The Stormrider Surf Guide: Costa Rica and Panama Costa Rica has rapidly become the most popular Central American surfing holiday destination and it is not just because it has great surf on both coasts. Other factors like political stability, tourist infrastructure, clean water, cheap cost of living, natural beauty, friendly people and good security compared to it’s neighbours has driven a tourism and property investment boom over the last 2 decades. Panama might not tick all those boxes at the moment, but it is fast playing catch-up and the quality of it’s waves easily matches those of Costa Rica, on both Pacific and Caribbean coasts.
The Stormrider Surf Guides are the worlds best selling and most respected collection of surfing guide books delivered in paper, ebook and app formats. The Stormrider Surf Guides are the only comprehensive colour guides to the coastlines of Europe, North America, Central American and the Caribbean, Indonesia and the Indian Ocean, South America, Africa, East Asia, The Pacific and Australia. The authoritative text includes oceanographic, environmental and cultural notes on the entire coastlines. Each guide contains numerous full colour maps and superb photos of the best waves, shot by the best photographers. All information is compiled with the help of local riders whose sensitive approach enables an accurate and knowledgeable appraisal. An essential tool for surfers searching for their perfect wave.