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About Bocas Surf School & Hostel
Bocas Surf School, established in 2006, is one of the first surf schools and the longest-running in Bocas del Toro. Bocas Surf School and Hostel provides surf lessons, surf gear rentals, surf guides, and surf vacations through its surf camp, just a short walk from the center of Bocas Town.
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Red wrote a review Aug 2018
4 contributions1 helpful vote
I took 2 days to surf with Manuel and Manuela. I am an absolute beginner, and Manuel was a great coach from A to Z. The spots, the waves, were just great. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Liselot d wrote a review Aug 2018
Den Bosch, The Netherlands5 contributions1 helpful vote
Had my first surfing lesson ever with Manuel & Manuela. They are a wonderful couple and it was a pleasure to learn surfing from them. They thought me handy techniques and made surfing feel easy and fun. Will defenitely go back to catch more waves with them!
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Paolo B wrote a review Jul 2018
9 contributions9 helpful votes
I stayed at Bocas Surf School & Hostel for 4 nights to enjoy 3 days of surfing and get the best out of Bocas in my spare time. This place is amazing, I loved it so much! If you wanna chill, relax, go for a swim and surf this is the place for you. It's a house by the sea with its own pier, where you can chill. It's close to the main town center and all the shops, but still in a quiet street. The kitchen is great with anything you need to cook your own meals. There is also a dog and 2 nice cats. The place is really cozy and clean. Josh, one of owner is nice and always helpful for anything you need. Manuel and Manuela, the surf instructors, are great! Professional and friendly guys! They really know what they do and how to teach this incredible sport which needs patience and meditations. I am a beginner and this was my very first time at surfing. With them I was able to catch lots of waves at Black Rocks, one of the best spot for beginners and intermediates. I had unforgettable moments, the palms, the waves, the sunset everything was amazing. Still thank you guys for this! I will keep surfing for sure and if I ever come back to Bocas I will come back here for sure.
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Date of experience: July 2018
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alexanderdQ7384HY wrote a review Jul 2018
Zillebeke, Belgium9 contributions2 helpful votes
Verry friendly!! Good advice about the spots. Quality boards! Brought us with the boat, dropped my girlfriend off at the beach and we hitted the spot, they surfed along. One stayed in the boat and saw the swell coming and give us the sign. Verry nice! Then big storm was coming we had to hurry back. We where soaked. They gave us dry towels let us in there hostel. We had a drink. Wonderfull service!
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Date of experience: July 2018
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PetraLaurell wrote a review Jul 2018
Gothenburg, Sweden2 contributions
Manuel and Manuela gave us such a wonderful experience. They are really professional and adjusted the level of difficulty to our abilities and expectations, being very observant. Some of us wanted to feel safe and some us wanted to stretch themselves to their limit. We all found the day fun and amazing. Thanks!! //Petra Laurell
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Date of experience: July 2018
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