Surfing Naples, Santa Barbara
Naples is a secluded right reef break just north of Goleta (see map below). Life most of the waves in this area, it takes a solid west swell to get going. But even
when the waves aren’t pumping, Naples is a peaceful place to paddle out and enjoy the rural area that was almost developed into a housing community.
Access to Naples is somewhat restricted; you’ll need to park along the 101 and walk about 10 minutes to the beach, across private farmland. The other option is to walk north from Haskel’s beach on a low-tide (there is no beach on a high-tide).
Chances are, if there are waves at Naples, there are better waves nearby.
Map of Naples surf spot in Santa Barbara
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