Costa Rica Slang: Choza and Chante (VIDEO)

Costa Rica Slang: Choza and Chante (VIDEO)

Nov 30, 2016

  One Man’s Shack is Another Man’s Shanty You can never fully grasp the true flavor of another culture without learning the language of the people who live there and soaking up a little local slang along the way. When traveling to Costa Rica you can soak up the sun and a rich culture full […]

Real Surf Trips Guide To Buying A New Surfboard

Real Surf Trips Guide To Buying A New Surfboard

Mar 21, 2016

Many of our clients who stay with us in Costa Rica are beginners. After falling in love with surfing, they often ask for our advice on buying a new surfboard. Purchasing a board can be a bit overwhelming. There are so many options nowadays. We put together a short guide to buying a board in […]

A Beginners Guide To Reading The Ocean

A Beginners Guide To Reading The Ocean

Feb 15, 2016

The ocean is constantly changing. This fact can be baffling for a beginner surfer. So how can we better understand the ocean? Here are a few tips to help read waves. Look to the horizon line. If you see a lump headed your way chances are that is a wave. If the incoming lump is […]

5 Nutrition Tips For Surfers

5 Nutrition Tips For Surfers

Jan 21, 2016

When the waves are good, you want to spend as much time surfing as possible. A typical session for us at Real Surf Trips can last up to three hours. So it makes sense to fuel our bodies with high quality, nutrient dense food to allow us adequate time in the water. Here are five tips to keep […]

The benefits of World Tourism Day in Costa Rica

Sep 25, 2015

World Tourism Day is September 27th.  This is a day for humanity to celebrate the various advantages of tourism in terms of economic development and the spirit of global cooperation. For Costa Rica, with its natural beauty and friendly people, World Tourism Day can bring the country to a new state of prosperity. Tourism in […]

Exclusive beachfront surf trip in Costa Rica

Exclusive beachfront surf trip in Costa Rica

Sep 18, 2015

Whether you’re an amateur surfer, moderate or expert, we have the Costa Rica surf trip for you here in Playa Negra.  What really matters is the joy and fun times you will experience as you surf in our incredible local environment, while staying in our relaxed, comfortable and luxurious oceanfront home in Costa Rica. Our […]