Posts Tagged: Nosara

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 »

Surf Faster With These Tips

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Playa Guiones Rip

So you’ve mastered the basics: you can paddle and catch waves with ease, stand up and drop in and bottom turn. Now what? The next step is learning to create and maintain speed! Speed is one of the most important elements in surfing. Without it, you won’t be able to perform even the most basic… 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 »

Inside Peak- Join Our Family

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JOIN OUR FAMILY Safari Surf recently had the privilege of welcoming Stan and Olga into our family. They stayed with us for a month, and the idea was that they would trade out breakfast and room at the Safari House in exchange for a couple of promo videos, to be posted on the Safari Surf… Read more »

Inside Peak- The Germany- Costa Connection

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Safari Surf’s German Connection I have always been fascinated by the depth of Marlon Illig. For example, he speaks fluent German. For a lad raised in rural Nosara, this strikes me as interesting and unusual. Marlon is one of the New Breed of Safari instructors that joined us this season. Safari hosts a fair amount… Read more »

Inside Peak- Higher Learning Through Surfing

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Higher Learning through Surfing at Safari Surf School “Study Abroad” – the phrase conjures up images of earnest students absorbed in esoteric topics enhanced by their unique surrounds – English Lit studies at Oxford, Italian culture and language studies in Rome, Ancient Greek civilization studies in Athens – but surfing in Costa Rica?? In January… Read more »

Innovative Biodiesel Project

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I launched our fundraising campaign for the Innovative Biodiesel Project on IndieGogo last week and we have already raised 56% of our $5,000 goal! Please watch the video below and if you believe in the project, surf over to our campaign page to make a pledge and share it with your friends, family and coworkers… Read more »