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8 Days Family Outing Surf and Yoga Retreat in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

  • Funky Monkey Lodge, Santa Teresa, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica

Family Costa Rica Yoga Retreat

Chica Surf Adventures family camp will be with more than enough activities to keep a smile on your face for a lifetime. They host families of all sizes and multiple family camps. Grab your favorite family friends and enjoy this surf camp together. If you are a family wanting a worry free vacation or a group of families looking to book a trip together, Chica Surf Adventures has the best surf camp experience waiting for you! Surf lessons, zip lining, waterfall hike, island snorkel tour, yoga classes, horseback riding on the beach, hula class, tropical massages for the adults, and more!


  • 1 yoga class
  • 4 professional surf lessons
  • Added trips to secret local surf spots
  • Horseback riding, zip line adventure, and snorkel tour
  • Airport taxi pickup and transportation
  • Tropical back massage for adults
  • Daily breakfast and dinner
  • 7 nights’ accommodation
  • 7 days with instruction
  • English
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Funky Monkey Lodge includes a gorgeous pool, a central restaurant, and lounge area complete with both a pool table and ping pong. They also have an outdoor Silk yoga studio which the kids love.

There are bungalows that can accommodate both small families and large family groups. The bungalows offer the experience of a lifetime as you can hear the howler monkeys and view the jungle from your bed. Internet is available. All rooms include a safe / locker, ceiling fan, linens, refrigerator, spacious terrace, and a hammock

You will also have the option of choosing a private condo for your family during your stay. Each unit comes complete with 2 bedrooms, full kitchen, television, air conditioning, internet, private yard, porch area, swimming pool, and direct access to the beach.

Surf lessons

You and your entire family will be learning to surf in Costa Rica. The lessons are designed for all skill levels and ages. The instructors are not only fun and really great teachers, they are also ISA and Lifeguard certified for your safety.

The whole family will be up and surfing together in no time! The surf lessons will be grouped with children and adults each with separate instructors so you will be provided with the best instruction possible.

When you are not taking a surf lesson, surfboards are available for you to go out and get extra practice. For those moms and dads who already know how to surf, they have performance surfboards available.


You will have 1 yoga class with additional classes available daily. The kids will also love the Acrobatic Silk yoga class that is available at the hotel.

Isla Tortuga snorkel tour

This all day adventure takes you to the tropical island of Isla Tortuga. The entire group will take a fun speed boat ride with views of beautiful rock formations along the coastline. You may see dolphins, turtles, and whales along the way.

This is the perfect day to go snorkeling, enjoy the beach, ride a banana boat, try kayaking, see wild animals and tropical birds, and have a delicious beach barbecue prepared for the entire group. You can even try stand up paddling or go for a ride on a jet ski! All snorkel gear and life jackets are provided as well as drinks and food.

Zip line and waterfall tour

You will fly above the Costa Rican jungle on the Montezuma Canopy tour. The zip line consists of 9 cables and 13 platforms for you to enjoy and you will see all sorts of plants and animals unique to Costa Rica. The guides are available to accompany all children and adults needing assistance and reassurance on the zip line adventure.

On the tour, you will get to hike down to the famous Montezuma waterfalls and jump into the fresh water swimming pool. The kids love the rope swing. You may even see a few howler monkeys along the way.

Horseback riding and other activities

There is so much to do and tons of extra activities to add on. 100% guest favorite is horseback riding on the beach. You will play at the Vista de Olas Infinity pool and the adults can enjoy the poolside bar and watch the sunset over epic views of ocean. You can choose to take a stand up paddle tour in Mal Pais or even take a kayak tour up the Rio Bongo. Chica Surf Adventures will make your vacation the best it can be and help you organize any additional activities you want to do.

The family surf camp is hosted at the Funky Monkey Lodge in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. This is the ideal location for a family retreat. The hotel is off the road and surrounded by lush jungle landscapes and a 2 minute walk to the beach.

Nearby places

  • The beach - 2 minutes
  • Tambor Airport (TMU) - 1 hour by taxi
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding / rental
  • Kayaking
  • Massage
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa
  • Stand up paddle boarding
  • Surfing
  • Swimming pool
  • Volleyball court
  • Whale watching
  • Zip lining
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Beach
  • Hammock
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurant
  • Restaurant nearby
  • Special menu request
  • Terrace
  • Yoga studio
  • Board rental
  • Internet access
  • Tour assistance

They will be providing you with both gourmet and kid friendly food at the Funky Monkey restaurant daily. You can start your day with a healthy breakfast, including fresh fruit and coffee home grown in Costa Rica. Lunches are not included so it gives you the opportunity to try out local restaurants or make some lunch in the guest kitchen and sit by the pool. For dinner, you will always have choices of fresh fish or chicken while vegetarian and vegan options are available.

However, if you choose to stay in the private condo, an additional fee is required for the food packages since meals are not provided there. Chica Surf Adventures’ chefs are excellent and they do provide specialized meal options such as vegetarian and vegan options. They will get your food requirements in advance so they can create the best options for you.

  • Enjoy body scrubs and facials
  • Play pool and ping pong
  • Visit local restaurants

Your surf camp package includes a tropical full body massage for all of the adults. You will receive a delicious 1-hour half deep, half relaxing massage at the Yoga Natural Spa in Playa Carmen. Additional spa treatments are available, including body scrubs and facials.

Let Chica Surf Adventures indulge you with this amazing experience. Let all your worries melt away, while the kids are busy having loads of fun! Finish your vacation as a new refreshed you. It will be like hitting the reset button.

  • 1 yoga class with additional classes available daily
  • 2 daily meals
  • 4 professional surf lessons
  • 7 nights’ accommodation
  • Added trips to secret local surf spots
  • Additional planned camp activities
  • Chica Surf Adventures hat
  • Daily surfing and unlimited surf board rentals
  • Guided tour to the Montezuma Waterfalls
  • Horseback riding on the beach
  • Infinity pool and beach dinner at sunset
  • Isla Tortuga Island snorkel tour plus lunch and volleyball beach day
  • Professional surf photo session plus CD to take home
  • Taxi pickup from the Tambor Airport (TMU)
  • Transportation for all activities
  • Tropical back massage for the adults
  • Zip line adventure through the jungle canopy
  • Additional activities
  • Airfare
  • Airport taxes
  • Car rental
  • Drinks
  • Return transportation to the Tambor Airport (TMU)
  • Tips

Arrival by airplane

Please book a flight and arrive at San Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in San Jose, Costa Rica before 12 p.m. on Sunday. Then, you will have to catch a flight to Tambor Airport (TMU) which leaves at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Chica Surf Adventures will schedule a taxi to pick you up from the Tambor Airport (TMU). The pick-up is included in the price.


  • Review by Laura B
    9 out of 10

    "I am hooked! All I want to do is surf! I got so much better and was able to actually get into the line up and not surf the white water."

    Chica Surf Adventures website, edited

  • Review by Teresa B
    9 out of 10

    "I had the best vacation I have ever taken. By far, every moment was memorable. I can’t express that enough. My sister is equally adventurous and our next trip together will be another trip with you ladies. It was the best trip ever, seriously."

    Chica Surf Adventures website, edited

  • Review by Deb K
    9 out of 10

    "I had a blast! Costa Rica was a trip that I will never forget. I want to go back. I miss you crazy ladies."

    Chica Surf Adventures website, edited