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Bob Marley Jaco

Calle Mora | South Beach Hotel, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 61101, Costa Rica
+506 8990 1431
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Look No Further for Surfing Lessons in Jaco!

My daughter and I had never been on surf boards and Calicto and his crew made our first time a... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2018
SidMomYoga
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Chicago, Illinois
A smile worth more than everything

I had a very good experience on Bob Marley surf school. I wanted to improve my skills on warmer and... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2017
CrisP88
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Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
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Calle Mora | South Beach Hotel, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 61101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

My daughter and I had never been on surf boards and Calicto and his crew made our first time a fantastic experience! Everyone was incredibly supportive and gave great instruction so we could get up on the boards successfully very quickly! I only wish we...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2017

I had a very good experience on Bob Marley surf school. I wanted to improve my skills on warmer and peaceful waters. Cali challenged me to try a smaller board, which made me get confident and understand sometimes we can do much more than we...More

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TigerSurfSchool, Guest Relations Manager at Bob Marley Jaco, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

You rocked those waves and your huge smile was worth a million! Con mucho gusto y muchisimos gracias a ti. It was a pleasure and we look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best and happy holidays :)

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Reviewed December 13, 2017

This is definitely the best surf school in Jaco. Cali is a brilliant teacher and such a lovely, warm and kind person you will feel comfortable no matter your surfing experience. I have had a few surf lessons in the past but they were nowhere...More

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Reviewed November 27, 2017

My wife and I (we're in our late 50's) met Cali (the owner and principal instructor) on the beach in front of the South Beach Hotel at the southern end of Playa Jaco. We talked for a few minutes, and he convinced us that he...More

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Reviewed November 26, 2017

I highly recommend the Bob Marley Surfing School. I had never surfed before, Cali and his team did a great job teaching us to hang 10!

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Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

Every time we girls go surf we rent surfboards there. Tiger the Rasta surfteacher is super cool & helps perfectly. He also gave us chairs to lay in the sun and offered to put up a volleyball net if we wanted to :) you can...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Amazing job done by this gentleman. He exhibits everything you want to have in a surfing instructor. Was patient and laid back with my teenage son. Had him up on the board after only his second attempt. On top of that, he set out chairs...More

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Reviewed May 24, 2017

Many thanks to Calypso for his excellent surf classes, the best in Jaco Beach and probly the best in Costa Rica. His surf teaching experience is unrivaled, he also sells a ton of boards so his equipment selection is very good. I've seen him turn...More

Thank William S
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Reviewed March 15, 2017

Tiger Surf School is is the best bang for your buck in Costa Rica. We talked to multiple "surf schools" before choosing this one. Tiger is very detailed in his coaching and is a great encourager. My boyfriend and I have never surfed before and...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2017

After having a less than enthusiastic instructor from a competitor close by we were fortunate enough to run into Tiger, which was a completely different experience. He was AMAZING with the kids and just a fun/enthusiastic guy to be around. Nothing but praise for him....More

Thank Jeremy P
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