Swimming + Running Training Camp

February 5-10, 2019 - SOLD OUT

  • 5-night Swimming + Running training camp and active vacation experience with ground transportation, catered daily breakfasts and dinners, professional coaching and support for group swim and run training sessions

  • Great Value: a professionally coached swimming and running camp in paradise for $895 plus accommodation onsite, at the new Santarena Hotel at Las Catalinas

  • Location: The vibrant community of Las Catalinas (Liberia LIR Airport); this is the "gold coast" Pacific side of Costa Rica with warm, clear waters in a protected cove

  • Optimized Training for anyone looking to get in some solid swim and run training. Ideal for triathletes who want to leave the bike at home, focus on technique and jump start your fitness. We welcome all paces and skill levels; training sessions are based on time, not distance. Prefer to just swim, or just run? Take part in any of the sessions you choose.

  • Guests are welcome! Guests receive a menu of options for the week, from joining you for some open water swims or trail runs, full access to the trails, WAKE Spa Services, 3 swimming pools, yoga/stretching, and of course SUP, snorkeling, kayaking, mountain biking and more. Of course, some “down time” at the beach is always available.

  • Program Fee: $895 per person (athlete or non-training guest)

  • Awesome Activities! Enjoy authentic Costa Rican culture, cuisine and optional experiences like zip-lining at Diamante Eco-Adventure Park, surfing, snorkeling, and SUP. Mountain bike rentals are also available from the onsite bike shop.

Training in Paradise

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Our camp kicks off with an amazing sunset Welcome Party at the beach, where you will meet your fellow athletes and our staff.

The next morning, we begin our week of training days with open water swimming, swim training in our lap pool, trail running and recovery.

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Personalized, professional support

RaceQuest will be supporting your training with pro SAG support, open water escorts, training equipment, nutrition and hydration, and more. We are committed to meeting your training and travel needs with exceptional service from a staff with years of experience in taking care of athletes and their families. 

Limited availability with no more than 10 athletes for this intimate camp experience means you'll have plenty of opportunity to learn at your own pace, get to know your fellow campers, and leave camp with actionable tactics to further your development as an athlete.

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The Swimming + Running Training Camp Includes:

  • Round trip transfers from/to the airport (Liberia, Costa Rica - LIR)

  • Daily full brunch in our villa (includes those staying at the Santarena Hotel)

  • 5 nights of multi-course dinners

  • Sunset Welcome Party - Pura Vida!

  • 4-1/2 days of professionally-coached training sessions

  • Open water swimming with SUP safety escort

  • Swim technique analysis and instruction in our 25-meter, 4-lane saltwater lap pool

  • Access to the private beach club, Technogym and Spa (Massage sessions and cryo-therapy available for modest additional fee)

  • Run training sessions on paths and groomed trails with spectacular ocean views

  • Nutrition, hydration and snacks to support your training

  • Limited to just 10 athletes

  • Transportation to excursions and local cultural experiences

  • Guest Program, offering access to the private beach club, pools, gym and spa. Spa services and massage are available for a modest additional fee. SUP, snorkeling, mountain bike use and yoga is also available to all guests.

  • English and Spanish-fluent camp staff; travel with confidence!

  • Daily housekeeping and laundry service

  • Grocery store, wine cellar, cafe, deli and shops onsite

  • Free WiFi in our Villa, plus business center onsite at Las Catalinas

  • Expert assistance booking additional nights in Costa Rica that may include Tamarindo, Mount Arenal volcano area, rain forest tours and zip-lining.


Pricing and Booking

  • Athlete Package or Guest Package: $895 per person

  • Accommodations are purchased through RaceQuest at the new 5-star Santarena Hotel, onsite at Las Catalinas. Santarena is a boutique hotel with 45 rooms, priced from $270 per night. Room fee covers up to two people. Brunch each morning at the RaceQuest villa or at the hotel is also included in your stay.




Take a tour of our athlete's training paradise! Situated on Guanacaste, Costa Rica's Gold Coast on the Pacific ocean, the warm and clear waters of Las Catalinas provide swimmers with Kona-like conditions while making activities such as SUP, snorkeling, surfing and trail running part of the fun of this sought-after location.

Got a question? Contact us at or call 1-855-872-8669 with any question prior to booking.

You can leave the bike at home, or if you want to cycle, use one of our new Wahoo Smart trainers that come with a built-in ocean view! Mountain bike rentals are also available from the onsite bike shop, Pura Vida Ride!

Cancellation Policy, Terms and Conditions

All camp registration fees and accommodations are non-refundable. We reserve the right to make changes to any tour or camp. We strongly recommend travel insurance against unplanned losses including your registration fee and housing. Please visit this page to see options from our travel insurance partner, World Nomads. After you book your camp, we will notify you regarding accommodation options.

RaceQuest Travel Costa Rica Partners

Call us with any camp question, or to make a booking: 1-855-872-8669