Surf Retreats in Costa Rica

Surf Retreat Highlights

These are the best kept secret surf retreats in Costa Rica. This 5-day surf retreat will start off with beginner classes and allow you to practice daily and at a variety of beaches. You will have daily instruction to help you improve your surfing, and as you progress you will get more advanced lesson tips. Once you have the board under your feet, our team of instructors will take you to explore hidden surf breaks and beaches that are absolutely breath-taking. Fabricio’s goal is to share his passion of surfing with others, and spread the joy that the sport has given to him.

Our Retreats

Our carefully curated 5 day adventure retreats include daily adventures to off the beaten path spots in Costa Rica. Adventure like a local and choose one of three tracks as your focus and let our guides and coaches dazzle you in the world’s most exotic tropical location. Our retreats are perfect for couples and groups as each individual may choose a preferred daily activity track of yoga, surf or fitness, but the entire group stays together, and enjoys adventures and meals together.

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Playa Samara is a perfect paradise for surf retreats in Costa Rica. The town is nestled in the beautiful green hills of the famous Nicoya Blue Zone on the Pacific Coast of the peaceful Central American nation.


Enjoy strolling the streets of the small downtown area and visiting the many local and international restaurants, bars and discos, and cute gift shops. The beautiful and tranquil Samara Bay is surrounded by miles of palm tree lined white sand beaches and provides a perfect and safe location for kayaking, snorkeling, surfing, SUP, and swimming as well.

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Surf Instructor – Fabricio Rodriguez

Fabricio is an ISA (International Surf Association) certified surf instructor and an open ocean lifeguard. He was born and raised in Playa Samara and possesses a wealth of knowledge when it comes to both surfing and the local area. He is passionate about sharing his love of surfing and loves to see others discover and enjoy the sport. One of his favorite things is to introduce people to new secret surf spots. When he isn’t teaching, he loves to spend time snorkeling and spear fishing with his son.


All our surfing adventure retreats are US$1695 per individual.

Each includes 6 nights accommodations, 2 meals daily, airport pickup and adventures and activities listed below.

2018 DATES

July 1st – July 7th

July 8th – July 14th

July 15th – July 21st

July 22 – July 28th


Enjoy simple and comfortable accommodations in our Costa Rican style bungalows tucked away in the heart of Playa Samara just seconds from the beach. Each 2 or 3 bedroom bungalow is fully furnished with a fully equipped kitchen, bathrooms and living room. Single or double bedrooms are available as well as studio apartments. Enjoy the swimming pool, lush gardens, WiFi access, hot water showers, and fans. A/C is available at an additional charge.

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Have you ever been traveling somewhere and you feel like you are just doing the things tourists do, and that there must be some secret gems that only the locals know about? Well, these surf retreats in Costa Rica provide you with just that—explore hidden gems and local favorites as you discover the Nicoya peninsula while surfing daily.

What’s Included

  • Hike to a waterfall and lunch at a local favorite
  • Local cooking class
  • Latin dance class
  • River kayak trip
  • Sunrise ocean cliff yoga
  • Surf lesson
  • Horseback riding
  • Sunset beach bbq/bonfire
  • Breakfast and Lunch each day
  • Airport Pickup and Dropoff
  • Accommodations in our Oasis Villas
  • Daily Yoga, Surf, or Fitness


Sample Daily Schedule

Day 1:

  • Surf Lesson
  • Breakfast
  • Hike to waterfall, swim in crystal clear waters of jungle rivers
  • Lunch at a local favorite over-looking a lush valley
  • Evening restorative yoga class

Day 2:

  • Surf session with guided instruction
  • Breakfast
  • Local cooking class
  • Latin dance class

Day 3:

  • Light breakfast
  • Kayak down River Ora
  • Surf at a remote beach
  • Brunch and pool

Day 4:

  • Surf trip to nearby favorite spot (breakfast and lunch included)

Day 5:

  • Practice surf session with guided instruction
  • Breakfast
  • Horseback riding through jungles and across untouched beaches
  • Sunset BBQ and bonfire

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