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Ticoss surf school is a costa rican family business that offer surf lesson all ages also kayak or SUP tours to isla chora. Also offer surf board, Sup, snorkeling gear,kayak and boggie board for rent Let us be part of your vacations in Costa Rica.
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Playa Samara Guanacaste | Next To Gusto Beach Restaurant, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
+506 8457 0132
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Pablo and his crew are awesome people and made us feel welcome from the very first time! From the teachings about ocean and waves to surfing to kayaking and snorkeling to Isla Chora, all these experiences were very well planned and exciting (especially thanks to...More

Thank Cesare G
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

So I’m from California and I’m not the Cali surf girl type, but I can now say that I surfed in Costa Rica! Thanks to Johnny, the instructor, I was able to catch some waves! Thanks Johnny for the encouragement, I now feel pretty awesome!...More

Thank dkreyes7
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Best surf school in Samara! Pablo and his team are the best you’ll find! They are great with the kids and give very thorough instruction. They have surf boards and boogie boards to rent as well!

Thank Jenna F
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Paulo and Johnny did a great job giving my daughters and I our first surfing lesson! We came back another day for another try, not as easy without someone telling you when and what to do it. Wonderful experience and we'll be doing more of...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

We went to Samara beach to visit for the day and ended up spending our whole vacation there. Tico’s surf school was amazing. My son (7 years old) has never been on a surf board and in about 20 minutes was riding waves in. The...More

Thank Andres F
Reviewed April 30, 2018

In 2013 I learned how to surf with these guys, five years later they're still the best shop on the beach. Friendly, open and willing to share good tips and cut a deal. Can't wait to go back for more.

Thank laceybordeaux
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Mom and two teenagers, first surf lesson ever and we had a blast. Jonny was really supportive and before long we were all up on the board. Once you take a lesson, you can use the surf boards to practice on your own. Johhny was...More

Thank Megan B
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We discovered Ticos Surf School on our 3rd day by walking literally 30 steps to the left from the main entrance while looking for umbrella and chairs. Pablo was able to accommodate us right away and we have been coming there every day. As my...More

Thank Trotsky999
Reviewed February 18, 2018

My Husband took a private lesson from Johnny in Late Nov. He had taken a group class the year before from another surf company in Samara. But, needed a refresher after a year break. He very much appreciated Johnny's pointers and helpfulness. Friendly place and...More

Thank skiingfrog
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

We’ve had our first surf lesson ever with Andre and Andrès. After a very very good explanation and ‘dry’ practice, we’ve hit the water. After this great start, we felt like pro’s in the water! Taking the time and having patience to tell us over...More

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