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Address: Calle Santa Ana, Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco 60101, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 50688476289
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Tortuga Surf Camp is the choice for the traveler who wants to enjoy and...

Tortuga Surf Camp is the choice for the traveler who wants to enjoy and discover the wonders of surf at an affordable price.Located strategically in the south end of Jaco Beach, this calm mellow beach breaks will be the classroom where our ISA certified instructor will lead you trough the this Costa Rican surfing experience.

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The highlight of our trip so far!

We had an amazing time learning how to surf with Tortuga Surf School. We had a great vibe right from the beginning with easy email communication. We are a family of 4 (2 adults, 2... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had an amazing time learning how to surf with Tortuga Surf School. We had a great vibe right from the beginning with easy email communication. We are a family of 4 (2 adults, 2 kids ages 9 and 11) and total beginners. Each of us had our own instructor - who were all super friendly, skilled, helpful and patient.... More 

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1 Thank astrid g
Jaco, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time in Costa Rica and came here to learn to surf with my two daughters. You know the school is awesome when you hear about it at the airport in San Jose. I'll be 50 years old and have never surfed on an ocean before, just on the internet. Within the hour I was up on a board riding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was perfect! I had three classes with the same teacher (Freddie) and I never imagined that one day I would get to do what I did. I felt in security the whole time, I had sooooo much fun and did not want to leave! Everybody was so nice!! I recommend it 100% and I'm coming back next year for... More 

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back Today from Surfing with these guys in Jaco. All I can say is amazing!! My girl Heather never surfed and they made her feel safe in the water and she caught quite a few waves on her own. We took 4 days worth of lessons. I had some surfing experience and within MINUTES they pointed out some... More 

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Thank stephenmarsala
Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

My sisters and I have never surfed before until yesterday! The owner, mike, was extremely friendly and helpful! We all had our own instructors and one, Jason, was spectacular! If you're looking to surf this is definitely the place, best price and service you can get! (Plus water and pineapple during a break)!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We were blown away by the one-on-one treatment we got. All 3 of us had an instructor in the water and there was also a photographer on the beach that took pictures for us with our own camera. Surfing can be hard, but the teachers taught us safety and then did most of the hard work of paddling us out... More 

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

My husband and I have been living in Jaco for 5 months and have become friends with many of the locals. So when my nephew came to visit and wanted to take a surfing lesson, we asked around for recommendations and Tortuga Surf Camp was the top one mentioned. We went together and it was awesome! You know everybody and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

All I can say is a truly professional group. Micheal (the owner) picked us up promptly at Los Suenos and transported our group over to Jaco. During our drive through Jaco he pointed out some of the history and places to shop and eat. When we arrived figured it would be a group lesson, but all in our group of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Learning how to surf is on my bucket list. It was the entire reason we came to Jaco. The Tortuga staff were incredible. My husband and I were up on our boards the first day. The staff was very patient and fantastic teachers. I will be back to improve my surfing. They are really passionate about the sport and are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I spent one night in Jaco and made sure to get a spot at Tortuga's surf school. We had high expectations and it did not disappoint. It was both of our first time surfing and we were able to stand up and catch some waves after only a few tries! The 1-1 instructor approach is great. They... More 

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