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Address: | On the beach, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-2656-0590
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Description: Full service Surf School in Playa Samara, Costa Rica. Beginner and...
Full service Surf School in Playa Samara, Costa Rica. Beginner and advanced surf lessons, surf tours, surfboard rentals, surfboard repairs. Most experienced instructors in the area (bilingual). Plus kayak/snorkeling tours, boogieboard rentals, fishing trips and much more.
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I've been in Samara in August 2015. Amazing place and perfect for beginners! The school is on the beach and all the people is very very friendly! Our instructor (Marcelo) was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I've been in Samara in August 2015. Amazing place and perfect for beginners! The school is on the beach and all the people is very very friendly! Our instructor (Marcelo) was really good and friendly! Furthermore, you have 5 days free board rent!! Just perfect to practice and learn!

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We (2 adults and 2 teens) had a beginners lesson with Didier. He went through the safety precautions, techniques etc, then headed out to the waves. Lovely warm sea, perfect waves and a patient, enthusiastic and very encouraging instructor - what more could you ask for? We all really enjoyed our lesson, which was lots of fun and safe. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My sister and I took a lesson here with Marcello and were very pleased. The price is right, for $40 we got a 2 hour lesson and free rentals for 5 days. Marcello even gave us an extra mini lesson when we came to rent the boards because he really wanted us to succeed. Definitely recommend!

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West Linn, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Can't imagine a better place to take my family to learn to surf. Didier was our instructor and did a wonderful job coaching us how to catch waves. My daughters and I were catching green waves by the 3rd day and loving it! Didier taught us safety and surf etiquette and was excited to see us progress. He speaks both... More 

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Piedmont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

As a family we have taken a couple of surf lessons over the years in California. When we arrived in Samara we signed up for a lesson with C and C. Didier, our instructor, was the best, he got us all up and surfing pretty quickly, by far he was the best instructor we have ever had. I went on... More 

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Statesville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Marcello was a great and thorough instructor. He spent time explaining every aspect of surfing, and was great with knowing where I was at and getting me up and going in the water - glad to say I learned to surf in Costa Rica! The deal with renting a board free for 5 days after a lesson is great, but... More 

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Best deal in town, for 20.00 you could get a lesson and have a board for as long as you wanted, and for the rest of the week we were there. Just stopped in talked to the local surfers and grabbed a board and I was off. You know its good if the locals pick that spot to surf and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My teenage daughter (13) and teenage boy (15) took their first surfing leson at C & C Surf School and it was a great experience. Samara Beach is a safe place to learn to surf and just an awesome place in general. They got top notch instruction and were able to take some waves on their first time out. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great experience! Didier was a great teacher. Can take a "White Wave" on my own now! I really recommend taking these fun and learnful surf lessons!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My son and I (16 & 49) took a lesson with Marcello today. He explained everything well and made sure we had proper technique. All in all a great lesson. My younger son (14) is going back tomorrow to take a lesson. I can not recommend them highly enough. Personable and experienced and they are very patient with complete beginners.

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