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7 Days Yoga and Surf Camp in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica

  • Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica

Overview

Yoga and Surf Camp Costa Rica

Hermosa Surf Vacations is the perfect Costa Rica surf camp destination! They offer the experience in the water and hospitality on land to create the ultimate surf vacation for guests of all ages and surf skill levels. Hermosa Surf Vacations goes to great lengths to create a relaxing and memorable time for everyone. Their variety of packages includes transportation, gourmet food, beachfront accommodation, surf lessons, massages, adventure tours, and much more!

Highlights

  • 2 yoga sessions
  • Unlimited surf out front
  • Private bungalow with ocean view
  • Rides to town every day for groceries
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Airport transfers

Skill level

  • Beginner

  • Intermediate

  • Advanced

  • 6 days with instruction
  • English
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Stay less than 100 steps from the most consistent beach break in Central America in a two-bedroom and one-bath fully furnished bungalow. Each bungalow has a fully functional kitchen, air-conditioning in every room, cable television, internet, and a massive balcony.

With hundreds of miles of uncrowded surf and varied coastline, it's no secret that Costa Rica is the surf destination of Central America. HSV Surf Camp is centrally located on the sand in the Central Pacific region at the most active and consistent wave in Costa Rica. The two-bedroom private bungalows are steps away from the famous Almendro Tree at Playa Hermosa, offering miles of empty beach break peaks to choose from in either direction.

While most days right out front are for the intermediate to the experienced surfer, the inside section closer to shore will be less challenging for beginners. Other breaks within five minutes drives can safely accommodate the less experienced surfer too. With the help of a surf guide and a little local knowledge, they can get you at the comfort level you desire.

For those looking to be more adventurous, many other world-class tropical breaks are within a 30-minute drive or boat ride. Whether you are looking for a barreling reef, juicy beach break peaks, or long, mushy point break waves, they can get you there. They have all the knowledge of where to go and when, what spot works on what direction swell, and which tide is best for each location.

Board Rentals are Available at HSV Surf Camp. Whether you are a shortboarder or longboarder, and regardless of your skill level our staff will put you in the type of surf you want.

If you are unable to bring your own boards or unwilling to pay the ransom demanded of the airlines these days, they have a variety of boards to choose from, from 510 super wide epoxy retro fish twin-fins to many high-performance shortboards between 61 and 69. They even have several 96 longboards and soft-top longboards which are much more forgiving to those who are just learning to surf.

Daily surf charters

Surf boat charters are available for those hard to reach spots when the waves are firing. From unknown reefs to named breaks, we can get to spots that require a boat every day of the week. Cold drinks, beer, and snacks are provided on each half-day charter. They can even arrange a photographer to sit in the channel and take snapshots of you carving up waves if you like. Nothing better than documenting the time of your life!

Surf lessons

At HSV Surf Camp, they have the instructors with both knowledge and patience to get you surfing in no time. All instructors have decades of local and international surf experience so you will be learning from the best! Surf lessons include:

  • Board rental for the day
  • Rash guard
  • Ride to and from the beach (if not surfing out front)
  • Stoked surf instructor
  • One to two-hour lesson
  • Board and ocean safety
  • Proper body positioning on the board
  • Techniques to speed up the learning process
  • Safety instruction/things not to do
  • Two-hour lesson is USD 65 per person

This surf camp takes place in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica.

Activities
  • Massage
General
  • Balcony
  • Kitchen
Services
  • Free Wi-Fi

We also offer mini-surfs trips by land in a 4x4 air conditioned truck. Truck can accommodate 1 to 4 people.

All Surf Trips by Land Include:

A Bilingual (English and Spanish) Surf Guide with local knowledge about the Area, Surf Breaks and Conditions.

Add USD 6/person for Lunch

Add Surf Instruction to Any Trip for published rate of Instruction

Ice Cold Beverages(Includes: Cold Water, Beer, Gatorade, Sodas or Juice - 3/person)

1.5 Hours South Dominical Beach (inquire about pricing and availability)

Domical is good for intermediate to experienced surfers. Its a great tropical beachbreak with a jungle backdrop that picks up all swell directions. Countless rights and lefts on the main beach with a left point break at the south end of beach. This destination is offered only as a day trip.

3.5 Hours South World Famous Pavones (2nd longest wave discovered) (Inquire about pricing and availability)

Pavones is great for intermediate to experienced surfers. It can hold a very big swell and offer some of the longest rides on the planet. Its a left point break that has several takeoff spots. It has some sections that barrel but for the most part it is a rippable shoulder that keeps going and going. This can be offered as a day trip or overnight at one of our affiliate casitas right at Pavones (differing rates apply for accommodations which are not included in the price of this trip).

5 hours South Osa Peninsula (Inquire about pricing and availability)

3 Long right point breaks situated in one of the most magical places on earth. Works well on any south swell and is perfect for surfers of all levels. This destination is only offered as an overnight trip at one of our affiliate cabinas right at the break. (differing rates apply for accommodations which are not included in the price of this trip).

3 Hours North Playa Negra, Playa Grande, Avellanas (Inquire about pricing and availability)

Intermediate to experienced surfers recommended. All these places are left and right beach breaks with some reef. They can handle large swells and are best during the Dry Season (November May) when offshore winds prevail and North West swells are dominant. These spots offer all types of waves barrels, mushy ramps, and A-frame peaks. This also can be offered as a day trip or overnight stay at one of our affiliate casitas nearby (differing rates apply for accommodations which are not included in the price of this trip).

  • 1 daily ride to town
  • 2 yoga sessions
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Round trip airport transfer
  • Unlimited surf out front
  • Additional activities
  • Airfare
  • Meals
  • Personal expenses

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Daniel Oduber QuirĂ³s International Airport (LIR). Transfer to and from this airport is included. Hermosa Surf Vacations will pick you up from the airport.

For information about the booking conditions, please send Hermosa Surf Vacations an inquiry.

Testimonials

  • Review by Gunnar from Maryland, USA

    "Really enjoyed our stay. Took my son and his buddy for a surf week in Playa Hermosa. I was already in CR fishing in a tournament in Los Suenos when the boys arrived. Brian Engstrom the on sight manager made sure everything went smoothly with their transfer from the airport and getting set up in the Bungalow before my arrival. He was easily accessible and gave us great advice on other tours, restaurants and surf breaks. The accommodations were perfect for the three of us. No problems sleeping. Would recommend a vehicle. Great time! Felt Safe! Highly recommend! Stayed January 2015, travelled with family.."

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  • Review by Aeb from Connecticut, USA

    "We rented a bungalow for a week in Hemosa and Brian helped us arrange horseback riding and ATV tours. He also rented surfing boards. So helpful and convenient to have him on-site. Thanks Brian for all the help! Stayed December 2014, travelled with family."

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  • Review by Nick from Texas, USA

    "First, Brian arranged for us to be picked up at the airport as pre-arranged, the guy that picked us up was on-time and waited for us as the plane was late. He did not mind and was super nice. He even stopped by a store on the way to Hermosa. He came in and made sure that we were taken care of and translated for us. Kevin with Kevin's transfers was awesome.The house was spotless and on the beach front #3. Yes, the bed in the master is a little hard .but enough rum and you can sleep through anything. Highly recommend this location and this company."

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  • Review by a traveler

    "We stayed for a week in #3 and had a great vacation. The beach across the street was uncrowded and had great waves. The bungalow had everything we needed and accomodated our family of 4 just fine. Onsite managers Brian and Laura were super friendly and very helpful in arranging tours with reputable companies.The only negative was that we found the beds a bit hard, and you definitely need a car for getting to Jaco or for going out to eat or to the store. We recommend using Zuma car rental out of Jaco as they will provide airport transportation, which was a tremendous help. It was an overall great family vacation and we would stay there again."

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  • Review by a traveler from Eureka, California, USA

    "This was our third trip to Playa Hermosa and the bungalows. We obviously really enjoy it here."

    "We brought our grandson with us and he had a marvelous time. Thanks to one of Brian's boogie boards he also has a new skill! Brian and Laura are wonderful advisors on activities (be it surfing or otherwise). The bungalows offer just the right amount of amenities and warm atmosphere. We have met some lifelong friends while staying here!"

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  • Review by Carly L. from Santa Cruz, California, USA

    "We had a wonderful time staying in Bungalow 9, and the community of bungalow's we found to be very friendly and amazing. Brain and Laura were wonderful hosts and helped us with everything we needed. They made us feel welcome to their home. The house was comfortable and clean."

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Playa Hermosa Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Hermosa Surf Vacation offers the experience in the water and hospitality on land to create the ultimate Costa Rica Surf Vacation for guests of all ages and surf skill levels

Speaks English

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7 days / 6 nights

Low season
  • August 1 - December 14

 

High season
  • December 15 - July 31

 

Holiday season
  • One week before and one week after Easter
  • Thanksgiving week
  • December 22 - January 5

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