Vista Guapa Surf Camp - Jaco, Costa Rica The best surf camp in Costa Rica Thu, 09 Jul 2015 18:53:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Standup Paddle Magazine Article by Mark Salvetti Sat, 20 Jun 2015 19:59:18 +0000 Read More]]> Recently Standup Magazine has given us the honor to be in one of their publications, specifically Vol 7 N2 in 2015. All this was thanks to our friend Mark Salvetti who has been bringing people to our surf camp since 2006 and keeps coming every year with more amazing people.

In this article Mark tell us how they started with the idea of bringing YOLO Boards to Costa Rica and how he contacted the owner of this company.

If you’re wondering how Mark Salvetti’s trips are like and what the Yolo experience is, here is a video from out last Yolo Experience trip.


Standup Paddle Magazine Article

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If you would like to join one of our incredible trips, please contact us

Special thanks to Stand up paddle magazine and Yolo boards

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Green season 2015 Special Tue, 16 Jun 2015 21:34:55 +0000 Read More]]> Gree season Special

Get a free room when you surf with us

During the months of August, September and October in 2015 we are offering a special promotion for green season. Receive FREE accommodation in our camp when you surf with us!

How can I get a free room at Vista Guapa?

You just have to book 7 surf lessons (one week straight) and you will receive free accommodation at our surf camp for that week! The only condition is that we need a minimum of 2 people per room.

Option #1

For $597 per person (2 surfers minimum) it will include:

– 7 nights at our camp in an air conditioned ocean view room (2/3 surfers per room)

– 7 surf lessons with a board rental, instructor and transportation to different beaches **.

– All taxes included.

Option #2

For $767 per person (2 surfers minimum) it will include:

– 7 nights at our camp in an air conditioned ocean view room.

– 7 surf lessons including the board rental, instructor and transportation **.

– Transportation to and from the San José International Airport in our comfortable A/C van.

– Daily continental breakfast and fruit.

– All taxes included.

Option #3

For $967 per person (2 surfers minimum) you will get everything offered in option #2 plus :

– Upgraded daily breakfast to a full breakfast.

– 2 stand up paddle lessons per person.

–  One hour massage

– All taxes included.

** Times for beginners’ surf lessons are related with the ocean tides so be aware that in some cases due to flight itineraries or weather conditions, lessons may have to be suspended or rescheduled. For this green season deal we will not give refunds if this occurs.

How to make a reservation

Want to take advantage of this awesome offer? All you have to do is fill out the form below and our reservations department will get back to you shortly.

Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity and have a surfing trip of your life!


This special deal is valid for reservations during the months of August, September and October.

For general question you can email us at or you can visit our contact page

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The most efficient way to paddle on a surfboard Mon, 08 Jun 2015 15:06:54 +0000 Read More]]> Paddling is one of the most important moves you need to learn for surfing because you will spend extra energy without a good technique. The longer it takes you to paddle out, the more likely it is for you to get caught in waves, for your energy level to go down and to miss waves.

One of our instructors will show you in the next video the proper paddling technique. If you have a questions please feel free to leave us comment or contact us.

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How to stand up on a surf board Wed, 03 Jun 2015 20:51:20 +0000 Read More]]> If surfing is one of the activities that you would like to start practicing, you have to start by learning the most basic moves which is how to stand up on a surf board. The Vista Guapa Surf Camp instructors have more than 13 years of experience teaching hundreds of satisfied clients.

This time our head instructor Alvaro Solano, 8 times national champion and one of the best surfing coaches in the country, will show you 2 basic ways of how to stand up on a surf board.

Remember if you have any questions about our camp, packages or anything related with surfing in Costa Rica, please leave a comment below, contact us or email us at

How to stand up on a surf board video

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YOLO SUP Experience is back with Christian Cook next July 25th 2015! Fri, 01 May 2015 21:39:44 +0000 Read More]]>  


We are glad to announce that YOLO SUP Experience is coming again to Vista guapa, with the best of CrossSUP, leading by Christian Cook. You can experience an extraordinary surf and fun adventure with standup paddleboard (SUP) sessions and excursions, during a week from July 25th to August 1st 2015.
Vista Guapa offers an unique experience surrounded by beautiful landscapes, combining an extreme adventure with the best waves of the region and some of the coolest surf spots of the world.
In addition to surfing, a typical stay at Vista Guapa includes transportation to and from the San Jose International Airport, breakfast and dinner each day, an excursion to one of Costa Rica’s national parks or similar cultural activity, and beautiful air-conditioned accommodations in a bungalow overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
In our SUP camps you’ll learn how to SUP and improving your skills according to your surfing knowledge, while hanging out with our staff and making new friends. We can guarantee you lots of fun!


July 25th to August 1st 2015. 2015

YOLO SUP Experience Features:

  • Saturday to Friday, 6 nights with 5 days
  • Airport Transfers to/from San Jose
  • National Park day
  • SUP Flatwater Paddling
  • SUP Surfing
  • Prone Surfing
  • Yoga Session
  • Massage
  • $1700 per person, double occupancy.

About the Surf Camp

Vista Guapa is co-owned and operated by Costa Rican native Alvaro Solano Delgado, a seven-time national surfing champion and one-time masters champion. Our guests receive service and instruction from a small staff of local, experienced SUP and surf experts while staying in hillside bungalows overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The YOLO Experience Camp is appropriate for novice or expert standup paddleboarders as personalized instruction will be offered to each camper.

How to join this adventure
For reservations, please email or call +1-409-599-1828 for a US Reservations Specialist or +506-2643-2830 to reach the camp directly. Stay in touch with all camp happenings by following

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