Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach Surf Contest

Apr 1, 15 • News & Events

Every year Rip Curl holds a surf contest at Bells Beach in Australia. This is one of the longest running surf contest and thousands flood the beach to watch the world’s best surfers compete. Check out the article on some fun facts about Bells Beach. After check out the highlights from the... Read More

Is this Princess Camp or Surf Camp?

Apr 1, 15 • Weekly Camp Stories

The Cloud Farm was filled with determined CHICABRAVAs this week! Every chica was bitten by the surfing bug, and surely will continue to surf and hopefully find their way back to Nicaragua. The waves had some size to them, but every chica held her own. They all felt the drop and paddled back out... Read More

Types of Surfboards

Mar 26, 15 • News & Events

Longboard, shortboard, single-fin, thruster! What’s the difference and why do we use them? There are many different shapes, sizes, and weights of surfboards, but they all fall into one category or another. At CHICABRAVA, we have a large and diverse quiver for all skill levels and abilities. Here... Read More

Best Surf Spots in Southern Nicaragua

Mar 26, 15 • News & Events, Newsletter

San Juan del Sur is home to many beautiful beaches and a plethora of amazing waves to choose from for all skill levels! Making CHICABRAVA the perfect place to learn and improve. To make things better, we have offshore winds 300+ days/year, which makes for perfect conditions and world-class surf.... Read More

Not One, not Two, but Three!!!


CHICABRAVA was taken over by return chicas this week! We had not one, not two, but three return CHICABRAVAs at surf house. Another twist this week was our CHICOBRAVO, Brandon, who attended! Talk about a good time with this group! Shirley, from Houston, attended camp in 2011 and decided to come back... Read More

Surfing the ‘Supertide’

Mar 23, 15 • News & Events
epa04670907 The total solar eclipse at Svalbard, Norway, 20 March 2015. A Partial Solar Eclipse is seen in Europe, northern and eastern Asia and northern and western Africa on 20 March 2015, with the eclipse starting at 07:41 UTC and ending at 11:50 UTC.  EPA/OLAV JON NESVOLD NORWAY OUT

Every 18 years a ‘supertide’ floods the River Severn causing a bit of flooding, but most importantly some amazing WAVES! The solar eclipse was stunning and the waves that followed were just as awesome! Check out the video!... Read More

Sunsets, Yoga, and Surfing!!!


This weeks camp was held at the beautiful cloud farm. These chicas truly enjoyed the luscious scenery and consistent waves, which made it such a fun filled week. Though they were all solo travelers, three of our four CHICABRAVAs were from the same city, NYC!!!! Elizabeth, from outskirts of Seattle,... Read More

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