Jaco: Learn and Practice Surfing in Jaco, Costa Rica

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Jaco has tons to offer for surfers, it’s a must-visit destination. Its versatile waves and long beaches make it one of the most renowned surfing destinations throughout Latin America.


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One reason Jaco, Costa Rica is a popular destination for traveling surfers is that it's so easily accessible from Juan Santamaria Airport. Once you deplane at SJO, you'll only have about an hour and a half drive ahead of you before arriving in Jaco. This beach town is built up around surf culture. If you want to learn or practice surfing, we recommend Playa Jaco to start your vacation. The waves here are smaller than the surrounding beaches, and you'll have access to left, right, and A-frame waves to practice on. There’s plenty of room for everyone to claim their spot on the ocean. This lesson focuses on teaching the skills of surfing and how to handle yourself and your surfboard in the ocean. We have a stack of fun on the way. You can do one lesson or 10 it is up to you as everyone is different. Our instructors are there to help you learn and provide advice on all questions related to surfing. Jaco Surf lessons 🌊 Kids of all levels of ability from 5 years and older. You can surf with your kids! Or if you prefer, a private group lesson or birthday party can be arranged just for the kids. All kids are provided with the right surfboard. It is advisable to book all children into low tide sessions. Jaco Surf lessons 🌊 New surfers who are after 1-on-1 or 2-on-1 coaching and training. Our instructors are there to help you learn and provide advice on all questions related to surfing. As instructors we love our jobs. We hope that you will love surfing as much as we do.


You’ll have the chance to practice or start from zero and 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 for 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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