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Surf Camp Costa Rica for All Levels

Costa Kite is located in the breathtaking Salinas Bay, one of the top kitesurf beaches in Costa Rica. The place is famous for its consistent strong winds which make it perfect for kiteboarding. With Costa Kite, you will learn much faster, easier, and safer. They commit to the highest teaching and safety standards in all of their services, including lessons, rentals, gear sales, and instructor training courses. You will have unforgettable kitesurfing lessons from the professional and friendly instructors!


  • 3 kitesurfing sessions
  • Water and board control lessons
  • Flying skills, kite control, and safety theory
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Certified instructors
  • Daily breakfast

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced


3 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: French, Spanish, English
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During your surfing holiday, you will stay for 3 nights in a dorm or private room at a kitehouse. The place is located right on the beach. It is an ideal choice for travelers who want to stay with other riders and close to teachers and the kitesurfing school. You can also enjoy the fantastic facilities such as swimming pool, restaurant, pool table, and ping-pong. It is a choice for those nature lovers willing to enjoy the amazing Bahia Salinas views.

Costa Rica Surf Vacation and Kiteboarding Program

Costa Kite’s kiteboarding program includes basic flying skills, kite control and safety theory, and water and board control. Each program has some steps that will be taught to you by the instructors.

Basic flying skills

  • Spot selection
  • Equipment introduction
  • Free flying the kite
  • Wind window theory
  • First kite fly at the edge of wind window
  • Wind window checkpoints
  • 8’s at the edge of wind window
  • 8’s at the power zone edge of wind window
  • One hand piloting

Kite control and safety

  • Setup an inflatable 4-line kite
  • Introduction to the features and safety systems
  • Quick release and bar recovery demonstration and practice
  • First practice with a power kite
  • Specific exercises at the edge of wind window
  • Learn and practice to launch
  • Water priority rules
  • Water relaunch
  • Body drag introduction
  • Body drag edge of the wind window static
  • Body drag edge of the wind window 8’s
  • Body drag one hand
  • Body drag power zone
  • Body drag board recovery

Water start and board control

  • Landing and launching with an assistant practice
  • Board preparation
  • Water start theory
  • Water start maneuver
  • Water start
  • Self-rescue
  • First ride
  • Controlled navigation
  • Turning maneuver
  • Navigation in any direction


Fernando Toscano
Fernando Toscano has been kiting since 2003 and teaching for the last 3 years in a professional way. He has decided to dedicate his life to this amazing sport which is his passion. He loves the aprés kite sessions with friends, students, and other kiters.
Sebastian Spielmann
In his free time, Sebastian loves to do others sports like SUP, running, and hiking. He loves nature and enjoys it. Bahia Salinas is his favorite spot because he can find a great variety of nature.


Kiteboarding school Costa Kite is located at the beautiful bay of Salinas, northwest of Costa Rica on the Pacific Ocean. It is a perfect location for kiteboarding.

Nearby places

  • Liberia International Airport (LIR), 70 kilometers
  • La Cruz, 5 kilometers


During your stay, you will enjoy daily breakfast served in the hotel.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Kite trip
  • Standup paddling

What's included

  • 3 days private kitesurfing lessons
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast

What's not included

  • Kiteboarding gear, wetsuit, harness, and helmet

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

There are two international airports close to Bahia Salinas in Costa Rica near to Costa Kite. You can book your flight to the recommended Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR) which is only 1 hour away, or to Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) in San Jose which is 5 hours away.

Arrival by bus

Once you arrive at Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR), you can catch the bus into the town of Liberia (10 kilometers). Then, catch another bus to La Cruz (60 kilometers) and, finally, take a bus to Costa Kite, Playa Copal (11 kilometers).

If you are from San Jose, you can get a taxi to themes station and take Deldu Bus to La Cruz that will take you around 6 hours. After that, take a bus to Costa Kite, Playa Copal (11 kilometers).

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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Please note that this package is not available for Christmas.


Pricing information

Costa Kite offers extension option which costs 45 USD per night in a private single room, 37 USD per night per person in a private double room with breakfast, and 25 USD per night in a shared room with breakfast.

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