Una Ola Surf Camp

Una Ola Surf Camp in Pavones, Costa Rica, has been helping our guests learn how to surf and find the best waves in Costa Rica since 2003. We are dedicated to giving you the absolute best surfing experience in Costa Rica. All our surf instructors are ISA level 2, First Aid & Ocean Lifeguard Certified. Come surf with us at Una Ola Surf Camp in Pavones, Costa Rica! CALL US ANYTIME! 1-888-958-7873

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Sunrise to Suset, Everyday!

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Una Ola – Pavones, Costa Rica Surf Camps
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All-Inclusive Surf Camp Packages

Una Ola Surf Camp offers beginner surfing lessons, intermediate surf coaching & surf tour packages for all surfing skill, and ability levels. Improve your surfing technique with expert surfing instruction and coaching. Choose between our all-inclusive Costa Rica surf camp packages. Take a private surf lesson in Pavones, or one of our many guided surf trips.

What We Offer

We provide surf camps in Costa Rica for every surfing skill level. From first day, beginner surfing lessons, through intermediate and advanced surf coaching, as well as, guided surfing tours in Costa Rica. Surfboard rentals, lessons, and all-inclusive surf camps in Costa Rica. Surf Camps for women only, family surf camps and co-ed singles surf camps are also available to our guests.

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This is where you can find interesting information about the surf in Costa Rica, facts and travel tips that can help you plan your next surfing vacation in Pavones, Costa Rica.

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Personalized Guided Surf Tours

At Una Ola Surf Camp in Pavones, Costa Rica, we can customize guided surf tour itineraries for our guests interested in surfing uncrowded waves with their friends, and seeing all that Costa Rica has to offer, besides surfing.

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Special Activities

Some of the special activities we offer at Una Ola Surf Camp, are tubing tours down the Rio Claro de Pavones, waterfall hikes, bird watching excursions, fishing tours, ATV tours, horseback riding, and much, much more…  If you have any questions about what you want to do besides surfing while staying in Pavones, please feel free to contact us anytime!

Costa Rica Facts

Costa Rica is a small volcanically active, abundantly rain-forested, country in Central America with immense natural beauty. Costa Rica is bordered by Nicaragua to the north, and Panama to the south, with coastlines on the Caribbean and Pacific.

With over 800 miles of coastline, Costa Rica is one the best places to surf in the world. The capital city, San Jose, is home to many of the country’s cultural institutions, such as, the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, Costa Rica is also known for its many empty beaches, perfect waves, volcanoes, and the abundant biodiversity.

More than 25% of the country’s area is made up of protected jungle, teeming with wildlife, like sloth, howler monkey, and scarlett macaw. Costa Ricans refer to themselves as Ticos (male) and Ticas (female), and foriegners are refered to as Gringos (male) and Gringas (female). Population of Costa Rica is aproximately 4.8 milion people.

Passport & Visa Information

All visitors to Costa Rica must have a valid passport during the entirety of their time in Costa Rica. Citizens of the U.S., E.U., U.K., Canada and Australia are automatically granted a 90 day tourist visa if all other entry requirements are met. All others will need to apply for a visa through their country’s respective consulate.

All visitors are required to have valid proof of departure from Costa Rica, such as, pre-paid bus ticket, return/onward airline ticket, pre-paid cruise departure ticket. Citizens from some countries may be required to provide proof of inoculations prior to entry in Costa Rica.

Getting To Pavones

Getting to Pavones, Costa Rica can be a daunting task to the uninitiated surf traveler. There are several ways to get to Pavones, some more efficient than others. But either way, you’ll need to expect a bit of extra travel time to get here, which is why we always suggest staying for 10-days minimum to really get a feel for the place.

Travel by Air: We suggest flying in/out of SJO. This will allow you to make connections more easily to Pavones, Costa Rica. There are two local airlines Sansa Airlines (https://flysansa.com) and Nature Air (https://natureair.com) that both fly connections from SJO to Golfito, where you can take a taxi to Pavones.

Travel By Bus: Tracopa Bus Lines (https://www.tracopacr.com/rutas-y-horarios/). You’ll want to take the route 601 fro San Jose to Paso Canoas (on the Panama border), where you can continue on to Laurel, Bella Luz, and on to Pavones. Buses depart out of San Jose Terminal Central de Tracopa, en San Jose, Entre Calle 05 y Avenida 20 en Plaza Viquez.

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If you need help planning your transportation to Pavones, Costa Rica, please feel free to call us anytime to help you get your trip logistics in order. +(506)8544-9796 or email us.

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