Barra de Navidad is situated on a long peninsula that forms a natural breakwater. On the side facing the ocean, the shoreline is pretty steep, causing some fairly large waves, and makes this area a good spot for surfers. Youhave to take the lagoon cruise here. The beginning of a tour into the lagoon is at around 7:00am. If you go on this tour, it costs about 200 pesos. Make sure you bring a warm jacket because it gets quite cold on the water (I wore my heavy fleece jacket – I really needed it that morning.