School of the World Costa Rica

Costa Rica: Central Puntarenas Province

Want to add more strings to your surfing bow? Master a new skill or pursue your passion at School of the World camp in laid back Costa Rica.

"The camp is for all kinds of travellers and creative surfers"

If you’ve got a big old bucket list with a bunch of items waiting to be ticked off then School of the World can give you the satisfaction of achieving many lifetime ambitions. Not your ordinary surf camp, School of the World offers an unrivalled surfing experience with some pretty sweet added extras. Learn Spanish, yoga and photography and hone your shred-ability alongside like-minded wave hunters.

Perfectly suited for all kinds of travellers the camp is a hotbed of activity attracting creative surfers who have a passion for learning and exploration. Located in a peaceful corner yet still close to the centre of town, the camp has free Wi-Fi available throughout 12 shared and private guestrooms and numerous hang out areas. A work of art in its own right the camp is filled with beautiful design details like stained glass, handmade ceramic sinks, mosaic floors, custom furniture, a zen waterfall fountain, and local artwork. The beach, the breaks and the bars are just a few minutes walk away and chilled Costa Rican vibes fill the spaces in between.

"Breaks for all surfing abilities around Playa Jacó"

With year round warm waters, super consistency and breaks for all surfing abilities the Playa Jacó area is an amazing place to learn the basics or seek out more challenging breaks. With plenty of spots to choose from and knowledgeable local guides to point you in the right direction you’ll be dropping in to your perfect, crowd-free spot in no-time.

With a variety of packages and lodging options available you can team surfing with Spanish, yoga or photography with instruction, equipment hire, meals and more thrown in. Sweet memories and new skills are the ultimate souvenirs from the School of Life surf experience. Surf, learn and spread the stoke!

5 reasons to choose School of Life Costa Rica:

  1. Surf and learn Spanish, yoga or photography.
  2. Friendly, laid back camp ideal for solo travellers.
  3. Great waves, warm water and awesome consistency!
  4. “Pura Vida” lifestyle with loads of bars ,restaurants and markets nearby.
  5. In-house yoga studio, photo/video editing suite and language classrooms!
  • Central America/ Caribbean
  • Costa Rica
  • Central Puntarenas Province
  • None
  • Surf Resorts
Suited For
  • Family
  • Couple
  • Solo Traveler
  • Groups
  • $$ - Medium
Meal Plans
  • Bed & Breakfast
Room Type
  • Single Bed Room
  • Double Bed Room
  • Twin Bed Room
Amenities & Activities
  • Internet Station
  • Yoga on site
  • Communal TV
  • Excursions
  • Language Lessons
  • Swimming Pool
Surf Package
Surf Services Offered
  • Coaching
  • Guiding
  • Equipment Rental
  • Spot Transfers
  • Airport Transfers
Ability Level
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Surf Conditions
Wetsuit recommended
  • Boardshorts
Air Temperature
  • Tropical
  • Hot
Dominant Break Type
  • Beach break
  • Point break
Crowd Factor
  • Medium
Explorer Level
  • Medium
PP/Night from US$ 75