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Address: Calle Santa Ana, Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco 60101, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 50688476289
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Description: Tortuga Surf Camp is the choice for the traveler who wants to enjoy and...
Tortuga Surf Camp is the choice for the traveler who wants to enjoy and discover the wonders of surf at an affordable price.Located strategically in the south end of Jaco Beach, this calm mellow beach breaks will be the classroom where our ISA certified instructor will lead you trough the this Costa Rican surfing experience.
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The instructors at Tortuga were able to break down surfing into a language that I - being from a different culture and country - could relate to right away. I am confident to say... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Golden, Canada

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Golden, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The instructors at Tortuga were able to break down surfing into a language that I - being from a different culture and country - could relate to right away. I am confident to say anyone could relate to surfing the way Mike and his instructors do. It's not their job, it's their lifestyle. I highly suggest you go share and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This was my first surf experience and I absolutely LOVED it! Dougie was my instructor and he was great. I was worried that I might be nervous being out in the ocean but I didn't feel uncomfortable even once. He explained everything very clearly and I never felt confused or out of control. It was great that they take pictures... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Spending a month in Costa Rica and had a need to surf. Checked multiple businesses but this keeps getting recommended so I set up a lesson. It was great. They timed it according to high tide & my experience level. Mike is a great instructor. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We decided to surf for our first time In Jaco with Tortuga, as we had a half day to kill before heading to Arenal. We had trouble finding the place, but Mike actually drove to where we were and brought us to their spot on the beach. Within thirty minutes of lessons on the sand we were in the water... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Arrived in the afternoon in February (having left subzero temps in Minneapolis) and was met at the airport by Marina, who was not to be missed in the sea of people outside of baggage claim. She took my friend and myself to Jaco Beach, which has a great, laid back tone. We talked for a while with Michael and Celine,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Our experience with Tortuga was absolutely fantastic! I'd never been surfing before and was slightly hesitant to try it at first, especially going with my boyfriend who had been a dozen times. Each of us were paired with our own instructor and were able to develop at our own pace. By the end of the 2 hours course we learned... More 

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Lyon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I am a repeat camper, but this was my first time with Tortuga Surf, and i am pretty exited about my result, and and looking forward to putting my new tools to work back at home, there is many ways to describe what this guys do to your surfing but to me it was the perfect combination of water and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

It was one of the highlights of our trip! The whole experience was simply amazing. They really care about what they do and you can see the passion for surfing in every one of them. We've surfed before but we never learned near as much as we did during our 2 hours with Tortuga surf school. I'm in love with... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Excellent planned week, adjusted according to my needs. Very professional, yet very nice, fun, and developing. Kudos!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This was a highlight to the great trip my husband and I experienced in Costa Rica. The instructors made us feel comfortable but pushed us through "diving in" to the experience of surfing. Highly highly recommend this for anyone who is a beginner surfer or if you are more experienced, I believe they may be able to still teach you... More 

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Address: Calle Santa Ana, Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco 60101, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 50688476289
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Jaco

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