If you’re a serious SUP surfer, a trip to Costa Rica is bound to be on your bucket list. The country’s blessed coastline is dotted with countless surf breaks and enough world-class waves to make any paddler drool. Last month, the boys at Portal Surf Designs took a “team testing” trip down to Costa Rica and scored what looked like some very fun waves. Check out the footage and start planning your own trip to this Central American paradise–for “testing” purposes, of course.


Watch: 30 minutes of elite SUP surfing.

Exploring Costa Rica’s magnificent mangroves.