On the northwestern edge of Costa Rica, Nicoya Peninsula features a spectacular beach scene attracting young expats who are spoiled for choice with year-round swells and seaside open-air yoga studios. With 10 days to explore the region by four-wheel drive, you’ll base yourself in three quintessential surf towns: Tamarindo, Nosara, and Santa Teresa.
Set on the Nicoya Peninsula in the town of Nosara is Playa Guiones, where you'll find one of the most consistent surf breaks on Costa Rica's Pacific coast. But don't just watch surfers catching waves—join them with a surf lesson!
A dedicated professional will cater the experience to your unique level. Options for kids of all ages are also available, as surfing at Playa Guiones is very safe and fun for the whole family. Regardless of where you are in your abilities, experienced surf instructors will give you tips and guidance to make the most out of your time. Even total beginners will be able to stand up on their surfboard and ride their first wave!
After your lesson, take the rest of the day to practice riding the waves on your own, or enjoy some well-deserved relaxation on the beach!
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Itineraries with Surf Lesson at Playa Guiones in Nosara
On this active luxury tour of Costa Rica, you'll explore the nation's most distinct locations. First, it's a trip to Arenal National Park, followed by a visit Tenorio, home to the Celeste River, whose ethereal blue waters are the stuff of dreams. Finally, you'll laze on the unspoiled beaches of the Nicoya Peninsula and enjoy snorkeling, kayaking and even horseback riding on the beach.
Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Costa Rica on this unforgettable 16-day itinerary. Focused on the country's spectacular northwest, you'll hop between three secluded destinations—Rincón de la Vieja, Río Celeste, and Nosara. By day, embark on a series of adventurous excursions like ziplining through cloud forests, horseback riding to hidden waterfalls, and surfing on tropical beaches. In the evenings, you'll relax and unwind at luxury eco-lodges.