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Address: Dengue Rd between Fiesta Del Mar and chillerz, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 5018 1412
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Our passion is teaching people to surf. Come Visit us. We are behind...

Our passion is teaching people to surf. Come Visit us. We are behind Chillerz on the circle in Tamarindo. Pedro Has over 15 years of teaching experience. He was on the national surf team for 7 years and won the national championship. We can teach you the basic skills and techniques you will need to surf on your own. Or we can help you refine your advanced skills to fly through the air like a pro. Check our our shop and pick up a Pedro's T shirt or a custom beach dress by Eliane.We also have souvenirs, clothes, boards for rent/sale, surf gear and 24 hour ding repair.Let us organizes your tours. We have all the best tours such as diving, Zip lines, hot spring, fishing etc for the best price. It will be our pleasure to teach you to surf. Stop by and say hola.

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I decided at the last minute to try surfing-emailed Pedros-and they worked with me-to make it work. I met Richard early the day of my departure, and he took me out by myself-very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I decided at the last minute to try surfing-emailed Pedros-and they worked with me-to make it work. I met Richard early the day of my departure, and he took me out by myself-very patient and knowledgeable, he worked with me way over the allotted time. I will be back again and again to master it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

If u really want to know how to start or improve your skills you definetelly should call Pedro! When you r going to a place which u dont know and surfing seems like a cool sport to check, to choose big surf camp where is 25 ppl in your group and sometimes just 2teachers is THE WORST place where u... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

I came back to Pedro's for a surf camp and couldn't be happier with the week! Pedro's is a fantastic shop, and Richard is a really amazing instructor. I had so much fun surfing different waves and trying new boards. During the week, Richard helped me surf on a shorter board and catch more difficult waves. He's a wonderful teacher... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

We took surf lessons with Richard. He was great! I highly recommend Pedro's Surf Shop! We visited several other shops and this one was the best.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

After visiting a few surf shop, we came across Pedro's surf shop at the end of the main street (in the little hidden corner). As soon as I met Richard I knew he would be an amazing teacher and would make me feel very comfortable as this was my first surfing experience. From his awesome tips and tricks, I got... More 

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Dallas, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Richard was very helpful with picking out a used board for my son's first board. He picked out a local shaper and worked with us on the price. My son is stoked!!!

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Thank Calisurfer97
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a private lesson with Richard and he was so awesome! He's a down to earth guy who gave very detailed lessons and he charges the cheapest price for private lessons in town that we saw. So glad we found his shop!! :)

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

We were recommended to visit and we are really thankful for it, otherwise we would have missed it because the shop is kind of hidden. My kids and i took a lesson with another school and it was fun. But when we went to Pedro's it was a totally different experience. The instructor really seemed to care that we learned... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Another great week surfing with Richard this summer. He is a great instructor and teaches you how to read the waves. He makes it fun for all and we are already planning to go back and take more lessons next year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

My 11 year old son and I had a great time learning to surf from Richard. He can see the waves before we do and he will launch you into them for a great ride. I was able to start paddling and catching my own waves and he helped me figure this out with some great pointers. I would definitely... More 

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