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Sxm Surf Explorer

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Sxm Surf Explorer
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Learn how to surf in Saint Martin ( french and dutch side ) for private lessons or group lessons with 3 people maximum. A certified surf instructor will take care of you : if you are a beginner hungry for the first ride, an intermediate surfer...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Orient Bay 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
+590 690 62-6828
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All reviews great teacher cool guy st martin private lesson super patient explained everything le galion two hours beautiful beach franco wave session teaching instructor skills maarten island
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My girlfriend and I did a lesson with Frank a couple years back now but it has had a long lasting effect. I just got back from El Salvador and did my 2nd lesson ever and I think I'm hooked! As a Canadian from Ontario...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Inkjacket
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience with Frank was excellent and I highly recommend! I always felt safe, as a single parent with a young boy on this excursion. He took care to understand his skill level before we even arrived, and was immediately insightful into his personality and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Escape61682
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Frank was quick to respond. Book lessons for my teenage sons and they had a great time. He is a fantastic instructor I highly recommend!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank rosep180
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In learning to surf you are in very good hands with Franck. I have taken a few surfing lessons in different places, and he is the one who made everything click. He has the ability to help you succeed, and you will have fun guaranteed....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lisa B
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

Epic spot, epic coach, excellent equipments and really affordable. If you want to spend good times with friends on the wave, it is the place to be in St Marteen, as it is the only spot on the island with waves every day!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

The waves were pretty big when I went out, they looked to be around 6 feet. Getting out there is a 15 min paddle which I did, but your better off taking the surf taxi and saving energy for the rows of waves. I rented...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank codewoz1
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Me before this lesson: 0 experience, don't excercise on a regular basis, not athletic at all Franck: super patient, encouraging, great teacher, fun to talk to Me after lesson: same but now I can "catch" a baby wave. Amazeballs! If you've ever wanted to learn,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MillenialsIRL
Sxm S, Propriétaire at Sxm Surf Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank you very much Amanda for those kind words ! i am so happy to read this, surfing is the best feeling and i am happy that you're hooked !!!! Let me know if you come back around and we'll make you more hooked that...More

Reviewed May 28, 2018

Came to St. Maarten last week and was told there was surfing on the island, so after some research found SXM Surf Explorer had the best deal on a board rental. We met Franck at the surf spot on 5-25 and he actually came out...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rebekah R
Sxm S, Propriétaire at Sxm Surf Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Hey, thanks for your words, being an itierant surf school makes me more free and at the disposal of people like you if i am not busy then i can come and surf with you ! This is what i love ! not being in...More

Reviewed May 7, 2018

My family was traveling on an Eastern Caribbean cruise last week and stopped at St. Martin. I ended up booking a surf trip with Franck. It was the best excursion of the trip! Franck is very knowledgable and even though I know how to surf,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Sxm S, Propriétaire at Sxm Surf Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thanks for your words Jeremy and thank you for this warning about the beach access and cab informations ! Hurricane Irma has destroyed mostly everything in the beach (restaurant and beach chair services) but the wave i still here and i am still here on...More

Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

I had such a wonderful time surfing the warm Caribbean waters on my birthday. Franck was even having neck pain for the past few days and still insisted on taking me out for a lesson since he saw me and knew I had such strong...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Sxm S, Propriétaire at Sxm Surf Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thanks Rosalynn, i am back in the business so let me know if you want to do a lesson one of those day's !!! i trully appreciate your words mostly from a good surfer like you :) keep doing it and enjoy the sint marteen...More

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Lawrence L
May 8, 2018|
Response from jeremypwatson | Reviewed this property |
Shoot him an email. After Irma you'd have to meet at Galion Beach. Easy 15 minute taxi ride from the port. Go to the website and submit the form under "Contact."