Due to its inviting tropical climate, Costa Rica enjoys year-round water temperatures of around 80F degrees. Its two separate coasts, the Pacific and the Caribbean, receive swells from many different directions, depending on the time of year. There are over 50 well-known surf breaks and just as many lesser known ones.
The names Witches Rock, Playa Negra, Tamarindo, Hermosa, Matapalo, Pavones, Guiones, Santa Teresa, and "Pura Vida" are now household names.
Costa Rica is one of the world's top surf destinations and its popularity continues to grow as visitors from all over the globe continue to fall in love with the warm water, consistent surf, friendly people and abundant surf instructors that will turn you into a pro in no time.