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Our Surf Camp blog will keep you in the loop with all that is happening here in beautiful Playa Venao, Panama. Topics range from travel tips and wave conditions to how to make the most out of your next Family Surf Vacation. We hope this blog helps you feel as though you are here with us.

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5 Reasons to Visit Panama in November and December

Looking to end the year in vacation mode? November and December are both great months to visit Panama. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing getaway or fast-paced festivities, you can create an unforgettable vacation experience.
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October 19, 2022
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How to Choose the Best Surfing and Yoga Retreat

Looking for the best surfing and yoga retreat? Here are a few things to consider when choosing your ideal surfing and yoga retreat. If it turns out Beach Break Surf Camp is the right choice for you, browse our Group Retreats to learn more about our upcoming surfing and yoga retreats.
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September 29, 2022
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Best Surfing in Panama For Beginners and Advanced Surfers

Are you looking for the best surfing in Panama? Well, Panama offers some of the best surf spots in Central America. With its warm water and consistent waves, Panama is a great place to surf all year round.
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August 24, 2022
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LGBTQ+ Surf and Yoga Retreat in Panama

What could be better than a week in paradise spent surfing, stretching, and connecting with members of the international LQBTQ community? That’s what you’ll find at the Rainbows Surfers and Yoga Retreat in Panama!
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July 14, 2022
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Black Belt Surfing: Why Martial Artists Make the Best Surfers

Many of the world’s best surfers, including Kelly Slater and Joel Tudor, also practice martial arts (specifically Brazilian jiu-jitsu, our favorite here at Beach Break). Both sports hone similar physical and mental strengths that practitioners put to use in the waves and on the mat. Here’s why martial artists make the best surfers (and vice versa).
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March 29, 2022
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Top Reasons to Rent a Surf House

Should you stay at a cool hotel or rent a surf house for your next surf vacation? Let's be honest, either sounds like a pretty great time. When you can walk out the door and within a few footsteps be on the beach, you know you’ve made a solid choice. And yet, there’s something unmistakably special about a surf house rental.
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March 14, 2022
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Why Older Surfers Are The Best Surfers

You might be surprised to hear this. Surfing is an intense sport, after all. Wouldn’t the best surfers be the strongest, bravest young lads and ladies in the line-up? Think again. Surfing offers many benefits for older adults, and it has no age requirements.
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February 28, 2022
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Surfing in Central America: Insider Guide

This insider guide to surfing in Central America will explore the region’s best destinations, beaches, and seasons for surfing. We’ll also provide an unbiased look at the pros and cons of each country, from a surfer’s perspective.
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February 21, 2022
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Learning How to Surf: Top 9 Tips

In this article, we cover our top 9 tips for learning how to surf. By following these tips and putting in the necessary sweat (and, perhaps, swallowing your fair share of saltwater) – you’ll be riding the waves in no time.
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January 26, 2022
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Learning to Surf at 40, 50, and Beyond

You might be surprised to hear that many older adults learn to surf later in life. We see a lot of that here at Beach Break Surf Camp in Panama, where we’ve had the privilege of hosting people learning to surf at 40, 50, and even through their 60s and beyond.
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January 18, 2022
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Kids Surf Camps: What to Consider

A love for surfing is one of the best gifts you can give your child. Besides being an incredible athletic pursuit– helping to develop coordination, balance, and overall strength– surfing can increase your child’s confidence, help them foster friendships, spend time outside, and develop a lifelong love for the environment and exercise. 
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January 5, 2022
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The Best Surfing in Panama in 2022

Panama offers some of the best surfing in the world, with beautiful coastlines bordering both the Pacific and the Caribbean and reliable waves year-round. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced surfer, Panama is sure to have something for you. Keep reading for a breakdown of the best surfing in Panama in 2022.
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December 21, 2021
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7 Reasons to Join Our Surf Yoga Retreat in Panama

Whether you’re a surfer looking to expand your skillset, a yogi who wants to get into surfing, or you’re somewhat new to them both, this surf yoga retreat in Panama is for you. Here are 7 reasons to join our surf yoga retreat in Panama this December 11-18th, 2021.
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November 29, 2021
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What to Do in Playa Venao Panama (Besides Surfing)

What is there to do in Playa Venao, Panama besides surfing? Luckily, you won’t be hard-pressed to find what to do in Playa Venao, Panama besides surfing. Whether you’re looking for relaxation, adventure, or a bit of both, you’ll find plenty of things to do in Playa Venao.
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November 17, 2021
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Meditation and Surfing: The Mind-Body Connection

Surfing is often referred to as a meditative experience. At the same time, meditation is often championed as a way to “surf life’s waves.” Read on to discover the benefits of meditation and surfing, and how the two can come together to enhance your surfing skills and overall well-being.
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October 27, 2021
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Best Surf in Central America: The Insider List

Where is the best surfing in Central America? Read on to discover the unexpected best surfing in Central America, and start planning ahead to book your next great surfing adventure. 
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October 20, 2021
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A Day at Beach Break Surf Camp in Playa Venao

You're excited to spend your vacation on this beach break surf camp! Let’s walk you through a day at Beach Break Surf Camp so you can get excited for your trip.
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October 11, 2021
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Why Surfing and Jiu Jitsu Go Hand-in-Hand

Surfing and jiu jitsu have a long history of parallels and shared practitioners. Surfers often find themselves turning to jiu jitsu as a way to train both physically and mentally while out of the water.
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September 25, 2021
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Using Video Analysis to Improve Your Surfing

Surfing is one of the most challenging and rewarding activities in existence. For this reason, we offer expert coaching incorporating video analysis so that you can see for yourself what is holding you back from progressing to the next level.
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September 8, 2021
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A Virtual Tour of Beach Break Surf Camp in Playa Venao, Panama

This blog post will give you a virtual tour of our hotel, surf camp, and the surrounding area to give you a glimpse into all that awaits in Playa Venao, Panama.
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August 30, 2021
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Silver Surfers: A Guide to Surfing for Older Adults

If you’re an older adult who loves the ocean, staying active, and has an appetite for adventure, it’s high time (or tide) you dropped into the seductive world of surfing.
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August 13, 2021
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Meet the Couple Running a Surf Camp and Jiu Jitsu Academy in Panama

Learn about the couple making Beach Break Surf Camp a reality.
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July 5, 2021
Surf Travel Tips

7 Unique Benefits of Surfing in Panama

Find out what is different about hitting the swell in Panama.
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June 15, 2021
Fitness Travel

Best Beginner Surf Spots in Central America

Looking for the best spots to learn how to surf? Find out which beaches in Central America serve up beginner-friendly swell and vibes.
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May 31, 2021
Surf Travel Tips

6 Tips for Planning a Family Surfing Vacation

Come along as we help you plan your upcoming family surfing vacation.
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May 14, 2021

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