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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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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Orient Bay 97150, St Martin / St Maarten
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

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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

Thank Amanda N
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

Thank reba711
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

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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

Thank Rosalynn54
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

Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

I took a private lesson with Franck and it was amazing, he looked at the details and told me what to do. So every wave it worked better and better. In addition he is a very nice guy who lives on St. Martin quiet long....More

Thank Mario G
Sxm S, Propriétaire at Sxm Surf Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thanks Mario, i am glad to hear that you've had a great time !!! You've killed it, hopefully we can try another surf spot on your next venue in the island just to show you the nice surfing potencial of the island. Cheer's

Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

Franck have one passion... make surfing people. Professional and patient, i really recommend SXM surf explorer. Toon

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Sxm S, Propriétaire at Sxm Surf Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thanks buddy, i wish that i can see you more often to teach more cause you have a great potencial !!!

Reviewed January 22, 2018

I had a surf lesson with my 3 friends and we loved it! Franck is great, very patient and informative, he explained everything very well and we got better with each wave. We all felt very safe and we highly recommend Franck for a great,...More

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franckr251, Gérant at Sxm Surf Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2018

Thank you very much, i am so happy to be back in the business !!! Hurricane Irma has made lots of damages, i was expecting for a speed return at the beach, you guy's made it more funny and great !!! See you soon :)

Reviewed July 30, 2017

Easy going, attentive, common sense and the patience of a great teacher. Our 13 year old son caught a couple of waves on his very first time on a surfboard during his very first lesson. Thanks Franck! Couldn't recommend you enough! M & C

Thank Claudiusv7
franckr251, Propriétaire at Sxm Surf Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2018

Hey Claudius, i have to admit he's a damn lil champion :) kid's alway's have fun learning how to surf and they perform mostly more than the parents, don't be mad :) you rock too !!! Thak you, looking forward to see you again.

Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

My two teenagers had a group lesson through Sxm Surf Explorer while we were in St. Martin. Franck picked us up from the Oyster Bay Beach resort and took us to the Le Galion beach. He provided a short lesson on land before heading to...More

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franckr251, Propriétaire at Sxm Surf Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2018

Thank you Lisa, hello to the girl's and let them know that there teacher is really proud :) Cheer's

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Lawrence L
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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."
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