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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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Best Surf School in Jaco

I spent three weeks in Jaco training daily with Mike (owner) and the Tortuga crew as part of the surf camp experience and I can't say enough positive things. Tortuga is a very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

I spent three weeks in Jaco training daily with Mike (owner) and the Tortuga crew as part of the surf camp experience and I can't say enough positive things. Tortuga is a very professionally run school with really knowledgeable, patient and personable instructors. Mike designed a program tailored to progress my surfing ability by teaching me in training blocks over... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Our lesson with the Tortuga Surf School was one of the highlights of our trip. They brought in extra instructors for the eight of us, and everyone had a fantastic experience. The staff were all really friendly and helpful, and made sure that everyone was safe and having a good time. With the help of the instructors ever person in... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We just returned from a two week trip from CR and one of our highlights was taking private lessons with mike and his gang at tortuga. My kids (10,11), husband and I wee first timers to surf. The instructors wet fun, supportive, patient and encouraging. Their part of the beach was lovely and they have shaded seating for all those... More 

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Corona, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Michael and his team are the best. Anyone who wants to give surfing a try should definitely call them. Of all the tours and excursions we did in Costa Rica, this was by far my favorite. Thank You Tortuga Surf School!

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Ewing, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I had a great experience with the Surf School. They are very professional and do a great job. I have never had any experience with surfing and I had a great time. Such a great time I had to take another lesson. All of the teachers have a lot of experience and their own unique way of showing you what... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

My daughter (late 20s) signed up for a 2-hour surfing lesson and enjoyed it so much that she signed up for a second one two days later. We arrived at the beach just before her first lesson ended and were thrilled to watch her surf into the shore. She had all positive things to say about her instructor, who is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This surf school is an absolute gem.My boyfriend and I were complete beginners and these guys take time to explain you all the details and make you feel safe and comfortable on the board. We were a group of six and each one of us had a personal instructor. These guys took very good care of us. We had a... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Tortuga surf rental was awesome for our family! To rent one board was about $10 for a day full of fun. We did not take lessons with the surf school, but the friendly employees showed us a couple tricks on how to get up well on the boards.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I had around 8 lessons over the course of a 2 week stay in Jaco (see my review of the surf school's sister Hotel Perico Azul), and the biggest disappointment was having to go back to my office job! Mike, Rasta, Dougie et al are true professionals, and it's thanks to them that I had such a fantastic time. They... More 

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West Paterson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

What a great trip!! My dream came true!!! I finally learned how to surf thanks to the talented staff!! Mike you rock!!! These guys are the real deal!!! A well oiled machine kept everyone safe while teaching us the ins and outs of surfing! had a blast!!

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