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Costa Rica Surf : Great for a Family Vacation
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Costa Rica Surf : Great for a Family Vacation
Costa Rica Surf vacations are a great choice for the entire family.  Even if everyone in your group doesn’t want to surf, there are plenty of activities in the area to keep you busy.  There are packages available that include hotel, surfing, yoga, tours, transportation and meals.  Or you can choose a basic package which offers you the freedom to explore on your own while on vacation.  Everybody is learning to surf these days and you will be hooked from the first time you glide across the waves.
Where to surf in Costa Rica
There are so many great spots to surf in Costa Rica for a family vacation that it can be hard to choose.  One of the areas that we highly recommend is on the central Pacific coast.  Playa Jaco and the surrounding area have some of the most consistent surf in the Costa Rica.  Jaco generally has a forgiving wave that is perfect for beginners.  It is fun for intermediate and advanced surfers also.  If you want something a bit more challenging, Playa Hermosa is just 10 minutes down the road, and is a heavy beach break for the big boys!  Quality surf instruction will get you off on the right foot and insure you get up surfing from Day 1.  Let experts arrange everything so you can sit back and enjoy the beauty of your Costa Rica vacation.

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Accommodations for your Costa Rica surf vacation
Various accommodations are offered at the beach for your Costa Rica surf vacation.  If you want to be in the middle of the action, you will find Hotel Poseidon the perfect spot. It is in the center of town and close to great restaurants, activities and shopping all within walking distance.  Or maybe you prefer to stay right on the beach and wake to the sounds of the waves each morning.  The south end of Jaco is very peaceful and away from the hustle and bustle.  For packages here we use our friends at Casa Mafalda, which is a small laid back hotel just a few steps from the ocean.  Luxury vacation rentals are available also, so it is all up to your family’s needs.

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Non surf 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.  Popular tours to choose from include:  ATV tours, Zipline, Manuel Antonio National Park, Tortuga Island Boat Trip with Snorkeling, and much more.   The sport-fishing in Costa Rica is some of the best in the world.  Full and half day fishing trips are easily arranged.  A beautiful 18 hole golf course is just minutes away and there are several great spas available in the area if you would like to pamper yourself.  Have a massage right in the comfort and convenience of your room.


ATV tour

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Great dining in Jaco, Costa Rica
This area offers some of the best food in Costa Rica and has something to please the entire family.  The fresh fish and seafood is out of this world!  There are several sushi restaurants that serve some of the best sushi you will ever eat.  There is plenty of fine dining, as well as fun restaurants to entertain the kids.  Don’t miss out on eating some of the local Costa Rican cuisine.  You will love such dishes as ceviche, the casados, patacones and much more.
You will definitely return
By the end of your Costa Rica surf vacation you will probably not want to leave.  You are guaranteed to take home a lifetime full of memories and will surely want to come back.  There are Surf Packages that will meet and greet you at the airport, arrange your transportation to the beach, your accommodations, surf instruction and gear, meals, yoga, massage and anything else that might interest you.  You will then be returned to the airport at the end of your stay.  Summer is almost here and now is the time to plan your vacation.  Make your plans now and book your surf trip to Costa Rica.



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