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Avellanas Surf School

Avellanas Beach, Santa Cruz 50303, Costa Rica
+506 7105 8809
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Great experience

I spent two days in Avellanas and it was simply too short. I had amazing surf lessons with Louis... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alexa2485
via mobile
Wanting to learn how to surf? Go there!!!

I came to Avellanas with the goal to learn surfing. Before I arrived I found Mauricio’s surf school... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sarahwithah
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Avellanas Beach, Santa Cruz 50303, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I spent two days in Avellanas and it was simply too short. I had amazing surf lessons with Louis and Mauricio! Both are experienced and patient instructors. They made sure that I caught the best waves for my level and made me feel comfortable throughout...More

Thank Alexa2485
Avellanas Surf ... A, Owner at Avellanas Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Alexa, Thank you so much for your review. We enjoyed the time spend with you as well. Keep surfing, you are already doing it great! Come back anytime Luis & Mau

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came to Avellanas with the goal to learn surfing. Before I arrived I found Mauricio’s surf school on Facebook. I didn’t book any lessons in beforehand, wanting to wait what locals would recommend. However, my host recommended Mauricio right away. I booked a lesson...More

Thank Sarahwithah
Avellanas Surf ... A, Owner at Avellanas Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Sarah! Wow! Thank you so much for taking the time to recommend us while you are still taking surf lessons with us! Hope we can continue being of help for you to improve your surfing skills. See you later! Mauricio

Reviewed October 3, 2017

I spontaneously decided to take a surf lesson with Mauricio. He was an amazing and patient teacher and I was surprised what I was able to do under his instruction! Each time I "failed" he could identify exactly what I did wrong and guide me...More

Thank amylynnmeek
Avellanas Surf ... A, Owner at Avellanas Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2017

Hi Amy! Thank you so much for taking a time to write. It's amazing how well you did. You took every instruction seriously and that is why you were able to succeed. Great first time surfing in Avellanas. Hope you come back.

Reviewed August 30, 2017

We just got back from Costa Rica, where we ended our tour through the country with a couple of days at the beach near Playa Avellanas. We arranged daily surfing lessons for our kids at Avellanas Surf School, which turned out to be an excellent...More

Thank Guy C
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our surf trip to CR largely thanks to the great staff of Avellanas Surf School. The location is prime with plenty of breaks and instructors will put you in the perfect spot and keep you safe. They accommodate all skill levels and...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Instructors were knowledgeable and taught based on individual capability.Equipment for beginners is limited. location is great because its right on the beach.

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Reviewed August 13, 2017

My daughter and I did a lesson with Mauricio and had a great time. Although I've surfed before, it was my daughter's first time. By the end of the lesson we were both getting up and riding waves. He was very patient and helpful -...More

Thank yfrison
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Mauricio and his instructors are excellent. They took extra special care of my daughter and son. We all had a wonderful time surfing. We even went back and rented boards a second day and surfed by ourselves and did quite well by utilizing the skills...More

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Avellanas Surf ... A, Propietario at Avellanas Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Hi Cyril, Thank you so much for your great review. Your kids are amazing! Hope they enjoyed themselves. Please come back anytime. Wish you well! Mau

Reviewed August 4, 2017

Mauricio runs a tight ship from his gazebo next to Lola's. He is clearly knowledgeable about his local break and he and his boys who help him teach are professional and safety conscious. They took Mrs, Boy and Girl at differing times and in differing...More

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Mauricio O, Owner at Avellanas Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Thank you for your support and your comment . We are glad to help you anytime! Please if you come back to Avellanas stop and say hello! Pura vida!!!

Reviewed July 10, 2017

We visited Costa Rica in June and happened upon Avellanas surf school after our pre arranged lesson fell through. Mauricio was able to accommodate our party of beginner surfers that same afternoon. He does a really great job of breaking down what you need to...More

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Avellanas Surf ... A, Owner at Avellanas Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

Can't thank you enough for letting me coach you guys. You did amazing! It was great to meet you, and hope you continue surfing and coming down to Avellanas. Pura vida! Mauricio

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