Gigante Bay during Rainy Season. View from the top of the Giants Foot hike. Photo Credit: Julia Read
After the recent downpour I think it’s official, rainy season in Nicaragua is here. There are two seasons in Nicaragua. Dry season, from December to April and rainy season, from May to November. …Continue Reading »
The Food at Giants Foot Surf Tours is not just Rice and Beans!
The inspiration for this blog post came when I heard a local Nicaraguan band playing a song at our neighbouring Hostel’s open mic night that essentially consisted of the following lyrics, “Rice and Beans, Rice and Beans, every day it’s Rice and Beans.”
Nicaragua offers tons of great breaks up and down the coast for both beginners, intermediate and experienced surfers. At Giants Foot Surf Tours, our boat gives us access to over 14 of the best places to surf in Nicaragua. There are numerous spots that we enjoy taking the guests and there are a few that really …Continue Reading »
The swell has arrived and the waves are looking great for the weekend. All the reports are showing 4-6 FT waves with plus size sets always rolling through for the next couple of days. The wind will be offshore (like always) and the surf is going to be perfect. Our last group of guests from …Continue Reading »
Hey guys, my names Will and I recently started working at Giants Foot Surf as the social media and marketing intern. I got to Playa Gigante last Friday and it has been a blast! The scenery in Nicaragua is amazing with beaches and mountains littered all over the coast. Coming from Florida in the summer …Continue Reading »
The lake effect of southern Nicaragua is surely one of the largest advantages to surfing in this region of Central America. With consistent swell, these strong off-shore winds groom the surf all day long, giving you the ability to surf multiple sessions and choose ideal tides without being compromised by afternoon on-shores. The Lake effect …Continue Reading »
Playa Colorado Nicaragua is by far one of the most famous surfing spots in the country and rightly so. The name itself conjures images of deep cavernous Nicaraguan barrels and broken boards. This beast of a wave breaks over a shallow sandbar, left and right, depending on the condition of the sandbar. To really score it …Continue Reading »
The guys are coming this week! We have a group of more than 5 time returning guests! Hoping to get some solid swell within the next few days because these guys are dead serious about surfing. We’re sure to be surfed out by the end of the week. Vale is definitely going to get a …Continue Reading »
It’s finally here! The beginning of our 2015 season has arrived!
The last few weeks have been busy to say the least but hard work pays off and we’re stoked on the adventures to come! Our head surf guide Conrad is currently putting the final touches Vale La Pena (our boat) and we’re sure she’ll …Continue Reading »
GFS is looking for a Social Media and Marketing Intern for the 2015 season! If you or someone you know has the chops and wants to spend a few months living on the beach and getting barreled, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org