From Playa Cocles to Playa Manzanilla, Puerto Viejo is a great spot for beginner and advanced surfers to ride some waves and connect with local and international surf enthusiasts. The best time to visit some of the surf spots in Puerto Viejo is between January and March when the swells can get fairly big.
With a prime beachfront position in the heart of Puerto Viejo, experience the pure Vida lifestyle at our eco-friendly oasis. Whether you want to go snorkeling or SUP boarding through coral reefs, ride through the rainforest on horseback, or trek through the trails at Cahuita National Park, there are plenty of activities to try just minutes from our hotel.
Plus, if you’re craving some Afro-Caribbean cuisine, taste local flavors at authentic restaurants in the town, located less than 1km from Selina.
On-site features include a swimming pool, a pizza garden, a beachfront bar, a yoga deck, a CoWork, and complimentary WiFi.
Wake up to the sounds of crashing waves and croaking frogs in our unique teepees before sitting down to a fresh breakfast at the beachfront. Head to the shore and dive into a range of water sports, or trek through the Gandoca Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge and look out for wild manatees and jaguars. Back at Selina, grab a slice of pizza and get productive in our CoWork, and as the sun sets, order a drink at the bar, listen to the sounds of live music, and get ready to dance the night away with like-minded travelers.
Serious about surfing? So are we. Ride waves and safely learn professional techniques with Selina Surf Club. Whether you’re looking to dip your toe in the water or perfect your roundhouse cutback, our specialist classes and state-of-the-art equipment will help you improve your skills fast. Pair our packages with yoga, coworkers, or other authentic experiences and ensure that your trip is one to remember!
There’s no shortage of things to do in Puerto Viejo. The town is known for its world-class waves, a prime spot for surfers looking for a good time out in the water. Many enthusiasts flock to the beaches of Puerto Viejo for a chance to ride the mythical surf break known as Salsa Brava. Amateurs will be glad to know that they can also enjoy a bit of Puerto Viejo surf themselves, catching much smaller waves alongside the Selina Surf Club at beginner-friendly spots like Punta Uva.
Aside from surfing, Puerto Viejo is also known for heart-racing activities such as white water rafting, ATV driving, zip-lining through the rainforest, horseback riding, and jungle trekking. With national parks and wildlife refuges dotted throughout the area, nature lovers can count on their time in Puerto Viejo to be as green as possible. Plus, with its picture-perfect beaches and Afro-Caribbean culture that touches everything from food to music, the list of things to do in Puerto Viejo grows by the minute!
Visit our state-of-the-art coworking space to stay productive– even in paradise. As the first coworking space in Puerto Viejo, we went all out to give you a beautifully designed office with a beach view!
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