6 Days Budget All-Level Kitesurfing Surf Camp in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

6 Days Budget All-Level Kitesurfing Surf Camp in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

  • Blue Dream Costa Rica, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica

Affordable Surf Camp in Costa Rica

With Blue Dream Costa Rice, get ready to experience a one-of-a-kind kitesurfing with an experienced guide. They provide all of the services a kiter deserve. This affordable package is sure friendly to your wallet. You do not need to worry about the accommodation, gears, and of course, the lesson. Pack your bag, and get ready to kitesurf with Blue Dream Costa Rica.

Highlights

  • 5 hours of lessons
  • All-level kitesurfing lessons
  • Free use of kitesurfing gears during lessons
  • IKO certified instructors
  • 3 daily tasty meals
  • 5 nights' lodging
  • 5 days with instruction
  • Italian, Spanish, English
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You will be staying in a standard room at Blue Dream Kitesurfing Resort that has a beautiful ocean view and is surrounded by trees and plants.

Facilities

  • Private bathroom with hot water
  • Big terrace with deck chairs
  • Double bed or 2 single beds
  • Free fast internet Wi-Fi connection

During this surf camp you can join up to 3 programs of kitesurfing lessons. The private lessons are described as follows.

1st lesson (land lesson)

  • Controlling a trainer kite on the beach
  • Understanding the wind, taking off, landing, flight technique, basic steering, simulation of water starts, and get going
  • Setting up gear and safety advises
  • Controlling a small inflatable kite with shorter lines close to the water

This first lesson of body dragging in the water will be accompanied by an instructor. These lessons will be done up to 3 hours.

2nd lesson (body dragging)

  • Flight techniques in the water with 4 or 5 lines inflatable kites
  • Launching and landing the kite
  • Body dragging with and without the instructor
  • Controlling the kite with one hand
  • Upwind body dragging to recover the board
  • Safety
  • Kite water launch
  • Approach to the board

During this second lesson, you will have a demo of the water start by the instructor and water start with the board. This lesson will be done up to 3 hours.

3rd lesson (water start)

  • Water start of the student
  • Discussion about sailing (start and return with the board in linear sailing)
  • First rides with the board
  • Self-rescue technique

This lesson will be done up to 3 hours

Please note that the use of kitesurfing gears is included during the lessons only. When the students achieve a level that allows them to practice independently, then, they can rent gear for extra price. Before renting a gear, it is highly recommended that a student takes more than five hours of lessons. Extra lessons are available for 45 USD per hour.

  • Nicola

    Nicola introduced kiteboarding to Bahia Salinas in 2000 when he discovered this windy paradise and he decided to dedicate his life to this sport, teaching, and making people happy. He is experienced, patient, and ready to help. By giving advises, you’ll see him taking care of the guests at the kite beach, at the resort, and during kite surfing in the bay. Another of his passions is photography, so you’ll see him ready to capture your vacation at the beach in a professional way.

  • Mauricio

    Mauricio is the best local kitesurfer in Bahia Salinas. He loves to jump super high and he is always ready to assist beginner kiters at the kite beach. He has been working for the last years with the Blue Dream Costa Rica team. He guarantees the safety of the clients.

  • Stan

    Stan worked in Australia for one of the biggest schools as a teacher for a season and became one of the managers of the school. At the second season, he was the main manager of the school. He has also worked as kitesurfing instructor for a season in Fiji, Zanzibar, and New Zealand. He also does paddle board tours. His experience includes working for 2 seasons in a Belizean adventure company. He is now teaching kitesurfing and taking groups out on tours as well as guiding people on class 2 and 3 rivers white water kayaking.

This kitesurfing surf camp will take place in a more convenient spot at Copal beach that features the more upwind and safer area, as well as launching and landing spot with high tide. They have the only spot at the beach without the necessity to walk with the kite gear. The beach is 600 feet long with flat water at the reef for freestyle. This beach has 4 to 5-feet high wind waves and the downwind of this kite beach is good for wave riding.

Nearby Places

  • Bolaños Island, 1.5 miles
  • Hospital and private clinics - 1 hour by car

During this camp, you will be served three daily tasty meals. Meals included in the price are up to a certain amount that include one meal and one drink. So, eventually, there is a difference in the price if you would like to have some additional meals or drinks.

  • 4-wheel drive tour
  • City sightseeing
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Horseback riding
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Stand up paddle boarding
  • Zip lining
  • 5 hours’ kitesurfing lessons
  • 5 nights’ accommodation
  • 3 daily meals
  • Use of kitesurfing gears during lessons
  • Additional use of kitesuring gears
  • Extra lessons
  • Room upgrade

Driving directions from San Jose International Airport (SJC)

  • First, you have to take the Panamerican Highway (#1) and drive north towards Peñas Blancas (the name of the Costa Rica and Nicaragua border).
  • Pass through Liberia (3-hour drive) and then you’ll get to La Cruz in 40 minutes, the last town before the border.
  • After that, take a left turn to Bahia Salinas, it's the only road the goes to the beaches.
  • Finally, drive a couple of kilometers on a paved road and the last 9 kilometers on a unpaved road until the Blue Dream Hotel is seen. It's located on the left of the road (there are several signs on the way).

Driving directions from Liberia

  • First, drive to the first police check.
  • After that, turn left towards Cuajiniquil. You’ll arrive in there in 10 minutes.
  • Follow the paved road towards Bahia Salinas.
  • Drive to the intersection with the unpaved road coming from La Cruz and you’ll be only 2 kilometers away from the Blue Dream.

Arrival by airplane

It is recommended to arrive at Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR) in Liberia. You can easily be picked up and dropped off with a private transportation for 95 USD each way. You can also take a local bus but it takes time because you need to change it in Liberia and then in La Cruz (3 to 4 hours' travel).

You can also arrive at San Jose's main airport, Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO). If you arrive at this airport, you should arrange your own travel to Blue Dream Costa Rica by taking a 4.5 hours’ bus travel or 3.5 hours’ self-drive to Bahia Salinas.

Arrival by bus

The bus station named in San José is called San Carlos. You can also wait for the bus in Alajuela at La Radial bus station. It arrives around 30 to 40 minutes after its departure from San José and you can put your kite gear underneath the bus.

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 15 days before the arrival date.

Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica

Established in 2000, Blue Dream Costa Rica is the first kiteboarding school in Central America. Their mission is to create kiteboarders with certified instructors following the IKO standards.

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