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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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Learn to surf and then some.....

As other travellers have mentioned: Didier is the guy to go to if you want to learn to surf. His focus on technique and safety is unparalleled and his patience seems without... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

As other travellers have mentioned: Didier is the guy to go to if you want to learn to surf. His focus on technique and safety is unparalleled and his patience seems without end. He is cheerful and professional and an all around rockstar. In 7 days he got my 14 year old son from flat out beginner to the point... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I am a 13 year old boy and my family decided to try surfing for our week in Samara! We got Paul as our guide and he was wonderful. He was full of tips and suggestions. We were up and standing in almost no time! They have a super policy about renting after lessons - you get the rest of... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Didier was our guide, for both me and my 6-year-old daughter. He was awesome in every way: friendly, patient, and clear with his instructions. I learned more in 2 hours with him than my last 12 solo sessions. I would recommend him and C&C to anyone who is looking for surf lessons!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

First time ever surfing, couldn't have had a better instructor, Didier. He was so kind and encouraging, and made surfing for the first time a fun and memorable experience.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Didier was our surf instructor and he was excellent! He taught us the basis on how to surf and all of the safety regulations. This was a great experience and learning opportunity.

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Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I can't recommend these guys highly enough for surfing, kayaking or bodyboarding. My daughter, her boyfriend and I took a surf lesson each and were offered free use of the surfboards for the rest of the week. They even let us take out bodyboards at no extra cost later on in the week. The lesson teaches you how to wax... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I can't say enough good things about all the guys at c n c! My family of four, including my daughters, age 8 & 12 all had a wonderful time. Surprisingly we were all able to get up and ride a wave by the end of the lesson, which was super thrilling for everyone. C n C has a great... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The lesson was complete. We got to learn the basics of surfing and safety regulations. If the group got bigger, the lesson takes longer so everyone gets the same amount of time and attention which I thought is really good. The teachers was very good and really looked at what you're doing right and wrong so you can improve. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

For me and my partner, our lesson with C&C was the first time on a board. Our teacher was extremely friendly, professional and passionate about surfing. His attitude made us even more enthusiastic about surfing. After a 1,5 hour lesson, we were on our own. Being able to use their equipment for five more days is amazing and the price... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Just returned from a week in Samara. 4 kids (ages 9, 10, 11 and 13) took part in lessons and all got up on their first try! Two instructors- two kids each. We had experience with surf lessons in Hawaii and this exceeded that! More individualized; focus on safety; lessons on surfing etiquette. Not rushed. Individualized instruction after they were... More 

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