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Address: Manuel Antonio Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park 5000, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506-2777-4000
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description:

Surf School for all ages and Paddle Board Tours.

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Surfing In The Sun

We had a great time learning to surf with Dantes Water Sports. We were both beginners but with the tuition of the in water trainers we were able to stand up and surf by the end of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Reach110
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time learning to surf with Dantes Water Sports. We were both beginners but with the tuition of the in water trainers we were able to stand up and surf by the end of the session. We also had time to boogie board to finish the session. Great fun and highly recommend!

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friend and I visited Costa Rica with the intent to spend as much time outside as possible doing lots of different things we have never tried. Surfing was on the list. Each of us paid $65 (we went in February 2016). Our lesson began with a practice session where the instructors showed us proper surfing form. It feels goofy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had an amazing day at dante's surfshool! The lessons were really professional and it was so much fun with these guys. I'll come back, Mitch

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed Dantes surf school! The teacher conviced with his know how and the whole team cared with water and fruits for us. Additionally we got some great pictures from us while surfing. Just a perfect day! Very recommended! Best regards from Sofie and Michelle

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time learning to surf from a wonderful staff! They were very attentive and very helpful in the learning process. I would highly recommend this company. Thanks Dante! GVI

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved being picked up at our front door and taken directly to Manuel Antonio beach! We were given boards and brief lesson on sand then went into surf with Alejandro who was kind, patient and energetic. We surfed in the rain for hours.....I got a bit tired and switched to boogie boarding. Great experience and look forward to returning next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family of five took surfing and boogie boarding lessons from Alejandro. He was so patient and kind and fun! We went back for a second day of lessons. Not only were the lessons excellent but he provided us with chairs on the beach, a safe place to keep our belongings, and delicious pineapple as a treat. I highly recommend... More 

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Queensbury, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I took lessons with another boy from California, there was one main instructor and two other guides, so we each had our own instructor helping us. I have heard that you sit on the beach at other places for 1/2 hour before you get to ride, they taught us the basics in minutes and I actually was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dante and his staff were awesome. My two son's and daughter along with one friend took lessons and were surfing in no time at all. We couldn't have asked for a better experience so the kids decided to get back the next day and surf again! Thank you Dante!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family loved our day surfing with Alejandro and his compatriots. Dante picked us up at our hotel, brought us to the beach where they had chairs and umbrellas. We had a quick beach surf lesson and then hit the waves. The staff is so helpful, they have a great attitude and never once seemed frustrated or inattentive. We had... More 

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