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Safari Surf School

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Address: , Nosara, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 866 433 3355
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Description: Safari Surf School is the premier surf school and surf camp in Costa Rica...
Safari Surf School is the premier surf school and surf camp in Costa Rica. In addition to instilling a passion for surfing, you'll also be immersed in native culture and treated to local style. Being taught to surf by true professionals with a "Pura Vida" attitude is the only way to go! Listed on National Geographic's top outfitters on Earth. Check us out.
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A great family experience!

We had a wonderful week in Nosara with Safari Surf School. Everyone made us feel welcome from the very start and although we were the only family there it worked out extremely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful week in Nosara with Safari Surf School. Everyone made us feel welcome from the very start and although we were the only family there it worked out extremely well. All the instructors were fantastic although special praise must be given to Kevin C, Kevin M, Jordani and Pio. The girls in the kitchen were great too... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Good surf lessons but the not worth to purchase your entire package through them, from both price and level of service perspective

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The instructors really made this trip for me. They were all super nice local folks from Costa Rica, and as a beginner they knew exactly what I needed to improve on each day to be surfing waves on my own by the end of the week. The staff, management and operations were also top notch, and I expect will get... More 

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montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Very high quality instructions! Friendly, happy, patient, experienced and knowledgeable instructors! They know how to get the best out of you, keep you motivation and charging! I just love Safari surf school! Big props to Pio and Luis!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Words can not express the amazing time I had here. All the instructors were friendly and so helpful, I had my favorites. The people that work here really made my trip. From Tim who was accommodating with all my changes and when I extended my trip twice, Jeffrey with taking off me and showing me around, the ladies who cooked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I really wanted to learn to ride green waves and thanks to the fantastic instruction I received here at Safari Surf, I have! The small class sizes are great and the instructors are friendly and attentive. I loved the communal meals and hanging out with the Safari house staff too. They made the experience even better. I highly recommend Safari... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Thanks to Kevin M.'s exquisite coaching and so much gentle encouragement, we got tons of stand-up rides. Jeffrey's easy-going yet efficient management of the schedule, the coaches, the staff, and guests creates a wonderfully warm and relaxing atmosphere. We always felt welcome, appreciated, and that everyone at Safari Surf was stoked for us to have a really great time in... More 

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Mill Valley, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My teens wanted to learn to surf so we tried Safari Surf School in Nosara, it was a great experience. My kids loved the instructors, the after lesson breakfast and can't wait to return. My kids were up after the first day and couldn't wait to go back for more instruction. All of the instructors from Kevin, Alonso, Jordany and... More 

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Los Altos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I wanted to take a special trip with my son and we decided that the perfect vacation would include surfing - with advanced coaching for him and beginner training for me. We asked around in our local community of Santa Cruz and Safari Surf School came highly recommended. I was a little nervous traveling to Central America on my own,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Got out and was nervous about the large swell, but the instructors do a great job of calming you down and relaxing you. As a result, caught some of the best waves of my life. Had an amazing time, and my surfing improved a lot. Am looking forward to coming back down. Great time!

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