Pavones is one of Costa Rica’s most untouched surf towns as this is more remote than the typical surfing destinations in the country. Pavones is also arguably Costa Rica’s overall best surf spot. When conditions align, this incredibly long and beautiful left-hand wave is known for being one of the longest waves on the planet.
On a good south-southwest swell, Pavones becomes this unique wave providing over a few hundred meters long rides. Even when conditions are not perfect and the different peaks don’t connect, Pavones is still a really fun place to surf. There are also a few other spots nearby.
The best time to surf Pavones, Costa Rica, is from April to October when swells are bigger and more consistent. However, it is totally possible to surf Pavones all year long as Costa Rica receives decent waves throughout the year.
The residences at Pavones Point meet every expectation of excellence. Created by architects, designers, and artists with a wide portfolio of successful projects. Each detail offers a welcoming and ultra-comfortable living space while seamlessly integrating with the magnificent local ecosystem.
In addition to world-class warm-water surfing, there are plenty of things for couples and families to do nearby: yoga, sport fishing, hiking, horseback riding, bird watching, mountain biking, swimming in a freshwater river, canopy zip line tours, Tiskita Eco-Lodge is nearby with trails, waterfalls and a wide variety of plant life, nine local restaurants. And lounging by our oceanfront resort-style pool.
The Point wave in Pavones is what put this amazing natural paradise on the map. The long left-breaking waves, recognized as one of the world’s longest, race across all its famous sections. Each with its nuances suited for all levels of surfing, from the beginner to advanced. Surf Teachers will exemplify being positive stewards of surfing heritage and sustainability of the local nature. Basics like etiquette, safety, to cheering while that first and every wave is surfed are standard. The surf spots with softer breaking waves are ideal for beginners to surf. The Surf Teacher will guide you to the best location for maximum fun while sharing surfing and ocean skills.
Surf Lessons are arranged for early morning for the best chances of good weather and ideal surf conditions. We recommend keeping a few days open in your vacation activity schedule. Surf Lessons can be prearranged before a stay at Pavones Point, Pavones, Costa Rica, or scheduled after arrival.
Yoga & pilates
Start or end each day in a blissful state of peace, tranquility, and calm. Most of the Yoga and Pilates studios are nestled within and fully surrounded by the amazing nature of Pavones. Listen to the delightful sounds of Toucans and smell the flowery scent of Ylang Ylang in the breeze. Becoming clear and grounded like Pavones helps you to better connect with its natural healing effects. Studios focus on enhancing surfing strength and flexibility movements to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. Breathing techniques and meditation are also integrated into each class.
Yoga and Pilates will significantly improve your surfing and make exploring the area’s jungles and beaches more fun and rewarding. Each studio offers different schedules for classes to best fit everyone’s vacation activities. Classes are available for all levels of experience. Yoga and Pilates Teachers in Pavones are all certified. Yoga & Pilates Classes can be prearranged before a stay at Pavones Point, Pavones, Costa Rica, or scheduled after arrival.
ATV Quad Tours
Pavones and the surrounding areas are both nature and adventure rich. The many roads and trails lead to incredible views and natural landscapes where Scarlet Macaws, Toucans, Howler Monkeys, Blue Morpho Butterflies, to Sloths call home. Quad Tours with a guide will create a lifetime of memories while effortlessly exploring and experiencing the sights and sounds of the lush tropical jungle. The guide will share with you how to be respectful of nature, the residents, and this natural area. Quads can also be rented to create unique and custom adventures to explore alone or with a group.
Quad Tours can accommodate children (one per adult), beginners, to advanced riders. Most tours are approximately three (3) hours. The guide will provide a safety, route, and quad handling overview before the tour. The tour includes a quad, helmet, and fuel. Wearing long pants or jeans with shoes is recommended. Quad Tours & Rentals can be prearranged before a stay at Pavones Point, Pavones, Costa Rica, or scheduled after arrival.
Out beyond the surf, renowned sport fishing awaits. Hop on a panga for Roosterfish, Snapper, Snook, and Mackerel. Or, have an offshore charter pick you up from the beach to go for Pacific Sail, Blue Marlin, Yellowfin, and Dorado. Family and friends can enjoy surf lessons, yoga, hiking, birding, horseback riding, nature tours, or relaxing by the pool.
Due to its diverse natural landscape and a significant number of rivers, Costa Rica is an excellent destination for travelers looking to enjoy kayaking during their vacation. This relaxing activity is enhanced even more by the natural beauty and abundance of native wildlife that can be found in and around these bodies of water. Tour operators offer tourists a chance to enjoy kayaking adventures that can last up to a few days. While several outdoor activities cater specifically to adventure travelers, kayaking is one sport that can be thoroughly enjoyed by travelers of all ages and interests.
Pavones Point was born from a visionary dream for all those who love surfing and nature but without leaving aside comfort. Being so in July 2017 began its operations, receiving, until today, hundreds of tourists who live in love with these incredible waves that we are fortunate to enjoy.
Our location is perfect because we offer the joy to our guests to do their surf reports from their balcony or even from their bed, as we are right in front of the main surfing point of Pavones, with the legendary wave of 1.8km long approximately.
Even though Pavones is a paradise for many surfers, we also have diverse activities to offer, if you are a naturalist, you will love to enjoy its biodiversity and scenic beauty, as if you just come in search of tranquility to give you a break from the city, you can enjoy the sound of the sea and the birds while doing a yoga class or have a massage on the beach or balcony.
At Pavones Point, we like to provide the best experience for our clients, which is why we offer each one of them specialized treatment according to their needs. Our villa is situated in Esmoriz, a fisherman's village 25km away from the city center of Porto. If you are driving, we are only 40 minutes from the airport in Francisco Sá Carneiro. Reaching Esmoriz is also very easy by public transportation. The metro and train station of Porto are well connected to our small village. We can offer you a transfer from/to the airport or to the city center with our 8 places van. Please request while booking.