Surfing Costa Rica in August

By Guillermo Cilintano

Why Surfing Costa Rica in August is a Great Idea! August is the middle of the green season in Costa Rica, however, this doesn’t mean it’s raining all day! -that happens in October when it’s the hurricane season in the Caribbean side and we receive the rain of the Pacific Ocean. In August the south…

Nicoya Peninsula World Blue Zone

By Guillermo Cilintano

Did you know that Costa Rica has one of the five Blue zones on the planet? In this article find out what is a Blue Zone and Nicoya Peninsula Blue Zone centenarians’ secrets tips to live a healthy longer life Blue Zone, how did it begin? The concept of the blue zone was proposed after…

Surfing with Turtles

By Guillermo Cilintano

Did you know that surfing with turtles it’s a very common experience in Costa Rica? Costa Rica is a sanctuary for different species of sea turtles, having Ostional beach in the center of the Nicoya Peninsula, its main harbor. In this beach more than two million turtles nest during the year, the Kemp’s ridley being…

How can we help clean up the ocean?

By Guillermo Cilintano

Every year in the rainy season, the beaches of the Pacific coast of Costa Rica receive tons of garbage. Beach clean-ups began as an emergency and have become a healthy custom every year. In this article find out why beach clean-ups are so necessary. The Sad Reality Not long ago, it was believed that due…

History of Surfing – how surf began

By Guillermo Cilintano

Origins of the History of Surfing The origins of the history of surfing is a very controversial topic especially in the last years since new ancient evidence has been discovered in the north coast of Peru: huacas. Almost 5,000 years old, these ancient ceramics portray human figures on totora reed horses and the wave behind…

Beach Cleaning Generate Good Surf Karma

By Guillermo Cilintano

Our most popular surf lessons spot is at Playa Grande beach. A beautiful beach located in a nature reserve. In order to get to Playa Grande we walk 20 minutes through a path that takes us along other beautiful beaches. As a result of their location within the Gulf of Nicoya, 15 km from the…