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Zopilote SurfCamp

Playa Hermosa de Cobano, Playa Hermosa - Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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The Place

Surf Camp

Shared room options

Couples

Families

Groups

Solo travellers

Nearest Wave
100 metres

The camp is located only 200mt from the beach and local surf break, as well super market and other resturants are within walking distance.
Our guests have the possibility to surf whenever they want, without having to rely on daily transfers.
Our camp consists of four to two story cabinas, each sleeping up to 4 people.
The camp's own restaurant offers a varitey of seasonal dishes, comfort food with quality ingredients. As well you can enjoy a well to deserved 'after surf' cocktail.

Location

The surf camp is located in Playa Hermosa de Cobano on the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica, just a short drive away from the famous and touristic beach of Santa Teresa.

From San Jose airport take a taxi to bus terminal 7/10 in downtown San Jose, here there are direct buses (Transporte Cobano) that leave to Mal Pais/Santa Teresa at 6am and 2pm every day (approx $16US). Once in Cobano leave the bus and get a taxi to Manzanillo ($20US). It will take 6 hours all in. You can also fly to Tambor airport and get a taxi to our surf camp, takes 1 hour and cost approx $50US

  • Facilities
  • Room types
  • Getting there
  • Surf Lessons
  • Waves
  • Terms
Number of people: 16
24-Hour reception
Air Conditioning
Parking (free)
WIFI (free)
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Sundeck
Surfboard hire
Surfboard Storage Area
Breakfast (included)
Dinner (included)
Restaurant
Hiking
Horseback riding
Snorkeling
Surf school
Yoga

Additional Fees:

no additional fees

Extras:

Depends what package you book, surf boards can be rented for as low as 70 € per week. Save airline transport fees and troubles and use one of our boards! We have a variety of beginner boards, longboards, malibus, mini-malibus and shortboards.
Bungalow
Room Type: Shared - Mixed
Sleeps: 4

Bungalow with bathroom and toilet

Bungalow
Room Type: Shared - Mixed
Sleeps: 4

Bungalow with bathroom and toilet

You can never get lost

When you book you will receive our confirmation email with full travel directions of how to get to us.

We don't provide airport transfers but you can book one easily here: Airport Transfers

  • - Nearest Airport: Tambor
  • - Distance from Airport in kms: 18
  • - Time from Airport in a car: 45min
  • - There is no train from the airport
  • - There is no bus from the airport

Come Surf With Us

Surf Lessons can be added in the booking steps if they are not already included in a package.

Surf Lessons we offer:

Beginner Surf Lessons

Our lessons are 2 hours per day. Student ratio is 1:5 You will learn everything from standing techniques to turning and finally paddling outside and learning how to catch unbroken wave.
Kids lessons are available at this level.
We teach in English, Spanish, Italian and German

Intermediate Surf Lessons

Our lessons are 2 hours per day. Student ratio is 1:4
Kids lessons are available at this level.
We teach in English, Spanish, Italian and German

Advanced Surf Lessons

Depends on your level, we will find the perfect break for you to improve your surfing with the best surf instructors.

Private Surf Lessons

Private surf lessons for individuals / 60 €.

Surf Guide

We bring you to a variety of local spots both hidden and well known! Every morning we pack our pick-up truck in search for the perfect surf break.


Surf spots between Playa Hermosa and Mal Pais

Surf spots between Playa Hermosa and Mal Pais

Level: All Levels

Santa Teresa: A very popular surf spot for surfers of all levels mainly beach breaks.
Playa del Carmen: Offers both rights and lefts surfing over sand.
Mal Pais: Here you can find world class point and reef breaks.
Playa Hermosa: An excellent beach for all levels! This wide and open white sand beach is everyone’s favorite!

Surf conditions in Santa Teresa:

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32°

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Surf beaches around Santa Teresa
Playa El Carmen is the most popular spot in this laid back Santa Teresa surf area. It is an excellent open beach break for all standards. Surfing Playa Santa Teresa is a mix of sand and volcanic rock which create some barrel riding waves. Hermosa offers gentler waves, an excellent spot for beginners.

Air temperature in Santa Teresa is the same year round 32°C. The seasons can be divided in two: From December to April you have the Dry Season, and from May to November the Wet Season. The busiest time for tourism in Costa Rica is the Dry Season.

Santa Teresa is a year round surf destinations. From April to October is the larger swell season. From December to March waves are smaller but nice and clean, usually around 4 foot and it is probably the best time to stay at a Santa Teresa Surf Camp. The Wind is not usually a major factor and glassy offshore conditions are usually best in the morning.

The area has dozens of waves off the beaten track waiting to be explored and surfed from Manzanillo in the north and around to Montezuma on the other side. Come Surf Santa Teresa with us...

PAYMENT

  • A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
  • Your balance is due at check in.

CANCELLING YOUR BOOKING

  • To cancel go to the MyAccount section and log in or register and you can cancel from within your account.
  • Your deposit is non refundable but can be used for the same property/surf school within one year of your original booking.
  • You can cancel anytime up to 30 days before travelling you will not be charged the balance.

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