Costa Rica: Surfing

Where the sun always shines

Costa Rica is the surfing capital and attracts wave seekers from around the globe. With crystal-clear waters, choppy and unpredictable currents and more sun than you could possibly wish for – it’s no surprise surfing holidays in Costa Rica are such commonplace. The 800-plus miles of shoreline divided between the Caribbean and Pacific coasts offer excellent waves for both beginner and seasoned surfers. Beach and point breaks, reefs and river mouth runs – there's always fabulous surf somewhere in Costa Rica. The waves are never far away, and getting to them is half the fun. Many beaches are located just a few hours’ drive from San Jose, making it easy to plunge your board into the water on the same day you arrive. Surf lessons are offered in the country’s major surf destinations, including Tamarindo, Jaco and Dominical. Wet suits are unnecessary, and boards and other surfing gear are widely available to rent or buy also.

Surfing holidays can also be a family activity and such is the popularity of it in Costa Rica, you will find English surfing schools as well as the generic Spanish ones. Surfing from the likes of Santa Teresa and Ollies Point, surf holidays in Costa Rica offer an enjoyable water sport and family fun which suits all levels of surfer. Such is the idyllic location of Costa Rica for surfing, that it is pretty much perfect to go anytime of the year in what will prove to be an enjoyable holiday. Book online or from your travel agent.