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Address: Rincon 00677, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787-366-1689
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Fee: Yes
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Puntas Surf School gives private and group lessons daily. Melissa Taylor...

Puntas Surf School gives private and group lessons daily. Melissa Taylor has been giving surf lessons in Puerto Rico since 2002 and created Puntas Surf School in 2007. She is still the only female instructor in Rincon and she has a team of guy and girl instructors so each lesson has all the help and information they can get! Nolan is her head instructor. He is very patient, informative, personable, and always has a smile on his face! The goal for Melissa and her instructors is to provide an educational, invigorating, and unforgettable experience in the surfing capital of the carribbean; Rincon, Puerto Rico. Our school provides lessons for beginners, intermediate, and those who just want to get to the next level! All ages are welcome and we provide a variety of different surfboards!

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Our family of 4 stayed at the Palmas Bungalows owned by Melissa and signed up to do a surf lesson while we were there. It was the first time for all of us and Chris and Sean made... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2016
Mary C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Our family of 4 stayed at the Palmas Bungalows owned by Melissa and signed up to do a surf lesson while we were there. It was the first time for all of us and Chris and Sean made it great. They were very knowledgeable, patient, and encouraging. After our lesson, we ate lunch at Mi Familias pizzeria per a recommendation... More 

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Champlin, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

We had six people with two instructors. The group aged from 8 to 45 of varying athletic ability. Chris and Nolan did a great job with each person at their ability. If we would have tried this on our own we would have been injured on the rocks and would never of caught a wave. Melanie did a nice job... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Nolan was encouraging, positive, and clear in his instruction. I am a total beginner and had a semi-private lesson. He is a terrific teacher, and I would highly recommend him to newbie surfers.

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Thank Heather S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

We went to Puntas Surf School on a recommendation from a friend and they were incredible! Our instructor was Sean and he was awesome- so cool, friendly and helpful. They're clearly very knowledgeable and take you to whichever beach seems best for the day. So glad we tried it!

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Thank Erin C
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Bryan, Melissa, John & the resident MMA fighter gave us an amazing lesson. We had a group of 15 who were all beginner level. They were very professional, remembered all our names, and kept is incident free all afternoon. Highly recommend them. Truly passionate and gifted

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Brooklyn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Melissa was great and flexible setting things up. Sean was a great instructor, safety conscious, fun, chill.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

I took 4 lessons when I was in Rincon, and had both Nolan and Melissa as my instructors over the course of my visit. They provided constant feedback during my lesson and were incredibly attentive. I improved every single day and began to have more and more confidence in my surfing ability. Safety is important to them as well and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Went out for my first time surf lesson with Nolan. Nolan is informative, patient and most importantly, positive. He gave tips and was a great communicator. Will definitely be taking another lesson with him next time. Thank you Nolan!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

Sent my wife and 2 adult sons here for 4 days of surf lessons last week. Melissa was very accommodating and flexible when discussing what would be needed and was willing to tailor the lessons accordingly. Nolan was the lead instructor and they found him to be an excellent teacher. They also enjoyed Sean who was very " laid back... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

If you're interested in trying surfing, I'd highly recommend this school! I'd never surfed before taking classes with this school and I was a bit nervous. But the instructors made me feel completely comfortable and safe. They knew just which waves to send me out on and were extremely positive and encouraging the entire time. Their primary concern was the... More 

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