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Brand New Rental Boards

Myself and 4 friends were looking to rent boards on our surf trip from the states and got hooked up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rob M
Honest and helpful

Been meaning to write this for ages... went to the Playa Grande shop a few months back looking to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Welcome to Matos Surf Shop with two locations, one in Tamarindo Beach and one at the National Park Playa Grande),Costa Rica. We are the Surf Shop that offers "Whatever a surfer needs". TAMARINDOLocated in Tamarindo Beach Guanacaste, and since 2001...more
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Sunrise Mall # 4 | Next to UPS, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and 4 friends were looking to rent boards on our surf trip from the states and got hooked up with 4 brand new JS shortboards from Matos. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and cares about their patrons. If you're debating on whether to fly...More

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been meaning to write this for ages... went to the Playa Grande shop a few months back looking to purchase my first board. I was a complete novice. Rather than selling me one the guy there explained about getting to know a few boards first...More

Thank JamieRyanH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me begin by saying that we found this place by accident but our three teens (ages, 17, 15 & 13) were so excited we did! The only request the kids had was to have surf lessons with Frank. Frank is a young local who...More

Thank JoDeRy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I rented boards here— great service and a genuine interest in our success (my son is into it, I’m a “beginner”). They’ll set you up with whatever you need and at a good price—we previously rented 1 board at the beach for...More

Thank Derek C
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

A friend of mine had just visited Tamarindo and recommended Mato’s surf shop for lessons. It was a great recommendation. They have excellent lessons for kids and are very experienced with working with younger children. I had heard of an experience with another family that...More

Thank sbraitling
Reviewed April 3, 2018

I came to Costa Rica solely for a surf trip, but I decided not to bring my own boards to avoid crazy airline fees. Matos Surf Shop wasnt only the most affordable and best quality shop around, but it also had a super cool crew...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Not only does the shop have a very welcoming feeling the people there were amazing and made sure we had the best experience possible. The price was very fair the instructor we had was named Frank and he was very patient with us. Never did...More

Thank Declan B
Reviewed March 21, 2018

When in Tamarindo, go surfing! When learning to surf, go to Matos! The staff are great. They make sure you are comfortable with knowing how to get up on a board and the necessary safety precautions before heading out to the water. The staff were...More

Thank nicolerD8400JM
Reviewed March 10, 2018

Don't pass this place by! The prices are the the best we found in the area and the employees are awesome! I took a surf lesson with Frank and had such a great time! This was my first time surfing, but Frank was such a...More

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed March 5, 2018

First surfing trip to Tamarindo. Walking the strip stopping in at various shops early Sunday morning, began talking to a very seasoned long time visitor David from Canada. David recommended Matos! It was the start of a over the top week of Pura Vida!!!!! Wilbert,...More

Thank Jon K
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Janice C
July 7, 2017|
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Response from gineth_miranda | Property representative |
hello! yes! The price is $10 per day for a daily rentals. We have premium rentals too, $100 - $120 @ week.
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