Pranamar Villas offers daily surf lessons for beginners, intermediate surfers, and even for families all together! Beginner and intermediate surf classes last 2 hours and focus on skills and then, surfing. Cost is $65 per person and includes everything you need to surf (surfboard, surf wax, leash and rash guard). You’re guaranteed a 2 to 1 student to instructor ratio. Or, try a private surf lesson. Also 2 hours, you’ll start out with a stretching program on the beach to limber you up, and then be trained on basic surfing skills, safety tips, paddling techniques, standing up and riding a wave. With a ratio of one student per one instructor, you can guarantee that you will catch the ideal waves. Private lessons cost $80 per person. On holiday with your family and want an active, fun adventure together? Try the family surfing lesson! You’ll have a 2:1 surf instructor ratio while learning, both on the beach and in the water.
Enjoy a great family day of fun and laughter for $200 for 4 persons, including all equipment. Advanced surfers, surf’s up for you too. Pranamar has Advanced Surf Tours available by the day. Get the insider’s local surfing experience at the best breaks between Cabuya, Montezuma, Mal Pais and Santa Teresa. Actual surf sessions last 2 hours and cost $80 per person; no more than 4 persons per guide. Complete Costa Rican surfing or surfing & yoga vacation packages are available as well from Pranamar. You can choose from 3-day, 5-day and 7-day packages, either simply surfing or the best of both worlds of surfing and yoga. All accommodations, daily surf (and yoga) lessons, breakfast, and even a massage during your stay, are included. Surf instructors are from Del Mar Surf Camp; owned and operated by locals and recognized by the Costa Rican Tourism Board, Del Mar has been teaching people how to surf since 2003. Instructors are certified in CPR, First Aid and Open Water Rescue, keeping you safe while you surf. Del Mar exclusively handles Pranamar Villas’ surfing program.
By Shannon Farley from Enchanting Costa Rica