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7 Day Deluxe Adventure Week and Surf Camp in Tamarindo, Guanacaste

La Oveja Negra Tamarindo Surf Camp, Tamarindo, 50309, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

The Most Adventurous Costa Rica Surf Camp

Beginner difficulty
Instruction in English
Maximum 4 participants
Breakfast & lunch included
Airport transfer available

Explore the best adventures of Costa Rica while learning and improving your surfing skills! La Oveja Negra will customize your surfing lessons based on your current skill level. You will also experience the best adventure around including ATV in the mountains, ziplining on a volcano, river tubing, hot springs, and a sunset cruise with snorkeling! The staffs are friendly multilingual to help make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. You are going to have the best experience at La Oveja Negra Surf Club.

Meet the instructors

Manfred "Fifo" Gomez
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Highlights

  • 7 surfing lessons
  • 1 surf trip to Playa Avellanas
  • Surfboard and rash guard use
  • Guachipelin volcano adventure combo
  • Sunset cruise and ATV mountain tour
  • Professional certified surf instructor
  • 6 nights' accommodation
  • Breakfasts

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Styles


5 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: Spanish
Group size: Maximum of 4 participants
Airport transfer available:
Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (US$30 per person)
Airport transfer available:
Juan Santamaría International Airport (US$55 per person)
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
15:00
Check-out Time:
11:00

Facilities

  • Hot spring
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Bar
  • Café
  • Concierge desk
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen
  • Lobby
  • Lounge
  • Luggage room / storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Picnic area
  • Restaurant
  • Board rental
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry
  • Tour assistance
  • Outdoor shower

You will be staying at La Oveja Tamarindo Hostel, Surf Camp and Restaurant. The amenities include pool, outdoor patio, bar, restaurant, security, lockers, laundry service, air conditioning, full kitchen, free coffee, free Wi-Fi, and non smoking rooms. On any night, you will find travelers from all over the world having the time of their lives. Come find out why everyone is raving about the Legendary Oveja of Tamarindo, Costa Rica

The accommodations are available are:

-Dorm Rooms with Shared Bathroom

  • Air Conditioning
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared living room with smart TV
  • Free coffee all day

-Poolside Deluxe Private Room with Private Bathroom

  • 2 king size beds
  • Air Conditioning
  • Flat-screen TV with cable
  • Hot water
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared living room with smart TV
  • Free coffee all day

Program

Day 1

  • Arrival to La Oveja Negra surf camp - welcome drink!

Day 2

  • Surf lesson

Review surf basics such as paddling, popping up, and stance. Assessment of current surf ability to create a custom surf lesson plan.

Day 3

  • Guachipelin adventure volcano combo

The best all day adventure combo on Rincon de la Vieja Volcano that includes ziplining, horseback riding, river tubing, full buffet lunch, hot springs, and volcanic mud bath. From 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Day 4

  • Surf lesson

Improving on the basics (popping up, paddling, stance) and introduction to reading waves.

Day 5

  • Surf lesson

Learning to read waves and be able to paddle into them effectively. Stance, board position, and balance improved. Intro to surf etiquette and safety.

  • Sunset Cruise

An amazing sunset cruise from Tamarindo, you’ll set sail for the afternoon on an 80-foot Schooner with open bar, live music, snorkeling and swimming. The boat has large bean bag chairs so that you can get comfortable while servers bring you amazing food and drinks the entire afternoon until sunset. From 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Day 6

  • Surf trip to Avellanas with lesson and professional surf photos

Check out a more intermediate surf spot in Guanacaste and put everything you’ve learned into practice on some bigger waves.

Day 7

  • Surf lesson

Practice reading waves and taking them on your own, with the support and guidance of your instructor, as well as an introduction to turning on waves.

  • 2-hour ATV mountain tour

Included excursions

Guachipelin Adventure Volcano Combo

This is the best all day adventure combo on Rincon de la Vieja Volcano that includes ziplining, horseback riding, river tubing, full buffet lunch, hot springs, and volcanic mud bath. It will be from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Sunset Cruise

During this amazing sunset cruise from Tamarindo, you’ll set sail for the afternoon on an 80-foot Schooner with open bar, live music, snorkeling and swimming. The boat has large bean bag chairs so that you can get comfortable while servers bring you amazing food and drinks the entire afternoon until sunset. It will last from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

2 Hour ATV Mountain Tour

Riding an ATV ride off-road gives you the ultimate opportunity to see the forest surrounding Tamarindo, as well as the chance to see native wildlife such as monkeys, iguanas, and many birds. You will also see incredible views of the coastline including secluded, pristine beaches.

Instructors

Manfred "Fifo" Gomez

Location

La Oveja Negra is in the best location of Tamarindo. Tamarindo, Costa Rica is a world-renowned surf location, made famous for the movie "The Endless Summer". There are almost always great waves, but not too big, perfect for those who are just learning to surf.

Features

Activities

  • Boating
  • Horse riding
  • Hot spring
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Zip lining

General

  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Bar
  • Barbeque facilities
  • Beach
  • Café
  • Concierge desk
  • Dining area
  • Hammock
  • Kitchen
  • Lobby
  • Lounge
  • Luggage room / storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Picnic area
  • Restaurant
  • Patio

Services

  • Board rental
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Laundry

Food

La Oveja Negra offers the best Mexican and international cuisine in Tamarindo! Since 2005, La Oveja Negra has been a place in Tamarindo for friends, family, and travelers from all over the world. Come any day of the week and find a great time. Hang out, get some delicious tacos, see great local musicians, and play some pool or foosball. There is a promo of "2 for 1 Cocktails" all day with your meal!

Favorite Breakfast Dishes

  • Ham and cheese croissants
  • Yogurt and granola with fruit

Lunch and Dinner Favorites

  • Tuna tacos
  • Shrimp chalupas
  • Steak quesadilla
  • Stuffed chicken
  • Loaded nachos

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

The following drinks are included:

  • Water
  • Coffee
  • Soda

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

  • Vegetarian
  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
  • Pescatarian
  • Seafood
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)

La Oveja Negra has an onsite concierge tour and transfer desk to help you with anything you need to get the most out of your Costa Rica surf vacation. There is also a spa package available upon request and can be reserved at the reception.

Recommended Activities Around Tamarindo

  • Rio Celeste and Llanos de Cortez Waterfall Tour

Two-hour hiking in Tenorio Volcano National Park to the famous turquoise waters of Rio Celeste followed by lunch and stop by the stunning Llanos de Cortez Waterfall.

  • Sunday Funday Beach and Pool Crawl

Weekly Activities in La Oveja Negra

  • Live Music every night
  • Surf Trips
  • Yoga
  • Beach Clean Ups

What's included

  • 5 Surf Lessons
  • 1 Surf Trip
  • Guachipelin Adventure Volcano Combo
  • Sunset Cruise
  • ATV Mountain Tour
  • T Shirt
  • 7 Breakfasts & Lunches
  • 6 Nights Accommodations
  • Unlimited Surfboard & Rashguard Use
  • Professional Surf Photo Package
  • 10% Discount on everything at our Bar & Restaurant
  • All taxes

What's not included

  • Flights
  • Airport Shuttle (can be added for an additonal cost
  • We can also arrange shared shuttles for you from Montezuma, Santa Teresa, Monteverde, & Arenal Volcano, please contact us for pricing and availability

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (LIR) or Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request at 30 USD and private shuttle at 80 USD (1-6 pax) and 130 USD (7-12 pax). Times vary. Please provide flight details.

La Oveja Negra Tamarindo Surf Camp offers shared shuttle service from San Jose and Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) to Tamarindo at 55 USD leaving at 9:00 am and 3:00 pm and private shuttle service at any time for 240 USD (1-6 pax) and 360 USD (7-12 pax).

Other Shared Shuttles:

  • To/From La Fortuna/Arenal - 50 USD each way
  • to/From Monteverde - 50 USD each way
  • To/From Montezuma/Santa Teresa - 50 USD each way
Airport: Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport Airport transfer available: Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport (US$30 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.
Airport: Juan Santamaría International Airport Airport transfer available: Juan Santamaría International Airport (US$55 per person) Additional charges may apply. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 20% 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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