This Friday Paddle Fest takes place at Playa Agujas in Jaco, Costa Rica. An article in the Tico Times gives some great happenings this Memorial Day Weekend in Costa Rica and Paddle Fest is an excellent opportunity for outdoor and paddle board enthusiasts to compete against individuals and groups who enjoy paddle boarding in Costa Rica’s Jaco Beach. From music and film, to orchestra and art – there are plenty of events to enjoy during Memorial Day Weekend in Costa Rica, but our pick for fun in the sun is Paddle Fest in Jaco Beach, Costa Rica.
Enjoy Paddle Boarding in Jaco, Costa Rica at Paddle Fest 2014
Paddle Fest 2014 – Have paddle, will travel. Paddle Fest 2014 is a massive tournament for every kind of hand-powered water sport – from sea kayaking to stand-up paddleboarding. Athletes will compete as individuals or in groups, covering the coast of Playa Agujas in watercraft. Sponsored by Kayak Jacó, Paddle Fest is gathering of skilled athletes and a chance for fans to get their feet wet.
Paddle Fest takes place May 24 at Playa Agujas, Jacó, Puntarenas. 5:30 a.m. onward. Participants ₡5,000-60,000 ($10-120), spectators free. Info: 2643-1233.
Playa Agujas is one of Costa Rica’s Blue Flag Certified Beaches, awarded for its efforts in environmental conservation and friendliness. With dark sands, some rocks, and coves, Playa Agujas in Jaco is ideal for swimming, sunbathing, and paddleboarding along Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast.