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Address: Playa Hermosa, Jaco 00, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 00506 26435167
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Description: With Jim Hogan you are in safe hands. A former USA Professional surfer...
With Jim Hogan you are in safe hands. A former USA Professional surfer, you can rest assured you have the time of your life. We cater to first time surfers or professionals looking to raise their game. All inclusive vacation packages tailored to your individual requirements. From point breaks to beach breaks, tow in to SUP, we have it all. You gotta live it to know it! Pura Vida Costa Rica
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If you want to learn to surf in Costa Rica, train with the best!

Our family had a wonderful experience learning to surf for the first time, with pro surfer Jim Hogan. He has won many competitions, and is training some of the top talent in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Our family had a wonderful experience learning to surf for the first time, with pro surfer Jim Hogan. He has won many competitions, and is training some of the top talent in Costa Rica. He knows the water well, so you'll be safe and have a great time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The first time I ever came to Costa Rica was for the Jim Hogan Surf Camp. My girlfriend, now fiancee, had been coming to CR for a couple years and had been raving about Jim Hogan. He lived up to the hype and then some. His camp is unreal on so many levels. He's not the best surf coach in... More 

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Bocas del Toro, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We spent two weeks in Jaco, Costa Rica at Jim Hogan’s Surf Camp. He provided surf coaching for our 13 year old son who gained more surfing knowledge in two weeks than the previous two years of surfing. Jim has a great ability to explain surfing techniques in easy to understand terms. In our two weeks we watched Jim teach... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Top great thing to do for me and my family on our Costa Rica trip. We got the chance to surf with Jim on our recent trip. He is as patient as he is talented, knows the entire country and everyone in Jaco and Hermosa (it seemed), and he is the father of James - a powerful force :-) .... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

On day 2 of our trip to Costa Rica, we were about to bag it and fly home. Then we hooked up with Jim. He turned the whole trip around. We surfed everyday and my 13 year old boy improved dramatically from Jim's Coaching. He took us to the best beaches, recommended great Zip line tours and ATV tours. The... More 

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Walnut, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

Jimmy is a wonderful person,great host and knows more about surfing than anyone

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

We could stand up on the first lession. We learnt how to check for rips

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

Jim and his son James were great instructors and very patient while my 55 year old husband tried to surf for the first time. They stuck with him til he finally rode a wave - woo hoo! Thanks so much!

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

He has the best surf camp in the area. His years on the world tour have left him with a knowledge of wave riding that is matched by no camp in the area. He is equally at ease teaching the first timers up to groms looking to make it on the tour themselves. His knowledge is uncany and money can't... More 

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