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C & C Surf School

| On the beach, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
506-2656-0590
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Ranked #4 of 24 activities in Playa Samara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Sports Camps/ Clinics, Tours
Owner description: Full service Surf School in Playa Samara, Costa Rica. Beginner and advanced surf lessons, surf tours, surfboard rentals, surfboard repairs. Most... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Red deer
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Our instructor was excellent. I am not a strong swimmer or very confident in the ocean but our instructor was very patient and helpful with a good sense of humour. I took my the lesson with my daughter(10 years old) and husband and the instructor made sure we all got the most out of it. We all enjoyed ourselves.

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

C & C is not your typical surf school. They have some of the best surf instructors in the area, they give you friendly service, it is just fun to be around this place. I stayed in Samara for a couple months and this "area" around C & C was my go to place. They have an outdoor gym on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We picked this surf school as it was across from our hotel and recommended by them. Our instructor Didier was the best! He is patient, focused on safety and provides clear and easy to follow directions that can get anyone up on a board. We liked him so much, we went back 2 days later for another lesson which also... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Didier was my instructor for the day. I had an hour and a half surf lesson with him. I have had 4 instructed surf lessons two in Hawaii and two in Costa Rica, this one was the best. He taught me not just how to get up on the surf board but proper ways to get off it, safety in... More

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I've had lessons from a few different teachers and Didier is the best one yet. He took a lot of time to lay the ground work and then had some really useful tactics for teaching beginners. His English is adequate and he's quite patient, attentive and encouraging. I recommend going with him if you're looking to learn or improve your... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Ask for Didier, he's super professional and patient - and always on time so don't be late!:) Awesome that you get to use the boards for free several days after, and the guys continue to give you tips and encouragement (which I needed:)

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

THree of us had a surf lesson with Didier. He was fantastic running us through the basics of surfing and the safety aspects whilst keeping it fun. He was extremely patient and attentive and took the time to ensure to we all had our chance to catch the waves whist staying safe. The location is perfect too and it is... More

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Northwest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I took a semi-private lesson with my daughters in April 2014. The lesson was supposed to be 2 hours, but we surfed for almost two and then the tide went flat. The instructor (sorry, can't remember his name) told us to come back in a couple hours when the waves would be better and we surfed for almost two more... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Three of us had a surf lesson with Didier. He was extremely patient and really emphasized safety making it so we knew the hazards when surfing and with renting boards. Didier took the time for all three of us to catch a couple waves each which was more difficult for some than others :) I would recommend him and the... More

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We had a surf lesson with Paul and by the end he had all 3 of us (2 adults in 30's) and our 5 year old daughter riding waves. He was extremely patient and explained everything very well. Paul was the best teacher. As a bonus, we could use their surf and boogie boards for free to practice and play.... More

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