illustration of mark richards with his classic twin fin MR model surfboard, by clara jonas

Surf Simply’s Covid-19 Update:

COVID-19 Update: Surf Simply reopened on August 1st however Costa Rica is currently only permitting flights from Canada, Europe, the UK and a limited number of states in the US. For more info you can see Surf Simply’s COVID F.A.Q.s. We are also now running online coaching courses for you. We love you, stay safe and we … Continued

At Surf Simply we offer technical coaching, of a standard as high as any mainstream sport, but for surfing. Our week-long, all-inclusive courses have been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, Outside Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post and CNN, alongside a tide of 5 star TripAdvisor reviews, video tutorials, and podcasts.

Technical Surf Coaching

Unlike conventional surf schools, this isn’t about standing up. At Surf Simply we identify the many specific skills behind the sport and then break down the mechanisms, making surfing accessible to everyone. Our team of 8 ISA and ILSF qualified coaches are surf geeks who work with just 12 guests each week, replacing ambiguous surf lingo with clear, concise, systemized coaching. We don’t teach you how to surf. … Continued

More Than Just Surfing

Simply buy your plane ticket and we take care of everything else. We will pick you up from the airport and bring you to our resort here in Nosara. We will have already asked you about your surfing experience and goals and your preferences regarding every detail of your trip from massages, stretch classes and … Continued