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Beginner Surf Lessons In Tamarindo - Shared or Private
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Beginner Surf Lessons In Tamarindo - Shared or Private

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There’s a good reason why Tamarindo is known as a top surf destination for beginners. In just one lesson, you can pop up on your board and ride a wave when you take a private or group lesson. Or, even upgrade to a 3-day mini-surf camp—the choice is yours when you book. No matter what you choose, hang easy knowing that all equipment and a qualified instructor are included with all packages.
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  • 2 hours
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USD50.00
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Surf Lessons in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Surf Lessons in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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Experience Tamarindo’s perfect breaks with a 2-hour surf lesson at a legendary beachside shop. Get in the water for the first time and practice paddling, popping up and riding in a forgiving beach break. More experienced surfers can hone their skills by surfing alongside an expert instructor, learning to read the breaking surf while improving technique and form. Riders of all skill levels can soak up the sun on the Pacific Coast and enjoy the security of an experienced surf school that places the emphasis on safety and fun. 
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  • 2 hours
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Private Surf lessons for everyone learn surfing with locals and real surfers.

Private Surf lessons for everyone learn surfing with locals and real surfers.

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Learn how to surf like a local in Tamarindo, Costa Rica—a popular destination for hanging ten. During the lesson, you will learn the basics, including how to paddle out by yourself. Rash guards, boards, and bottled water are included. Choose to depart from either your hotel or the surf shop.
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  • 2 hours
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USD60.00
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BEST Surf Lessons in Tamarindo and Surf funcional, Surf skate, Video Analisis

BEST Surf Lessons in Tamarindo and Surf funcional, Surf skate, Video Analisis

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Learn to surf in Tamarindo at a school that teaches in a holistic manner. The instructors will assess your needs to see what you need to become a better surfer, and continue to improve and become better with further lessons. You will start with a digital presentation to understand the concepts, and go from there to your individual lesson.
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  • 2 hours
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Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour
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Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour

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Get an up-close look at Costa Rica's hidden natural wonders on this Rio Celeste and Llanos de Cortes waterfall tour. Follow an expert local guide through breathtaking scenery, rugged trails, and truly beautiful attractions. This is the perfect way to explore outside the city and see what makes Costa Rica a top attraction for nature lovers.
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  • 12 hours
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USD135.00
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Full Day Nicaragua Tour from Costa Rica
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Full Day Nicaragua Tour from Costa Rica

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Grab your passport and head over the border for a whistle-stop tour of Nicaragua’s best bits from Costa Rica. Take in the views from Catarina Volcano, haggle over handicrafts at the Masaya Artisan Market and visit the active Masaya Volcano. After a delicious lunch of typical Nicaraguan cuisine, explore the colonial town of Granada, where you can marvel over the historic architecture and admire views of Mombacho Volcano. Finally, set sail across Lake Nicaragua for a 1-hour sunset cruise, stopping to meet the friendly monkeys of Monkey Island along the way.
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  • 15 hours
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USD230.00
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Palo Verde Boat Tour

Palo Verde Boat Tour

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Encounter Costa Rican wildlife on a jungle safari cruise along the Tempisque River. A nature guide is on board to help you spot monkeys, coatis, crocodiles, and many species of migratory birds that make their home on this waterway bordering Palo Verde National Park. You'll also learn about Costa Rican culture on a drive through sugar cane fields and traditional villages, plus get a taste of local cuisine with included lunch.
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  • 5 hours
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Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Day Trip from Guanacaste

Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Day Trip from Guanacaste

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Experience the thrill of hiking near one of the most active volcanoes in the Western Hemisphere! On this full-day trip from Guanacaste, get an up-close view of Costa Rica's famous Arenal Volcano and the surrounding tropical landscape. Rejuvenate with a dip in volcanic hot springs and enjoy stellar evening views of the volcano and emerging stars. Round-trip hotel transport from Guanacaste included.
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  • 12 hours
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Palo Verde Boat Safari
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Palo Verde Boat Safari

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Discover the incredible birds and biodiversity of Palo Verde National Park on this boat tour with lunch. Spot native wildlife such as crocodiles, iguanas, monkeys, and a colorful parade of bird species during a 1-hour and 20 minutes cruise down the Tempisque River led by a naturalist guide. Afterward, discuss your sightings with fellow travelers over a traditional Costa Rican lunch at a local restaurant.
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  • 6 hours
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Direct Transfer Guanacaste Hotel to Liberia Airport

Direct Transfer Guanacaste Hotel to Liberia Airport

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Travel from Guanacaste to the Liberia International Airport in style and comfort, without breaking the bank, by booking a shared transfer service from your hotel. Your driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you and your luggage straight to the airport in a comfortable, air-conditioned mini-van.
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  • 20 minutes to 1 hour 15 minutes
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Private Transfer From Liberia Airport to Westin Playa Conchal Resort

Private Transfer From Liberia Airport to Westin Playa Conchal Resort

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Save time by pre-booking your transfer service between Liberia Airport and the Westin Playa Conchal Resort, which includes a meet-and great service. You can choose from one-way or round-trip transfers, and vehicles for up to 15 passengers are available to book. All transfers are in comfortable, air-conditioned vehicles and bottled water will be provided at no extra charge.
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  • 1 hour
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Rio Celeste, Waterfalls, Rain Forest Volcanoes and Sloth Habitat Private Tour

Rio Celeste, Waterfalls, Rain Forest Volcanoes and Sloth Habitat Private Tour

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Enjoy a day with multiple adventures, including a Tour of Rio Celeste, visiting the Llanos de Cortes Waterfall and the beautiful Sloth habitat at the finca verde private farm. This is about a 10 hour day with a half hour hike through the rain forest, and then observing the wildlife like monkeys, sloths, and exotic birds. You’ll also get to take a dip in the blue river
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  • 10 hours
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USD250.00
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Private Transfer from Liberia Airport to RIU Guanacaste Hotel

Private Transfer from Liberia Airport to RIU Guanacaste Hotel

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Travel from Liberia Airport to the RIU Guanacaste Hotel in style and comfort: by pre-booking an airport transfer. Your driver will be waiting for you at the airport when you arrive with a private, air-conditioned vehicle reserved for just you and your party to take you directly to your accommodations, comfortably and efficiently.
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  • 40 minutes
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Surf Lessons in Tamarindo Beach with Kevin our local instructor

Surf Lessons in Tamarindo Beach with Kevin our local instructor

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Everyone of all ages can surf their first wave. From kids to adults. I was born in Guanacaste and have been teaching surf lessons for 8 years. I am passionate about surfing with short board and longboarding too. Surf lessons in Tamarindo.
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  • 2 hours
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USD50.00
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Private Surf lesson

Private Surf lesson

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Learn to surf on the world class beaches of Tamarindo, Costa Rica with this two-hour private surf lesson. You’ll have individualized attention, so no need to share your instructor with other students. Save time by booking online, then just show up to the meeting spot, put on your provided surf gear, and hit the waves.
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  • 2 hours
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USD95.00
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Surf Lessons in Guanacaste

Surf Lessons in Guanacaste

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Learn how to hang ten with this beginner surf lesson in Guanacaste. Instructors choose surf sites based on the current swell and tide conditions, finding the best breaks for successful learning. Students will learn how to paddle and take control of the surfboard. There is a maximum of 4 guests per instructor allowing for personalized attention.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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USD170.00
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Selina Surf Coaching for Intermediate and Advanced Surfers

Selina Surf Coaching for Intermediate and Advanced Surfers

"Let the sea set you free" Surfers welcome! Selina Surf Club is for everyone, from seasoned pros looking to improve their speed and control we have the Selina Surf Club Coaching. We`ll film you and correct you after the lesson. Our instructors are professional, experienced surfers who will help you get the most from your surf experience.
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  • 2 hours
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USD46.16
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Stellar 3 Day Surf Package

Stellar 3 Day Surf Package

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Spend three days surfing in Costa Rica’s crystal-clear waters with a surf package that includes three 2-hour lessons. This private course is suited to complete beginners or travelers looking to improve their existing skills—your surf teacher tailors your lessons to you, to help you get the most out of your experience.
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  • 6 hours
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USD299.00
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Good Vibes Surf School

Good Vibes Surf School

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Learn to surf in Guanacaste Province, Tamarindo, with teachers who stress trust, respect, cordiality, and always emphasize safety. Whether you're a beginner and need to learn the basic, or a more experienced surfer who wants further coaching to improve techniques, this is the school for you.
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  • 10 to 30 minutes
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Private Surf Class with a Local Instructor

Private Surf Class with a Local Instructor

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Our local and experienced surf coaches will have you standing up and riding your very first wave, or improving your existing skills, in no time! We are experts in this area and know where to catch the best waves suited for your experience level.
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  • 1 hour
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USD80.00
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Frijoles Locos Surf lessons

Frijoles Locos Surf lessons

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If you’ve always wanted to learn to surf, Costa Rica’s Playa Grande is a great place to turn that dream into reality. These 90-minute lessons are designed for beginners, so you’ll learn the best technique and etiquette from the start. Choose from group, semi-private, or private lessons, depending on how you learn best. More experienced surfers wanting to improve their skills will also benefit from private lessons.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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USD180.00
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Surf-Yoga-Wellness Retreats in Costa Rica

Surf-Yoga-Wellness Retreats in Costa Rica

Immersed deeply in the tropical beach jungle, far from the crowds and crime, you'll discover a variety of empowering and happiness-inducing activities to make your heart smile and confidence soar. Surf, yoga, martial arts, mindfulness, happiness workshops, healthy lifestyle, rest & relaxation. Separate for women, men, & kids. You'll receive personal instruction with our experts in each area, cultivating a multitude of skills and a deeper connection to self. Relax, rejuvenate, and empower. Learn powerful tools for a happier and easier life to take home for you and your loved ones to forever benefit from. We weave a whole day's worth of activity into our schedule, from morning meditation through empowering activities and delicious energizing food. Plenty of free time to relax and explore. Enjoy the warm sea and live on fresh sea breezes and endless coconut water, cleansing and rejuvenating from the inside out. Hammocks, warm ocean water, monkeys, birds and butterflies. Bliss.
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  • 8 days
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USD500.00
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Private Surf Lesson in Tamarindo Beach

Private Surf Lesson in Tamarindo Beach

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A surf lesson with us is a unique experience that cannot be replicated anywhere in the world. We offer surf lessons and rentals that are tailored to your level of surf experience. Your comfort and safety in the water are our top priority. We offer local knowledge of the region and the wave that can only be provided through native, local instruction based on a lifetime of experience. We offer lessons in English and in Spanish to accommodate the language needs of our students. Tamarindo beach hosts a world class learning wave that is perfect for everyone from beginners on a soft top board, to more advanced short boarders and everything in between. We work with all ages and ability levels. We will customize your lesson to suit your individual needs based on your level of experience. We love to teach children, teenagers, adults and elders. We also offer easy and direct reservations to jungle boat safari tours and horseback riding on the beach upon request.
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  • 2 hours
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USD60.00
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5 Star Surf Lessons in Tamarindo, with SALT Surf As Life Therapy

5 Star Surf Lessons in Tamarindo, with SALT Surf As Life Therapy

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SALT | Surf As Life Therapy Surf School • We offer the best experience with surf lessons for all skill levels. We personalize our lessons to suit your specific needs and experience. Whether you're brand new or intermediate we promise to take your surfing to the next level. We focus on safety, surf skills, and mindset so that you can feel confident to practice on your own. We have a small surfer to instructor ratio for more quality and chances to catch more waves. We host our lessons during optimal tides and conditions to ensure you have the best possible outcome in both ability and experience.
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  • 2 hours
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What people are saying about Surfing Lessons in Guanacaste and Northwest

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Beginner Surf Lessons In Tamarindo - Shared or Private
"Fantastic experience with Native Way semi-private surf lesson. We were a 5-person group and Patsy was a great teacher. Very patient and invested in everyone catching a wave! Easy to find location with nearby parking. Lesson was prompt."..."
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Surf Lessons in Tamarindo, Costa Rica
"Our surfing excursion was all on our list of things to try in Costa Rica. Our guide Miguel, was very patient and explained things very well. We booked the 10 am lesson and he was able to get us all up on the surf boards even though it was our first time trying to surf. We will definitely try it again."..."
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Private Surf lessons for everyone learn surfing with locals and real surfers.
"What an experience! Manny was my instructor. He did a great job explaining how to get up. First time trying it and I was horrible. :) Manny was so patient and encouraging. I definitely recommend Sweet Costa Rica for your surfing lessons."..."
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BEST Surf Lessons in Tamarindo and Surf funcional, Surf skate, Video Analisis
"Leandro connects surfing to lifestyle and values. Fantastic instructor. I was up in the first lesson and rode a wave in! Many waves after that! Love this guy."..."
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Rio Celeste Hiking, Sloth Sanctuary & Llanos de Cortes Waterfall Tour
"The scenery did not disappoint, from the hike through the rain forest to the beautiful falls to the sloths and birds. Sanyos was very good and knowledgeable."..."
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Full Day Nicaragua Tour from Costa Rica
"Thus was an incredible experience, I booked this for my boyfriend 39th Birthday. We met some very interesting people and gad and amazing time, learning about volcanoes, taking a carriage ride through the city, visiting monkey Island on a boat trip and shopping at the local shops."..."
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Palo Verde Boat Tour
"Such a great experience! Pepito (the owner) and Alejandro (our guide) were both amazing. They gave us great information about everything we saw along the way. We learned so much about the region and the culture too. We saw all the animals we had expected to see... crocodiles, iguanas, monkeys, etc."..."
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Arenal Volcano and Hot Springs Day Trip from Guanacaste
"Nature walk with hanging bridges. Freddy was a very knowledgeable guide. Will recommend this activity as a must do in Costa Rica"..."
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Palo Verde Boat Safari
"Loved the nature and bird watching (including the monkeys and crocodiles) The lunch was an authentic Costa Rican experience. Loved it!"..."
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Direct Transfer Guanacaste Hotel to Liberia Airport
"We had a great experience using this shuttle company in Costa Rica! They were super responsive to questions and were on time for pickups at both airport and hotel. Would highly recommend using them!"..."
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Private Transfer From Liberia Airport to Westin Playa Conchal Resort
"Great experience. Lots of communication, driver waiting and safe and comfortable trip to our hotel. Couldn’t ask for more."..."
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Rio Celeste, Waterfalls, Rain Forest Volcanoes and Sloth Habitat Private Tour
"Have worked with this tour company before and they always do a good job. The tour guides are very knowledgeable and know their craft."..."
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Private Transfer from Liberia Airport to RIU Guanacaste Hotel
"It was a nice car and just me and my wife . Pleasant 30 Minute ride back from Liberia to the hotel. Driver was friendly and spoke some English"..."
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Surf Lessons in Tamarindo Beach with Kevin our local instructor
"Kevin was a great instructor. He was fun and patient. Our kids had a great time learning to surf. I would highly recommend using Kevin when in Tamarindo."..."
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Private Surf lesson
"Had a Great time! Rafael was an excellent instructor. He stayed with me in the water and guided me when to stand on my board at the perfect time. I caught my first wave at 50! 🏄‍♀️👍"..."
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Private Surf Lesson in Tamarindo Beach
"They took me in so last minute which was great! I got the chance to surf before I left Costa Rica 😄 The instructor, I forgot his name 😅(sorry) never gave up on me :,) I was doubting I could stand on the board but he kept encouraging me! I got to stand up twice, which is a lot for me 🏄‍♀️It was such a fun experience and def worth doing!!! If I ever go back to Costa Rica I’ll def come surf with them again☺️"..."
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