People flock to Nosara vacation rentals all year round to get a taste of a wonderful Costa Rican vacation. This place gives you access to so many tourist spots like national parks, beaches, wildlife preserves, and many more. Apart from that, you can also enjoy a wide variety of surfing spots dotted along the beaches near this place. If you really want to be at close proximity to these surfing spots, you might as well book an accommodation at a Playa Del Coco vacation home. To know more about the popular surfing spots, here are some of those worth checking out.
1. Witch's Rock
Famous for the gigantic rock and for being the best surf breaks in the country, the Witch's Rock can be reached in two ways: by land and by water. The most common route, which also happens to be the less dangerous of the two is to go on a one-hour ferry ride from the Playa del Coco. The other option is to ride a 4-wheel vehicle and drive through the Santa Rosa National Park. Surfers frequent this spot for its fast and hollow breaks that originate from the right. Waves here can reach up to 10 feet. Beginner surfers can enjoy the smaller waves coming in from the left. People come here not only to surf but also to hang out and enjoy the tranquil serenity of the beach, as it is generally not crowded.
2. Ollie's Point
This surfing spot, which is situated at one of the northernmost points of Costa Rica west coast, can only be reached by boat from a marina that is 20 minutes away from Witch's Rock. You can see this spot in the classic surf movie entitled, "The Endless Summer." The break here has a reef bottom that can be surfed even by beginners and intermediates. Low tide and mid-tide are perfect for those looking for novice challenges while advanced surfers would need to wait for the high tide to ride.
3. Playa Guiones
Playa Guiones in Nosara provides a unique setting for surfing. This long, sandy, and not-so crowded beach gives shoulder high to overhead waves almost every day. Fun and friendly waves await novice and intermediate surfboard riders. Expert surfers meanwhile will have to wait in the afternoon for the more challenging waves. Several schools offer surfing lessons in this part of Costa Rica. Playa Guiones prides itself from being the only beach in the country that offers analytical video coaching for competitive surfers.
4. Playa Grande
Playa Grande is a favorite surfing spot of locals. Located 20 minutes from Playa Tamarindo, this one is an exposed beach break that receives offshore winds from the east. Surfers love the clean groundswells and the waves that work from both left and right. You can expect the place to be crowded during times when good waves are present.
Surfing is a very popular activity in Costa Rica. In fact, most of the tourists who come to this place are looking for surfing adventures. Visit VacationHomes.com to find rental houses in Nosara. You can sort your search according to price, amenities and location details.