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Dreamlike, diverse and grappling with change: Our Santa Teresa deep dive
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Dreamlike, diverse and grappling with change: Our Santa Teresa deep dive

The Tico Times - December 3, 2018

Even Costa Ricans fawn over the idea of visiting Santa Teresa. When you step on the beach you’re surrounded by a colorful assortment of nature. The sky…

A washing machine ocean and a city of sin at the Essential Costa Rica Surf Pro 2018 in Jacó
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A washing machine ocean and a city of sin at the Essential Costa Rica Surf Pro 2018 in Jacó

Manuel Martínez - October 14, 2018

One of the things I like most about surfing is the constant change. You’ll be surfing the best waves of your life one day and find a…

World Surfing League arrives in Costa Rica at Jacó Beach
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World Surfing League arrives in Costa Rica at Jacó Beach

Ellen Zoe Golden - October 2, 2018

Top-tier professional surfing returns to Costa Rica this week when the World Surfing League (WSL)’s latest Qualifying Series contest takes place in Jacó. The Essential Costa Rica…

Surfing in Costa Rica: Secrets from a local surfer
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Surfing in Costa Rica: Secrets from a local surfer

Manuel Martínez - September 20, 2018

Costa Rica’s known for great surfing spots like Jacó, Hermosa, Tamarindo, Grande and Salsa Brava, but they’re just the tip of the iceberg. That’s where I started…

A hidden gem on the Central Pacific: Boca Barranca
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Travel & Tourism
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A hidden gem on the Central Pacific: Boca Barranca

The Tico Times - September 3, 2018

PUNTARENAS – If you’re driving through Costa Rica’s Central Pacific and blink, you might miss one of the world’s best surf spots: Boca Barranca. If you’re on…

Anthony Fillingim crowned 2018 Costa Rican surf champion, Rubiana Brownell scores historic triple win
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Anthony Fillingim crowned 2018 Costa Rican surf champion, Rubiana Brownell scores historic triple win

Ellen Zoe - July 31, 2018

Santa Teresa native Anthony Fillingim won the 2018 national championship title for the Open category on Sunday. After reaching the last heat at the Kolbi National Surf…

Costa Rica’s best surfers look to the 2020 Olympics
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Costa Rica’s best surfers look to the 2020 Olympics

Ellen Zoe Golden - February 9, 2018

Ever since the Olympic committee announced that surfing would be included in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Costa Rican athletes in the sport have recast their competitive goals…

Costa Rican surfer disappears off Pacific coast
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Missing Persons
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Costa Rican surfer disappears off Pacific coast

The Tico Times - November 30, 2015

A 22-year-old surfer named Ricardo Andrés González has been missing off the coast of Caldera on Costa Rica's central Pacific coast since Friday afternoon, authorities say. Costa…

Costa Rica Surfing Guide to The Gold Coast (Updated)
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Costa Rica Surfing Guide to The Gold Coast (Updated)

Ellen Zoe Golden - April 7, 2006

The northern Pacific region of Costa Rica, informally called the Gold Coast, is a big draw for surfers, as well as aspiring wave riders, because the ocean…