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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Wave Hunters: Discover the Best Times and Places for Surfing in Costa Rica

Costa Rica, a coveted surfing destination, offers some of the most impressive waves across its diverse coastlines. With distinct surf [...]

Federation Surf Competition Report for May

The surfer from Santa Teresa, Sebas Schneider, filled the beach of his community with emotions on the last weekend of [...]

Tailored Tides: Matching Your Surfboard to Your Skills, Size, and Surf

Determining what kind of surfer you are and the appropriate type of surfboard depends on several factors including your ability [...]

Playa Guiones, Nosara Costa Rica Surf Spot

Playa Guiones is a harmonious and eco-conscious beach community midway down the Nicoya Peninsula in the province of Guanacaste. Famed [...]

Flying on Water: The Thrill of Hydrofoil Surfing in Costa Rica

Hydrofoil surfing in Costa Rica is a relatively new trend, taking the nation's love for surfing to new, almost literal [...]

Surf Spots – Playa Negra

Photos: Emiliano Ras Eye Art Photo Playa Negra is a world-renowned surf spot and Guanacaste’s most famous reef break. Featured [...]

Surf Spot – Playa Dominical

Playa Dominical could be called the Mini-Tamarindo of Costa Rica’s South Pacific zone. It offers not only waves of all [...]

Three More Costa Ricans Qualify for Olympics

Costa Rican athlete Daniela Rojas Gutierrez climbed 8 places in the world ranking, so she is now in the Olympic [...]

My Best Surfing Day at Playa Grande Costa Rica

Surfing at Playa Grande, Costa Rica: A Day to Remember   It was one of those mornings at Playa Grande [...]

Catching Dreams: The Unmatched Surf of Playa Negra

Riding the waves at Playa Negra is an experience unlike any other. Nestled on Costa Rica's sun-drenched Pacific coast, this [...]

Costa Rican’s Shine at 2024 World Surfing Games in Puerto Rico

2024 World Surfing Games, where some of the world's best surfers come together to showcase their talent in an exciting [...]

Esterillos Oeste and the Enigmatic Mermaid

She's Coming Back Big Time: March 2024 Update by Britt Nelson On the night of last August 4th, during a [...]

Bob Rides Again: A Sunburnt Saga of Surfing Snafus in Jaco

Bob's Comedic Capers: Epic Wipeouts and Lobster Looks in Jaco   Imagine Jaco, Costa Rica, where the sun pours its [...]

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 [...]

Santa Teresa

Playa Santa Teresa is located on the southern cusp of the Nicoya Peninsula, an area internationally revered as a Blue [...]

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 [...]

Jacó Surf Spot Costa Rica

Jacó is a haven for backpackers, party animals, and surfers alike on the central Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Sure, [...]

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 [...]

Surf Spot Boca Barranca

The Boca: Surf Spot Boca Barranca is Costa Rica’s second-longest wave, sometimes up to a  kilometer  in length. It is [...]