10 Days/ 9 Nights Surf Camp - Akih Pods Hostel in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

Surf camp package

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov

What is included:

6 surf lessons with a certified local instructor
9 nights accommodation
Welcome smoothie
Daily Breakfast
Beach break recommendations
Surfboard and leash during lessons hours
Snorkeling equipment
Access to all hostel's facilities including mini-gym, training equipment, yoga deck, mats, and communal kitchen


from $1700.00

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The holiday will take place in Santa Teresa, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica. Located in the heart of town and surrounded by jungle, Akih Pods Hostel is situated only five minutes away from amazing beach breaks and point breaks in Playa del Carmen and Santa Teresa Beach. Beginners, intermediate, and professional surfers and yogis visit the town to enjoy disconnect in one of Costa Rica's and the world's most consistent beach breaks.

Akih Pods Hostel is located within walking distance of the local surf break, supermarket, bars, restaurants, and surf shops in town. A property filled with nature and magically retreated from the sounds and fast pace of the main road. Located in the Southern Peninsula of Nicoya, this area is surrounded by national parks, waterfalls, wildlife, and a fishing lifestyle. Expect to find a family to owned hostel tracing its path in a developing town filled with energy and contagious surf culture.

The Place

Akih Pods Hostel can accommodates surfers from all over the world. Multiple dorm rooms with private bathrooms and rooms with shared bathrooms. A/C included in all dorms.

Our facilities include an inviting outdoor kitchen, bar-&-pizza area, refrigerators, picnic tables, yoga deck, gym, free parking, hammocks and surfboard rental.
On occasion we make pizza nights and live-music events.

The property is surrounded by palm trees, tropical plants, flowers, and local wild animals as occasional visitors.

Our sleek and contemporary Pod-style accommodations meet the needs of all our guests.
Each Pod features:
- Individual light-switches
Phone & computer charger outlets
- Safety locker
- Privacy curtain
- Comfortable mattress
- A/C in all dorms

We offer:
- Surfboard rentals
- Group or personalized surf lessons for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Professional local surf instructors will take you to special spots tailored to your skill level.
- Weekly packages offered.
- Yoga classes

We organize trips to:
- Montezuma waterfalls and its amazing trekking trails.
- Snorkeling excursions and day trips to Turtle Island.
- Bio-luminescence tours on kayak at sunset.
- Back-horse riding on the beach.
- Zip line Canopy tours to see Cabo Blanco's Natural Reserve from the top of the trees.
- ATV's Rental

Craft fairs, crafted food and Live music events every season


  • Air Conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Parking (free)
  • WIFI (free)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Gym / Fitness Centre
  • Pets allowed
  • Sundeck
  • Surfboard hire
  • Surfboard Storage Area
  • Breakfast (additional)
  • Dinner (additional)
  • Bicycle rental
  • Diving
  • Horseback riding
  • Kitesurfing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surf school
  • Yoga

Getting there

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 Tambor and they can be booked in the booking steps.

  • Price for 1-4 people: USD$100
  • - Nearest Airport: Tambor
  • - Distance from Airport in kms: 30
  • - Time from Airport in a car: 50 min
  • - There is no train from the airport
  • - There is a bus from the airport

Surf Lessons Available


Diego Jimenez

Vladimir Montoya

Surfers from all over the world come to visit Santa Teresa to catch unique warm-water waves and enjoy natural biodiversity the Nicoya Peninsula has to offer. Santa Teresa, a fast-developing town, is considered a tropical paradise and one of Costa Rica's most consistent beach breakes. Cabo Blanco Natural reserve, Cabuya, Montezuma and Playa Hermosa are some of the amazing spots surrounding us.

Main Surf Beach: Playa del Carmen, Santa Teresa Beach, Cabuya, Playa Hermosa

Surf conditions in Santa Teresa


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


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