Katie Scott Aiton's question in Costa Rica

Stay / Outdoor

After a couple of months of consideration my friend and I have decided to change our holiday to Nicaragua to Costa Rica at the end of this month. We are back to the drawing board and doing rookie research. If anyone has coastal suggestions we will be grateful. We are surfers, in our 30s, looking for eco-friendly resorts. We’d like a party atmosphere but not backpacker nor upmarket resorts. Thanks in advance.

Hi. Im not sure if you are asking about Costa Rica or Nica.
Oh no, such a shame you're not going to head to Nicaragua - it's amazing. I truly feel the press have blown the risk of travelling there well out of proportion and the US Foreign Office approach is just inappropriate and horribly damaging to the country's economy. 45 of my old local colleagues had… 
I agree that Puerto Viejo is great. I went to surf school there but it is no place for a beginner. Lol. I have friends who live in Nica and they say the situation isnt good. With many deaths, clashes with police and low food supplies, CR might be best. Nica is one of my favorite places and I cant wait for the calm to return.
Tamarindo area full of surf schools to advanced waves. Start your search there and then follow your heart. Good vibes with several beach front hotels that aren't for backpackers and aren't resorts. Casa de Las Tortugas was very good to me.