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With a focus on personalized attention and safety, Point Break Surf is the surf school and Stand Up Paddle tour company of choice. Surf Lessons include LOCAL pick up at your hotel / accommodation, surf board and rash guard, 2hr lesson and mid-lesson...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Playa Flamingo 5150, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Richard was a great instructor! Had us up and surfing and was very safe. Even got us fresh coconuts from the beach. Very professional. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Holly T
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

As an adventurous and active family, we want to experience everything. When coming to Costa Rica, surfing definitely made the list! Locals recommended Point Break surf and that’s good enough for us. Our boys 11 and 12 were up surfing within 10 minutes of being...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Even though the weather made the waves large and choppy, the instructor was dedicated to making sure the adult student got in plenty of runs. They contacted us the day before to let us know about the surf conditions and to make sure we felt...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank caitlinm182
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

I inquired on their website the day we wanted to go but we could only go in the afternoon. They replied at 7am and added an afternoon lesson for the day so my son and I could try surfing. They picked us up promptly when...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Baskiboat
Reviewed March 30, 2018

Rich is an excellent communicator who gave my beginner 12 year old son and me just enough information in a semiprivate lesson to get out into the water, then was very attentive in the water to find us the right waves and tell us to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Pamela S
Reviewed March 21, 2018

my wife and I took a SUP class Monday morning the week we stayed at in Playa Flaming and enjoyed it immensley. More importantly, Sigrid was a terrific help giving us suggestions to dining venues and attractions. She couldn't have been any more helpful. In...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank tstandridge
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Went with my brother for a surf day out to playa grande. Was grateful that Sigrid was able to pick us up at our hotel even though we were a bit out of the way from the usual pickup spots for Point break/Lattitude. They came...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Keith M
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

They picked us up right at the hotel and took us to a beautiful beach with great surf. We did the group lesson for our family of 5 including ages 8,10&12. Great ratio of instructors which could not have been nicer. 1 hour lesson with...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank eddieh266
Reviewed December 15, 2017

We had a group of four friends that used Point Break two separate times during our trip to Costa Rica - once for Surfing (it was a first for everyone), and the second for Paddle Boarding. Angelo our surf instructor worked with us and was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Amber H
Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I had an amazing time with Angelo, Sigfrid and Richard at playa Grande. They were so helpful and nice with us. Just 2 days but we will remember !

Date of experience: December 2017
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orthodocIowa
May 6, 2017|
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Response from Andrew R | Reviewed this property |
Never seen any kite surfing but the beaches are huge perfect for kite surfing on a windy day!
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jane8272015
February 2, 2016|
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Response from ncgrampy | Reviewed this property |
I do not know the answer, but Michelle at Point Break was very responsive when we were setting up our lesson. I suggest going to the Point Break Surfing web site and asking there The web site suggest that they have pick up... More
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jane8272015
February 2, 2016|
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Response from lerikaaap | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about your area. But there's point break school in Tamarindo.
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Joanne1
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Holiday Trip Report- The things I learned! (5 Replies)
Here are a few things that I learned and would like to share. We were 9 adults - 2 families who rented a private home in Potrero, not far from Playa Flamingo. We flew direct on Delta from JFK to Liberia. Great flights- very easy! 1. We used Adobe car rental out of Liberia. They were fantastic- we had an SUV with 50 miles on it. We were hesitant to take the extra SPP insurance (about $10 extra a day) and THANK GOODNESS we did as we had a flat tire (very common) and a huge dent caused by a...More
January 03, 2016|
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Thanks Joanne!!! This was helpful for upcoming trip to Playa Flamingo.