Guatemala 2014


Location: El Paredon, Guatemala

Project: Construction of Primary and Secondary School Classrooms

Community Partner: Choza Chula

Room/boardParedon Surf House is a relaxing beach house situated right in front of a black sand beach with quality waves. While not working …

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Playa Gigante, Nicaragua ’14

Location: Playa Giganta, Nicaragua (southern Nicaragua)

Project: Construction of Primary School (annex)

Community Partner: Project Wave of Optimism

Room/boardMachele’s Place is a brand new hotel that has opened up in the center of town with impeccable amenities, a poolside lounge area, and beachfront access. From here …

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The Coastal Karma Project

Venture off the mat and immerse yourself in Nicaraguan culture! Work hand-in-hand with the local community and help build a school in Northern or Southern Nicaragua.

 2014 Dates available:

June 7-June 14 (Southern Nicaragua)
June 14-June 21 …

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Southern Nicaragua 2014

Location: Las Salinas, Popoyo, Nicaragua (southern Nicaragua)

Project: Las Salinas Elementary School additions

Room/board: Magnific Rock Popoyo, self-contained apartments sleep up to 4 people

You can help!   Join us on one of our trips in 2014 as a hands-on volunteer or donate now.

2014 Dates …

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Northern Nicaragua 2014

Location: Manzano Uno, Nicaragua (northern Nicaragua)

Project: Francisco Laguna Elementary School,

Room/board: El Coco Loco Resort w/ Waves of Hope, cabanas sleep up to 3 people, outdoor bathrooms, no wi-fi (truly disconnect!)

You can help! Join us on one of our trips in 2014 as …

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Costa Rica 2014

Location: Tamarindo, Costa Rica (Guanacaste)

Project: CEPIA Community Center

Room/board: Hotel Luna Llena , owned by a board member from CEPIA, fully furnished bungalows with kitchen, A/C/ wi-fi, private bathroom, sleeps 4-5 people, breakfast and dinner included!

You can help! Join us on one of our trips in …

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Hurricane Sandy Relief

Surf For Life is sending funds and volunteers (skilled and unskilled labor) to help our friends on the east coast who were affected by Hurricane Sandy.

You can help just by liking the Surf For Life Facebook page!


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El Cuco, El Salvador 2013

In the Spring of 2013, Surf For Life volunteers will return to El Cuco, El Salvador to build a pedestrian bridge in one of the poorest communities near the world-class surf break, Las Flores.  This area, located right next to a local elementary school, floods quite often during the rainy season. …

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What to Pack

1.            SUNSCREEN
It seems like this is one supply you can never have enough of.  The sun can be very intense so you’ll want SPF50 or above (and lots of it!). In addition to regular sunscreen for the project site, you’ll want to bring waterproof sunscreen to wear while in the ocean.

2.            WATER BOTTLE
At the project …

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are donations to Surf For Life tax deductible?
Yes, Surf for Life is a 501(c)3 organization and all donations are tax deductible.

How do I register for a Trip?
Visit our Join a Trip page and complete the registration form to sign up for a trip.

How many people can go on a trip?
We try to keep groups …

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