Surfers travel¬†and vacation in¬†Costa Rica because¬†of the¬†world class waves that this paradise has to offer. If you love to surf and are up for a challenge then make your way down to the gorgeous Costa Rica playa of Santa Teresa this weekend. ¬†The Luz de Vida Surf Challenge will be held on the 9th, 10th and 11th of July and with some top cash prizes up for grabs, the beaches of Playa Santa Teresa and Mal Pa√≠s are getting set for what is sure to be an action packed weekend.
Playa Santa Teresa is located on the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica, and is a world famous destination for surfing. Surfers travel to Costa Rica because they know this paradise offers a supreme surf setting. With some of the most breathtaking scenery, serene sunsets and pristine white sands, Playa¬†Santa Teresa offers great surf throughout the year.¬†¬†
This particular piece of Costa Rican coastline has a great set of sandbars turning up some sweet waves that can range from 3ft to 10ft in height. Get set to surf Costa Rica style! The surf forecast for Playa Santa Teresa this weekend predicts excellent conditions, so get your surfboards ready because it‚Äôs going to be a wild one.
The top prize of $2500 goes to the winner of the open male category, $700 for the open female and $1000 for the open junior male. With fifteen cash prizes on the table any surfrider entering this competition stands a good chance of coming away a winner.¬† The Federation of Costa Rican Surf (Federaci√≥n Costarricense de Surf) will be overseeing the event on the lookout for local talent.
The opening ceremony will be held¬†at Playa Santa Teresa on Friday the 9th of June and will include an event to help raise funds for children from poor families in the¬†Nicoya area. National surf champions are expected to be present. The surf tournament will get underway on Saturday the 10th and a huge party with live music is planned to welcome the sunset at the end of the first days competition.¬† The surf semi-final and finals will take place on Sunday the 11th of July.
The cost of registration is $30 before prior to the first day of the event.¬†If you enroll on the same day expect to pay $50. For more information, contact La Luz de Vida Surf¬†Resort at: (506) 2640-0568.