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Why Tamarindo Rainy Season is the Perfect Time to Visit
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June 1, 2022June 1, 2022

Why Tamarindo Rainy Season is the Perfect Time to Visit

When you think of Costa Rica, you think of secluded beaches, crashing waves on volcanic rocky shores, and lush rainforests. While those things definitely do exist, they don’t define every part of the country at all times. There are two seasons in Costa Rica – dry and rainy. But, while you may not see a...

Skin & Hair Tips For Your Tamarindo Surf Sessions or Anywhere!
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May 19, 2022May 19, 2022

Skin & Hair Tips For Your Tamarindo Surf Sessions or Anywhere!

Sun, salt, and sea – these are all part of what makes Tamarindo vacations appealing, but they can wreak havoc on your skin and hair. While the sun-kissed surfer look is something to admire, it’s also something you want to make sure you get safely during your Tamarindo surf sessions in Costa Rica. Surfer Sun...

Must Try Costa Rica Fruits To Boost Your Surf Session
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April 29, 2022April 29, 2022

Must Try Costa Rica Fruits To Boost Your Surf Session

People often ask ‘what do surfers eat?’ well, anyone doing rigorous exercise is advised to eat protein-rich food for muscle building and whole grain carbohydrates for long lasting energy. But the biggest risk to surfers when it comes to their diet is dehydration. This makes sense because if you’re going to be out surfing in...

What it Takes to Learn to Surf in Costa Rica
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April 20, 2022April 20, 2022

What it Takes to Learn to Surf in Costa Rica

If you search online for where the best places to learn to surf are located, you will almost always find Costa Rica on that list. More specifically, if you want to learn to surf in Costa Rica, Tamarindo is the place to be. With ideal conditions for beginners and ample access to proper equipment and...

Costa Rica Surf Seasons: How to Pick the Best Month to Visit
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March 28, 2022March 28, 2022

Costa Rica Surf Seasons: How to Pick the Best Month to Visit

Hailed as one of the top surfing destinations in the world, Costa Rica has quickly become a surfing mecca, especially for those looking to learn the sport. With tropical weather and an average water temperature of 28 degrees Celsius (83 F), the best time of year to surf in Tamarindo Costa Rica is anytime. Of...

Surf Techniques 101: Learn to Surf in Costa Rica
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March 15, 2022March 15, 2022

Surf Techniques 101: Learn to Surf in Costa Rica

Tamarindo Costa Rica is one of the top destinations in the world to learn how to surf. Sure, you can take a vacation to Costa Rica, rent a board and try it out yourself, but if you really want to learn how to surf you need to learn the basic surf techniques. And what better...

Best Surfing Workouts to Improve Your Skills
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March 1, 2022March 1, 2022

Best Surfing Workouts to Improve Your Skills

At Iguana Surf, we’ve taught over 125,000 beginner surf lessons in our 30-plus years in Tamarindo, and in that time we have seen people of all ages and fitness levels get up on the board for the first time. That being said, surfing is a workout. It involves carrying your board to the water, paddling,...

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