Melissa Rejeb Photography

Photo Essay: Melissa Rejeb, Bodhi Intern

Last month, Melissa Rejeb, a tourism student from Belgium, arrived to complete the practicum portion of her studies here in Bahia Ballena with Bodhi Surf School. Melissa is a budding photographer with a passion for travel, environmentalism, and all things ocean-related. Melissa is here to help us on a number of projects, but namely these two: To capture pivotal […]

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Only a surfer knows the feeling

Blue Mind, Blue Marbles, and Bodhi Surf, Oh My!

You know that moment when you read a book or a quote by someone wise, and something just clicks and you think, “YES! This is perfect. I needed to read/hear/see this”. For the members of Bodhi Surf School, that feeling came to us when we learned about Wallace J. Nichols, a marine scientist and conservation activist, […]

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Bahia Ballena Kicks Off the 6th Annual Whales & Dolphins Festival

The next two weekends will see the town of Bahia Ballena bustling with people — both residents and visitors — who are either working or enjoying what’s come to be a very popular event in the region, the 6th Annual Whales & Dolphins Festival. This year’s festival will be held on September 5-7 and 12-14, […]

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Global Leadership Adventures Protecting the Pacific 2014

Protecting The Pacific: GLA Summer 2014 Ends on a High Note

This summer, Bodhi Surf School and the community of Bahia Ballena, Costa Rica hosted four groups of high school students who came down to participate in the “Protecting the Pacific” program through the travel company, Global Leadership Adventures (GLA). All four groups were in the community for 12 days each and participated in a number […]

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Tourism Symposium guests at Fort Matthew

An Interview with Travis: Experiencing CREST’s Tourism Symposium in Grenada

First of all, how did it come to be that Bodhi Surf was involved in the Symposium? Bodhi Surf received an email from Samantha Hogenson of the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) on April 14, 2014 inviting Bodhi Surf to participate as a speaker in the 3rd Symposium for Innovators in Coastal Tourism. The event […]

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How To: Choose an Ideal Bathing Suit for Surfing

Here at Bodhi Surf School, we primarily get ladies who come to stay with us for surf (and sometimes also yoga) vacations. Why? Perhaps it’s because there are more women than men on the planet. Or maybe because women are more likely to plan and execute a girls trip than men. Or, it could be that men […]

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