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SURF
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COSTA RICA, GUATEMALA, PERU

“The joy of surfing is so many things combined, from the physical exertion of it, to the challenge of it, to the mental side of the sport.” —Kelly Slater

Get involved in something completely new—remember the TRAVEL in work-study-travel and enjoy some fun in the sun with Maximo Nivel’s Surf School programs. Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Peru are world class surfing destinations and now you can get a taste of this fantastic sport! We offer week-long surf schools—professionally run and supervised with all equipment provided—on 3 of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

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Maximo Nivel’s Adventure & Culture program are by definition more self-determined than not. We offer a variety of options to explore, travel, and learn and each program and destination is quite different. It’s important to be in good physical condition, stay flexible and always maintain your sense of humor. Remember, the pace of life is very different in Latin America. Patience goes a long way, and anger gets you nowhere. Be ready for anything and open to everything!

In addition to the itineraries above the mini adventure programs include:

– Airport pick-up
– Transfers and accommodation including one day prior to and after your trip
– Breakfast and dinner are included at your home stay
– Safety orientation and walking tour
– Official program certificates

At the Maximo Nivel Institutes
– Spanish language tutoring table
– Tandem Conversation Program
– WiFi and computer lounge
– Salsa dance classes
– Cooking classes
– Free coffee and tea with on-site snack bar
– Institute is open 7 days/week
– Emergency contact number 24/7

Surf School in Costa Rica: $495

Surf School in Guatemala: $695

Surf School in Peru: $695

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Costa Rica Surf School

LEARN TO SURF IN MANUEL ANTONIO

COSTA RICA

Known for being the home of the most beautiful beach in Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio proves to be a perfect destination for surfers of all levels. The beach life in Manuel Antonio is the epitome of the ‘Pura Vida’ way of life that Costa Rica offers, allowing you to kick back, relax, catch some waves (and some rays), and all around just enjoy life.

– Airport pick-up and round trip public bus transportation (San Jose to Manuel Antonio)
– English-speaking, certified instructor
– Surf equipment rental
– Transportation to/from surf sites
– 2-3 hours per day of private instruction
– Lounge chairs and refreshments
– 6 nights in a shared room with a traditional family-stay

LEARN TO SURF IN EL ZONTE

GUATEMALA

Our Guatemala surf school is, in fact, located in El Zonte, El Salvador. Our staff pick you up at the airport, and take you just over the border. You not only escape for a beach getaway, but experience another country and culture in addition to Guatemala. El Zonte, a small village divided by the mouth of a river, offers a relaxing atmosphere and is home to many local surfers. Outside of surfing, enjoy hanging out by the hotel pool, kicking back in a hammock, and taking in the ocean view.

– Airport pick-up in Guatemala City
– Round Trip Shuttle bus transportation (between La Antigua and El Salvador)
– English-speaking, certified instructor
– Surf equipment rental
– 9 hours of one-on-one surf instruction
– 6 nights of housing
– 3 meals per day at hotel restaurant in El Salvador
Guatemala Surf School
Peru Surf School

LEARN TO SURF IN PEÑASCAL

PERU

Spend the week on the beautiful Beach Peñascal soaking up the sun and learning to ride waves with a staff of very experienced surfers in Peru. One of the top surfing beaches near Lima, the area boasts excellent weather all year round and offers varying surf breaks to suit surfers of all abilities from beginner onward.

– Airport Pick up Lima
– Round Trip Shuttle Bus Transportation (between Surf School and Surfing sites)
– English-speaking, E-RYT 200 certified instructor
– Surf equipment rental
– 4 hours/day of group instruction
– 5 nights accommodation in a private room

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