Pavones is a well-loved and popular town even if it’s practically hard to reach compared to Playa Jaco and Tamarindo. Taking advantage of it being a spread out place, Pavones is home to a lot of outdoor activities with surfing being the most famous. Known to have the 2nd longest left hand break in the world, surfers flock the place whenever there’s a south swell.
Located in the Golfo Duce in the Southern Pacific of Costa Rica, the town of Pavones dots along a rocky coastline and surrounded by rich jungles and rivers.
Shooting Star Yoga Studio
Before you go into surfing the best waves in the country, the Shooting Star Yoga Studio is a yoga center in the heart of Pavones where you can calm your nerves, level your head and balance your body in the most tranquil way.
The beach is just 30 meters away, a convenient distance from the yoga deck and provides a perfect view for anyone who wants nothing more than complete relaxation and peace of mind.
The studio deck of the famous Pavones yoga studio is raised 15 feet high and the floor is a space of 30×50 feet made of exotic purple heart wood. Shooting Star Yoga Studio also has open walls to let the pure, clean air flow around the area and for the guests to hear the gentle rustling of the trees.
So if you’re planning on organizing a retreat or team building vacations or even if you want a solitary getaway, this is the place for you.
Una Ola Surf Camp
Pavones has established itself as having one of the longest waves in the world and it’s no wonder surfers don’t mind taking long, challenging and painstaking routes.
Used to be located in Playa Grande, the Una Ola Surf Camp has relocated to Pavones. Offering various surfing tours, lessons and all-inclusive surf camps.
Beginner surf lessons include getting to know more about the surfboard design, construction and functionality as well as proper etiquette and rules and of course, learning all the basics of surfing.
Intermediate lessons include managing the crowds of surfers and watchers, positioning, paddling, balancing the body, timing and many, many more.
Costa Rica surf tours in the Una Ola Surf Camp in Pavones can also arrange scheduled surf trips to Witch’s Rock, Ollie’s Point, Playa Hermosa, Playa Negra and so much more places where you can catch good breaks as well awesome lefts and rights.
This pristine town of Costa Rica is two hours away from Golfito and about eight hours away from the city of San Jose but all of the visitors who’ve come to discover this place assures it’s worth all the effort.
So next time you’re in Costa Rica and you’re done checking other beaches off your list, make sure Pavones should be first if not one of them.