Quepos is perfectly positioned for experiencing a number of internationally celebrated surf breaks. Jaco, Hermosa, Esterillos and Dominical are all accessible. The little-known and spectacular Playa del Rey is nearby, and the local Playitas and Bajo breaks are just outside Manuel Antonio National Park. The water is a warm 78-82 degrees year-round. The biggest surf occurs June through August, however the surf is generally consistent at other times. There are a couple of excellent breaks on the Carribean side of Costa Rica, with Salsa Brava at Puerto Viejo being the most famous.
Surfing Lessons at Playa Espadilla
Half Day Class $55
3 Days or more $45/day
Head down to the beach just outside Manuel Antonio National Park where you will meet your bilingual instructor and choose just the right board for your size and skill level. Instructors for these Estrella Tour surf lessons are genuine, kind, and good natured souls who share their knowledge and experience in a supportive and caring atmosphere. Local lifeguards, competitive surfers and visiting instructors provide a dynamic learning experience. Instruction is one-on-one and students are often able to stand up and ride a wave by the end of their very first day. A loaner board is provided for 2 hours after each surfing lesson to further hone your skills. Class schedules depend on the local tides. A half day surfing class lasts approximately 3 hours.