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Puntas Surf School

Rincon 00677, Puerto Rico
787-366-1689
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Ranked #5 of 19 activities in Rincon
Type: Surf Camps
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Puntas Surf School gives private and group lessons daily. Melissa Taylor has been giving surf lessons in Puerto Rico since 2002 and created Puntas... more » Owner description: Puntas Surf School gives private and group lessons daily. Melissa Taylor has been giving surf lessons in Puerto Rico since 2002 and created Puntas Surf School in 2007. She is still the only female instructor in Rincon and she has a team of guy and girl instructors so each lesson has all the help and information they can get! Nolan is her head instructor. He is very patient, informative, personable, and always has a smile on his face! The goal for Melissa and her instructors is to provide an educational, invigorating, and unforgettable experience in the surfing capital of the carribbean; Rincon, Puerto Rico. Our school provides lessons for beginners, intermediate, and those who just want to get to the next level! All ages are welcome and we provide a variety of different surfboards! « less
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Nolan and Mellissa were awesome. We didn't take lessons because we all surf, but they brought boards to the beach and met us a couple of different times. Nolan let us borrow straps to take the boards back to our rental unit when we were going to surf early the next day. Highly recommend them.

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voorhees nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Thank you Melissa and your fantastic team for our paddle board lesson. Melissa was very gracious with our last minute requests. We had a change in location from the marina to Sandy beach..had a great opportunity to watch lesson from Tamboo relaxing with snacks and mojitos. We had 4 teens who were first timers and they had great experience!!!! They... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

There's really only one word to describe our experience with Puntas Surf School: Outstanding! Well, OK, we could also go with Great, Wonderful, Fabulous, or Marvelous. The main "goal" of our PR vacation was to get my daughter up on a surfboard, and Nolan had her on her feet and riding the waves within minutes. He even got me out... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

i just had an amazing surf lesson with Puntas Surf School. I was a little nervous and hesitant at first but the instructor put me to ease and build up my confidence : ) After each wave the instructor gave me critical feedback that informed my surfing. Before I knew it I was catching waves and having an amazing time... More

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Millersville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Thank you SO MUCH to the entire Puntas Surf School team of instructors! My hubby, two boys and I took lessons last week. One of the highlights of our trip (heck, of the YEAR!) was seeing each boy paddle out, catch a wave, and ride it to the shore--- and not just once, but multiple times! Seeing our kiddos test... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

My friends and I were lucky to discover Puntas when we were on vacation in Rincon this February. We were a mix of levels - some of us had tried surfing many times before and others of us had never done it and were a little nervous. Melissa and her crew were incredibly kind and patient with us, giving great... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

The Local Knowledge and experience of the Puntas Surf School team was so valuable. They have been teaching for almost 14 years in Rincon and we appreciated the knowledge of the conditions, reefs and beaches. My wife and I like to travel and Love to surf! We are still learning and still taking lessons wherever we go. The Puntas Surf... More

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Long Beach, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

I recently returned from a trip to Rincon with two girlfriends and we all agreed that our lessons with Puntas Surf school made our vacation! We were there for three short days but the trip couldn't have been better. Melissa is incredibly professional and responsive in helping schedule lessons. Our instructors Ross and Rod were not only very experienced, knowledgeable... More

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Birmingham, AL
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Like everyone else before me, I had an awesome time. My instructor was the best (hi Ashley!) and the owners (Melissa and Nolan) were friendly and professional. The photographer (Rod) has a great eye (check out all his great shots). This is a fantastic team of people doing wonderful work. I recommend that any brand new surfers let this school... More

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Newburyport MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We discovered Puntas on the recommendation of instructor Ross who summers at our fav. NH surf shop. Melissa and her crew couldn't have been more accommodating, she was always a text message away to keep up with our ever changing plans. We started with a group lesson for 6 of us aged 8-44 and they had all of us surfing... More

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