Outward Bound
Costa Rica

Tropical sun, white sandy beaches, turquoise water, and stellar waves await you in Costa Rica! Outward Bound Costa Rica’s surf courses are perfect for those who love the water and are looking to grow as a person.

Spend your nights camping under the stars and head out early to catch the first morning surf on the picturesque Pacific Coast beaches of Costa Rica, including Manuel Antonio, Jacó, Dominicalito, Uvita and more. Learn everything you need to know about how to read waves conditions, maintaining equipment, and surf etiquette and technique alongside our experienced instructors.

Between surfing sessions, learn important lifesaving techniques and the basics of lifeguarding toward earning your First Aid & CPR/AED certification. Learn how to use your board as a rescue device, practice CPR on mannequins, and study the best techniques for staying safe on both land and water.

Discover the pura vida way of life from locals while lending a helping hand on community development and conservation project, like rainforest reforestation, trail maintenance, beach clean-ups, and more. Cook delicious meals, watch the sunset over the Pacific, and have cozy campfires on the beach.

Fall asleep to the sound of crashing waves, enjoy the laid-back beach atmosphere, and spend an afternoon hiking to and swimming in a natural waterfall. Spot exotic wildlife like sloths, monkeys, and birds along the way! Explore OBCR surf courses here.