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Weekend Excursions and Surf Trips

Surf Trips

Playa Avellanas

Students can take a weekend surf trip to Avellanas. We will 4X4 to the beach, stay overnight in a surf hostel and enjoy gourmet cooking from chef Miguel. Avellanas is a fast beach break that offers both fun rights and long lefts.

Playa Grande

The next beach north of Tamarindo, Playa Grande is a beach break that offers more challenging waves for students to test out their skills. Playa Grande is a day trip for CRSI students, usually Friday or Saturday.

Witches Rock and Ollies Point

Our more advanced students will have the opportunity to head out in search of barrels at these world famous breaks. Ollies Point is a long, fast point break while Witches Rock is a consistent, fast, hollow beach break.

Adventure Excursions

Rincon de la Vieja

This all day adventure trip in the gorgeous national park of Rincon de la Vieja will leave you smiling, happy, ready for bed. Zipline through canyons, ride innertubes through whitewater rapids, horesback ride through the jungle, swim in crystal blue pools and relax in natural hotsprings, all in one action packed day. Prices start at 150pp and include round trip transporation and a delicious all you can eat lunch. Lower prices available for groups of four or more.

Weekend trips

We can also help students organize any of the following weekend trips. Either contact us ahead of time, or visit the breakroom at CRSI / CSI and check out the activities sign-up board.

  • Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Arenal Volcano and Lake Arenal
  • Monteverde Cloud Forest
  • Montezuma
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Nicaragua trips
  • Ziplining and canopy tours

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