YOLO Experience at Vista Guapa Surf Camp

 

 

Join Vista Guapa Surf Camp for a “YOLO Experience” in 2015

Reservations are now being accepted for the limited opportunity SUP/surf adventure camps planned for February, March and July 2015 in Jaco, Costa Rica

Jaco, Costa Rica. (October 27, 2014) – Vista Guapa Surf Camp, a proud partner of YOLO Board, will present three distinct installments of their highly anticipated YOLO Experience camps with special guests and dates set for the 2015 season. Camp ambassador Mark Salvetti will host ‘Marko’s Mardi Gras YOLO’ February 14th to February 20th, YOLO Board Team Rider Michael “Westy” Westenberger leads ‘Westy’s Spring YOLO’ March 21st to March 27th and CrossSUP founder Christian Cook closes the series with ‘Christian’s Summer YOLO’ set for July 25th to July 31st. Reservations are now being accepted for the limited opportunity SUP/surf adventure camps with the Mardi Gras YOLO Experience already sold out.

 

With just 12 guests per camp, the YOLO Experience offers a personalized weeklong adventure vacation with SUP and surf lessons from top local watermen including Vista Guapa co-owner Alvaro Solano, a seven-time national surfing champion and one-time masters champion. The small group environment allows for instruction to be tailored to the individual making it perfect for anything from aspiring novices to seasoned wave riders. Spend your days surfing and SUPing at the best surf breaks on Costa Rica’s breathtaking Pacific Coast along with receiving fitness training and photography instruction, participating in sightseeing excursions and enjoying homemade local cuisine.

 

"Alvaro, Wendy and their crew do an amazing job making everyone feel welcome and at home at Vista Guapa,” adds Westy, Director of Operations at Chicago Paddle Company. “In addition to surfing world class waves with the best instruction available, you’re also getting an insider glimpse into the Costa Rican lifestyle. After a busy season of racing, teaching, and working, this trip is a highlight for me.”

 

Recently honored with a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for 2014, Vista Guapa is a tranquil five-acre tropical oasis on a secluded hillside overlooking the Pacific yet minutes from the town center of Jaco. Guest accommodations include three air-conditioned guest bungalows, each featuring two rooms with private bathrooms and decks with hammocks and ocean views, a main house for group gatherings, a swimming pool and two open air Yoga pavilions. A recent TripAdvisor® guest review characterizes the onsite staff, “Not only were they extremely knowledgeable about local sites, flora and the surfing conditions, they were extremely friendly and full of positive attitude. Every little request was met with a smile and a ‘no problem’."

Pricing for the Vista Guapa YOLO Experience is $1,700 per person for six nights of double occupancy with additional nights available on a pro-rated basis. Rates include SUP surfing and flat water paddling instruction, surf paddle and race technique instruction, morning workouts, a yoga session, an excursion to a national park or waterfall hike, airport transfer to/from San Jose and daily breakfast, lunch and dinner. For more information about the YOLO Experience or to make reservations, email Mark Salvetti at[email protected]. For additional information regarding Vista Guapa, email[email protected] or call 1-409-599-1828. Stay in touch with all camp happenings by following www.facebook.com/vistaguapa.

 

About Vista Guapa Surf Camp

Founded in 2002, Vista Guapa Surf Camp is a complete surf-inspired resort vacation camp in beloved surf destination Jaco, Costa Rica co-owned and operated by Costa Rican surf champion Alvaro Solano. Along with SUP and Surf packages, Vista Guapa also offers Surf and Mountain Biking adventures during Costa Rica’s dry season and yoga retreats. The resort’s tropical five-acre hillside location is private and sheltered offering a peaceful retreat with sweeping, unobstructed ocean views yet only minutes from the action of Jaco. The facilities include three air-conditioned guest bungalows, each featuring two rooms with private bathrooms and decks with hammocks and views of the Pacific, a main house for group gatherings, a swimming pool and two open air yoga pavilions. The first commercial surf camp to introduce standup paddling in Costa Rica, Vista Guapa is an exclusive partner of Florida SUP manufacturer YOLO Board. Vista Guapa’s unique, authentic Costa Rican surf experience has garnered recognition in many prominent publications including Standup Paddle MagazineOutside MagazineVOGUEMen's Journal, and Coastal Living. For more information, visit http://www.vistaguapa.com.