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Rapture Surf Camp Costa Rica


Avellanas, Costa Rica

5 / 5 - 97 reviews Open Gallery

What is included in this holiday?

Shared or private lodging
Solo travellers, friends, couples
Average age: 25 - 34 years old (Min. 18)
Surf lessons optional, all levels

A number of meals are included
Transfer(s) available
All year round
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Highlights

  • Our inclusions: Our rate includes a rich daily breakfast and delicious dinners from Sunday to Thursday. Surf guiding and yoga lessons are also included in the rate, along with weekly Surf Theory and Video analysis. Please notice we cater to all diets!
  • Consistent Surfing: Playa Avellanas, possibly the best surf spot on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, is waiting for you. With no tourists, wide sandy beaches, turquoise water, and perfect waves, this camp truly is a hidden gem.
  • Private and Shared rooms: We offer a variety of rooms for all budgets and lifestyles. Everything from clean and practical bunk beds for you and your homies to love nests with king-size bed and private balcony for couples.

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A Message from your host

Luis, Camp manager

Hey there! Welcome to Rapture Surfcamps, located in Playa Avellanas, a 20-min drive away from Costa Rica’s party centre, Tamarindo. We can’t wait to make you a part of our #rapturefamily in Costa Rica, take you to our favourite surf breaks and show you our beautiful surroundings. If you haven’t booked an airport transfer yet or finalized your arrival details, we offer a few options to make your travel as easy and hassle-free as possible, just reach out to us to know the specifics. The next wave is yours! Rapturecamps Team

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The vibe at Rapture Surfcamp Costa Rica

  • All rooms are spacious and freshly renovated with big windows, air conditioning, and mosquito nets. From 6-bed bunk-rooms to double rooms for couples with private balconies, we have accommodations to suit all needs. The full bar mixes cooling refreshments all day. Locally-sourced home-made breakfast and dinner are prepared in the kitchen by our camp chefs. We have a very relaxed and friendly vibe.

Guest Profile

  • Guests are typically between 25 and 34 years old. The minimum age is 18. Guests younger than 18 are welcome when accompanied by at least one parent.
  • This accommodation is suitable for solo travellers, friends, couples.
  • Every now and then, one or more families join us. But if you book, you might be the only family.

Accommodation

The following accommodation types are being offered by this surf camp:

Avellanas Private Double

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a private room with double bed(s). Suitable for 2 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Shared sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: Situated on the 2nd floor of a recently renovated house, this room features a comfortable king-size bed! Created for 2 guests it includes air conditioning and mosquito screens on windows. The hidden gem in this room is our private balcony with jungle views!

Chopes 4 Bed Dorm

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a shared room with bunk bed(s). Suitable for 4 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Shared sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation cannot be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: A minimalist and modern 4-bed dorm room on the 2nd floor of a freshly renovated house. Our friendly dorm has a ceiling fan, along with mosquito screens on the windows. A shared trendy and modern bathroom is available for your convenience.

Pipeline 6 Bed Dorm

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a shared room with bunk bed(s). Suitable for 6 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Shared sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation cannot be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: Located on the 1st floor of a freshly renovated house the room has air conditioning and a ceiling fan. Also mosquito screens on the windows. A spacious dorm, featuring a private patio so you can relax after and between surfing! Also has a shared bathroom for your convenience.

Diay Suite

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a private suite with double bed(s). Suitable for 2 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Private sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: Our brand new elegant Private Suites offer a unique and exclusive experience with its amazing natural surroundings, lush tropical gardens a perfect balance between nature and high-end accommodation. Featuring a king-size bed in a spacious and comfortable area, this room also has AC.

Pura Vida Suite

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a private suite with double bed(s). Suitable for 2 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Private sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: Our brand new elegant Private Suites offer a unique and exclusive experience with its amazing natural surroundings, lush tropical gardens a perfect balance between nature and high-end accommodation. Featuring a king-size bed in a spacious and comfortable area, this room also has AC.

Tuanis Suite

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a private suite with double bed(s). Suitable for 2 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Private sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: Our brand new elegant Private Suites offer a unique and exclusive experience with its amazing natural surroundings, lush tropical gardens a perfect balance between nature and high-end accommodation. Featuring a king-size bed in a spacious and comfortable area, this room also has AC.

Tica Suite

  • Where do you sleep? You will stay in a private suite with double bed(s). Suitable for 2 guests. Beds are made.
  • Bathroom Facilities: Private sanitary.
  • Possible to book privately? This accommodation can be booked privately.
  • In addition to the above: Our brand new elegant Private Suites offer a unique and exclusive experience with its amazing natural surroundings, lush tropical gardens a perfect balance between nature and high-end accommodation. Featuring a king-size bed in a spacious and comfortable area, this room also has AC

Surfing at Rapture Surfcamp Costa Rica

No matter if you have stood on a board once or twice before, you plan all your travels around surfing the world, or you want to experience the feeling of riding a wave for the first time, our local surf guides know every break and will take you to the one that suits your level and offers perfect conditions for that day.

The Surf Levels

Rapture Surfcamp Costa Rica offers surf lessons on the following surf levels:

Beginners

  • The beginner module is a great fit for those who have never surfed before, or who haven’t surfed in a while and want to go through the basics again
  • Best months: .

Intermediate

  • To be suitable for the intermediate classes you should be able to get up on waves on your own, have a strong paddling ability.
  • Best months: .

Advanced

  • Surf guiding is always included in the room price and provided at no extra cost to all experienced surfers looking to surf
  • Best months: .

Practical information

  • The surf lessons are taught in English, English, Spanish.
  • The surf lessons will be planned according to the weather and wave conditions, so it's impossible to communicate the hours of your lessons prior to your arrival.
  • The surf lessons take place at Avellanas Beach.
  • Depending on your arrival day, there might be a surf lesson on the day of arrival. You will be notified on location.

Video analysis

  • Video analysis: We offer weekly video analysis for intermediate and advanced surfers

Surf equipment

  • Surf equipment: When booking a surf package, a surfboard and wetsuit are included during the surf lessons and can be rented outside the surf lessons.
  • Rental costs:
    • Surfboard only: € 11,- per day

Surf storage

  • Surf storage: It is possible to store your own surf equipment in our storage.

What is there to do?

The activities below are available during most of the season. The add-ons which do not appear in the booking tool can be booked on location.

Activities

  • Yoga: We provide post-surf yoga lessons free of charge for our guests
  • Bonfire: Once a week we gather our guests and have a bonfire at the beach
  • Music night: We usually have a music night once a week with local musicians

Activities to add-on

  • Day trips: We can help you organize day trips around Costa Rica
  • Massage: After your surf lessons you can opt for an amazing massage to provide your muscles with optimal rest

Nightlife

  • We offer transfers to Tamarindo for an extra price, where you can go and enjoy the nightlife.

Food & Drinks

We love food almost as much as we love surfing. We offer international recipes as well as local specialities at our camps. Daily breakfast and dinner from Sun-Thu are included in the room rate. No need to worry about going hungry on your surf trip! Our menu contains a variety of dishes for meat lovers and vegetarians alike and we can accommodate all diets.

What to expect?

This is an overview of what you can expect in terms of food & drinks. When selecting your prefered package during the booking process, you will know exactly on how many meals you can count.
  • Breakfast: Included on a daily basis.
  • Lunch: Can be purchased throughout your stay.
  • Dinner: Included on most days.

Drinks

  • Drinks can be purchased at our bar.

Cooking facilities

  • We do not have a kitchen for our guests.

Dietary requirements

  • In case you have any particular dietary requirements, please inform us.
  • We cater diets.
  • In case your requirements are very specific, please clarify this during the booking process so we can prepare our kitchen for you.

Location

Here the actual location of the surf camp is displayed. Below you will find the best way(s) of how to get there.

The address of Rapture Surfcamp Costa Rica

  • Playa Avellanas Tamarindo Playa Avellanas, Provincia de Guanacaste, Costa Rica

How to reach Rapture Surfcamp Costa Rica by Car

  • There is free parking outside of our surf accommodation.

How to reach Rapture Surfcamp Costa Rica by Transfer

  • From Liberia Airport:
    • Price single trip per car of 3 persons: € 66,-
    • Price 2 ways per car of 3 persons: € 132,-

  • From San José Airport:
    • Price single trip per car of 3 persons: € 149,-
    • Price 2 ways per car of 3 persons: € 298,-

How to reach Rapture Surfcamp Costa Rica by Public transport

  • From San José Airport
    • Route steps:
      1. There is a daily bus between San José and Tamarindo
      2. From Tamarindo, you might be taking a taxi to Playa Avellanas
  • Extra information: When traveling with more than 1 person, we would certainly recommend to take the transfer. The bus is not very cheap and the transfer will safe you a lot of hassle

Practical information

  • Check-in: check-in is every day from 15:00.
  • Check-out: check-out is every day from 11:00.
  • Payment options: .
  • Insurances: For information about or if you would like to add insurance to your surf holiday see the following link.
  • Visa and health: visit our page with information on the current situation in regards to visas and health. This page does not include information in regards to covid.
  • GGTO Guarantee Fund: we are a member of the GGTO Guarantee Fund. A one-time contribution of € 7,50 per person will be charged on top of your booking.
5 / 5 - 97 reviews

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Good to know

Secure your spot by paying 30% only of the total travel fee. The outstanding amount will be charged 6 weeks prior to your arrival.

During the pandemic state, we have two refund options: 100% refund if for whatever reason Covid stops you from travelling OR Take your paid amount as a credit for future bookings and receive 10% for your next booking at any location from Rapture Surfcamps. If you need to take a COVID test, there is a clinic nearby that provides this service.

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Small print

Terms and Conditions On this booking our booking terms apply.
Cancelations See our terms and conditions for the cancellation policy.
Modification of booking See our terms and conditions for the modification policy.
Travel Operator This surf holiday is operated by Errant Surf in collaboration with Rapture Surfcamp Costa Rica.
Minimum age The minimum age to stay in this accommodation is 18 years old. Guests younger than the minimum age are welcome when accompanied by at least one parent.
Accommodation type You will be able to select the preferred accommodation type during the bookings process.
Exclusive You will be able to select the included components of the trip during the booking process.
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Preferences If you pass this on afterwards, we cannot guarantee your preference.
Tourist tax Tourist tax must be paid on location.
Location and accommodation You will be able to select the included components of the trip during the booking process.
Duration of holiday You will be able to select the included components of the trip during the booking process.
Insurance Open this page for the information regarding trael insurance.
GGTO Guarantee Fund On behalf of the GGTO Guarantee Fund a one-time contribution of € 7,50 per person is required.
Disclaimer Every day we take great care and attention to keep the information about the hotel up to date. Nevertheless, it can happen that facilities, opening hours and / or possible costs change regularly.