Nicoya Peninsula

Surfing, Service, Sea Kayaking, Horseback Riding, Spanish, Rafting and more!

Nicoya Peninsula Trip Highlights

  • Starry night skies on a beach front campsite
  • Serene sea kayaking to gulf islands
  • Surfing incredible waves with not a soul in sight
  • Horseback riding on the beach
  • Biking on an island
  • White water rafting Class IV rapids on the fifth most wild and scenic river in the world, Rio Pacuare
  • Local Costa Rican trip leaders and surf instructors
  • Spanish classes, cultural immersion and home stay with a “Tico” (Costa Rican) family
  • Outreach projects with local communities and conservation programs
  • Other: good food, yoga on the beach, great people and lots of fun!

Nicoya Peninsula Trip Details

  • Trip Length: 10 days and 18 days
  • Ages: 13-16, boys and girls
  • When: January or June-August
  • Accommodations: Camping during adventure segment; home stay during language classes and two nights in hotel
  • Trip prices*

  • January Dates (10 days) = $2175 GREAT OPTION FOR NATIONALS AND RESIDENTS!!
  • June-August Dates (18 days) = $3665

*Prices are for NON-Costa Rican residents and are subject to change. Airfare is not included. RESIDENTS AND NATIONALS - Contact us for your local prices.



  • Day 1: Fly to San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Day 2 – 3: Adventure segment begins – Explore the cape and its reserve at the tip of the Peninsula
  • Day 4-6: Sea kayak the smooth seas around the islands of the gulf
  • Day 7-9: Surf lessons and camping on the beach
  • Day 10-11:Visit and bike around Isla Chira
  • Day 12 – 16: Spanish classes, cultural immersion, home stay, and outreach
  • Day 17: Whitewater rafting on the Pacuare River
  • Day 18: Fly home

*This itinerary includes a community service and homestay segment.



  • Day 1: Fly to San José, Costa Rica
  • Day 2 – 5: Adventure segment begins – Sea Kayaking in the Gulf of Nicoya
  • Day 6 – 7: Surfing lessons and service projects
  • Day 8 – 9: Horse packing trip, transfer back to San José
  • Day 10: Fly home

A great option for local students during their vacations – sign up NOW!

Surf Safari – The Ultimate Surfing Adventure

Surf Safari Highlights

  • Perfect peaks and beautiful beaches on the Pacific and Caribbean Coasts
  • Secret spots – NO CROWDS in the line up!!
  • White water rafting Class IV rapids on the wild and scenic Pacuare River
  • Sea Turtle monitoring project
  • Zip line the unique canopy of the dry tropical forest
  • 2 trip leaders and professional surf instructors – bilingual and bicultural
  • The ultimate trip to master your surfing skills!
  • Good food, yoga on the beach, great people and lots of fun!


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