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Dec 23, 2016
“Up and surfing in an hour!”
Aug 20, 2016
“Amazing Instructor / Amazing Experiencr”
Del Mar Surf Camp is the premiere surf camp in Costa Rica with over nine years of experience teaching people how to surf. We provide a maximum of 2 to 1 student to instructor ratio with local Costa Rican surfers providing a safe and quality surf...more
Playa Hermosa, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 61101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed December 23, 2016

We had a 2 person beginner surfing lesson. Rash guard (protective shirt) and board are provided. Board is long and wide, easy for beginner. We had a great instructor, and he had us up and surfing within an hour, consistently catching waves. Had a great...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank jroc999
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Gabby was an amazing instructor! I have never been surfing and with her help I was able to start surfing within the first 30 minutes of starting the lesson. I only wish my trip was longer so I could go and surf more!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Robertson F
Reviewed February 28, 2016

After quick googling we arranged surfing lessons via email for the morning after with del mar surf - very simple and reliable. The surf lesson started with good safety instructions on the beach. My husband and I have surfed a few times before but never...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank angonius
Reviewed February 18, 2016

We took a lesson with a large group (15 or so) of friends and with multiple instructors (probably 2:1 ratio). I would guess that 14 out of 15 of us were able to get up and ride all the way in, multiple times. These instructors...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank lanac223
Reviewed November 20, 2015

Ok I have never been in the ocean above my ankles before this trip and I was up on a board riding the first day!!! Photo is from day 2 or 3. The instructors are excellent and the customer service of Del Mar Surf Camp...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Hramiec H
Reviewed August 26, 2015

This was my husband's and my first time surfing and we could not have been more impressed with our experience. We were greeted by Javier, our instructor, upon arrival for our early morning surf lesson. He provided us with rash guards and taught us the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Amanda C
Reviewed August 12, 2015

We were in Jaco for just a few days, and I really wanted to learn how to surf. I hesitated to book a lesson in advance because the weather had been unpredictable and our travel plans were still evolving. On our last morning, I called...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed May 26, 2015

you must surf. We weren't going to do this excursion but decided last minute to give it a try. It was my husband's first time and something I haven't done in over 20 years. Our instructor was great and we had a wonderful time. It...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Had an incredible lesson with Marcel - watched the sun set from the SUP. Harder than it looks, but memory of a lifetime. Marcel living la pura vida - jealous!

Thank Ross O
Reviewed February 15, 2015

I can't say enough great things about the staff-David, Yor Urena, Jesus, Juan Carlos, Maria, Nester (photographer), and Regita (yoga). I hope I am not missing any one! They were kind, flexible, and always helpful. The condo was beautiful, and the surfing was UNBELIEVABLE. We...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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