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Address: Manuel Antonio Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park 5000, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506-2777-4000
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Dante and Dave were absolutely incredible! If you're going to take surfing lessons, I highly suggest you take it with Dante and his crew. What began as a little snafoo with being... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Huntington Beach, California
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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Dante and Dave were absolutely incredible! If you're going to take surfing lessons, I highly suggest you take it with Dante and his crew. What began as a little snafoo with being picked up turned into one of our favorite excursions! My friend and I had private lessons with Dave, who was fun and hilarious to work with. He was... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Dante and his crew were recommended by our concierge at La Bella VistaTulemar. Four of us, wife, me and girls (10, 12) had never surfed before. We were promptly picked up, taken to the beach and put in the capable and patient hands of Tony and his friends. We had not previously surfed. All of us were able to get... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I brought my son to the Tulemar Resort in Manuel Antonio for the specific purpose of allowing him to learn how to surf. The concierge at Tulemar referred us to Dante's Watersports and we could not be happier with his recommendation! Dante himself picked us up for our lessons each day and was the essence of courtesy and professionalism. The... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Incredible experience surfing for the first time! It was so exciting to get up on the board and ride the waves, thanks to an awesome instructor that gave me a lot of one-on-one attention. I am very happy with how friendly and knowledgeable Dante and the instructors are. Surfing was such a blast, and the gorgeous scenery made it even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

For 65$ each, we got 2 pro surfers come and teach us how to surf for 4 hours! (Great deal compared to other surfing schools) We were 3 so it was very conveniant to have 2 instructors with us. Also the waves were perfect in the morning (we did the class from 8-12) and we went back to rent boards... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

First time surfing both my sister and me and it was amazing! Excellent instructors, beautiful beach, amazing time all around. The fresh pineapple at the end of the day was a great way to wrap things up. Would definitely do it again! Thank you guys!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

As a group of college students, surfing lessons was a great way to finish our weekend at Manuel Antonio! These guys were awesome and by the end of the morning we were successfully riding the waves into shore!! PURA VIDA!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I'm a first-time surfer who took a 3-hour lesson with Jesse while my wife and teenage twins relaxed on the beach and did some boogie boarding and monkey watching. Jesse gave me some quick but effective instruction on land and then we grabbed a long board and headed out to the waves. Within a few minutes, I was standing and... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Dante's was great for my family. We had three kids take surf lessons from Dante's and also rented two paddle boards. They were excellent teachers, very accommodating, and had very good equipment. If you are going to learn to surf, do it in Costa Rica where the water is warm and the waves are predictable. If you are going to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Great Surfing lessons, our boys (13 and 9) really enjoyed the coach and learned out to surf quickly. The staff was exceptional and took great care of us. Highly recommend!

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