Sugar's Monkey Poshtel
4 out of 5
Sugars Monkey is a small poshtel with a sense of fun, energy and passion, where you can breath ocean;
A step from miles white sandy beach, welcomes its guests with pool surrounded of tropical garden where you can eat fresh and healthy food from restaurant open for breakfast and lunch
Our resident surf shop Be Water offer board rental, surf lessons and activity gear for Stand up paddle tours, Snorkeling adventure, Horse riding, Turtles and Estuary tours.
Playa Grande is a small quiet community living on balance with environment where time fills tide and path of sun.
Our beach on pacific ocean is surrounded by tropical dry forest protect from Las Baulas National Park, 6 miles of withe sand where leatherback turtles lay their eggs.
Salt water estuary is full of life, natural habitats for birds, crocodiles and monkeys it is classic half day excursion to go see all of this.
Experienced surfer will love our spot just one to step away, here at the middle of the beach depending on swell and tide waves are more consistent, intermediate areas are only a small walk away.
Surf in Grande is best from December through April, when strong offshore winds bring optimal swell.
Grande is also perfect base camp to explore nearby Roca Bruja, Avellanas, Play Negra, Marbella, Ostional, Nosara, Camaronal, for ride all Guanacaste waves!
- Room types
- Getting there
- Surf Lessons
Travelled with friends
How did you like the accommodation?
Excellent place! The house is lovely - simple but very functional and charming. The staff is wonderful - laid-back, helpful, etc. Location 50m away from the beach and with simple amenities around is hard to beat!
How were the surf lessons?
The beach is amazing - quite challenging for my level but I loved the surfing! Aitor was our instructor. He was ok - perhaps could have given a bit more feedback.
Extras:Resident shuttle to/from Liberia airport 80$
Room Type: Private
Room Type: Private
Room Type: Private
Room Type: Private
Third floor apartment with kitchenette and terrace
Room Type: Private
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 provide Airport Transfers from and to Liberia and they can be booked in the booking steps.
- Price for 1-4 people: USD$80
- Price for more than 4: USD$100
- - Nearest Airport: Liberia
- - Distance from Airport in kms: 80
- - Time from Airport in a car: 1h
- - 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.
Our beachbreak is blessed with consistent wave that offer optimal surfing condition all year, the best ride from December till April when off shore wind blow from lake Nicaragua. Grande is also base camp to ride most famous Guanacaste wave, we organize tour with buddy to reach spot like Ollies's point, Witch rock, Negra, Avellanas, Marbella, Junquillal.
Main Surf Beach: Playa Grande
Surf Lessons we offer:
Kids Surf Lessons
We offer lessons for kids aged 6-12 , Each lessons is up 1.30 hours per day and include Surfborfd&Rushguard. We ask that parent are close by. We pick you up from your accommodation and take you to the beach safety and fun are our main priorities.
Beginner Surf Lessons
Our lessons are 1.30 hours and include Surfboard&Ruschguard. We pick you up from your accommodation and take you to the beach. Student ratio is 2.0. The beginner lessons are taught in waist deep water. You will learn everything from standing techniques to turning and finally paddling outside and learning how to catch 'green' (unbroken) waves. Kids lessons are available at this level.
Intermediate Surf Lessons
We will pick you up from your accommodation and take you to the best waves for your ability. Each exit include 3 hours surf board&rushguard. Max 2 student each teacher.
We will your buddy for best nearby wave like Negra, Avellanas, Marbella, Junquillal. We take you from your accommodation to reach with our private shuttle 4x4 'MonkeyRover' nearby spot.
Pristine beach inside marine natural park will be your calm water scene for Stand Up Paddle session. We take you from your accommodation to reach with our private shuttle 4x4 'MonkeyRover' nearby beach for half or full day adventure.
Level: All Levels
Beach break waves size from 2 to 10 feet, left and right barrel, many break point on 2 miles beach.
From December to May mostly off shore wind, from May to October more swell.
Surf conditions in Tamarindo :
Air Temp (°C)
The norther Pacific side of Costa Rica is best know for its fun waves rather than epic 10 foot advanced surf!
Air temperature in the north is the same year round 32°C. The seasons are divided in two: dry Season from December to April and wet season from May to November. Dry season is the busiest time for tourism in Costa Rica and they call it their summer.
Tamarindo is a year round surf destinations. The bigger swell season is from April to October. From December to March you tend to get smaller but clean 4 foot waves and is probably the best time to go. Wind is not usually a big factor but as with most places the morning will be best for glassy offshore conditions.
Surf beaches around Tamarindo
The main surf beach in the area is Playa Grande, a very consistent long beautiful beach break for intermediates. La Casita across the estuary is a fast beach break. El Estero is the fast rivermouth, great for longboarder surfers.
Surfing Tamarindo beach itself is great for all levels with Pico Pequeno & Pico Grande for more advanced. Further south is Playa Langosta, rocky underneath the surface and offering fun waves. Playa Avellanas is the most stunning beach in the area and suits all standards. One of Costa Roca's best. Playa Negra further south is an excellent right hand reef break over crystal clear water.
That's just a few of the many ideal surf breaks you can experience when on a surfing vacation in Tamarindo. Come Surf with us...
- 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 midday the day before and you will not be charged the balance.
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