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by Nellie Huang

With huge swells, strong winds and an emerald coastline dotted with perfect surfing spots, Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) is lauded by some as the hottest surfing destination. Located in the Atlantic Ocean, this archipelago of 10 islands is just 350 miles off the coast of Western Africa, but it’s worlds apart. Featuring volcanic terrain and long, sweeping sandy beaches, the Cape Verde islands are blessed with tons of wind and undiscovered beaches.

Slowly gaining a reputation for its waves

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Long swaths of gold and light beige sand, warm, clear aquamarine water, world-class surf conditions and spectacular sunsets – the Pacific beaches of Santa Teresa and Malpaís in Costa Rica consistently win recognition for being the best beaches in Central America.

Both top Costa Rica beach destinations are found on the western coast of the southern Nicoya Peninsula. Poor or non-existing roads kept this tropical utopia off the beaten path for decades. Backpackers and surfers camping their way along

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It’s been a good year so far for Nataly Bernold. The 19-year-old from Jaco Beach, Costa Rica, was just crowned Costa Rica’s National Surfing Champion in the Women’s divisionin August (2012), making it her third national surfing title.

NATY-02-300x220.jpg?width=300In May, she won the Quicksilver Cup on the Olympus National Surfing Circuit in Dominical, placing more than 8 points higher than her second-place competitor in the Women’s Open division. And Nataly is already ranking Central American Women’s Surf Champion.

Not bad co

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Summer’s here and school’s out in North America and Europe!
In Costa Rica, only a few more weeks until July vacations!


Make your vacation memorable in Costa Rica with Del Mar Surfing Academy! Del Mar’s pro staff is ready to help you have the time of your life on one of their 7-night or 14-night surf campson one of the prettiest tropical beaches in Costa Rica.

In surfing hotspot Costa Rica, at Hermosa Beach on the Central Pacific Coast, Del Mar Surfing Academy offers safe and memorable va

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Break out of your vacation routine!

Recharge your life and do your mind, body and soul good on an active surfing and yoga vacation
in  Costa Rica!

Surf + yoga retreat with Del Mar Surf Camp

Active vacations, whether full-on adventure tours or more moderately-paced walking tours or yoga retreats, have become the number one choice around the world for how people spend their time off.

The premiere place for active and surfing vacations in Costa Rica, Del Mar Surf Camp offers a week-long
Surf & Detox Retreat that is destined to refresh and inv

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Surf Vacations in Costa Rica!

Learn to surf like a pro in Costa Rica!

Warm tropical water, world-class waves, friendly and fun atmosphere, and international language experience – all of this and more at the
Del Mar Surfing Academy. Located within
 Costa Rica’s Central and North Pacific Coast 
 Jaco,Esterillo and Santa Teresa beaches, the academy offers safe and memorable vacations for kids, teens (up to age 19) and families while promoting healthy and active lifestyles via the sport of surfing.

Kids' Surf Camp with Del Mar Surfing Academy

Kids and teens get to meet

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Costa Rican surfer Carlos Muñoz, is making his mark and earning Costa Rica a place in world surfing fame at the Volcom Pipe Pro  competition in Hawaii this week. The 18-year-old wave rider from Playa Esterillos scored the first perfect 10 of the world-famous international competition. Day 2 of the event. Beating out 64 surfers from around the globe, including Hawaiian legends Kalani Chapman and defending Volcom Pipe Pro Champion John Florence, Muñoz won the “highest single wave of the day” and e

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