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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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Rochester, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

My family and I spent our last day of our 10 day trip to CR with Dante and his crew. Our twin boys are 8 1/2 and our older son just turned 11. The surf instructors were great! They took time to focus on safety during the instruction and patiently answered all the boys questions. They were so patient and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

Jesse looked after us very well and we had so much fun! It was our first time to surf but our daughter (10 year old) can now surf really well. Thanks Jesse!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

After we were picked up at our location, we got an introduction on the beach about surfing and how to be safe in the water. In the water I felt very safe and I was hitting waves in no time. The instructor was with us in the water the whole time to help and support us and making us laugh.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

As a first time surfer I didn't know what to expect but boy was it fun, we had a very good instructor and we were catching some waves within no time! Half-way through we had a short break with some mineral water and fresh fruits, very nice after being in the salty seawater ;-) Very recommended!

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vancouver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

When my plans to go on a guided sea kayaking tour fell through (the boat that was to take me there had gotten stuck in the mangroves!), the hostel where I was staying called Dante to see if I could go kayaking with his company instead. He came to pick me up a few minutes later and made me laugh... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I don't ordinarily write reviews but I felt obligated to after surfing with Dante's. I booked this for my 8 year old son and me when we visited Manuel Antonio at the end of May (I used to surf and now that I no longer live near the beach, I have waited a long time to introduce my son to... More

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Greentown, Indiana
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12 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My son and I travel together every year, since he was very young. As such, he wanted to learn to surf, since he was 15. After researching TripAdvisor, I decided that Dante's was the best deal going for his first lesson. I booked us while still in Indiana. My son liked his instructor (name????), but was frustrated when the waves... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We had an absolutely fantastic time with Jesse! (Dante was out visiting family.) He perfectly managed 3 beginners of varying surfing and swimming abilities, taught us well, and gave us plenty of practice. Everyone definitely got on their boards within the first 90 minutes. After the 3-hour lesson we took a break for lunch and then came back and rented... More

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Carmichael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My two boys (ages 10 & 11) tried surfing for the first time with Dante's at Manuel Antonio beach. Their instructors (Fabien and the other's name I forgot, sorry!) could not have been any nicer or patient. Both boys were able to stand up and were so excited. Dante's was very good about making sure there were a very generous... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

This water sport service is incredibly honest and cares about the safety and fun of their clients. We received transportation with our surf lesson; the instructors were thorough, helpful, and fun; and they provided a fresh pineapple and water on our break. When I came back to just rent a surfboard the next day, the instructor continually gave me tips... More

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