Top things to do

Beach in Pacasmayo

Puemape

This clean beach, accessed by a spur road south of the town of San Pedro de Lloc, has a fine long left break and has become a popular spot for those in the know. While the small village here is a bit of a ghost town…
Ruins in Pacasmayo

Pacatnamú

A few kilometers north of Pacasmayo, just before the village of Guadalupe, a track leads toward the ocean and the little-visited ruins of Pacatnamú, a large site that was inhabited by the Gallinazo, Moche and Chimú …
Pier in Pacasmayo

Muelle Pacasmayo

What was once the longest pier in Peru has a storied history. Constructed between 1870 and 1874, it initially clocked in at a whopping 743.4m in length. Today it stands at around 500m after a chunk was swept out to …
International in Pacasmayo

Restaurante Pastimar

Serving a wide menu of Peruvian and international dishes, including risottos, pizzas and burgers, this popular place beneath a busy hostel is a good bet for a meal when many of the other places around town are close…