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Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School

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Address: 20m Norte de Cafe de Paris, Nosara 12345, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506-2682-0574
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Description: We are a full service surf shop that offers surf lessons, rental boards...
We are a full service surf shop that offers surf lessons, rental boards, adventure tours, new and used boards for sale, surf accessories, awesome beach clothes, and gift shop. We have been teaching people to surf in Nosara for more than 10 years. Our Costa Rican surf instructors are ISA certified surf coaches and are excited to teach you to surf in a safe and fun way. We offer private, group, kids, and multipole lesson packages. You can see all the positive reviews from our customers.We also have the biggest supply of quality rental boards to suit every type of surfer. Our beach location is the closest to the sand in town giving you a short walk to the waves with your board. You can also leave your board with us during your stay saving you the hassle of lugging them around town.Our number one goal is to help you have the best surf vacation in Costa Rica. We are your one stop for everything you need and want to do in town. Let us save you the hassle of planning and coordinating. It's our pleasure. Thanks for visiting our Trip Advisor Review page. We hope to see you down for a visit. Pura Vida!!
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Professional Instruction and an Awesome Crew at Coconut Harry's.

From start to finish we had a great experience with Coconut Harry's. This was our first(but not last!) family surf trip. We arranged daily lessons for my wife and 2 kids. We also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
Matt8150
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Edwards, Colorado
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Edwards, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

From start to finish we had a great experience with Coconut Harry's. This was our first(but not last!) family surf trip. We arranged daily lessons for my wife and 2 kids. We also arranged boards and beach chair rentals for the week which made it very convenient for us to use Coconut Harry's as our base of operations during our... More 

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Greenland, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The staff and instructors at Coconut Harry's are amazing! Before arriving in Playa Guioes I emailed Marq several times with a barrage of inane questions to which he was unfailingly polite and understanding. He was also very prompt to answer all of my emails. Nelson was my surf instructor for the week. He was very patient and helpful :D He... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I can't say enough about Luigi, Alfredo and Jose from Coconut Harry's Surfshop! Our three kids (12, 12 and 7) had lessons on three separate days and by the end of day 3 the older boys were on the outer waves and our daughter was on the mid waves surfing all the way to the beach. Great job guys, you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

it was the first time surfing for myself and two kids(10 and 16). It was easier and more fun than I expected. Nelson was a good teacher and very patient with us. I wish we had signed up for more than one lesson.

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Sammamish, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

What a great positive experience for someone who has only surfed a few times in her entire life! Hido (sorry, don't know proper spelling) was my first instructor and was extremely patient and helpful for me, being a beginner. Josito was my 2nd teachers, and we had a lot fun, and I really learned a lot from my 5 lesson... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My boyfriend and I rented boards for a week during our trip to Nosara. The staff was super helpful with picking out a board for him to try surfing for the first time and they were very nice.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Coconut Harry's location couldn't be better- walk right across the street and down a short path to the beach. I had a chance to work with Nelson, Luigi, and Jose and all were patient and knowledgeable and helped me improve my intermediate skills. Six of my friends also took their first lesson ever with Nelson and Jose and they couldn't... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Veronica, Gabi, and Joel were super nice and accommodating. They helped us with everything and were very flexible and friendly. I highly recommend Coconut Harry's for surf lessons and board rentals in Nosara. The surf instructors are great and do everything for you to have a great experience. I took 5 guitar students for a week of yoga/surfing/guitar lessons, and... More 

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CocoSteve, Owner at Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School, responded to this review

Richard, Thanks for the great review!! We´re glad your guitar students had fun strumming and surfing in Nosara. I´ll share your feedback with the crew. They will be stoked. Hope to see you back here for some more surfing. Pura Vida!! More 

New Hampshire
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

The first time we arrived for some food the place was unexpectedly closed. Oh well. The next time they shut down right at 5 and even when I said I knew what I wanted to get no luck. The next day I went in to spend some Colones on their merchandise and it seemed like I was a nuisance. Spend... More 

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CocoSteve, Owner at Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School, responded to this review

Hello, Sorry you did not have a good experience at our shop. As you can see by the rest of our reviews we pride our self in great service and showing our guests a fun time. The taco bar closes at 4 p.m. everyday and the surf shop at 5p.m. The girls have alot to do when closing and are... More 

Brookfield, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Just returned from a week plus trip to nosara for surfing and fun - Coconut Harry's is THE place in Nosara to go for lessons - The shop is in town but they have another spot close to the beach for getting your boards and meeting for lessons. We surfed for 5 days with Jose as our instructor (hola Jose!).... More 

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CocoSteve, Owner at Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School, responded to this review

Hola Beach Girl, Thanks for the great review!! We´re glad we were able to help you improve your surfing skills at Coconut Harry´s. I´ll share your feedback with Jose, Veronica, Gabby and Joel. They will be stoked!! Hope to see you back here for more surf! Pura Vida!! More 

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