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Tamarindo Surf Shack

Hotel Best Western Tamarindo Vista Villas | Calle Principal, Tamarindo 1000, Costa Rica
2653 01 14 ext 187
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Ranked #80 of 93 Activities in Tamarindo
Type: Beaches, Adventure
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Owner description: To help you with your surf needs; lessons,surf guide,wave forecast, equipment, rash guards, trunks, boar straps, tropical surf wax and rentals are available at Tamarindo Surf shack. You are never too old to learn to surf! Whether you are a first timer looking for a lesson, we love to teach all ages - both adults and children we are happy to teach you, your children or your friends, We provided personalized lessons with a friendly, capable, understanding instructor That's the only way we teach - one on one, or in small focused groups.
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Sugar Hill, Georgia
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

We are not surfers but this is a good place to just come and hang out on the beach. Have been here twice now! Great milkshakes and burgers in the afternoon and good drinks and good party atmosphere at night! Nachos as Big as your Butt!!! Everything we have had there has been good and the service was great too!!... More

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

This is owned by a Masters world champion surfer and her husband. They took us to an amazing location with 3 waterfalls where you can swim in the sandy pond below. A trip of a lifetime, don't miss this day!!!

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Winnipeg, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011 via mobile

My wife and I never surfed before and didn't expect much. The guys at the surf shack were awesome. I can't remember the name of the instructor but he was very patient and gave us tips along the way. He also motivated us to keep going when we started to get tired. I got up a few times and my... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2010

We took a surf lesson with Jonathan during a recent trip to Tamarindo. He was patient and very helpful. He started with some tips out of the water and then helped us learn how to read the waves in the water. I caught lots of waves and learned a lot. I would highly recommend his instruction for anyone looking to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2010

I would strongly recommend renting your short or long boards and taking lessons from the surf shack. They taught me several things about picking waves, how to take off and how to turn that improved my surfing dramatically. Also, their knoweldge of which location to surf depending on the tides and wind conditions was invaluable to putting me on the... More

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