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About Neptuno Surf Shop
Neptuno Surf Shop in Playa Tamarindo Costa Rica will be your best advisor and partner in your surfing experience. Your absolute satisfaction through quality products and dedicated customer service is our motto. We pride ourselves in taking the time to get to know each and every client individually - listening to their specific needs and wishes. We offer surfing packages, surfing lessons, surfboard rentals, surf trips, new & used surfboards for sale, surf accessories and ding repairs. While you are waiting for your lesson, or back from surfing school, Neptuno Deli offers healthy, energetic meals for breakfast, lunch and coffee time! Whether you are a tourist or resident, let us introduce you to the world of surfing, where you’ll experience the lifestyle and surfing culture while you learn to surf. This will be an unforgettable experience that will fill you with plenty of positive energy.
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the 101 surf lesson is the best way to get into this amazing sport.

The instructor will teach you everything you need in terms of water safety, surfing ethics and, of course, how to stop and surf the wave.
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Melissa W wrote a review Mar 2020
Playa Avellanas, Costa Rica22 contributions3 helpful votes
Ibi (the girl manning the shop) was awesome. Selection of apparel is limited if you want a souvenir from this place. We also took couple’s surf lessons through this shop and were unfortunately less than thrilled. The photos that Ibi took were great, but the instructor kept getting frustrated with me because I didn’t know how to “steer” the board during the lesson (I don’t know how to surf — that’s why I’m taking the lesson!!!) and we ended the lesson early because of it. He kept sighing, acting all exasperated, and spoke to me in an abrasive and scolding tone. Uhhhh, don’t accept newbie lessons if you don’t want to teach newbies dude!!! You might be better off going somewhere else to learn. Ibi is this place’s only saving grace!!!
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Response from rafafa_73, General Manager at Neptuno Surf Shop
Responded Mar 23, 2020
Hi Melissa, thanks for you rewiew, I going to speeck we all the crew this situation to avoid to happen again, in all the time we are do this never happens and we work we more tham 10 surf instructor and we are just human.
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Jojo07985 wrote a review Mar 2020
Truro, United Kingdom8 contributions10 helpful votes
Lovely friendly place, cheap to rent boards, good variety to choose from. Across the road from the beach and the drop off/pick up point for the Riu Guanacaste shuttle service at $20 return trip. Nice shop and great deli next door - highly recommend the peanut butter smoothie.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Judy W wrote a review Feb 2020
Little Falls, New York31 contributions16 helpful votes
The staff made us feel completely welcome. Everything was provided, including a locker. The location is right across from the best beginner surf waves on the beach. Our instructor David took great care of us and did a fantastic job of locking in the basics and dialing in on what we each needed to work on as we went along. A real pro! My husband and I were both standing by our second try and only got better as the lesson progressed.
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David H wrote a review Jan 2020
Brooklyn, New York12 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a blast. The instructor was very helpful and very patient. We all got up. Ask for Raphael - the owner, he coordinated everything with our hotel. They take great pictures to buy. David
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LMP wrote a review Jan 2020
Houston, Texas14 contributions8 helpful votes
First time I've surfed in my life, and thanks to Gino's instruction, I got on the surf board 4 x's!! He teaches you great technique, hes super patient and very very nice!! I was scared at first, but he walks you through step by step. He made my first surf experience an EXcellent one!! I look fw to doing it again!! Please do this and make sure you ask for Gino! He's excellent
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Date of experience: January 2020