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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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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... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed January 25, 2015
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New Hampshire
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New Hampshire
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

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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Brookfield, Connecticut
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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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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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Boston, Massachusetts
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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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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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Apex, North Carolina
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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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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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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We were in the Playa Guiones area for a week and got our surfboards here. Great selection of boards in good condition. And Gabby was really helpful in finding just the right boards for us. An 8'4" Robert August that worked great for me, and a 9'2" soft-top for my sweetheart who is learning. Super convenient location just steps from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Luigi and gabby and the whole team at coconut Harry's are great! We are newby surfers but had a lot of fun learning. Luigi had us standing up on our first day and some of us on our first try! Luigi was great with the kids (ages 8 and 13). You can't go wrong with these guys!

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This was our 2nd trip to Playa Guiones and won't be our last, we love everything about this spot!!! We rented our surf boards and got the kids some surf lessons at Coconut Harry's. The Staff were very nice specially our surf instructor Josito , he was Awesome. He had our oldest boy comfortably surfing 3-5' waves by the end... More 

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