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Costa Rica Surf Camp

This package is for or those who want to learn more about the art of surfing in addition to spending as much time as possible in the ocean during their stay in beautiful Costa Rica. Aguatibia Surf School will also take you out for dinner at a local restaurant to have some delicious Tico food and mingle with the locals. At the end of your stay, they will have a selection of your surf pictures that you can take home with you!


  • Daily surfing
  • 5 days surf lessons
  • 1 dinner at a local restaurant
  • Surf photos and free t-shirt
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Use of surf equipment

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate


5 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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The hostel offers dorm style rooms with bunk beds that sleep five to six people, personal lockers (bring your own lock or but one from the staff), and a private bathroom with shower. Linens are provided while towels are available for purchase. There are also two bathrooms for all to use. They also offer two private rooms. The hostel staff is on duty 24 hours.

Aguatibia Surf Camp Costa Rica Program

Aguatiibia Surf School's instructors will guide you step by step, starting by teaching you how to seek out the right surfing conditions for your skill level. You will be taught about safety, wave conditions, and equipment, followed by some warm-up exercises and pop-up practice on the beach. Then, while constantly getting feedback, you will be taught to paddle correctly, pop-up, and balance on your board.

First, they will help you learn what type and size board is right for you and teach you how to carry and handle your board in and out of the water. You will learn how to seek out the right surf conditions including tides, wind, dangers in the water, and the surf venue. Not only will you learn how to pop up properly with a good stance, but also how to catch and time your own waves to surf.

As the instructors help build your confidence so you can catch your own waves, their goal is to make the learning process fun. Just like any new sport, surfing has it’s own level of difficulty, but with good practice and concentration, everyone can learn and improve. Some people will get it in their first lesson, though for others it may take a little more practice.


As a surf instructor, Adrian is very patient, funny, supportive, and positive. He believes he has a very nice way of approaching people and understanding their needs. What he loves most about his job is when people smile and fall in love with surfing. Adrian also loves that he's always in contact with nature and get to meet so many cool people.
Andrew is patient, but more than being patient, he has learned that everyone learns in different ways, so when he teaches, he tries to adapt his own way of teaching to that individual even when he teaches in groups. In doing that, Andrew has seen amazing results in people’s surfing.
Danny is very patient with the students and he helps them with everything he is able to, in the sand and the water, and tries to make them have a good time. He also loves to help all of the students and show them the beauty of surfing.
Alfredo started surfing 13 years ago when had nothing else to do because he broke his bike and also stopped playing football. As a surf instructor, Alfredo is a perfectionist and knowledgable. What he loves most about his job is when clients say "It's so fun!".


This surf camp will take place in Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica. The hostel is just steps away from the beach. They have a clean and inviting kitchen for cooking your own food and a great living room for socializing with other people or watching movies. There is a patio with hammocks where you can relax with a good book while listening to the waves and the howler monkeys.



  • In-room safe
  • Kitchen
  • Patio


This package includes one dinner at a local restaurant with transportation, a meal, two beers, and a glass of wine included.

Things to do (optional)

  • Connect you mind, body, and soul with daily yoga classes
  • Enjoy the calm ocean water by going stand up paddling
  • Experience an exhilarating zip lining tour
  • Explore Nosara with a guided surf trip to Playa Marbella, Playa Negra, Playa Avellanas, or Witch’s Rock
  • Go horseback riding on the beach
  • Join in on a howling monkey adventure tour

Spa treatments

A 90 minutes massage session is available upon request.

What's included

  • 1 dinner at a local restaurant
  • 5 days surf lessons (maximum four students per instructor)
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 8 days surfing
  • Free Aguatibia t-shirt
  • Surf photos
  • Use of surf equipment

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Airport transfer
  • Daily meals

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at San Jose International Airport (SJC) or Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR).

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