Entries by corkycarrolls


Packing For Costa Rica

What to Pack FOR TRAVELING TO COSTA RICA The Essential Packing List Once you’ve reserved a private bungalow at our all-inclusive Costa Rica surf ranch in Nosara, all that’s left to do is pack your bags! Let’s face it, deciding what to pack for a vacation can be overwhelming, especially if you’re not sure what […]

The Ultimate Holiday Destination

Nosara, Costa Rica: The Ultimate Holiday Travel Destination The holidays are upon us and the 2017 year is coming to an end. Why not give the best gift of all and celebrate in style with an unforgettable journey to one of the most picturesque and sought after surf destinations in the world? Have the Ultimate […]


Why Bolsa Chica State Beach

Learn How to Surf at Bolsa Chica State Beach Corky Carroll’s Surf School has chosen Bolsa Chica State Beach in Huntington Beach, California as the perfect place to learn how to surf! The surf school has run its entire 22 years at this beach. This area was once called “Tin Can Beach” because of the […]

You down with the Foam Tops!?

Nothing Says I Love You Like the Gift of a Foam Top for Valentine’s Day Is it OK to let your homie ride a foam top? Simply put… Yes Ride The Foam Top! Hey guys, today I am focusing on the formerly taboo topic of soft top foam surf boards or “foamies.” Surf culture can […]


Why the long board is chairman of the board

A Surfer for President? Why the Long board is Chairman of the Board Image- Recording artist Corky Carroll “Surfer for President” What were long boards called  before the revolution of  shortboards sparked up in the 50’s & 60’s?…  Hey guys today I am answering that and: Why should I learn to surf on a longboard? […]

El Nino in Southern California

What a refreshing start to the New Year! With years of long awaited rain, El Nino looks like it could help weaken California’s drought. Despite the excitement, it is vital that citizens take caution to these drastic weather reports allocated to this winter. Huntington Beach, also known as Surf City, has been greatly affected by […]

Choosing A Surf School in Costa Rica

Property: Are you staying in a hotel or someone’s personal “resort”? Our guests stay with us on our private land. We have 6 bungalows that wrap around our own private pool. Great picture of the pool and rooms on our homepage of the site. We are not open to the public for walk up 1 […]