Surfing in Costa Rica is an exhilarating and unmatched experience that ignites a fiery passion within any wave enthusiast. With its breathtaking beaches, powerful swells, and warm tropical waters, this Central American paradise creates the perfect playground for both beginners and seasoned surfers alike. Imagine paddling out into crystal-clear turquoise waves under the watchful gaze of lush rainforest-lined shores, feeling the adrenaline surge through your veins as you catch that epic barrel.  So pack your board, stoke up your spirit, and immerse yourself in the pure joy of riding nature’s liquid playground in this tropical haven where adventure meets perfection.

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The Tamarindo Film Festival 2024

  PRESS RELEASE   Tamarindo International Surf Film Festival Returns in 2024: Celebrating Surf Culture,  Conservation, and Community  The Tamarindo International [...]

Discovering Costa Rica’s Coolest Bohemian Surfing Towns

Searching for the ultimate Bohemian surf town in Costa Rica – it's like trying to find the perfect wave: elusive, [...]

Surf’s Up! From Gnarly to Gentle: Surf Waves Decoded

Surf's up, wave riders! Let's talk about the gnarly world of surf waves. You know, those watery rollercoasters that make [...]

Playa Hermosa Jacó Costa Rica Surf Spot

Playa Hermosa Jacó: While Costa Rica has several beaches named Playa Hermosa, only one is home to the most powerful [...]

Unlocking Costa Rica’s Lesser-Known Surf Destinations

Costa Rica's Hidden Surf Sanctuaries: Waves Worth the Journey When it comes to surfing, Costa Rica needs no introduction. While [...]

The Onshore Winds and Their Seasonal Influence on Surfing in Costa Rica

In the heart of Costa Rica's vibrant landscape, the Papagayo winds stand as a defining natural wonder, especially prominent in [...]

Mastering the Waves: A Comprehensive Guide to Surfing for Beginners

Embarking on the journey of surfing can be exhilarating, yet demanding. As newcomers to this sport, it's essential to grasp [...]

Costa Rica Surf Safari: Discovering the Best Breaks and Beach Towns

Riding the Pura Vida Waves: Your Comprehensive Guide to Surfing in Costa Rica Costa Rica, a paradise of stunning landscapes [...]

Caldera’s Hidden Gem: El Hoyo Beach – Surfing and Serenity Awaits

Explore El Hoyo Beach in Caldera: A Surfer's Paradise Welcome to El Hoyo Beach, a hidden gem in the picturesque [...]

Bodyboarding Sport: More Fun than a Barrel of Sea Monkeys

Hey there, all you water enthusiasts, young and the young at heart! Picture this - diving headfirst into the rollicking, [...]

Catch the Perfect Wave: Exploring Costa Rica’s Top 5 Surf Beaches

Embarking on an Exhilarating Surfing Odyssey: The 5 Best Surf Beaches in Costa Rica   Welcome, fellow surf enthusiast, to [...]

Types of Stretches for Surfing: Enhancing Your Surfing Experience through Optimal Flexibility

As we delve deep into the world of surfing, a fantastic sport that not only rejuvenates your mind but keeps [...]

Importance of Stretching before Surfing

Surfing is more than just a sport; it’s an exhilarating experience that offers an escape from the daily grind. However, [...]

Why Can’t I Stand Up on My Surfboard? I Want to Be Cool

A Beginner Trying to Surf the Waves of Costa Rica The Dream of Surfing (Without Falling)  "CLICK HERE and LEARN [...]

Discover the Caribbean Coast’s Surfing Paradise

The captivating land of Costa Rica is a paradise for surf aficionados. While many are drawn to its Pacific charm, [...]

Where the Caribbean Whispers and Surfers Dance

In the heart of Costa Rica's cerulean shore, Where the Caribbean whispers tales of yore, There a surfer stands, his [...]

Surfing with the Moon: Understanding Tides and Waves

The moon phases play a significant role in the sport of surfing, as they directly influence the tides and ocean [...]

Leilani McGonagle’s Remarkable Surfing Journey: Wallex US Open to EDP Vissla Pro

Costa Rica's Leilani McGonagle enjoyed a dream run through the Wallex US Open of Surfing presented by Pacifico, taking down some [...]

Post-Surfing Massage Benefits: Rejuvenate Your Body After Surfing

Surfing is exhilarating, but it can take a toll on your body. The waves, the sun, and the wind combine [...]

Thrilling Surf Competition Draws Adaptive Surfers and Parasurfers from Around the World

Costa Rica's Central Pacific attracted more than 65 elite adaptive surfers and parasurfers from 20 countries to compete in the [...]

The Allure of Surfing PAVONES

Nestled on the shores of Southern Costa Rica in the province of Puntaranas, the magnificent surf spot known as PAVONES [...]

Sam Reidy And Coral Wiggins: 2023 National Surf Circuit Open Champions

National Surf Circuit Open Championship: Sam Reidy and Coral Wiggins Crowned Champions Following a four-year hiatus, the 2023 return of [...]

A Surfing Vacation in Costa Rica

If you're a surfing enthusiast, Costa Rica should be at the top of your list for your next vacation. With [...]

Sam Reidy and Coral Wiggins Win Open in the O’Neill Cup Dominical Pro

In a weekend with excellent waves, more than 160 athletes and their companions from all over the country visited Dominical [...]


Overview So, have you ever heard of kitesurfing or kiteboarding? These adrenaline-pumping water sports involve using a board to ride [...]

The Diversity of Surf Locations

Costa Rica is a renowned surfing destination, with plenty of options suited for surfers of all levels. The best time [...]

Brisa Hennessy Becomes First Costa Rican Surfer to Qualify for Paris 2024 Olympics

Great news for surfers and sports fans alike! Brisa Hennessy has made history by becoming the first Costa Rican surfer [...]

Robert August Feature: The Endless Summer Lifestyle

Robert August Feature: The Endless Summer Lifestyle:  Robert August's effortless ease and relaxed style make for a true longboarder. Pair [...]

Tamarindo International Surf Film Festival

Jerry Hirsch and Friends, with programing from the Florida Surf Film Festival, and the generous support of TRIO Tamarindo for [...]

Surf Photographer Santa Teresa

Since 2008, Mor has provided the highest-quality surf photography and drone video for the region of Santa Teresa. Contact her [...]

Rip Current Caution

Rip currents are the leading surf hazard for all beachgoers. They are particularly dangerous for weak or non-swimmers. Rip current [...]

Riding on the Right Board

Surfboard Shopping Guide. Experienced surfers work with their shaper to come up with just the right board or boards to [...]

What Makes a Good Surf Spot?

What makes a good surf spot? Any non-surfer might think it’s ridiculous how surfers group together fighting for the same [...]

James Foxx surfing photographs 2023 part 1

James Foxx is a passionate Costa Rican soul whose Tico birth name is Jaime Abarca. From the time he was [...]

Surf Adventure: The Road and Swell Point South

Surf Adventure Surf Trek with CHE: When the Road and Swell Point South.  I woke at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and [...]

ConnectOcean: Swim Safe Costa Rica

Costa Rica, a picturesque realm nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, unfolds over 800 miles of bewitching [...]