Costa Rica

Best Surf Trip

The stunning 1,000-mile coastal drive between Cape Town and Durban offers more consistently uncrowded waves than anywhere else in the world. Why? Southern Ocean storms produce southwest waves...

Surfing

You Can: Paddle out consistently, catch waves, and occasionally pop up.You Want: To surf bigger waves—and do it while staying in a sweet beach pad....

Surfing in Costa Rica

THE WAVES have gotten bigger, and Ru Hill, owner of the Surf Simply Coaching Resort in Nosara, Costa Rica, can see that I’m focusing more on not getting clobbered than on riding one. ...

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Get Lost: Bird-Dog Costa Rica

Little-known fact about Costa Rica: The country—known for being, in essence, one big West Virginia–size eco-resort—experi­ences one of the highest deforestation rates in Central America, thanks...

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