2021 COSTA RICA SURF TRIPS

WITH RINCON SURF SCHOOL & SASS GLOBAL TRAVEL

June 19 ~ 26, 2021
June 26 ~ July 3, 2021*

2 Week and 1 Week Programs available

Playa Avellanas  •  Guanacaste, Costa Rica

OPEN NOW TO U.S. TRAVELERS

FAMILIES

Join us for a custom surf weekend with private lodging for 4-6 family members. We offer surf coaching and non-surfing options for the whole family.
$1195 USD /Person for ‘Intro Surfers’
$1695 USD /Person for Surf Progression
$995 USD /Person for Non-Surfing Guests

INTRO TO SURF

Come as an adult surfer and experience two days of surf instruction with our coaches (board rental included) – a perfect intro to the sport at a value price.
$1195 USD /Person for ‘Intro’ Surfers (Double)
$1495 USD /Person for ‘Intro’ Surfers (Private)
$995 USD /Person for Non-Surfing Guests

SURFING PROGRESSION

Athletes and teams can join the world-class RSS team for five days of coaching in a safe, supportive team environment. Includes food, coaching, lodging and more.
$1695 USD /Person for Surfers (Double)
$1995 USD /Person for Surfers (Private)
$995 USD /Person for Non-Surfing Guests

LODGING: DriftAway EcoLodge & Villas

Our lodging is located just minutes from Playa Avellanas and a short drive from Tamarindo. Welcome to the DriftAway EcoLodge & Villas, offering modern lodging with larger Villas for families and open-concept rooms for singles, couples and friends. Includes on-site breakfast restaurant, pool, bar, ping-pong, yoga studio, bike rentals and more.

*Please Note: During our first session (June 19-26), lodging is exclusive to our group; the second session (June 26-July 3) may include outside guests.


WHAT’S INCLUDED:

Join the Rincon Surf School coaching team in Costa Rica for a progression-oriented week of surf and travel. Open to surfers of all ages, including young adults and families.

SURF PACKAGES INCLUDE:

  • 7 Nights at Drift Away EcoLodge & Villas

  • Pro Surf Coaching & Guiding

    • 5 Days for ‘Surfer Progression’

    • 2 Days for ‘Intro to Surf’ (includes longboard)

  • Breakfast Prepared and Included Daily

  • Welcome & Farewell (2) Dinners with the crew

  • Excursion (TBD per COVID, last year was an ATV tour)

    • OPTIONALDeep Sea Fishing Charter for additional cost. Depends on number of people on-board.

  • Airport Ground Transportation

PRICING:

$1195 USD /Person for ‘Intro Surfers’
$1695 USD /Person for Surf Progression
+ $300 USD for Private Room / Singles

$995 USD /Person for Non-Surfing Guests

AIR TICKETS: We utilize the Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR) airport. Flights are not included, but we can assist you with booking. Fares start at $580 Round-Trip (as of 3/29/21) from San Juan (SJU) and Houston (IAH).

MORE OPTIONS: We also offer Extended Two-Week Sessions for athlete training along with Villa Upgrades and Non-Surfing Activities for families.
COVID PRECAUTIONS IN PLACE: Costa Rica is open now to U.S. travelers! All clients and staff will require a negative COVID19 test to travel. We offer private lodging and will help facilitate your tests for entry and return travel.
Logistics services provided on-site by SASS Global Travel and Tamarindo Concierge.
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• TEST-TO-TRAVEL: We’re asking clients and staff to obtain a negative COVID19 test within 72 hours prior to check-in or use of SASS services and/or provide a certificate of vaccination. SASS can provide assistance in obtaining a qualifying test that meets international travel requirements.

• NEW REFUND & DEPOSIT POLICIES: Learn more about our Refund and Cancellation Policies and take extra time to decide.

• NO-RISK TIL’ MAY: Deposits received are eligible for a 100% “Worry Free” Refund or Credit if you cancel before May 1, 2021.

• CUSTOM LODGING OPTIONS AVAILABLE: Contact us for customized packages and safe lodging options to meet your needs.

Join the short-list! SASS will have very limited capacity for these adventures.

UPDATED: Covid-19 Cancellation and Refund Policies

UPDATED POLICIES FOR COVID19

WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND TRAVEL INSURANCE: It’s easy to get and relatively cheap. Explore recommend insurance products from Global Rescue / IMG and World Nomads.

COVID19 CONSIDERATIONS: We understand that some uncertainties are now inherent in travel planning due to public health considerations. Testing for COVID19 before travel or upon arrival is now common. You will be informed of any special requirements or policies on your invoice or during booking. Unless otherwise noted, the following cancellation policies apply:

SPECIAL POLICY: "NO-RISK TIL' MAY"

Take extra time to decide on your 2021 travel plans. Deposits received are eligible for a 100% “Worry Free” Refund or Credit if you cancel your Costa Rica trip for any reason before May 1, 2021.

IF SASS CANCELS OR SUSPENDS YOUR TRIP

IF SASS CANCELS OR SUSPENDS YOUR TRIP… due to COVID-19 restrictions (or anything “that makes [it] impossible to perform”) and you have made payments or deposits to SASS at the time of cancelation, SASS will offer you a full refund within 30 days.

IF YOU CANCEL YOUR SASS TRIP

IF YOU CANCEL YOUR SASS TRIP(even though SASS is still operating…)

  • Special Policy – “No Risk November”: Bookings made in November 2020 are eligible for 100% “Worry Free” Refund or Credit, provided notice of cancellation is received before December 7, 2020.
  • Within 24 Hours of Any Booking: Eligible for 100% “Worry Free” Refund or Credit

  • More than 90 Days Prior to Departure: Eligible to keep 100% Credit towards future SASS programs or services, or for a 50% Refund of Deposit.

  • Between 30-90 Days Prior to Departure: Eligible to keep 75% Credit towards future SASS programs or services, non-refundable.

Less than 30 Days Prior to Departure: Eligible only if disqualified due to COVID19.

72-HOUR CANCEL POLICY - DUE TO POSITIVE COVID19 STATUS

IF YOU CANCEL DUE TO POSITIVE / DISQUALIFYING COVID19 STATUS…  Eligible to keep 50% Credit towards future SASS programs or services, provided notification is received at least 72 hours prior to departure. Not available same-day or for “no-show” clients. Note: SASS absorbs the cost of last-minute cancellations in the form of higher prices; we require dated lab evidence of disqualifying results for the traveler to provide this.

GROUP RATES, REDUCTIONS & CREDIT TERMS

GROUP RATES, REDUCTIONS & CREDIT TERMS: Where any cancellation reduces the number of full paying party members below the number on which the price, number of “free places” and/or any special pricing agreed for your booking were based, we will recalculate these items and re-invoice you accordingly, regardless of the reason for the cancellation.

Credits may be maintained with Operator for no more than two (2) years, and applied to services provided directly by the Operator. There is no guarantee that the same trip will be available, or that the price, terms or location will not change.

CUSTOM SASS PROGRAMS AND/OR CUSTOM LODGING UPGRADE COSTS: Are specifically not eligible for any refunds.