VOLLEYBALL TEAM TRIPS

COSTA RICA

Volleyball is one of Costa Rica’s most popular sports with National Teams and club teams providing great competition for visiting universities! Costa Rica has been dominant at the National Team level among countries in the region and several National Team players played college volleyball in the US.

Excursions

Excursions include zip-lining through the rain-forest, white-water rafting, relaxing in the natural hot springs at the base of Arenal Volcano and visiting world-class beaches on the Pacific Coast!

Service-Learning

Service volleyball clinics with local youth are an important part of any team’s trip to Costa Rica and include working with Special Olympics, local schools and clubs in San Jose.

Trip Details

Trip length can range from 6-10 days and include 2-4 games. We offer a number of different hotel packages for groups; ranging from budget friendly 3-star accommodations to 4 and 5-star resorts.

Marce Araya

Volleyball Director

Marce returned home to Costa Rica and joined Beyond Sports after finishing her college volleyball career on a Division I scholarship at the University of Louisiana-Monroe. Playing indoor at ULM, she set the single-season and career records for digs. She also holds the Sun Belt Conference record for most digs in a single game with 46. In 2014, she was named AVCA Sand Volleyball All-American.

 

Marce has represented her country on both Costa Rica's National Indoor and Beach Teams. Marce and her playing partner won Costa Rica's final match at the 2016 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Continental Cup, securing Costa Rica's first ever Olympic berth in the Rio 2016 Games. Marce now has her sights set on Tokyo 2020!

 

 

 

SPAIN

Spain's top volleyball clubs play in the Superliga with 14 teams on the men's side and 14 teams on the women's side. In addition, there is Superliga 2 as well as competitive teams at the university level ensuring that your team will face the perfect challenged on the court!

Excursions

Foreign tours to Spain provide a unique blend of historical and cultural attractions, beautiful white-sand beaches, and the opportunity to visit world-renowned sites in several Spanish cities.

Service-Learning

Volleyball clinics with local youth available.

Trip Details

Our standard trips include 3 nights in Madrid, 2 nights on the coast in the port city of Valencia and 3 nights in Barcelona. Spain is a great destination for customizing a trip based on the goals that you have for your team, with nearly unlimited options available.

 

SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa is our most unique destination offering a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience to explore one of the most fascinating countries in the world. We base our trips out of Cape Town which the New York Times ranked their #1 travel destination in 2014! Top university and provincial teams offer solid competition, but you'll find there is so much more to this trip than volleyball!

Excursions

A full menu of bucket list excursion options include safaris, great white shark diving, hiking Table Mountain, and world class beaches. South Africa also offers some amazing cultural sites like the Robben Island tour where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned during the Apartheid Era.

Service-Learning

Service-learning opportunities are nearly endless through our relationships with inspiring "Sport-for-Development" organizations that are using volleyball to address social challenges in their communities.

Trip Details

There are several different itineraries available for South Africa depending on your desired level of competition and preferred excursion activities. Our staff member, Kyler McClary, lived in South Africa for 2 years working in sport-for-development and can talk you through your options.

 

SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa is our most unique destination offering a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience to explore one of the most fascinating countries in the world. We base our trips out of Cape Town which the New York Times ranked their #1 travel destination in 2014! Top university and provincial teams offer solid competition, but you'll find there is so much more to this trip than volleyball!

Excursions

A full menu of bucket list excursion options include safaris, great white shark diving, hiking Table Mountain, and world class beaches. South Africa also offers some amazing cultural sites like the Robben Island tour where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned during the Apartheid Era.

Service-Learning

Service-learning opportunities are nearly endless through our relationships with inspiring "Sport-for-Development" organizations that are using volleyball to address social challenges in their communities.

Trip Details

There are several different itineraries available for South Africa depending on your desired level of competition and preferred excursion activities. Our staff member, Kyler McClary, lived in South Africa for 2 years working in sport-for-development and can talk you through your options.

 

ITALY

Italy is one of the top countries in the world for men's and women's indoor volleyball. The women's team has placed either 5th or 9th in the last 4 summer Olympics and the Men's National Team has received silver or bronze medals at 4 of the last 5 summer olympics. The local professional league provides plenty of competition for visiting teams in various cities throughout the country. Trips include stops in Rome, Florence, Venice & Lake Como for an unforgettable and beautiful trip!

Excursions

Italy tours offer the opportunity to visit several cities with world famous sightseeing along the way. Visits to Rome and the Coliseum, Lake Como, Tuscany, Pisa, and more are sure to be popular among students as well as families joining the adventure.

Service-Learning

Volleyball clinics with local youth available.

Trip Details

Trip length can range from 9-12 days and several different itinerary combinations are available. We offer a number of different hotel packages for groups ranging from 3-star accommodations to 4 and 5 star hotels.

 

CONTACT US

Questions?

Please fill out the contact form below and a Beyond Sports staff member will get back to you as soon as possible!

USA Office

Beyond Sports

220 NW 8th Ave

Portland, OR 97209

info@beyondsportstours.com

Tel: 347-746-3814

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