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

Working Hours

Sunrise to Suset, Everyday!

Surf Reports

Beginner Level Surf Camps – Una Ola
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Beginner Level Surf Camps


per person

Learn how to surf waves in Pavones, Costa Rica for beginner surfers.

Beginner Surf Lessons Girls

Beginner surf camps in Costa Rica for the introductory surf enthusiast that wants to learn the basics of surfing safely.

Una Ola Surf Camp in Pavones, Costa Rica provides expert surfing instruction for the beginner surfer who really wants to learn how to surf.  Our beginner surf camps are year-round, and are designed to help you to learn all the basics of surfing technique and etiquette:

  • Learn how to choose the best surfboard for your surfing skill level
  • Learn how to choose the best place to practice your surfing skills
  • Learn about the wind, swells, tides, currents, and how they affect the waves for surfing
  • Learn how to paddle, control and navigate your surfboard through the waves
  • Learn how to choose, and catch, the best wave for your surfing ability
  • Learn all the fundamentals of how to continue to improve your surf ability

Before you book a beginner surf camp with Una Ola Surf Camp, you should be aware that surfing is a strenuous physical activity.  So, to maximize your beginner surfing experience in Costa Rica, we suggest that you should be able to to swim 200 meters or more, non-stop, at minimum, prior to attending a week-long beginner’s surf camp.  This will help you to take full advantage of the expert surfing instruction.

If you have any questions about whether this beginner surf camp option is for you, then feel free to contact us anytime!

18+ Age
  • Departure
    San Jose, Costa Rica - SJO - San Juan Santamaria International Airport (Sansa Terminal)
  • Departure Time
    Depends on your flight arrival times
  • Return Time
    Depends on your flight departure times
  • Dress Code
    Comfortable. Casual beach attire, athletic clothing for a tropical environment. Hiking boots, sandals, hat, sunglasses & sunscreen.
  • Include
    Beginner Surfboard
    Personal Surf Instructor
    Surfboard Rentals
    R/T Airport Transfers (Golfito – Pavones)
    Surf Lessons
  • Not Included
    Video Feedback
    Waterfall Tours
    Horseback Tours
    Fishing Tours
    Fishing Equipment Rentals
    Ice Chest / Cooler Rentals
    Hiking Tours
    Bike Rentals
    ATV / Quad Rentals
    SUP Lessons / Tours
    Yoga Classes
    Local Surf Coach
    Local Surf Guide
    Boat Trips along Burica Peninsula
    Guided Surf Tours
    R/T Ground Transportation (SJO – Pavones)
    Boat Trips to Cabo Matapalo
    R/T Flights (SJO – Golfito)

Day 1 - Pick-up & Transfers from Golfito to Pavones, Orientation Dinner & Drinks


Day 2 - Morning Surf Lessons, Guided Hiking Tour


Day 3 - Morning & Evening Surf Session


Day 4 - Morning & Evening Surf Session


Day 5 - Morning Surf Lesson, Guided SUP Tour/Lesson


Da 6 - Morning & Evening Surf Session


Day 7 - Morning Surf Session (time permitting), Transfer from Pavones to Golfito

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