Learn about Indigenous Costa Rica culture: Guaitil Pottery

Learn about Indigenous Costa Rica culture: Guaitil Pottery

Sep 6, 2013

While we know you’ve come to Costa Rica and Real Surf Trips to explore our local surf spots, we also invite you to learn about our local culture during your stay with us.  Guaitil is a small town that still practices some of the traditions of the indigenous cultures of Costa Rica. The entire town […]

The Rich Coast of Guanacaste Costa Rica

The Rich Coast of Guanacaste Costa Rica

Aug 23, 2013

Costa Rica is translated as Rich Coast and it’s no wonder given the rich, natural beauty found throughout our country, especially along our Nicoya Peninsula coastline.  The Nicoya Peninsula where we’re located is primarily known as the Guanacaste province with just a small portion of the land at its southern tip being in the province […]

Los Pargos: A Typical Costa Rican Town

Los Pargos: A Typical Costa Rican Town

Jul 26, 2013

Most people know our local town as Playa Negra but actually that’s only the name of our beach…Los Pargos is the name of our town and here you’ll find the true essence of Costa Rica’s pura vida lifestyle.  Life is simple here and slowing down is required.  Not just because the local roads are dirt […]

Vanessa Aadland visits REAL SURF TRIPS

Vanessa Aadland visits REAL SURF TRIPS

May 22, 2012

Pura Vida means pure life. What makes a pure life? Living in the moment, not thinking about the past or contemplating tomorrow.  Treasuring the sunlight on your face, letting the warm waves wash over your ankles, and allowing the ocean air to fill you with acceptance and peace. No judgment, no shame, just life. After […]