Tamarindo is as famous for its beauty and nightlife as it is for its surf break. Surfers of all experience levels can travel and take to the waves on this all-inclusive, 8-day surf camp in Tamarindo; learn to pop-up, turn, and ride waves with ease while enjoying Pura Vida lifestyle in Costa Rica. This tour includes three surf trips, nine surf lessons, a tour of Rincon de la Vieja volcano, a snorkeling trip, and all equipment and accommodations.
- Exclusive to Viator
- Excellent value for money
- Family friendly
- Airport transfer
- Breakfast included
- Lunch included
- All necessary equipment included
What You Can Expect
Day 1: Welcome to Costa Rica! You will land at Liberia International Airport where a shuttle will be waiting for you (you’ll see your name on a card) to take you to your cabina in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, an hour from the airport. You will meet with your instructor who will give you an introduction to the course and get your prepared for your first lesson the following day.
Day 2: After breakfast, you’ll head out to the beach with your instructor for your first evaluation/introduction lesson. Your instructor will assess your current ability and set goals based on your current ability of stance, foot placement, paddling and popping up techniques. You will also be taught surf safety and etiquette basics.?After the lesson, you and your instructor will make goals for the week.
Day 3: After breakfast, you’ll have a?morning surf lesson reviewing Day 1 techniques, and an afternoon surf trip that focuses?on footwork and basic turns on the surfboard.
Day 4: Get ready for your volcano tour! You’ll be picked up from your hotel in the morning and taken to Hacienda Guachipelin for the best all-day adventure combo on Rincon de la Vieja Volcano. The day includes a ziplining course with 11 cables, a rappel, a Tarzan swings across the canyon, and a rock climbing wall. You’ll then prepare for a 30-minute horseback ride to the Colorado River. At the river, you’ll ride?in your own tube for 5 kilometers; the river has a great mix of rapids as well as?lazy places?where you can float and admire the scenery. After a buffet lunch, you’ll end the day at Rio Negro hot springs where you can relax among?10 different pools ? and?enjoy a volcanic mud bath.
Day 5: Breakfast, your?morning surf lesson reviewing footwork, basic turns, and paddling, you’ll seek out bigger waves and learn a lesson in timing. ?In the afternoon enjoy a sunset cruise from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM that includes open bar, food, and 1 hour of snorkeling.
Day 6:?Breakfast,?followed by an?ATV Mountain Tour viewing wildlife and beautiful views of Tamarindo Bay.? Sunset surf lesson with the photoshoot!
Day 7: Breakfast, a surf trip?to Playa Avellanas to seek out bigger waves and practice more of what you have learned.
Day 8:?After breakfast, you will go out for your last morning surf lesson.?After pickup?from your hotel, you’ll be driven?to LIR airport. If your flight is in the morning we will move this lesson to another day.
Contact us if you do not see a lodging option that suits you!
- 7 nights accommodation (optional)
- 7 Surf Lessons
- 1 Surf Trip to Playa Avellanas
- Guachipelin Volcano Adventure Combo
- Sunset Cruise
- ATV Mountain Tour
- Surfboard and rash guard use
- Professional Certified Surf Instructor
- Professional photographer
- Airport pickup and drop-off
- Transport for all activities
- Photo Package
- Pool Use
- Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- Some adventure tours have age, height, weight and health restrictions.
- Surf lesson times may change due to tides
You can present either a paper or mobile ticket for this activity.
Local operator information
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If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Schedule and Pricing
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Liberia International Airport (LIR)
8 days (approx.)
Returns to original departure point