How come you dont hear more about Ecuador and what a great surf location this is???
Warm water, lefts and rights, point breaks, reef breaks and great beach breaks for all levels of surf -and NO CROWDS.
Its one of the safest and friendliest countries in South America and uses american dollar$ as their currency.
Check out << URL removed >> , they are absolutley amazing! They will provide you with a surf guide with impeccable english, great 4x4 cars, accomodations right on the beach in front of waves. They will drive you to whatever spot that is perfect for you and you are alone, not mixed into any bigger groups, just you and whoever you plan to go on your surftrip with.
Food is great! Here you can get a huge lobster meal for 5-10 bucks...
Best time to go is between nov-april!