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About Pedro's Surf Shop
Our passion is teaching people to surf. Come Visit us. We are behind the restaurant "Surf shack Burgers and Wings," 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.
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Reviewed October 6, 2019

Richard is a fantastic (and very patient) surfing guide and we will definitely being going back to visit Pedro’s surf shop again. Also a lot of cool local art and custom boards to check out in the shop.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019

Just wanted to thank Richard for such a great 4 days of surfing. If you have young ones and want to get them on a board this is the place in Tamarindo to contact. Richard was patient, attentive, encouraging and had my son ready to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed December 23, 2018

Richard is a cool dude who is a great coach. Highly recommend for any age or ability. His technique is one that is very positive and knowledgeable which builds on each success as you learn the ropes of surfing. He lets you know a lot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

Best surf shop on Tamarindo! I had a really amazing time! Richard was very helpful and patient. It was so much fun and I would recommend it to anyone who's here to surf. The shop has very nice boards, shirts and everything related to surfing!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Marlee S
Reviewed June 3, 2018

You couldn't ask for more out of a surf lesson as a beginner !! We spent 2+ hours in the water (one on one) with Richard who is one of the owners of the shop, he never rushed our time gave great instructions and was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Ashley R
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Richard and Francisco were beyond amazing and would highly recommend this surf shop. Why you ask??! I have two teenagers and we signed up for something to do that was different. We are now headed into our third lesson as we fell in love with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

Great time with Richard. Surfing has always been something I wanted to try. Richards a natural teacher. Location is spectacular. Great waves and warm water. Perfect place to learn. Graham

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Graham R
Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

I found Pedro’s Surf Shop after a couple of terrible surf lessons with another shop in town. I took an excellent private lesson with Richard. We started out by going over different types of boards and their pros and cons for different wave types, followed...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Courtney B
Reviewed August 25, 2017

So after several hours of searching- both on foot and online, I came across Pedro's Surf Shop. And I can tell you hands down, it was one of the BEST experiences of my trip. Richard- I can sum it up in one word- Richard. Guy...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank batgirl1976
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Richard and Pedro are amazing instructors. I've spent so long not getting any better at surfing until I finally broke down and took a lesson. It changed my surfing. I took a lesson with Richard in December and he immediately corrected some bad habits and...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Maria R
April 4, 2017|
Response from pedrosurf | Property representative |
Yes we do. We rent snorkels for $7 for 24 hours