Surf vacations in Costa Rica are a great opportunity for the whole family. Even if the whole family doesn’t want to surf, there are plenty of activities in the area to keep you busy. You can surf as much as you want. Packages are available that include hotel, surfing, yoga, activities, transportation, and meals. Or you can keep your options open while in this great country. Everyone is learning to surf these days and you will be hooked the first time you slide on the waves.
Where to surf in Costa Rica
There are so many great places to surf in Costa Rica on a family vacation that it can be difficult to choose. One of the areas we recommend the most is the central Pacific coast. Playa Jaco and its surroundings have some of the most consistent waves in the country. It is also an indulgent wave that is perfect for beginners. It is also fun for intermediate level surfers. If you’re a bit more advanced, Playa Hermosa is just 10 minutes down the road, and it’s a heavy beach break for the grown-ups! Quality surf instruction will help you get off on the right foot and ensure you get up to surf from Day 1. Let the experts take care of everything so you can enjoy the beauty of your Costa Rica vacation. There are packages that will greet you and meet you at the airport, they will organize your transportation to the beach, your accommodation, surf instruction and equipment, meals, yoga, massages and anything else that may interest you. You will then be returned to the airport at the end of your stay.
Accommodation for your surf vacation in Costa Rica
Various beach accommodations are offered for your Costa Rica surf vacation. If you want to be in the middle of the action, there are several boutique hotels in the city center that have great restaurants, activities, and shops just a couple of minutes away. Or maybe you prefer to stay on the beach and wake up to the sound of the waves every morning. The southern tip of Jaco is very quiet and away from the hustle and bustle. Luxury vacation rentals are also available, so it all depends on your family’s needs.
Non-surfing activities to enjoy in Costa Rica
No matter how much you want to surf on your Costa Rica vacation, you will definitely want to experience some of the other activities the area has to offer. Some of the more popular activities to choose from include: ATV tours, zip-lining, Manuel Antonio National Park, boat trip to Tortuga Island with snorkeling, and much more. Sport fishing in Costa Rica is one of the best in the world day fishing trips in costa rica. Half-day or full-day fishing trips are easily organized. A beautiful 18 hole golf course is just minutes away and there are several excellent spas available in the area if you want to pamper yourself. Receive a massage in the comfort and convenience of your room.
Great dinner in Jaco, Costa Rica
This area offers some of the best restaurants in Costa Rica and has something to please the whole family. The fresh fish and seafood is out of this world! There are several sushi restaurants that serve some of the best sushi ever to have meat. There are also quality meats and good food, as well as fun restaurants to entertain the kids. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to eat some of the local Costa Rican cuisine. You will love dishes like ceviche, casados, patacones and much more.