Big wave surfing is a discipline within surfing where experienced surfers paddle into or are towed onto waves which are at least 20 feet m) high, on browse boards referred to as "guns" or towboards. Sizes of the board had to effectively surf these.
Surfing is a must try in Costa Rica. You can get surf lessons pretty much anywhere on the beach. It is one of the most popular things to do in Costa Rica. Tamarindo, Jaco, and Puerto Viejo are great places to surf.