area is also know for very good fishing and diving do to its crystal clear water and abundant sea life including tuna, mahi mahi, turtles and dolphins. The climate during the surf season can be hot and humid with air temperatures in the low 90’s F - 32 C and with water temperatures running right around perfect.
STEP 1: PASSPORT & MEXICO CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Getting here is not too complicated. Your first step is to have a valid passport to enter Mexico City International Airport (MEX) . If you are flying domestic throughout Mexico this will be super straight forward. If you are flying from North America, get yourself to one following airports and then go from there: Los Angles (LAX) Dallas (DAL) Orlando (MCO) Miami (MIA) Atlanta (ATL) Vancouver (YVR ) New York (JFK), all which have direct flights to Mexico City. If you are flying from South America, most major capital cities will also have direct flights.
STEP 2: MEXICO CITY TO HUATULCO
Once in Mexico City you will need to take one more short flight. Your final destination, Huatulco International Airport (HUX) is a 1 hour and 10 minute flight from Mexico City, and has 3 to 5 flights a day from various airlines. It's newly renovated and pretty darn nice actually! Check airlines below for direct flights.
STEP 3: FINAL LEG - LOAD UP WITH DRIVER
Just touched down, time to grab your boards and gear and head towards the exit of the airport. Your driver will be waiting for you out front with a sign, can't miss him. Hit the gas station across from the airport for beverages and snacks. Next stop, the legendary waves of Salina Cruz.