Yup, we are freakin excited. You wanna know why? I could give you hundreds of reasons. The squad is complete, the boat is in top form, the water is perfect, waves are getting better and and and… As I told you hundreds of reasons. And guess what? The season has only just begun. If you …Continue Reading »
This week was another evidence that local knowledge is money. While everyone tried to score the overhead swell at overcrowded Colorados, Conrad our Head Surf Guide boated us to breaks you only had dreamed of before. Long walls, wide open barrels and no one out. Damn! You’re the Man Conrad.
With the new week beginning our …Continue Reading »
“The flattest week in decades” is even the nicest description for what we have experienced this week. I mean flat in Nicaragua still turns out to be at least chest high surf and some fun little barrels but maaan you don’t see this a lot around here. A week without head high surf, you kiddin …Continue Reading »
The staff here at GFS have been busy working very hard this month. Taking guests to the ultimate breaks and surfing our brains out can be quite tiring, but also very rewarding. There’s nothing else we’d rather do!
We’re just wrapping up Semana Santa here in Gigante Bay. Semana Santa is ‘Holy Week’ for the people of …Continue Reading »
When is Rainy Season in Nicaragua?
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.”
Gallo …Continue Reading »
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 »