November 28, 2019
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Car Rental for Envision Festival 2020

The time to rent your vehicle for the 10th Annual Envision Festival […]
November 20, 2019
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International Surf Film Festival Returns to Tamarindo in 2020

We are pleased to announce that the Second Tamarindo International Surf Film […]
October 15, 2019

My Costa Rica Surf Heroes – Jair Perez

I met Jair when he was just a grom surfing in the […]
October 9, 2019
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My Costa Rica surf heroes – Andrea Diaz

** This is the first article in a series showcasing the most […]
September 28, 2019
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The Music Lineup for Costa Rica’s Eco-Forward Envision Festival 2020 has Arrived!

The 10th Anniversary will be stacked with 50+ Music Acts, including heavyweights […]
September 18, 2019
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What to Pack for a Costa Rica Surf Trip

If this is your first trip or your 50th it is always […]
September 14, 2019
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The Best Sunscreens for the Beach – Reef Safe and Made in Costa Rica

As a surfer I use sunscreen daily to protect my skin and […]
September 7, 2019
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Connecting to the Rainforest with a Hike to La Ceiba Waterfalls

*See our album below! I was invited to join Community Carbon Trees […]
August 26, 2019
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Costa Rica Camper Van Rental – Roam to be Wild

Discounted rates for September! Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful […]
August 23, 2019
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Envision Festival Unveils First Four Artists Headlining its 10th Anniversary

The lineup teaser includes Rüfüs Du Sol, Tipper, Nahko and Medicine for […]
August 19, 2019

Blue Surf Sanctuary

When you are crossing the Gulf on Nicoya on the ferry watching […]
August 4, 2019
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Watch Out For Other Surfers!

I’ve seen it happen too many times. Beginner surfers out in the […]
July 30, 2019
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Five Things Every Surf Camp Should Have for Beginners

I just got back from a short trip to Pavones as a […]
July 16, 2019
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Hazards to Watch out for when Surfing in Costa Rica

It’s called the Domi-shuffle for a reason. You shuffle your feet when […]
June 30, 2019
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Why I Support the Lifeguards in Dominical, Costa Rica

“So Greg, how did you quit smoking cigarettes?” –  “Surfing in Dominical,” […]
June 12, 2019
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Envision Festival to Become a Full 7-Day Experience for its 10th Anniversary

The World’s Most Eco-Friendly Festival is Back and Better Than Ever! UVITA, […]
June 10, 2019
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Playa Hermosa gets 73 million colones for Lifeguards

español abajo por Carlos Enrique Brenes – photo: FedeSurfCR The Municipality of […]
May 27, 2019
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A Rainforest Adventure in Uvita with Jungle ATV

If you want to see the amazing geography of the Costa Ballena, […]
May 16, 2019
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Surfboard Bag Fees by Airline – updated for 2019

If you are thinking about bringing your favorite quiver on your next […]
May 16, 2019
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Endangered Hawksbill sea turtle is freed after 4 months of rehabilitation

Two hooks were found inside her throat   (San José Costa Rica […]
April 13, 2019
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Plastic Free at the Envision Festival

by: Amber Hagberg (Live your Yoga Retreats) As many of us down […]
March 13, 2019
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How the Envision Festival Changed my Life and Community

This year when I went to Envision, it was different from any […]
March 6, 2019
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How to Stay Safe on the Costa Ballena

Over the last 20 years I’ve heard the same stories multiple times. […]
March 6, 2019
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My Favorite Waves – The Quepos Rivermouth

Another great surf break near Manuel Antonio is right in the heart […]
February 19, 2019
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G-Love Comes Back to Nosara

His recent concert in November 2018 raised over $2600 for the Nosara […]
February 19, 2019
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Surf with ROCHELLE BALLARD and YOGA TRADE

An intimate week of surf coaching, yoga, and sustainable living in Pavones, […]
February 19, 2019
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International Surf Film Festival comes to Tamarindo

Tamarindo’s 1st International Surf Film Festival to be held on the evenings […]
February 11, 2019
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Surf Lessons and Tours around Dominical and Uvita

Only two weeks to go until this year’s Envision Festival, held February […]
February 8, 2019
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The Best Hotel Close to San Jose Airport – Adventure Inn

I don’t make that claim lightly. I’ve stayed in at least a […]
February 1, 2019
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Surf Lessons and Surf Tours around Dominical and Uvita

There is a lot of excitement building for this year’s Envision Festival, […]
February 1, 2019
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The Wave Brigade – Saving our Seas by Supporting Local Surf Athletes

An interview with visionary Reuben Walker – CEO of Envision Festival I […]
January 29, 2019
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A Festival for Everyone – Envision

By Amber Hagberg Back in 2012 I moved to Costa Rica. Every […]
January 9, 2019
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Costa Rica Surf Camps that are Making a Difference

What exactly is ‘sustainable surf tourism’? To Dr. Jess Ponting, Director of […]
December 3, 2018
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What to Check for When Renting a Surfboard

By Greg Gordon – CR Surf Travel Company – www.CRsurf.com– @crsurf This […]
December 3, 2018
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Seven Wonders of Sarapiqui Costa Rica

It started with an invitation from my friend Allison who lives in […]
November 20, 2018
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How to Pick the Best Hiking Equipment for Your Next Excursion

by guest travel blogger: Jane Trapper Surfing is incredible on both the […]
November 9, 2018
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Community Carbon Trees Founder is Going to Kenya

Here is an update for the founder of Community Carbon Trees – […]
November 9, 2018

Envision Festival Debuts a Scintillating 2019 Music Lineup

Talent on the bill includes top Latin American acts and second sets […]
November 5, 2018
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G-Love is Coming to Nosara to Give Benefit Concert

G-love, celebrated alternative, hip hop, and blues singer from Philadephia, is coming […]
October 27, 2018
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12 Best Dominical Adventure Tours

Surfing may be the main reason for visiting Dominical, but there is […]
October 20, 2018

Sustainable Tourism Guidelines for Surf Tour Operators

Every year more than two million tourists visit Costa Rica and over […]
October 15, 2018
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10 Awesome Adventure Tours to do around Tamarindo

We know that as much fun as surfing can be, you may […]
September 24, 2018
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Costa Rica beach cleanup groups to join

If you are planning a Costa Rica vacation and want to do […]
September 19, 2018
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10 Ways Not to Get Your Stuff Stolen on a Surf Trip

It happens to a lot of tourists. You stop to get a […]
September 19, 2018
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10 Costa Rica Travel Health Tips for Surf Trips

10 Ways to not get sick from Montezuma’s revenge, traveler’s diarrhea, and […]
September 18, 2018
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11 Beginner Surf Spots in Costa Rica

After making about 50 trips over the last 22 years, I put […]
September 13, 2018
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Envision Festival 2019 Music Lineup Announced

It’s time to start getting exciting about the 2019 Envision Festival, taking […]
September 13, 2018
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Car Rentals for Envision Festival

Envision Festival 2019 is set to take place in Playa Hermosa (Uvita) […]
September 13, 2018
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The Ocean in My Heart

I was taking a Karuna Yoga class at Chashew Hill Lodge in […]
August 20, 2018
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Review of Casa Margarita in Tamarindo

When I am in Tamarindo I like staying close to the center […]
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