The Santa Teresa Lifeguards are dedicated to providing safety, information, aquatic prevention and emergency assistance on Santa Teresa's beaches.

HISTORY

The Santa Teresa Lifeguards was created in 2015, and today is staffed by international volunteers and local lifeguards, committed, trained and dedicated to keep safety the beaches of Santa Teresa and its neighboring beaches in the Peninsula de Nicoya, Costa Rica.

 

Six monitoring and rescue towers have been built, located on the southern end of Santa Teresa, and covering until to the north with towers in Playa Carmen, Banana Beach, Zeneidas, Rocamar, Casa Capitan and Playa Hermosa, with a constant activity on weekends and in holidays seasons.

 

Aided by local surfers, who in the past have been the main source of water rescues and near drownings, Santa Teresa Lifeguards is dedicated to providing ongoing ocean safety and prevention in Santa Teresa Beach.

PROGRAMS

INTERNATIONAL
VOLUNTEERS

We are looking for certified and active lifeguards around the world, to join us like a volunteers in exchange for accommodation in our headquarters, permanent training in our gym, and all the benefits for working with the Santa Teresa Lifeguards.
 

24/7 SURFER RESCUE

24/7 is an autralian training programme for local surfers in water safety, rescue techniques an CPR, in a free intensive half-day course. Australia realizes that surfers  are in the water 24/7 and help rescue many people. We need more qualified people constantly on the beaches!

Check the schedule and dates for our next course.

GYM

Our headquarters has a gym open to the public, with machines and free weights for all types of training. With the quota/donation of the students we are contributing more hours of guard in our towers, better equipment and permanent guards.

SAFETY TIPS

RED & YELLOW
FLAG
RED
FLAG
BLACK
FLAG

Red. CAUTION.

Be careful and follow the directions.

Red. DANGEROUS.

Current zone. It's recommended no swimming.

Black. EXTREMELY DANGEROUS.

Zone of rocks and strong currents. No swimming.

 
 

STATS

740

Preventive actions only in the first year.

+100

Tens persons for year received basic first aid.

+50

Successfully rescues register average per year.

5

Holidays without 
drowinings.

+10

Local businesses supporting our  programme.

Santa Teresa Beach - Puntarenas

Nicoya Peninsula -  Costa Rica.

 

GYM

El gimnasio de los Guardavidas de Santa Teresa esta abierto al publico todos los días de 8 am. a 9 pm.

El entrenamiento cuenta con todos las maquinas y equipos, y un entrenamiento personalizado y funcional

Con cada mes de inscripción al gimnasio, se logran más horas de guardia de los guardavidas de Santa Teresa.

DONATE

The Santa Teresa Lifeguard is a voluntary community association, supported by donations and contributions from the Santa Teresa community and businesses, which understand the absolute need for trained lifeguards to care for the life of bathers in Santa Teresa.

Make your donation here, the lifeguards depend on your help.

 

CONTACT US

Santa Teresa Lifeguards, Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica,
santateresalifeguards@gmail.com
 
Tel: +506 2640-0911 
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