Located in Golfo de Nicoya, Costa Rica, Esterillos Oeste is a fun beach break with a couple of lava reefs on the outside that offers up some rippable sections when the conditions line up. The waves here can be challenging to surf and break for up to 100 meters over a rock and sand bottom.
What are the best surf conditions for Esterillos Oeste?
Gets good between waist-high and double overhead. We recommend riding a longboard if smaller and a shortboard then step up as the size increases. This break is suitable for all levels of surfer. The surf here is consistent (7/10) and will usually have a crew on it (6/10). The best winds are from the North. The best swells are from the South, Southwest, and West. Works on a mid to high tide best.
We recommend wearing board shorts or a bikini year round. Water temperatures range between 29 and 28. See the temperature chart below for more data on this.