Cabo Matapalo's breaks are a fit for beginners and advanced surfers alike
Cabo Matapalo's breaks are a fit for beginners and advanced surfers alike

Surf Lesson at Cabo Matapalo, Osa Peninsula

Begin your surfing adventure at Cabo Matapalo, a secluded 5-mile stretch of beach with crashing surf.

Overview

Begin your surfing adventure at Cabo Matapalo, a secluded 5-mile stretch of beach with crashing surf. Enjoy a private surf lesson with an experienced instructor at Pan Dulce, a beautiful beach with warm water and exquisite coastline views. Hear the calls of howler monkeys and watch ruby-hued macaws soar through the trees as you ride the waves for approximately two hours.

Highlights

  • Learn to surf with an experienced instructor at a secluded location
  • Ride the waves at Pan Dulce, a beautiful beach with exquisite coastline views
  • Enjoy warm water and consistent wave conditions at Cabo Matapalo

Know before you go

Duration
2 hours
Recommended for
All ages
Group
Small group

What you'll do

Cabo Matapalo, is a secluded and breathtaking beach location in Costa Rica. This is an off-the-beaten-path area south of Puerto Jiménez, and the beach community here has been lauded for its sustainability initiatives in protecting this tract of ocean, shore, and surrounding jungle. Your destination is a 5-mile stretch of tawny sand with crashing surf, where you'll receive a private surf lesson with an experienced instructor at Pan Dulce, a stunning beach with warm water and exquisite coastline views.

Your two-hour surfing lesson will be tailored to your skill level, so both beginners and advanced surfers can find waves to ride. Since the breaks are inside the Dulce Gulf, wave conditions are consistently excellent. As you surf, listen to the calls of howler monkeys echoing from the forest and watch ruby-hued macaws swoop through the trees along the shore.

What's included

  • Surfboard
  • Rash guard
  • Surf instructor

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