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Address: Lista de Correos, Montezuma 60111, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-8669-6835
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Description: Young Vision Surf School is a Costa Rican owned and operated surf school...
Young Vision Surf School is a Costa Rican owned and operated surf school in Montezuma, Costa Rica. International Surf Association (ISA) Certified bilingual surf instructors and Certified Beach Rescue Lifeguards teach you about safety in the water, standing up on the board and catching waves of all sizes. Daily lessons include two hours of instruction, the use of the surf board, rash guard and fresh fruits. Contact us to fulfill your dream of surfing in paradise!
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My wife and I have tried to learn on two continents with at least two instructors and it never clicked. Manuel and his fellow coaches are experts that know how to break down the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

My wife and I have tried to learn on two continents with at least two instructors and it never clicked. Manuel and his fellow coaches are experts that know how to break down the fundamentals into bite size chunks that you can handle. Performance based individual instruction that works. Playa Grande was the perfect place to learn, can't recall a... More 

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Burt, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The girls took surf lessons for the first time. We had a long hike to playa grande but the beach was beautiful. The instructor was knowledgeable and the girls were able to successfully surf. My husband and I played in the ocean which was lovely with no pull. As the day progressed the pull did as well. Felt safe having... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

On thursday march 5th, 6 of my family took surf lessons at Playa Grande with Young vision Surf school! Age ranking 11-13-13-18-21 and 55. I went to watch the Surf lessons with my family.I had second thought about their ability to learn how to surf considering they were not feeling so good the day before. Thanks to Manuel Cespedes and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Albero is a top notch instructor and kind when you are not following instructions. He helped me and my buddy learn the basics and start to feel like we could advance on in our first lesson. Due to time constraints, it was our only lesson, but I'd recommend and even book them again for more lessons.

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Chanhassen, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Manuel, Albero and Nego are great guys and excellent teachers! Young Vision Surf School is a well run operation and I would highly recommend them! We had an awesome experience! We were all (two teens and 1 adult) able to catch waves on our own with just one lesson. In addition, Manual brought us to the waterfalls and stuck around... More 

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Saint John, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Our family - 2 teens an 11 year old, my husband and myself, all went surfing for the first time with Manuel and his team. As others have said, this makes for a great day. I emailed them before our trip and received prompt replies (always heard back from them on the same day), I reserved our preferred date in... More 

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The best place in the world to be! Where you learn the true meaning of "Pura Vida" and with Young Vision Surf School being full of energy and willing to help you learn! Great people, Great surf, and for sure recommended while you are in the Nicoya Peninsula to check them out if you want to learn how to ride... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

All of Montezuma is amazing! But Young Vision was the highlight. I'd never surfed before so I didn't expect anything but to have fun trying something new. Not only did I have a blast but I fell in love with surfing. Manuel and Alvaro's passion for Costa Rica, life and surfing is something beautiful to experience in and of itself.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have taken a few surf lessons around the world and Manuel and co are the best. Manuel really took the time to explain things in a way that I understood and was very encouraging and kept me challenged enough to learn new skills, understand the waves and also kept me safe. Lovely walk down to playa grande (without the... More 

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Chocolate
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

It was the second time surfing for both my husband and I and we loved the guys at Young Vision and its location. Manuel has awesome positive energy and made the days even more fun with his great attitude. Their boards are right on the beach so it's a very short walk to get into the water. We saw people... More 

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