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El Faro gears up to host two consecutive water contests

1st August 2013 Print

The International Windsurfing Association’s Fourth Annual Pacasmayo Classic will be held at El Faro Adventure Resort from August 25 – 31, 2013, in conjunction with the First Annual Festival Nautico at an affiliate property on Gallito Ciego Lagoon. Both the Windsurfing Slalom and Wave events are sanctioned by the International Windsurfing Association as The South American Windsurfing Championship, and sponsored by the American Windsurfing Tour, Association of Peruvian Windsurfing as well as JEEP.

Additional Festival Nautico events open to registration on Gallito Ciego Lagoon are: Standup Paddleboard, Outrigger Canoe, and the Open Water Swim.

The entry fee for the South American Windsurfing Championship is $130 USD for one event and $150 USD for both. Entry into Festival Nautico is $30 USD.

For more information, or to enter either contest, visit Male contestants are given room rates of $30 USD a night, and girls receive free accommodation and meals. Special room rates at El Faro Adventure Resort will be given for guests, friends and family of contestants.

About El Faro Adventure Resort:

Situated along the coastal desert region of Northern Peru in the small fishing village of Pacasmayo, El Faro Adventure Resort can be easily reached by bus, or Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport via commuter flight into Trujillo or Chiclayo. El Faro Resort gives adventure seekers beach access to the acclaimed “world’s longest wave,” as well as the pristine waters of Gallito Ciego Lagoon in the nearby mountain town of Cajamarca. Dining is offered onsite, with a fresh culinary menu from ceviche to lomo. A full service bar is open daily and stocked with Peru’s famous Pisco Sours, wine, spirits or beer. For more information on El Faro Adventure Resort, visit To become a fan of El Faro on Facebook, please use the following link: