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Address: Calle 2da, Isla Colon, Panama
Phone Number: +507 760-9877
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Welcome to the MONO LOCO SURF SCHOOL.The best surfschool in Bocas del Toro,...

Welcome to the MONO LOCO SURF SCHOOL.The best surfschool in Bocas del Toro, Panama. We offer high quality classes and boards. Our instructors are fully certified as surf teacher and lifeguard. Learning how to surf or improve your skills has never been this much FUN. Check out our lessons, team and gallery to see what we are about.Hope to see you soon in the warm tropical waters of Bocas del Toro, Panama. -The MONO LOCO team

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Best surf Session!!👌

Spend the entire day with Juan David, surfing and learning about Bocas. He took time to teach my wife, explain the waves and cater to her novice needs. Thanks for an amazing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Redondo Beach
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Redondo Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Spend the entire day with Juan David, surfing and learning about Bocas. He took time to teach my wife, explain the waves and cater to her novice needs. Thanks for an amazing trip, highly recommended.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

New to surfing. Had a private lesson with Michelle, who is fantastic. Solid coverage of fundamentals in the classroom, then out to some outstanding waves in the warm Bocas water. Michelle is patient and encouraging and has you riding waves before you know it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

Jose was a great instructor and the surf spot was great for beginners! It was really nice to have the classroom component and learn about the basics before taking it to the water.

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Lagos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

Myself and 3 other friends had a lesson with Jose which was amazing! He made us all feel comfortable and explained everything in a way we could understand. Definitely worth the money!

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Logan, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

Let me break this down for you real quick: If you want a local feel and solid surf instruction, go to Mono Loco. If you're smart you'll ask for Michelle for an even better experience. If you've got more time to read here's some more details: I've always wanted to surf. I live in the mountains so not many waves.... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

Our teacher Michelle explain the theory of surfing well for us beginners. A boat will catch you and drop you off in the sea close to the waves. The waves were close to perfect in size our day and we were able to catch some of them at our first time with a surfing board in water. However, after one... More 

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Thank Karin N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

Did a couple of surf lessons with José and can absolutly recommend him as a teacher. The theory he gave before the first lesson was easy to unterstand and very helpful out there. I like that he is very clear with his recommendations and they are somewhat easy to follow. Plus while paddeling back and after the lection he has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Paddling behind that cute instructor was one of the best parts of the whole trip. You'll know when you're there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I went out for three sessions with them - two of them with an instructor called Jose. Had a great time even though I am not the fastest learner. He was patient and nice, gave out a lot of information and made always sure I am okay. Great experience and would go for another lessons any day! Don't be afraid... More 

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Olten, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I took one surfing-class with Mono Loco to a Reef-Break just out of town. The introduction was very helpful since I never had surfed a Reef-Break before. It made surfing the spot much more secure and fun. I was joined by three other students (total of four) who were all beginners. Nevertheless the instructor gave good advice to me and... More 

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