Surfing is a must try in Costa Rica. You can get surf lessons pretty much anywhere on the beach. It is one of the most popular things to do in Costa Rica. Tamarindo, Jaco, and Puerto Viejo are great places to surf.
"Mushroom wave" When waves collide. Wherever this photo was taken appears to have been experiencing a red tide event (which in some cases leads to bioluminescence Photo: Neil Wharton Also this is like waves high giving each other.