Playa Grande’s main break is home to the most consistent waves in the area, making it a main focus for beginners, intermediates, and experienced surfers alike. Join us for group lessons, come on day trips to surf local breaks like world-famous Witch’s Rock, or take advantage of our all-inclusive Surf & Stay Packages.
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Board rentals available!
$12 for 2 hours | $20 for 24 hours | $120 weekly

Surf Lessons

Surf Lessons

Two-hour surf lessons with an experienced local instructor. For some one-on-one time with an instructor, choose a private lesson. Traveling solo? Find your vibe amongst fellow travelers in our group lessons.

Lesson Bundles

Take a deeper dive into surfing with our surf bundles! Our 3 or 4-lesson bundles include video correction and extensive surf theories.

Witch's Rock Surf Trip

Join us on a trip to world famous Witch’s Rock in the Gulf of Papagayo! The massive volcanic rock stands guard over some of the most epic surf in the entire country. 

Witch’s Rock is perfectly situated for pristine surf conditions nearly year round, providing both lefts and rights for all surfers. Please contact us to help organize a memorable surf trip for you and your group.

Surf Lessons
Surf and Stay


Our all-inclusive ONDA surf camp is your chance to create your dream tropical surf experience. At ONDA, whatever we do, we do it together, and the collective social experience is just as important to us as a good party wave.

Traveling with friends? Learn and experience together what Playa Grande has to offer. Traveling solo? Make new friends in the ocean, grab a drink with a stranger, and foster meaningful connections that will last a lifetime.

Surf and Stay

5-Day Surf Camp – $470

An ONDA surf package specially tailored for those coming to Playa Grande to learn to surf or advance their skills. What does this 5 day package entail?

  • Round trip airport transportation (Guanacaste LIR Airport)
  • 5 lessons (10 hours in the water with our instructors!)
  • Video correction
  • Extensive surf theory
  • All surf equipment

SURF & STAY: An All-Inclusive ONDA Surf Camp

Make your dream tropical surf experience a reality! Our camps run from Sunday to Sunday, all year round, and include breakfasts, surf theories, video corrections, and more!

Private   |   $1,768   Our private King rooms include a fully-equipped en-suite bathroom, large work desk & office chair, and open closet for clothing storage — a great option if you’re looking for more privacy, or maybe trying to get some work done during your trip!

Coming with a travel buddy and want to share a private room? Send us a note in the contact form below for a modified price.

Bunk   |   $1,060   Our Bunk option is a comfortable, enclosed bunk with full-sized mattress, shelf & outlet, black-out curtain, and large cubby for storage — if you’re looking for a more “shared” experience, or need to be a bit budget-friendly, this option is for you!

What's included?

  • 7 nights accommodation at ONDA
  • 5 surf lessons (10 hours in the water!)
  • 5 extensive surf seminars
  • Nightly video analysis
  • GoPro footage of each surf session
  • 8 meals at ONDA
  • Round trip airport transportation (LIR Airport)
  • Surf equipment
  • Add ons available, such as ONDA’s La Leona Waterfall tour, ATV Adventures, surf trips, and kayak tours!

Curious to learn more? Fill in the contact form below, and we’ll get back to you!

    Why Playa Grande?

    • Year-round waves
    • Warm water
    • Quality beach breaks surrounded by thick jungle
    • Short drive to Tamarindo
    • Safe and comfortable environment for beginners
    • Central location

    Please note: the listed Tours & Activities prices do not include tax (13%).