1. Surfing in Costa Rica is one of the best things to do. 2. You can surf in Costa Rica all year round. 3. Costa Rica is more than a surfer’s paradise.4. You will visit Tamarindo, a good hub for boat trips to places like Witch’s Rock and Ollie’s Point, which are farther north and best accessed by boat. From Tamarindo, Playa Langosta is only 10 minutes south, Playa Grande is 25 minutes north. Nosara is less than 2 hours south and Malpais/Playa Santa Teresa is about a 3 and a half hour drive south down the Nicoya Peninsula.