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Tortuga Surf School

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

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

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

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

In life, how you treat people tells it all. Integrity is everything. Tortuga surf school treats all guests and students the same way: with respect and in the outmost professional manner. Don't matter if you take one lesson on the beach, full 7-10 surf package or 2nd time camper like me. No wonder this place is ranked numero uno! Gracias.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We just walked up on the beach one day and hired these guys for my 13 and 15 year old. It was 50 USD pp. Lessons were about two hours and he had them surfing in 20 minutes. Great videos of them. Guy really took his time spoke perfect English and was a great instructor. Kids looked like pros and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Myself and my 2 teens had a great surfing experience with Mike and his instructors at Tortuga Surf School. We had taken a surf lesson day in Hawaii before, and learned very quickly that this was a different level of instruction. To have one on one instruction was fantastic as it meant that we progressed that much more quickly. Mike... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I had 6 surf lessons with Tortuga Surf School last week! This was my first time ever surfing. All the instructors, including the school's owner, made me feel completely calm and at ease in the water. We started with the basics and built upon the skills each day. The instructors were super friendly and calming. One of them even told... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This place is great. Friendly, welcoming and patient instructors who gave us a very thorough lesson. One of the highlights of our trip!

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I spent a couple of days in Jaco and two days on the water with Tortuga at Jaco beach. My instructor, Rasta, was just perfect in every aspect. He took me from the beach, to the whitewater, to the outside, with great instruction, excellent feedback, and a great sense of humour and fun. I really recommend taking your lessons with... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Tortuga Surf School rocks! We were in Costa Rica last week and the absolute highlight of our trip was private surf instruction with Tortuga Surf School. Mike, the owner, is extremely professional, kind, skilled and fun! Given the fact that the waves were the largest in decades, the private instruction that Tortuga offers on Jaco Beach was absolutely perfect for... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Mike and his crew of instructors were extremely knowledgable, patient, and helpful with my father and I during our surf vacation in Jaco. This is my third time in Jaco taking lessons from Tortuga Surf. The lessons took us from the beach and taught us how to get out into the surf, correct paddling, how to popup, how to choose... More 

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