Start your surfing experience here
The following surfspots are located in the immediate vicinity of the CostaRicaSurfari:
1. Hermosa Beach
Hermosa Beach, near the small town of Jaco, is definitely – the surfers’ paradise – on the Central Pacific. Here you will find perfect conditions to go surfing all year – warm weather, warm water, great waves.
So just leave your neoprene at home!
The wide coastline of Hermosa / Jaco offers various surfing spots for every level of surfing, from beginner to pro.
In addition, the area around Hermosa Beach is known for its many ‘peaks’, so you can even find deserted surf spots with ‘head-high’ waves.
The surf spots in Hermosa Beach have powerful beach breaks and are a challenge for any surfer.
Just drive along the endless beach, from ‘Hermosa Hotel Terrasas’ down to ‘Turtle Strand’ you’ll find great ‘left and right-handers’ with long beach breaks.
2. Playa Jaco
Everyone can learn to surf!
In Jaco and its long beach with the gently breaking waves and our experienced, professional surf instructors you have the best conditions for it.
The first surf lessons start south of Jaco at ‘Kiddies Corner’, where you will surely ride your first wave.
Further south to the surf spots ‘Girasol’, ‘Bohio’ or ‘Clarita’. Here, the more advanced surfers will find their ultimate surfing experience.
Jaco is perfect all year round, also great for longboarders!
3. Escondida beach
‘Reef Break’ with big ‘Shallow Waves’ and stony ground. Best surfing time is mid – high tide.
Access by boat from Herradura about 5 km from Jaco.
Beginners / advanced surfers
Is about 15km south of Hermosa.
Gentle beach break with long left and right hand and sandy bottom. Ideal for high tide and ‘south swell’.
Perfect for longboarders!
Beach breaks offer long waves to the beach. Ideal for mid-high tide and ‘south-west swell’.