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The rich coasts of Costa Rica: A surfing paradise in Santa Teresa

Indulge your love of surfing in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica with a vacation at Pranamar Oceanfront Villas and Yoga Retreat. Article by Shannon Farley Even though there wasn’t much gold to be found, Columbus was on to something when he named Costa Rica the “rich coast.” With more than 700 miles of beautiful beaches on...
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Nancy Goodfellow yoga lunge on Santa Teresa beach, photo credit nancygoodfellow108.

Get your body surfing fit before your lessons in Costa Rica

If you are already in tip top shape, you will probably be able to tackle the physical demands of paddling out on the water, catching a wave and the balance and leg strength to stand on the board.  Why not help your body prepare for the very enjoyable, yet very physically demanding sport of surfing...
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Surfing in Santa Teresa Costa Rica

Costa Rica surfing breaking big onto world surf scene

Young, talented Costa Rica surfers like Anthony Fillingim of Santa Teresa are leading Costa Rica surfing to the top of the world surf scene. Costa Rica will host this year’s ISA 2016 World Surfing Games from August 6 to 14. With excellent surf on two ocean coastlines, Costa Rica is emerging as a powerhouse on...
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What to do in Santa Teresa?

Santa Teresa is a beach on the Nicoya Peninsula best know for its beaches and surfing, but what else is there to do there? Activities in the area range from the adventurous to the relaxed.  Renting an ATV  or going on a horseback tour are both good options to explore the beaches, rivers and mountains...
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Yoga instructor Nancy Goodfellow at Pranamar Villas on Santa Teresa Beach, Costa Rica

A talk with Nancy Goodfellow: Yoga teacher, hotelier and lover of life

Nancy co-owns Pranamar Villas, along with her mother, who was the first of the two to discover the natural beauty of Costa Rica.  Native to San Diego, California, Nancy moved to Costa Rica over 20 years ago in search of a simpler life in connection with nature. With the objective of catering to needs of...
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Surfing Costa Rica Caribbean, image by Costa Rica Escapades

Costa Rica surfing circuit 2016 opens in Caribbean at end January

While there may not be 70-foot point break waves like in the movies, Costa Rica’s Caribbean Coast still sports some of the top surf spots in the country and will bring Costa Rica’s best surfers to the region at the end of January for the first national surf competition of the 2016 season.
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Map Southern Nicoya Peninsula Costa Rica

The best ways to get to Santa Teresa Costa Rica

You want to visit Santa Teresa, Costa Rica – named one of the most beautiful beaches in the world with some of the best surfing in Costa Rica. But where is it and how do you get there? Santa Teresa Beach is located on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica on the southern Nicoya Peninsula....
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Surfing in Santa Teresa Costa Rica

Learn how to surf in Santa Teresa Costa Rica

Learning how to surf can change your life. Maybe it’s the powerful rush of catching a wave and the feeling of flying on water as you race across the wave’s face. Or that it doesn’t matter how old or young you are, whether you are a beginner or a pro, the thrill of being out in...
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Surfing Caribbean Coast, image by Costa Rica Escapades

Surfing the southern Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica

Less crowded than the beaches of Southern California, Hawaii and Australia, the warm water waves of Costa Rica are a favorite destination for world surfers. And lesser known than the very-developed Pacific Coast, the laid-back southern Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica is a hot spot for Costa Rica surfing with lots of great waves. The...
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Caribbean to host Costa Rica national surfing competition

Puerto Viejo and the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica will host the second big surf competition in the 2014 Olympus National Surfing Circuit later this month. The Lime Coral Caribbean Classic II will be held January 25 and 26 at Playa Cocles just south of Puerto Viejo. Top surfers from all over Costa Rica will...
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Costa Rica Grand Final Reef National Surfing Championships 2013

Costa Rica’s pro surfers vie for national titles in Jaco

If Costa Rica’s professional surf scene had an A-team, it would look something like this: Carlos Muñoz, Jair Pérez, Noe Mar McGonagle, Gilbert Brown, Anthony Fillingim, Luis Vindas, Leilani McGonagle, Lisbeth Vindas, and Nataly Bernold. The nine top surfers seem to shuffle places between being national champions and taking the top five slots at any...
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Costa Rican Surfer Rises to Top 10 in World Rankings

Costa Rica surfer Carlos Muñoz has made it to the top 10 in the Junior Men’s World Ranking of the Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP). The 20-year-old rising star surfer is currently tied at ninth place in the world in the Junior Men’s Division with eight other surfers from Australia, Hawaii, Brazil, USA and Japan....
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Del Mar Surfing Academy Kids' Surf Club in Costa Rica

Kids' Surf Club is perfect Saturday fun!

If you live anywhere near the ocean, even if you don’t surf, teaching your kids to surf is a great confidence booster that lets them learn a fantastic sport that brings enjoyment to all who do it. In surfing hotspot Costa Rica, at Jaco Beach on the Central Pacific Coast, Del Mar Surfing Academy is...
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Del Mar Surfing Academy Costa Rica teen camps

Make cool summer memories at surf camp!

One of my favorite quotes about summer is … “The things we did last summer, I’ll remember all winter long.” Teens and kids, summer is almost here! What memories are you going to make to last all winter long? How about a really cool surfing camp vacation in Costa Rica with Del Mar Surfing Academy! Head...
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