Learning how to surf can change your life. Maybe it’s the powerful rush of catching a wave and the feeling of flying on water as you race across the wave’s face. Or that it doesn’t matter how old or young you are, whether you are a beginner or a pro, the thrill of being out in the ocean is still the same.
Always wanted to try surfing? Or tried it, love it and want to get better? Come to Costa Rica on vacation and do it. Water temperatures are usually 83-85°F; no wetsuit needed, and the sun shines most of the year.
Santa Teresa Beach, Costa Rica is a hot destination for surf in Santa Teresa Costa Rica. Santa Teresa is frequently named one of the most beautiful beaches in the world for its warm Pacific Ocean, great waves, empty beaches, tropical palm trees, friendly locals and picture-perfect sunsets. You’ll be star-struck by the beauty of the jungle pouring down from coastal mountains to white sand beaches and the clear blue sea. Famous for year-round surf, you can find awesome beach and point breaks with uncrowded easy-to-ride waves.
Hotel Tropico Latino at beautiful Playa Carmen in Santa Teresa specializes in Costa Rica surf holidays and Costa Rica surf camps. Pura Vida Adventures teaches surfing in front of Hotel Tropico Latino on Playa Carmen. The main surf break is a gentle rolling wave that is perfect for beginner surfers. More experienced surfers can go in the surf van to a variety of nearby breaks with differing challenges.
You’ll be amazed at how fast you will be up and riding waves with experienced surf instructors. Beginners will learn the basic steps of surfing: proper etiquette, water safety, wave riding skills (how to properly stand up and ride waves), and effective paddling techniques.
The Santa Teresa beachfront hotel offers comfortable and luxurious accommodations, a beachfront spa, yoga classes and yoga retreats, and an award-winning restaurant. Walk out your front door and be on the beach and in the surf in under a minute!
So, whether you are a beginner surfer or already have saltwater running through your veins, Hotel Tropico Latino can arrange the best Costa Rica surf vacation for you.
Article by Shannon Farley