Costa Rica is the most visited country in Central America for a reason. You will most of the time be able to get a deal which includes your flights and accommodation in Costa Rica for a better price than if you booked these separately.
The best way to have a look at some other destinations is to browse the Internet. If you don’t want to have to find the best surfing spots when you arrive in Costa Rica one of the best things you can do is to make sure you research online. The top destinations for surfing include Tamarindo Beach, Playa Negra and Witches Rock.
The great thing about surfing spots in Costa Rica is that they offer something for both beginners and experts. When you go to Costa Rica you can take a look at some of the free surfing reports to get a better idea of which location is best suited to your skill level. You can find out the size of the swells, local weather and forecast by checking out these surf reports. Make sure you pack your surf stuff as well as some quicksilver & urban clothing as well.
You can also make use of the internet to find like-minded people who would want to join you on your surfing trip. An easy way to find other people interested in surfing is to go on Facebook and Twitter pages of surfing companies.
If you choose to go on your own the experience can be just as rewarding. This way you just book your flights and accommodation, make sure you have somewhere to rent a surfboard from or even take your own. Self-managed holidays can be some of the most enjoyable because you can go to any of the locations that are great for surfing and stay for as long as you like. Make sure you take wetsuits as well.
There are a few rules and regulations in place in each of the surfing destinations so make sure you know what these are when you visit. This can be things such as the various camping rules and be being respectful of locals in the area.