** NEWS **
Specialty Camp: Real Surf Trips Announces the JARED MELL experience, May 31st to June 7th. More details here.
Specialty Camp: ISLS is offering a one to eight week Spanish and Adventure Camp for Families on their tropical campus, with swimming, surfing, arts and crafts, and adventure tours. See the flyer here.
Specialty Camp: At La Ponderosa Pavones Resort, they have a yoga and surf retreat $1200pp triple occupancy (dorm style) Feb 22- March 2, 2014, we have 7 spots open. The group will be small and fun 18 people. Includes, transfer from Golfito, meals, daily yoga, one 4 hour hike and two (group of 4 with two instructors) surf lessons. Visit this link for information. They also host Kristy Murphy's Siren Surf Adventures during months of April, May and June for Family and Woman's surf Adventures. They keep the groups small no 'cattle' surf lessons, the groups are two to five people, rooms are single or double.
Specialty Camp: Vista Guapa is offering three YOLO (You Only Live Once) camps in March, July, and December 2014. It includes daily surf sessions, flat-water paddling sessions, fitness training, photography instruction, sightseeing excursions, homemade local cuisine and much more. The first camp is set for March 1st to March 7th. Plus they have SUP tours across the Gulf of Nicoya for $120. Let us know when you are ready to paddle.
Nature Air is offering a new flight from Tortuguero to Arenal that leaves at 6:35 a.m. and arrives at 7:05 a.m. Ask us to book your flight!
Specialty Camp: Reboot Retreats at Hermosa Surf Inn with Amanda Mason, March 8th-14th and March 22nd-28th. Packages starting at $1250 for six days, seven nights. Designed to help you Recharge, Revitalize, Restore, and Reboot! Email us to sign up.
Specialty Camp: Del Mar Surf Camp is hosting 2014 get fit camps with Four-Time World Champion, Five-Time Surfer Poll Winner & Certiﬁed Instructor - FRIEDA ZAMBA! The Sea Escape Surf Camp takes place in Playa Hermosa (north of Santa Teresa) at Casa Kalafken, a beachfront villa with six rooms, swimming pool, private chef and more. There are 7 day retreats planned for January through March. Find out more.
10/23 - Buena Vista Nosara was awarded Tripadvisor's 2013 Traveler's Choice award for value and customer satisfaction (less than 1% of the hotels here received this recognition).
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Thanks to a larger terminal now in Liberia, many U.S. airlines are offering some fantastic deals from all over the country! Contact us for help with your flights, a SUV rental and a place to stay, plus get the latest surf reports for your trip.
Costa Rica Travel Health Tips for Surf Trips. 10 Ways to not get sick from Montezuma's revenge, traveller's diarrhea, and other related ailments while travelling. Find out more.
Surf Travel Checklist - print and go!
The exit fee for tourists is now $29 if you pay with cash, plus a $10 transaction fee for credit cards. The amount goes for different nationwide projects in Costa Rica.
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The best printable Costa Rica travel map I've yet to find on the web, from our friends at MAPCR.com
Bus Schedules for ALL Central America
Flights from the U.S. and Canada to Costa Rica, showing airport hubs.
Hotel Reviews for Surfers
Check out these surfer health and training tips from Amanda Mason from Del Mar Extreme in Playa Hermosa
Do you want to learn Spanish before you go? Click here for introductory lessons..
Kids surfing lessons in Jaco - Del Mar Surf Camp
Here's a Spanish-language link to check the status of all roads in Costa Rica.
Check out a cool aerial view of the Southwest and Northwest Pacific coastline at www.vrskytour.com
Driving Directions from the airport to the San Jose/Caldera Highway. It's about time..
Roundtrip Airfare Specials to SJO!!
LGA to SJO on American Airlines for $387.00 roundtrip, for winter/spring travel.
San Francisco to San Jose on American also for only $391.00!
Fort Lauderdale to San Jose, Costa Rica non-stop on Spirit Airlines from $177 roundtrip
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