The Inside Peak

Sustaining Substainability

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In December of 2015, our partner hotel Olas Verdes opened its doors to the public. Touted as the world’s first L.E.E.D. Platinum rated surf hotel in the world, the project has received wide acclaim for its innovative design and management approach. I spoke recently with General Manager Luis Pardo, who has been at the helm of this… Read more »

A Nosara Christmas Story

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What’s the most memorable Christmas present you ever received; a train set, a sled, a new surfboard?? Well, Safari Surf School senior instructor Pio Ruiz’s gift to his parents will really blow your mind! I first caught wind of what Pio was up to six months ago. His very sweet parents have lived in their… Read more »

Bring Your Own Crowd!

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(Chrysalis Therapeutic Boarding School Group enjoying surf lessons this November) Safari Surf School recently enjoyed hosting an engaging group of 25 students, parents, and teachers from the Chrysalis Therapeutic Boarding School in Montana for a one week long Surf-Yoga-Service “cultural immersion adventure trip”. Take a look at this photo. Imagine being the photographer trying to… Read more »

New Season Opens With A Bang!

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We have lots to report in this edition of inside Peak! November brought an unusual amount of heavy rain early in the month, but that didn’t seem to deter the crush of surf and yoga enthusiasts that descended upon our town. Emerging from the languorous state most of us year-rounders fall into during September, an… Read more »

Be Prepared: Keeping Our Surfers Safe

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THE INSIDE PEEK – SEPTEMBER 2015 ESPIRITU-DE-CORPS: UNITY, COMMON INTERESTS AND RESPONSIBILITY IN SURFING Folks on Playa Guiones last week were witness to quite a show, as Safari Surf School’s team of instructors underwent an arduous, week-long Lifeguard Training and Surf Rescue course. Espiritu de Corps comes from French origins. It translates to “a sense… Read more »

Are you Packing for a Purpose?

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INSIDE PEAK– August 2015 Making a Difference for School Kids in Costa Rica With a new school year just around the corner, many of us find ourselves crowding the school supplies aisles, buying our children the latest in pencils, notebooks and folders before they’re are all gone. While this can be a challenge, it’s fair… Read more »

Safari Surf Goes Surfing!

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Another beautiful set

INSIDE PEAK– May 2016 “Team Building, as defined by Wikipedia, is the use of different types of team experiences and activities that are aimed at enhancing social relations and clarifying team members’ roles, as well as solving tasks, achieving results, meeting goals, and improving performance”. I was surprised not to see the word motivation used… Read more »

Surfing for Life

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surfing for life.

INSIDE PEAK-May 15, 2015 In 2001 a remarkable entertaining and inspirational video documentary called Surfing for Life was released,  detailing the fascinating lives of nine heroic role models who are “following their bliss” through actively surfing into their seventh, eighth and ninth decades. “SURFING FOR LIFE not only challenges ageism, it also weaves a tapestry… Read more »

The Bermuda-Costa Rica Connection

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INSIDE PEAK April 10, 2015 What comes to mind when one thinks about Bermuda? For sure the Bermuda Triangle pops up, but anything else? I venture that most of us (like myself) knows very little about this fascinating island. Bermuda is the most northerly group of coral islands in the world, lying just beyond the… Read more »

Nosara News- New Stuff!- Inside Peak

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Nosara News INSIDE PEAK- March 17, 2015   New Stuff in Nosara! Every season here in Nosara ushers in a wave of new businesses and this year is no exception. So from us to you, here is Nosara News- New Stuff! From restaurants, to retail, to recreation, Nosara is continuing to grow in support of our already well… Read more »