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Surf Camp & PADI Certification

The Best Combo of Surfing and Diving in the World!

Surf Camp & PADI Certification

$894 per person

Get the best of above and under the water with our Surf and PADI Certification Open Water Camp Combo!


We will customize your each surf lesson, focusing on basic techniques such as stance, paddling, popping up, etiquette, reading waves, safety, and more!  Your lessons will be with a small group, no more than 4 people per instructor. The world famous Catalinas Islands  are a formation of volcanic pinnacles in the Costa Rican North Pacific Ocean and an ideal place to get your PADI open water certification!

Learn to Surf on Costa Rica's Best Waves

Dive in the World Famous Catalinas Islands

Improve Stance, Balance & Pop Up

Professional Bilingual Instructors

Breakfast and Lunch Included

Accommodations Optional

Tamarindo Surf Camp & PADI Certification

Surf Camp

This package includes all the essentials you need to focus on learning to surf and SCUBA Diving!  Tamarindo is one of the best places in the world to learn to surf, and Catalinas Islands is a world famous dive location, known for its abundant sea life such as Giant Manta Rays, Sea Turtles, Reef Sharks, and much more!

We will customize your Tamarindo surf lessons based on your current skill level focusing on the following techniques:
  • Etiquette 
  • Safety 
  • Paddling
  • Popping up 
  • Board Position 
  • Stance 
  • Reading Waves

Tamarindo, Costa Rica is a world renowned surf location, made famous for the movie The Endless Summer. There are almost always great waves, but not too big, perfect for learning to surf. Whether this is your first time on a surfboard or you have some experience and want to work on your technique, our lessons are guaranteed to improve your skills. Our 2 hour lessons are taught by locals that have been surfing in Costa Rica for nearly their entire lives, so you will get the best insight there is in Tamarindo.


PADI Certification

If you’ve always wanted to take scuba diving lessons, experience unparalleled adventure and see the world beneath the waves, this is where it starts. Get your scuba diving certification with the PADI Open Water Diver course – the world’s most popular and widely recognized scuba course.


  • PADI Certification (Theory, Pool Session, 4 Dives)
  • 4 Tamarindo Surf Lessons,
  • 1 Avellanas Beach Surf Trip
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • 7 Lunches
  • Surf Photo Package
  • Surf Manual
  • T Shirt
  • Unlimited Surfboard & Rashguard Use
  • Certified Bilingual Instructors
  • 10% OFF EVERYTHING in our Bar & Restaurant that is not included in the meal plan.



BASE PRICE: $894 per person

Add dorm or cabina

DORM 7 Nights $105/person



Day 1: Arrival at La Oveja Negra – Given Surf Manual Packet and PADI Theory Packet and Tablet for studying.

Day 2:

  • PADI Certification Workbook and Tablet to work on throughout the day,
  •  First surf lesson reviewing surf basics such as paddling, popping up, and stance. Assessment of current surf abillity to create a custom surf lesson plan

Day 3:

  • Pool Sessions 7 AM to 1 PM: Review of scuba gear, including mask, snorkel, fins, regulator, buoyancy control device and a tank. .Also learn underwater communication,  safety, and breathing under water.  Your training dives will be logged and approved by your instructor before you move on to open water. 

Day 4:

  •  Surf Lesson: Learning to read waves and be able to paddle into them effectively. Stance, board position and balance improved. Intro to surf etiquette and safety.

Day 5:

  •  2 Open Water Dives at Catalinas Islands 7:00 am to 2:00 pm:  Giant Manta Rays, Eels, Octopus, Schools of Tropical Fish, Sea Turtles, and much more! 

Day 6:

  • Morning surf trip with lesson and photos to Playa Avellanas – Check out a more intermediate surf spot in Guanacaste and put everything you’ve learned into practice on some bigger waves. Professional surf photos shot during your lesson

Day 7:

  •  2 Open Water Dives at Catalinas Islands 7:00 am to 2:00 pm: Giant Manta Rays, Eels, Octopus, Schools of Tropical Fish, Sea Turtles, and much more! 

Day 8:

  • Departure

Add Ons

  • Round Trip Shared LIR Shuttle: $60/person
  • Surf Photo Package: $30/person
  • 7 Dinner Package $105/person
  • Sunset Cruise with open bar, food, music, snorkeling $85/person
  • Sunday Funday Beach and Pool Crawl $40/person
  • ATV 2 Hour Mountain Tour $75/person


DORM with Shared Bathroom 

+$105 per person – Air Conditioning, Shared Kitchen, Shared Living Room


CABINA – Private Room with Private Bathroom Poolside 

+$490 (1-2 people) – Includes: TV, hot water, Air Conditioning

Optional Accommodations – La Oveja Negra Surf Club

Outdoor Patio, Pool, Bar & Restaurant, Security, Lockers, Laundry Service, Air Conditioning, Full Shared Kitchen, Free Coffee All Day, Free Wifi

Shared Dorm with Shared Bathroom

Private Room with Private Bathroom

Special Notes
  • We operate lessons rain or shine! If weather is severe, we may cancel and you will be given a refund or you may reschedule
  • Bring sunscreen, towel, bathing suit
Cancellation Policy
  • You may cancel free of charge up to 48 hours before start of the first lesson
  • Cancellations less than 24 hours before the start of the first lesson you will be subject to a 100% cancellation charge.  Extreme cases are taken into consideration.
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