Surfing Costa Ballena South Pacific Costa Rica

If you are coming to Costa Ballena, you should definitely learn to surf and if you are an advanced surfer, well you’re in for a treat. Surfing is an experience like no other, and one of the reasons why Costa Ballena is a very special place.

For first time surfers, Punta Uvita/Playa Chaman has great waves to help you learn and get up on the board for the first time. For intermediate surfers, Playa Hermosa has great waves and for the more advanced surfer, Punta Achiote and Playa Dominical provide consistent waves and are locals’ favorite surf spots.

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