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Zopilote Surf Camp

Zopilote Surf Camp is situated in Playa Hermosa de Cabano, on the northern pacific coast, Nicoya Peninsula, of Costa Rica. The unparalleled beauty of the tropical land merges well with the secluded tranquility of the sea-side town. Undiscovered and intimate, Playa Hermosa maintains an attraction that lures enough people all around the year. The ocean that borders the bay contains the best of surfing tides that can challenge even the experts of the waters. Zopilote Surf Camp offers an ideal camp set-up providing suitable accommodations nearby the beach, and offering a variety of splendid services and activities. Backpackers, friends on vacations, sporty couples and families with kids especially teenagers, will find the animated camp-site simply amazing. Conveniently sprawling by the beach, Zopilote Surf Camp has a chilled and affable medium, with reasonable price that won’t hurt the budget.

Playa Hermosa has a consistent set of surf breaks and the temperature of the water is always around 27 degrees Celsius which is appropriate for aquatic sports. The uncrowded beaches present a perfect ambience for surfing classes and other activities such as horse-back riding, deep-sea sports fishing, canoeing, scuba diving and snorkeling. The classes are held by professionals that will not only teach you, but also make sure you have a lot of fun learning. Whether a pro or a novice in water sports, there will be plenty to learn! Zopilote Surf Camp also takes the guests on tours to other surfing spots and towns such as Mal Pais, Santa Teresa, Playa del Carmen, Manzanillo and Montezuma. The towns are famous for their huge swells and reef breaks. Activities also include quad biking, jungle canopy tours, biking, and wildlife watching and visiting the paradisiacal Montezuma Waterfalls. When the sun goes down, head over to one of the many vibrant night parties and taste the delicious, Costa Rican cuisine like heavenly gallo pinto.


Zopilote Surf Camp offers a number of best value packages to individuals at low prices! The camp is open all year round and one can come to stay and surf any time they desire.

Beginner surf package costs 750 US dollars a week and 1350 US Dollars for two weeks. The package features full lodging at a large, ocean-front house, daily complimentary breakfast and dinner, pick up from Mal Pais, surf spots meters away from the accommodation, amazing free facilities, free internet, usage of surfboards and four surf lessons of two hour per week.

Standard surf package costs 550 US Dollars per week and 970 US Dollars for 2 weeks. This package offers a full accommodation in a beach-front house, free breakfast and dinner, pick up from Mal Pais, home-spot surf guiding, and many great facilities.


Live in a pure Costa Rican style in one of the three houses that afford views to the surging lagoon. The main house has 3 bedrooms, a bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen. There is also a terrace and a lounge for hanging out. The other two are ranchos that have an upstairs bedroom, a bathroom and a lounging area. The accommodations are utterly comfortable and are surrounded by exotic panoramas of seas and greenery.

At Zopilote Surf Camp, have a delightful time braving the waves and reposing under a tropical clime.

Location: Playa Hermosa de Cabano, Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Activities: Tour Desk, Massage / Beauty Centre, Private beach, Excursions, Beach (Direct Access), Water Activities, Fishing, Horse Riding, Canoeing, Surfing, Hiking, Massages.

Amenities: 24 Hour Reception, Bicycle Rental, Room Service, Restaurant, Air Conditioned, Non-Smoking Rooms, Shower, En suite, Private Bathroom, Free High-speed Wireless internet, Free Parking.

Accommodations: 3 Houses.

Check-in From 12:00 PM

Check-out Prior to 12:00 PM


Phone Number:  +506 264 00541