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PURA VIDA! WELCOME TO COSTA RICA

Costa Rica

PURA VIDA! WELCOME TO COSTA RICA

Costa Rica

  • The world’s best beaches with crystal-clear waters

  • Rich in natural beauty and wildlife

  • Consistent fun waves = steady progression

  • Mellow pace of life and epic sunsets wash away all stress and worries

  • The world’s best beaches with crystal-clear waters
  • Rich in natural beauty and wildlife
  • Consistent fun waves = steady progression
  • Mellow pace of life and epic sunsets wash away all stress and worries

Experience

Quick Facts

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Quick Facts

  • Costa Rica where the rainforest meets the white sand beaches
  • Our location was listed in Forbes Magazine as the most beautiful beach in the world 
  • Make no mistake, this is boardshort and bikini territory, with bath-warm seawater
  • Consistent offshore winds and pacific swells
  • Includes professional video and photography analysis package for you to take home
  • Consistent fun sized waves = steady improvements
  • Great variety of beach breaks, perfect for riders of all abilities
  • Incredible local attitude to visiting surfers and bodyboarders, ‘Pura Vida’ (meaning Pure Life) is the welcome that they extend 
  • Why not enjoy the option of a Multi Stop Trip linking Costa Rica with El Salvador
  • Waterfall visit, zip lining through the jungle canopy, loads of epic post surf activities
  • Laid back vibe with great food and awesome cafe culture
  • For those that love nature there is no where better 

Why join a Bodyboard Holiday in Costa Rica?

Bright blue barrels, the world’s most beautiful beaches, tropical wildlife, jungle-backed coastline, great food, mellow pace of life, kaleidoscopic sunsets, bodyboarding in boardshorts, consistent offshore winds and Pacific swell. What more could you want on this Costa Rican bodyboarding holiday of a lifetime?

What to expect?

You’ll be waking up early to the sound of howler monkeys and calling macaws to take advantage of the perfect morning conditions and uncrowded line ups. We base ourselves at the beach all morning where you can get in and out at will to eat, hydrate and take stock of the paradise you’re in. When the unfavorable onshore winds arrive, we drag our blissfully exhausted bodies back to camp to chill, eat great food and view the days video before sharing some sunset beers with newly made friends.

Who is this trip for?

The consistent sand bottomed beach breaks offer a fun park for bodyboarders of all abilities. The waves are never too big or too small and the beaches are lifeguarded, so, get ready for a week of awesome bodyboard coaching. You’ll also meet some great people all wanting to score epic waves, enjoy the beach lifestyle and improve their riding – a recipe of interests which always makes for a great group vibe. VIP accommodation packages available! Contact us for further details.

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PRE-TRIP

  • A video call with trip leader – Here we’ll discuss how to book your flights, insurance and where you will be met on arrival. We’ll cover your objectives, pre-trip planning, dietary requirements, physical preparation, kit list, trip expectations and you’ll have the chance to ask any burning questions about the holiday or bodyboarding in general.
  • Upon completion of the call, you will receive the trip leaders direct contact number so that you have personal, immediate line of communication until arrival in the destination.
  • Bespoke Bodyboard-Holiday preparation fitness video.
  • Bespoke Bodyboard-Holiday preparation Yoga video geared toward bodyboarding flexibility and cramp reduction.
  • If you have footage of your riding, we can offer a pre-trip analysis.

AIRPORT ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE MEETING AND TRANSFERS

  • You will need to arrange your own flights to Cobano Airport (COB). This will usually mean flying into Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) and connecting from there… The flight is only 22 minutes, then we will be waiting for you with a taxi transfer to take you to Santa Teresa! This is an amazing experience and all you need to do is sit back and enjoy the views as you land into a paradise.
  • A member of our team will be waiting for you in arrivals at the airport, having tracked your flight. Your transfer to our accommodation will include an explanation of the weather and waves forecast for the week, a guide to the local area and complimentary drinks. After a surf stoked week we will return you to the airport in good time for a stress-free check-in..

ACCOMMODATION

Santa Teresa (7 nights)

Here we spend seven nights at a surf & yoga lodge nestled into the jungle but just a short walk from the idyllic beaches.

  • Shared room
  • Swimming pool
  • Chill out areas
  • Yoga deck
  • Pool table
  • Daily room cleaning
  • Hammocks beneath the palms to chill out in
  • Board/fin storage and wetsuit wash and hang facilities

VIP accommodation packages available! Contact us for further details.

GUIDING

  • Most days we just walk to the local beach and enjoy the waves on our doorstep.
  • Included in the guiding is also an afternoon’s hike to a majestic waterfall where we take a well-earned swim

COACHING

  • We can ensure personalised one-to-one coaching
  • We will find the waves that suit your objectives discussed in pre-trip zoom call
  • Using the Bodyboard-Holidays Tree of Knowledge, for those with the desire to really improve their riding, we will plot your progression and sign post you through each stage of your bodyboarding development
  • Using our bespoke resource bank of explainer videos we will help you to overcome your bodyboarding challenges
  • Coaching can be optional, if it’s not for you we can focus more on free surfing, photography and good times. It’s your trip, we will facilitate your fun!

PHOTO AND VIDEO ANALYSIS

  • Land and in water photo and video package to take home with you (all uploaded to an online gallery for you)
  • Daily analysis sessions of the footage to see you improve fast
  • Move specific split screen analysis videos to break down the sports benchmark moves step by step

BODYBOARDING WORKSHOPS

Throughout the week we will deliver several bodyboarding related workshops that are optional to attend.

  • Surf forecasting & travel
  • Equipment and industry trends
  • Duck diving and paddling efficiency
  • The secret to dropknee
  • 360 and roll workshop
  • Yoga, stretching and nutrition session

FREE TIME

We spend a lot of time bodyboarding, but when it is finished for the day, people’s time is then their own to visit the local coffee spots, surf shops or chic boutiques that Santa Teresa has to offer, or simply chill in the pool or with a book in a hammock. We organise an excursion to the waterfall and guide you through the jungle to this epic location. 

EVENING ACTIVITIES

We enjoy epic evening meals together at the camp or occasionally visit one of the beach front restaurants. The highlight of each evening is the end of day free surf. We take a cooler box to the beach, set up camp, enjoy the incredible sunset with a cold drink and buy snacks from the local vendors who walk the sands selling everything from cookies to quesadillas!

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