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Tamarindo Surf School

Beach Street Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Ranked #60 of 86 Activities in Tamarindo
Type: Surf Camps
Owner description: This is not just a lesson: it is the first step in surfing. After years of experience teaching surfing we guarantee you will stand up and ride your... more » Owner description: This is not just a lesson: it is the first step in surfing. After years of experience teaching surfing we guarantee you will stand up and ride your first waves in just one lesson! If you don’t, you get a free lesson. Our lesson begins on the beach with some theory and practicing the right movements and the position you have to use on the board. Then we go into the water and start surfing! « less
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English first
Oakdale, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My 7 year old grandson is learning to surf here at CRSI and I am delighted with his program. The instructors are patient and good with the kids and safety is their biggest concern. I recommend CRSI for all ages.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

The Costa Rica Surf Institute (CRSI) works together with the Coastal Spanish Institute (CSI) where my family (wife and two teens) went for an immersion Spanish lesson in Tamarindo. I surf since I was 13 and now that I have kids 15 and 13 years old, I REALLY wanted to give my kids the opportunity to experience surfing. The truth... More

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Last year was the first time I had ever surfed in my life, so I wanted to make sure that the lessons I received were both informative, which I found at Kelly's Surf Shop. But this year, with a little theoretical knowledge under my belt, I wanted the same safety but for a better price. With only a handful of... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were in Tamarindo for vacation. We had not thought much about surfing but we saw so many surfers we decided to give it a try. We Lived it! I was able to stand up on my second wave and my boyfriend was able to stand up and call waves on his own. Our instructor was Christipher... More

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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012 via mobile

I took lessons here in September and also rented a board several times. I had a special price through the Spanish school I was at but I think the prices at this school compare favourably with all other schools and the instructors were very good- particularly Gerald. The boards were in good order and the service in the shop was... More

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Arvada, Co, Usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

I highly recommend and would send my family here. Equipment was good, instruction was thorough. everyone in my group surfed!

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Fishkill, New York
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

It is a great surfing beach, not one to swim and sun on.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

Great instructor. Both of us stood up and actually surfed on our second or third waves. The class was great fun!

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Bethesda, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Great instructors, have gone 3 vacations now and they are just great with refreshers so that I get up on the board quickly and enjoy my lesson. Laid back but professional - they are on time which in the tropics can slip - I recommend anyone wanting to learn how to surf, at any age, to book with them.

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

Great surf lessons from Jonathan. Kids loved it and they all were able to stand and ride waves by the end of the lesson. Highly reccomend.

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