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Low-Season Travel Jul 03

Low-Season Travel
Get the most out of your summer vacation by hitting these hot spots when their business is cool

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High tide for the new wave of UK surfers Jul 02

High tide for the new wave of UK surfers
It is usually around Junction 17, heading south-west on the M5, that you begin to notice it.

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Learn to surf in Costa Rica! Jul 02

The magic of surfing in Costa Rica!

Surfing is a unique experience that can be considered both an art form and an athletic pursuit. It is a lifestyle and a great recreational activity that is not only a lot of fun but also promotes physical fitness, great health, alleviates and relieves stress.

Caught up in fast-paced lives of the new millennium, surfing is the ultimate way to get back into touch with nature. Surfing requires that you focus on the moment and as a result, all the stress from that fast-paced life is left on land.

You know the scene, you are laying on the beach on vacation watching the beginner surfers wipe out and fall on their butts. And the secret truth is, you wish you were one of them. You have always wanted to surf and have always been too scared to try. But surfing can be a great sport, and no matter how uncoordinated you are, with the right training, you too can learn to surf.

Most importantly, don’t be embarrassed. You are going to fall… a lot. You will likely be in a high traffic area and tons of people will see you fall. Don’t be self conscious. Everyone has been there and it’s just the first step in your learning. Don’t expect to be perfect right off the bat. Surfing is very difficult and requires skills that you have never used before (and muscles too), you will improve, but you need to give yourself time. Learning to surf can be one of the most difficult things you do in your life, but it can also be one of the most rewarding.

So you’re in sunny Costa Rica, you’re surrounded by a lush rain-forest. The lapping waves of pristine beaches await your attention. Perfect for beginners to those with more intermediate skills. Experienced surf instructors have probably chased waves all over the world and know exactly how to teach you the skills of catching a wave in a safe and fun way. If you have no experience with surfing, no problem there’s no better place in the world to learn!!

Marieke Spaan is from the Netherlands but now lives in Costa Rica and owns of surf / yoga camp. Lucero Surf Retreats.

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Beach Seaweed Jul 01

While there has been a “man-o-war” invasion in the last few weeks, nothing like this comes up on our shores here in Costa Rica. I saw this on a funny forum post and I love pranks.

The Costa Rica Surfing Experience is One That you Will Remember for the Rest of your Life Jul 01

Lovers of sports have many activities that they can choose to do. Among these activities is that of surfing. You will find many ideals spots in the world to have fun surfing but Costa Rica offers a better climate for you. The Costa Rica surfing experience is one that you will remember for the rest of your life.

As you look at the travel information which is available for Costa Rica you will find there are many beaches where you can stay to have your fun. One such place that you will find is that of the white beaches of Limon. This great place has many facilities which will allow you to enjoy your surfing.

The joys of Costa Rica surfing should not however take your sense of caution away. Before you start planning any time for surfing in Costa Rica make sure that you have a good place to stay. You should make sure that your friends and family can get hold of you easily if trouble arises.

You should also have a pretty good idea of the weather conditions are going to be like in the area where you are planning to surf. While Costa Rica surfing is enjoyable due to the climate you should understand that some weather conditions will prevent you from being able to indulge in this past time of yours.

For instance the hurricane and rainy season are two seasons when you may wish to avoid coming to Costa Rica. As there is a high amount of rain and very dangerous winds you should think about scheduling your Costa Rica surfing holiday someplace else.

Other than this concern there is no reason for you not to enjoy having some fun. One of the best ways that you can improve your surfing abilities while you are in Costa Rica is to look for classes. This way you can get some tips about dealing with Costa Rica surfing conditions.

This information should include the way to judge the wave formations in the oceans. What sort of dangers you should be on the lookout for and also the best time to catch some Costa Rica surfing waves.

Once you have all of this information you can then see about making sure that your Costa Rica surfing is one holiday event that you will be remembering for a long time. You will also feel the need to come back to Costa Rica for some more quality time having the perfect holiday Costa Rica surfing style.

Muna wa Wanjiru is a Web Administrator and Has Been Researching and Reporting on Costa Rica for Years. For More Information on Costa Rica Surfing, Visit His Site at COSTA RICA SURFING

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