What is a SASS Approved Experience? These are trips we have been on, run by people we trust, in locations we think you should explore. Although these are not run exclusively by the SASS Team, we have carefully selected and curated this list so that we are excited and confident to send you to these operations. In other words, we approve of these trips…

RINCON SURF SCHOOL & RESORT – Rincón, Puerto Rico, Carribean

RSS&R at Casa Verde Hotel is owned and operated by SASS Global Travel. We are open 365 days a year offering Surf & Stay packages for all levels of surfers, families, groups and solo travelers. JOIN US in beautiful Rincón, Puerto Rico for a surf vacation unlike any other…

Your surf experience begins as you arrive at our private location overlooking Sandy Beach; surrounded by lush palms and bamboo groves only minutes from the best surfing in the Caribbean. Enjoy one of our ten well-appointed rooms or suites; ideal for those traveling solo, with a friend or as a couple. Families will appreciate our newly-upgraded 1 or 2 Bedroom Penthouse Suite with stunning ocean views. Take a dip in the pool while you meet surfers from around the world, or relax with a massage as you listen to waves crash in the distance. Set in a location that provides consistent swell and easy access for travelers, the Rincón Surf Resort blends the excitement of a surf camp with the hospitality and service you’d expect from a resort.

Starting at $1795


  • Double or Queen Room at the Rincon Surf Resort
  • 5 Days of Surf Lessons or Surf Guiding*
  • Daily Coffee and Fruit
  • Front Desk and Surf Concierge (7AM – 5PM)
  • Unlimited Use of Surfboards from our “Standard Quiver”
  • Unlimited Use of Beach Chairs
  • Pool, Outdoor Grill, Ping-Pong
  • Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Flat-Screen TV with Cable
  • Daily Surf Report at RSS Office
  • Yoga for Surfers at one of our off-site locations
  • Relaxation or Sports Massage*
  • Snorkel Gear Rental*
  • Surf Resort Excursions* including:
    • BIO Luminescent Bay Tour La Parguera**
    • Waterfall Tour
    • Snorkel Tour at Marine Reserve
    • PLUS Weekley Itinerary of Events
    • …and much more!

* Inclusions vary based on package reserved.

**Tours may not be available during your visit due to capacity, weather, marine conditions or last-minute reservations. Bio Luminescent Bay Tours may require advance booking.


Starting at $995


  • Double or Queen Room at the Rincon Surf Resort at Casa Verde
  • 3 Days of Surf Lessons or Surf Guiding*
  • Daily Coffee and Fruit
  • Front Desk and Surf Concierge (8AM – 5PM)
  • Unlimited Use of Surfboards from our “Standard Quiver”
  • Unlimited Use of Beach Chairs
  • Pool
  • Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Flat-Screen TV
  • Daily Surf Report at RSS Office
  • Snorkel Gear Rental

The Rincon Surf Resort is home to the Rincon Surf School, the longest standing surf school in Rincón, Puerto Rico. At the Rincón Surf School it is their goal to not just get you to stand up on your board, but to provide the platform to become a surfer. This may seem like a fine line, but through years of development, they have designed their lessons to lay the foundation for advancing your surf technique, style, and etiquette. It is this commitment to progression that allows the unrivaled staff of surf coaches to help push you to the next level, whether that be onto your first wave or to that next plateau.

Open 365 days per year, the Rincon Surf School offers Group Lessons, Private Group Lessons, Solo Private Lessons and even Guided Adventures for more advanced surfers.

Looking for a little bit more flexibility on your trip to Rincon, Puerto Rico? The Rincon Surf Resort is available for those simply looking for a room in a perfect location. Surfing, excursions and other resort amenities can be added to your trip once you are there if you so choose.

SLED CHILE – Volcan Lonquimay, Patagonia, Chile

Sled Chile is one of the premier backcountry snowmobile-accessed guided shred experiences in the world. It is the most unique combination of terrain, equipment, lodging and culture on the planet. Combine this with an elite team of guides who create an unparalleled sled-skiing experience.

Sled Chile takes bookings for groups of 4 or more people ONLY.

Sled Chile is a full service, big mountain, backcountry, skiing and snowboarding experience running throughout the Southern Hemisphere’s winter. Not only will you grow as a skier/snowboarder and snowmobiler, you will access some of the world’s premier terrain from high alpine volcanic peaks to other-worldly tree skiing through the region’s native araucaria trees. Built for exclusive groups of 4 or more people, Sled Chile creates a cultural experience unlike any other based out of a compound built in a location that seems as if it was designed for sled-access skiing. You won’t waste your time attempting to figure out the area for yourself and instead will be shown straight to the goods starting day one by a crew of professional guides headed up by long-time SASS guides Skylar Holgate and Chris Coulter.


Sled Chile offers 4+ person private group packages only.


  • 6 Nights Lodging  at the Sled Chile compound (double occupancy)
  • Daily Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • 5 Days Guided Backcountry Skiing/Riding
  • 5 Days High-end mountain snowmobile rental (double occupancy)


  • Flights to Temuco, Chile
  • Transportation to/from Sled Chile Compound

Sled Chile’s private 4-person+ packages begin on Saturdays and end on Fridays. Availability is extremely limited…

Session 1: Saturday, July 28, 2018 – Friday, August 3, 2018

Session 2: Saturday, August 4, 2018 – Friday, August 10, 2018

Session 3: Saturday, August 11, 2018 – Friday, August 17, 2018

Session 4: Saturday, August 18, 2018 – Friday, August 24, 2018

Session 5: Saturday, August 25, 2018 – Friday, August 31, 2018 SOLD OUT

Session 6: Saturday, September 1, 2018 – Friday, September 7, 2018 SOLD OUT

Private 4-person+ packages start at $19,980 ($4995 / person)

Rooming upgrades, private snowmobile upgrades and even upgraded heli days are available.

WHISTLER HIGH TERRAIN – Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Whistler High Terrain is a backcountry skiing/riding guided experience taking you to some of the biggest mountains in North America VIA high-performance snowmobiles. Hit British Columbia dream lines all day and return to Whistler Village for aprés and evening activities.

Whistler High Terrain offers single-day professionally guided snowmobile-access backcountry ski/snowboard experiences. Run by long-time SASS Guide Andrew Burns, a day with Whistler High Terrain is a perfect add-on to your Whistler vacation.


available as add-on to SASS Argentina

SKI ARPA – San Esteban, Valparaiso Region, Chile

Ski Arpa is Chile’s only cat-ski operation. With easy access from Santiago and multiple package options including, multi-day cat skiing, daily rates, and even cat-to-tour backcountry options.