Jaco Beach: Surfing in Costa Rica - All levels and Ages

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Jaco surf has come into the spotlight as Costa Rica becomes more popular. It’s very versatile, close to San Jose, and has waves for lots of levels.

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We introduce Jaco as the “de facto capital of Costa Rican surfing”. The Jaco surf is certainly some of the most reliable and versatile in the country. We get endless swells throughout the season and offers myriad peaks for all levels. However, there’s a tendency to get messy when its big and you can be left wanting for the peeling sandbanks that Costa Rica is known for. Jaco surf also includes Playa Hermosa. Just to the south, that’s a advanced rider’s dream. It’s an officially designated World Surf Reserve and has beautifully hollow right wedges that fire up whenever there’s a SW swell on the way. Jaco is one of the first resorts that feels the full exposure to the Pacific Ocean on the Costa Rican coastline that extends southwards out of the swell shadow of the Nicoya Peninsula. it’s on the main 34 coast highway, sat west and south of San Jose. You can usually get in from the capital in about 1.5 hours.

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You’ll have the chance to start from zero or improve your surfing skills. All equipment will be provided: Every day the surf instructors search for the best waves according to the level of the students, choosing one of the 5 surf spots located in Jaco Beach. All lessons include: equipment and rash guards, professional instructor, insurance, water and fresh coconut water. Host Professional surf lessons 1 to 3 instructor ratio Surfboards equipment All equipment will be provided Our Surfcamp is perfect forfamilies, solo travellers, students, small and large groups and for all those who want sun, beach, good mood and the real surfer lifestyle. We have surftrips for 2024 and look forward to seeing you!

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