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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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Great place to try surfing for the first time!

Neither my boyfriend or I had ever surfed before and decided to try C&C. Didier was great at explaining everything and made sure we understood safety protocol before taking us in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Neither my boyfriend or I had ever surfed before and decided to try C&C. Didier was great at explaining everything and made sure we understood safety protocol before taking us in the water. Once in, he didn't stop until everyone made it up at least once. He had a great, positive attitude that helped make it a successful lesson. Also... More 

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Manchester, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The staff at C&C is knowledgeable and friendly. They did everything to make our experience a great time. We brought in a high school group of mostly first time surfers. Their instruction was thorough with great attention to safety and technique. Through their gentle guidance everyone of us was able to surf and enjoy the morning. I was particularly impressed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Both our daughters (5 and 7) took lessons with Didier and they had a blast and are now totally hooked on surfing. Didier did an excellent job giving them detailed and thorough instruction. Marcello was also very helpful and friendly with board rental afterwards, as you get free rental after the lessons. All in all a great place to go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

The guys at C&C are awesome. Didier had all 5 kids, from 9 to 15 yrs, in our group surfing with the first lesson. He laid a great foundation with a focus on saftey. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

Truly an awesome positive beginner surf experience. As a beginner I wasn't sure what to expect from one surfing lesson but Pauls positive, patient and enthusiastic teaching style saw us standing up day 1. Marcelo and everyone we encountered at C & C were so chill and wonderful. If you are looking to learn to surf in Samara this is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My friends and I were all first-timers having never surfed before. We took a lesson with Didier and had an amazing time. He was very patient and taught us the basics of technique and etiquette prior to heading out to the waves. All of us were able to successfully stand up on the surf board, which was really exciting. Two... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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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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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