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Dante's Water Sports

Manuel Antonio Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park 5000, Costa Rica
+506-2777-4000
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Type: Surf Camps
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Bronxville, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Dante's Watersports gave us the perfect introduction to surfing. They picked me and my two teens (girl 18, boy 14) up right on time at 7 a.m. After a short intro of the basics they had us in the water in no time. Our great guides, David and Jesse had the kids up on their boards after just a couple... More

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South Florida
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5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

Dante Water Sports were the best. They picked us up at the appointed time. The surfers worked with a 7 year old and an almost 6 year old to get them up surfing. Our daughter also tried with another surfer instructor. They were patient, safety aware, and happy. Nana and Papa sat in chairs under a tent watching! Then the... More

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Montego Bay, Jamaica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

A transport came and picked us up for our surf lesson. There were three guys who were knowledgable and helpful to give us instructions. Once out on the water, they instructors were helpful and courteous. In the middle of our lesson, a storm came through and cut our experience short. Dante then took us back to the hotel and told... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Dante was professional and punctural. The instructor was knowledgeable, fun and patient. I was able to get up 4 different times. Safety tips were very helpful and my overall experience was great! I highly recommend Dante and his team.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

When we arrived at Manuel Antonio Beach for surfing lessons, Dante suggested that we travel 30 minutes south to another beach where waves would be better. I was skeptical at first, thinking "what's this gonna cost?" My mistake. The recommendation was made with our best interests in mind (as beginner surfers). Dante didn't charge a penny more, even though this... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Dante and Jessie provided for an excellent experience for my girlfriend and me. My girlfriend couldn't handle the pro level waves we experienced the first day, so Dante brought us back later in the week when it was calmer, free of charge. Lounge chairs, water, and fresh pineapple completed a great day at the beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I recommend Dante and his staff if you want to learn how to surf. Jessie and Mambo taught my four kids today - their first time ever - and they had a blast. Both instructors were attentive and gave good instruction on safety and technique. Dante also set us up with chairs and umbrellas to watch. Really appreciate Mambo's patience... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Our entire group got up first try. The safety tips were also very valuable. Overall had a great time and I would highly recommend this group.

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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My 15 year old daughter took a surfing lesson with Jessie. It was fantastic! He was a very good instructor, safe, and attentive. My daughter was up surfing in a matter of minutes and had an absolute blast! Dante provided a large canopy for shade and lounge chairs for us parents while we watched. We all enjoyed fresh pineapple on... More

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

My wife and I rented chairs, umbrella and surf boards from Dante's. Her lessons were great, it was her first time surfing and she was able to get up on the board numerous times. I rented a board without lessons and was able to swap some out when I wanted. Exceptional service, everything we wanted whether it was cigars or... More

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