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About Iguana Surf
Iguana Surf is the #1 Tamarindo surf shop since 1989. We have taught over 125,000 surf lessons, have over 150 surfboards for rent, an excellent Tamarindo surf camp, the top tours in Tamarindo and surrounding area, & more. Our surf guides are ISA certified and focus on teaching you the core skills and safety of surfing while having a blast in the ocean. All guides speak English and Spanish. Our shop is located across the street from the main surf break and we also offer surf photography, rash guards, lockers, and merchandise for sale. We have options for surf trips to local breaks nearby and Tamarindo surf camp packages for those looking to surf over a long weekend or week-long stay.
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Brian M wrote a review Yesterday
Taby, Sweden1 contribution
Excellent customer service. They tailored the surf lessons to accommodate the different experience levels of the children. The surf coach, Manuel, was very experienced and his positive approach helped the kids quickly get the basics.
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Response from Kristina H, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf
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Thank you very much for your amazing review and recommendation! We love to know that our instructors do such a great job :) We hope you come back soon to catch some more waves with us! Pura Vida!
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Barry wrote a review Yesterday
Flint Hill, Virginia1 contribution
From the moment I timidly entered the shop until the end of each private surf lesson, the employees at Iguana were accommodating, authentic + friendly, plus positively professional. I took two private, two-hour surf lessons and was excited to be surfing for the first time in my life. I would definitely recommend Iguana Surf Tamarindo. Ask for Victor, or any of the other instructors. Plus, they offer a wonderful photographer who can document your prowess on the Beautiful Tamarindo Beach!
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Response from Kristina H, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf
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Thank you very much for your amazing review and recommendation! We love to know that all of our staff and instructors do such a great job :) We hope you come back soon to catch some more waves with us! Pura Vida!
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marc e wrote a review Jun 16
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Had a 2 hour surf lesson with Victor. It was an amazing experience, if you are considering doing this, do it!!
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Response from Kristina H, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you very much for your amazing review and recommendation! We love to know that our instructors do such a great job. We hope you come back soon to catch some more waves with us! Pura Vida!
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Alex hardee wrote a review Jun 15
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Did an “advanced” surf lesson with a friend our first day, and rented boards for two weeks after that. Great instruction, and enjoyed the people who worked there. Was able to swap out boards and ride a few different longboards, including a yater spoon, hobie Peter Pan slug, and a local “bonsai” hand glassed board. Fun times at pico grande. Thanks for the great experience!
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Response from Kristina H, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you very much for your amazing review and recommendation! We love to know that our staff and instructors do such a great job. We hope you come back soon to try out some more boards and catch some more waves with us! Pura Vida!
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Julie W wrote a review Jun 9
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Boys were fortunate to have David assigned as their instructor today for a semi private lesson. He was very patient, (13 yo twins, beginner surfers), and made learning enjoyable. Both boys managed to ride in several waves & gain confidence on the board. Definitely worth the $$. Highly recommend. We will be back!!
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Response from Kristina H, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your amazing review and recommendation! We love to know that our instructors do such a great job. We hope you come back soon to catch some more waves with us! Pura Vida!
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