Playa Hermosa – ADVENTURE
Playa Jaco, located only 7 minutes’ drive from Playa Hermosa is one of the best spots in Costa Rica to learn how to Surf. If you are a beginner surfer or just never surfed before Jaco is the place to start. Waves are comfortable and easy to catch and the instructors at Jaco Surf School will give you all the professional knowledge and experience they have, so you can be sure you will catch your first wave in one lesson! This is a great fun activity for the whole family.
Every surf lessons begin with stretching to prepare your body to surf. Your surf instructor will take you through a comprehensive set of stretches that will help reduce sore muscles or possible injury.
Your surf instructor will instruct you on what you should wear to help you surf. All lessons include the use of a rash guard. Your surf instructor will teach you how to pick your surfing location.
You will learn to avoid the crowded swells and learn what type of breaks you should look for. Safety is very important at Jaco Surf Lessons. Your instructor will teach you about low tides, high tides, and rip tides. Your Instructor will discuss the types of boards available. All lessons include the use of aboard.
Your instructor will teach you how to inspect your board to make sure it is safe. The lesson includes showing you how to wax your board and how to carry your board. Before hitting the water, your instructor will make sure you are fully prepared. Your instructor will discuss how to paddle out, how to pick a wave, and how to catch a wave.
Most importantly your will learn several techniques for standing up. At Jaco Surf Lessons your safety is our concern, so your surf instructor stays by your side. Your instructor will give you signals for when you should paddle into a wave and when you should execute the stand. This hands-on water approach will help ensure your surfing success.
Departure times and location:
According to the tide.
Return time and location:
3 hours after the tour began.
Board, professional, and experienced instructors, the head instructor was on Costa Rica Surf Team for many years of Surfing Experience. Private Lessons