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Intermediate, Surf Trips

Bottom Turn Wisdom with Franco Rivas

Our surf coach, Franco Rivas, shares his wisdom on one of the most necessary surfing maneuvers, the bottom turn. Learn the common mistakes and his advice on advancing your practice.

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Beginner

How to do a “Take Off”

Learn how to Stand Up on your Longboard properly. The “Take Off” (or Pop Up) technique to get your feet on the surfboard efficiently.

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Beginner

Surf Ethics: 10 Rules a Beginner needs to know

Learn the important unwritten rules of surfing: A code of conduct for beginners to stay safe and be respectful of other surfers.

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Beginner

How To Read Waves

How To Read The WavesAnd Anticipate How They Will Break Barefoot Surf Travel Surf Trips of a Lifetime barefootsurftravel.com Learn how...

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Lifestyle

Pre-Surf Session Yoga

The most efficient and effective pre-surf sequence to prepare you for the surf session ahead. Use this quick grounding and moving flow to improve your surf and prevent injuries.

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Lifestyle

Surf Philosophy with Michael Chmielewski

Surf Philosophy with our friend, Michael Chmielewski. Learning to surf as an adult gifted him the perspective beyond physics. “As I matured, I gave the ocean limitless potential, fruitless attachment to my labor – to do something, not for the result, but for the act itself.”

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Lifestyle

Post-Surf Session Yoga

The best yoga poses to practice after your surf sessions. Do this flow frequently to help avoid injuries and keep you surfing longer and more efficiently.

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Lifestyle

Glynis Goes: from Germany to Nicaragua

Surfer, Glynis Elisa, goes from her original home of Germany and finds her true home on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua. Here’s what she had to say about being a woman in the water, learning to surf the hard way and uprooting her life to live on the other side of the world.

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10 Things To Do in Bali on the Days You’re Not Surfing

A list of the best things to do in Bali when you’re not surfing from the Barefoot Surf Travel Team who call the island home.

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Surf Weekends: What You Need To Pack

A list of things you won’t want to forget on your surf weekend trip! The items that ensure we’re prepared and comfortable for any and all surf conditions.

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Two Nights in a Treehouse

The simple life of AirBnB host, Putu Junaedi, and what it means, for him, to live more.

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Into the Jungle with Morgan Maassen

An interview with Surf Photographer and Filmmaker about his work as a creative, his travels in Nicaragua and Bali and his recent film “Jungle.”