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11 Day Surf Camp in Nosara, Guanacaste

Selina Nosara, Nosara Beach, 160, Guanacaste Province, La Mora, Costa Rica

Surf Holiday Costa Rica

All difficulty levels
Breakfast included

Selina Nosara provides surf lessons for all levels. This surf holiday is open for those who want to learn how to step on to the water, surfers that want to improve having more speed and control in the green waves, and for those advanced surfers who wants to go one step further in their technique and style. The latest and most advanced equipments are used to provide you the best feeling ever. Come and ride the waves in probably one of the best places to go surfing.


  • 9 stretching sessions
  • 9 days of surf lessons
  • Daily breakfast, nine lunches, and four dinners
  • Free surf time in the afternoon
  • Surf equipment included
  • 10 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced


9 days with instruction
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  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga deck
  • Free Wi-Fi

Selina Nosara is located right alongside Playa Guiones in downtown, in the middle of all the action. With community rooms, privates, and suites, there’s a comfortable stay in store for every budget. Sample healthy dishes at the on-site restaurant before catching the waves or finding your balance in a yoga class. Meet like-minded travelers over some fun activities, workshops, tours, and more.


Dorm is the classic Selina option! Bunk up with your new friends without sacrificing comfort - or privacy. Selina’s dorms are not like you’d find in your typical hostel. It is set to a standard that is a whole new level with a seating area, your own light, a personal shelf, and locker for each bunk bed to keep your things secure. This is the best way to immerse yourself in the Selina community and meet your fellow travelers - all while getting the most value for your budget. Bathrooms are shared.

Quadruple room

Whether your family consists of your closest friends or your little ones, this is the perfect room for you. Stay in the large family rooms, which feature one bunk bed and two single beds (these can be merged into one queen bed). Classic Selina design and attention to detail make these rooms comfortable for everyone. Plus: peace and quiet when you need it - especially around naptime.

Standard room

Treat yourself to the full Selina experience and room upgrade, all without breaking the bank. A standard room is the perfect option for someone who likes their privacy and also needs to stick to a budget. Enjoy a comfortable bed and a private shower. The perfect option for someone who wants to be a part of the community, but also needs a little space to chill.

Deluxe room

The next level of comfort for someone who needs a break after a day's adventures. These large rooms come with a private bathroom, king or queen-size beds, sofas, chairs and, depending on the location, a private balcony to enjoy the panoramic views. The deluxe room is equipped with your comfort as a top priority.


Nosara, Costa Rica is paradise for surfers and yogis looking for a warm, sunny getaway. This popular retreat location is renowned for its unspoiled beaches and zen culture. Only reachable by 4 x 4, this little slice of heaven has been ranked by National Geographic as one of 20 top locations for surfing in the world. Stop by in December or January for a kick of energy from the Christmas rodeo season, post up with a coconut, and surf the waves to your heart’s content.



  • Boating
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain biking
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)


  • Bar
  • Beach
  • In-room safe
  • Restaurant
  • Yoga deck


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Room cleaning
  • Tour assistance


You will be served daily breakfasts, nine lunches, and four dinners during this surf holiday.

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)

Fresh air-fun is what’s in store for visitors to Nosara, Costa Rica. This stunning natural setting strikes the perfect balance between relaxation and exploration. Surf the famous waves of Playa Guiones all day long with Selina Surf Club. Balance out the swells with a yoga session, or head out to the nearby Ostional Wildlife Refuge to see olive ridley sea turtles hatch.

Barra Honda Caves exploration

This adventure will allow you to go down 30 meters below ground level and explore the ancient caves with a certified tour guide who will also explain all the relevant information about this natural phenomena. The tour lasts almost seven hours and it includes the transfer to the national park, entrance fee, certified tour guide and safety equipment. The trip cost starts from 105 USD.

Snorkel Session in San Juanillo

Submerge into the wonderful waters of the Pacific Ocean with this three-hour snorkeling tour in San Juanillo, a paradisiacal tourist destination on the west coast located only 17 kilometers from Playa Guiones and enjoy the sight of rich marine saltwater fauna such as the green chromis, clown fish, four stripe fish, sea urchins and many more.

The hours for this tour vary depending on the tides, the specific time of departure will be informed to you upon confirmation. It starts from 85 USD.

Private waterfall ATV and hiking jungle adventure

If you’re all about finding and discovering the secret spots no one else knows about and you’re into untouched nature and lush tropical vegetation, then allow Selina to introduce you to the best kept secret of Nosara.

They're talking about an ATV ride into a privately owned reserve located in Los Ángeles mountains, with the help of a local tour guide you’ll have to make your way into the wild to reach an exotic river surrounded by waterfalls and nature. Finish the journey by jumping into the natural freshwater ponds and tasty tropical snacks.

The trip costs starts from 140 USD.

Olive ridley turtle tour

Take part in one of the most amazing natural spectacles in Costa Rica: the arrival and nesting of olive Ridleys sea turtles. More than 100,000 turtles can reach the Ostional National Wildlife Refuge, located about 20 minutes from downtown Nosara, in a single day. On the tour you will have the unique experience of being surrounded by hundreds of turtles, learning from the spawning process and how Ostional is the only community in Costa Rica that has permission to commercialize the eggs.

This is a seasonal tour and therefore is subject to confirmation upon request and it will cost about 75 USD.

Visit Nosara's Refuge for Wildlife

If you’re a wildlife defender don’t even think twice about visiting the Refuge for Wildlife, for years they’ve been taking care of howler monkeys that have been victims of accidents and need protection. The visit includes a guided tour and talks about animal protection in Nosara. There you will be able to see how the monkeys are treated and how they are reinserted in the jungle. The cost of this tour will help the refuge continue to serve those animals. The trip will cost around 70 USD.

Customized mountain or beach bike tour

Let Selina tailor and provide you with a unique mountain bike experience customized especially for you. With the help of their local expert and the information you provide about your physical condition and preferences they will craft a two hour special route adapted specifically to your needs.

In this experience you will be able to enjoy astonishing views of Nosara, spot tropical wildlife and challenge your boundaries. The tour includes all the professional mountain bike equipment as well as the rent of a double suspension aluminum Norco bike. The tour cost starts at 90 USD.

Malanoche waterfalls - ATV

This exciting three hour adventure features a guided ATV ride through the mountains ending with a refreshing splash in Malanoche, one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Nosara. The adrenaline-filled journey takes you through unpaved roads full of obstacles and challenges that will leave you full of mud and dust but will for sure provide you with a fun and action-packed experience. Once you reach the waterfall you’ll be able to jump your way right into it or simply relax and plunge in one of its natural spring water ponds. It will cost around 70 USD.

Mountain and beach ATV adventure

Explore the most exciting mountain routes to travel on an ATV in the area, where fun, mud and dust are all included in the adventure. In addition, you will dare beachfront roads and enjoy the scenic beauty of Nosara to finish the tour with a refreshing splash in Sanjuanillo beach. The adventure cost starts from 110 USD.

Private coffee estate tour - ATV

"Coffee in Nosara? The magic of this tourist destination is that in addition to its lush coastline, and world-class waves it also offers a mountainous terrain that is ideal for coffee plantation, if you are one of those people who cannot imagine their life without a cup of joe then we’re talking to you. This tour offers you a holistic experience about coffee in which you will learn about the sowing, harvesting and processing of this much loved commodity as well as a coffee tasting session enjoying panoramic views of the pacific ocean. It will cost you around 90 USD for this tour.

Beach horseback riding tour

The two-hour journey begins in Downtown Guiones and continues through hidden paths full of local wildlife taking you to Guiones beach and ending in the stunning Pelada beach. This tour provides not only an exciting experience but also a direct contact with nature. Around 70 USD will be the cost of this tour.

Canopy adventure

The adventure features 13 cables running a distance of seven kilometers at a height of 100 feet taking you over the lush Costa Rican rainforest and through the Ostional mountains where you will have the opportunity to see up close many types of birds, howler monkeys, and local wildlife. The adventure cost will start from 95 USD.

Early morning birding and wildlife hike

Amateur and serious birdwatchers visiting Costa Rica will be thrilled with this early morning hike, lead by Felipe Lopez. Felipe is one of the pre-eminent birders in the country, and is well versed in the monitoring and documenting of local species. It will be around 66 USD for this tour.

Belén de Nicoya waterfalls - car and hike

Nosara is not only known for its stunning world-class surf beaches but also for its hidden natural wonders such as the Belén de Nicoya waterfalls. Submerge into the depths of the lush Nosara forest with a local guide who will take you through this breathtaking adventure. Jump into the crystal clear fresh waters of Belén or simply relax and plunge into one of its natural ponds.

Along the path on your way to the waterfall you will also be able to spot ancient trees and tropical wildlife such as exotic birds and wildcats. The tour will cost you around 75 USD.

Sunset cruise party

Imagine yourself having a drink on a boat watching the sunset in Costa Rica, can you think of a better scenario? Neither do we, and that’s why we’ve crafted the most amazing Sunset Cruise experience.

In this three hour journey you’ll get to enjoy the sunset with great music and company, chill on the cruise deck or jump into the heavenly waters of the Pacific Ocean. The cruise price starts at 380 USD.

Dolphins sighting and snorkeling in Sámara Beach

Dolphins are Samara’s beach favorites, an amazing thing about these fun animals is that here in Nosara you get to see them all year round in their natural environment. In this four hours boat ride we will take you to the best dolphin sighting spots, you’ll get to see them, take as many pictures as you want and if you're lucky enough you may even find yourself spotting whales and marine turtles. It will be around 80 USD for this tour.

Visit Matambú indigenous community

In this tour you will be visiting Matambú Indigenous Reserve where you will learn how to make traditional clay pottery and ceramic as well as learning how to cook traditional corn “rosquillas” a traditional snack. Throughout the seven hours of this tour you will also be able to learn more about the reserve and learn about how this indigenous tribe has been able to adapt to globalization whilst preserving their culture from the locals themselves. It will only be around 50 USD.

Boca Nosara Wildlife and birding kayak tour

The Rio Nosara and the Rio Montana are the two largest rivers in Nosara, and where they converge you will find a tremendous amount of natural beauty. Explore the wildlife rich Rio Nosara through the eyes of the birding expert and lead kayak guide, Felipe Lopez. Kayak alongside great blue herons, anhingas, roseate spoonbills, and maybe even a few crocodiles.

Then weave through mangrove tunnels just as wide as your boat, enjoying the exquisite sounds of the jungle. Cap it off with an ice-cold watermelon or sunset cerveza at the Boca. The tour starts around 75 USD.

What's included

  • 10 nights accommodation in Selina
  • Daily breakfast, four lunches and two dinners
  • 9 days of surf lessons
  • 9 stretching sessions (one hour)
  • Surf equipment
  • Free surf time in the afternoon
  • Extra activities at the location
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Selina staff on hand

How to get there

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Arrival by bus

The Route 160 bus arrives to the Nosara Downtown terminal. From there, take a taxi or tuk tuk to Selina Nosara. A private taxi should cost you around 15 USD, while a tuk tuk will be 10 USD for a 15 minute ride.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.

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This package is available all year round, please select an arrival date below.


Low season
  • June, September and October


Medium season
  • May, July, August and November


High season
  • January, February, March, April and December

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