Howler hits the Pacific waves this month, in more ways than one. Reflecting on Costa Rica’s abundance of premium surf spots, including many featured in past magazine issues, our cover story revisits these four among many favorites: Ollie’s Point, Playa Hermosa, Mal Pais and Playa Negra. Then, for a different water sport twist, we take you to Prieta for some spectacular skimboarding action, captured through the lens of our July featured contributor, Perry Carlile. Yet another style of aquatic acrobatics will captivate you in our Creature Feature, where a group of graceful mobula rays are pictured at Drake Bay.
Travel & Adventure explores the natural wonders of Sarapiquí and highlights five Nicaragua attractions that are possible to visit during a long-weekend jaunt across Costa Rica’s northern border.
The Arts, Culture & Entertainment section provides insight into funeral and cemetery traditions in Costa Rica, and also tells a lighthearted tale about a ravenous ATM. Pura Vida offers four professional