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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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Affordable and Helpful!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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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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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My mom (who is now 66 and surfs everyday she is in Nosara), Juanita Surfita as the staff calls her, and I took surfing lessons 3 years ago from Coconut Harry's. We both learned the basic techniques to get up in white water and have fun at the same time. We visited again this month and rented boards and got... More 

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

Katy, Thanks for writing such a nice review! What a great story about your mom and you surfing together. I´m glad we were able to help you both feel more confident in the green water waves. We are happy to include you as part of the Coconut Harry family!! We are proud to say that all all of our instructors... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A++ instructor Luigi had us all standing within 45 min. By the end of our fourth day we were ready for the pro tour. Was super with kids.

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

Hola, Thanks for the great review. Luigi rocks! I´m sure you guys were great students too!! I´ll pass this along to Luigi. He´ll be stoked!! Thanks for choosing Coconut Harry´´s and hope to see you back for some more surf and fun. Pura Vida!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This was our families second trip to Nosara but first time using Coconut Harry's surf shop. They were fantastic across the board. Steve was awesome with helping arrange boards and schedule lessons for some well ahead of our arrival. He also went above and beyond on a last minute basis. Four people in our party where planning on bringing boards... More 

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

Hi Chris, thanks for the great review. I´m glad your trip was a success and it was our pleasure to help you with everything. Nelson is an awesome instructor. I´ll pass along your review. He´ll be stoked. Thanks for all the business and look forward to seeing you and the family for some more surf. Pura Vida!! More 

Apex, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Our family scheduled the five lesson package with Jose and Nelson for our kids. Both instructors did a great job with the family. They were very friendly, offered great instruction and our family had a great time learning and improving. Overall the pricing was excellent and the experience for each of our kids was something they will never forget and... More 

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Hinsdale, Illinois
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is our third time taking lessons and renting boards from Coconut Harry's, they are the best. Luigi, Nelson and Josito are great instructors and Marq and Steve do everything to make sure you have a good time and the right equipment. I recommend for beginners and experienced surfers alike.

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