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Surf Lessons School for all ages and Paddle Board Tours, beach tours, kayaking SUP.
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Manuel Antonio Beach | In front of Café Milagro, Manuel Antonio 5000, Costa Rica
+506 2777 4000
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Review of: Kayak

Had a great afternoon on the ocean w/my guide, Jorge! I was interested in both Paddle Boarding and Sea Kayaking so they let me split the time b/w both activities. This was my first time Paddle Boarding and Jorge had me up and paddling long...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 4 days ago
Review of: Surf Lessons

My kids (12 + 8) and I have taken a 1.5 h surf lesson and quick tour to the waterfalls. The teams was simply amazing and all of us really learned how to surf sucessfully. We can highly recommend.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Philip J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Review of: Surf Lessons

We just returned from an afternoon of surf lessons with Dante’s water sports. We had a fantastic time! Pick up at our hotel and transport to a stunning deserted beach about 20 minutes from Manual Antonio. We were the only ones there, which was a...More

Thank kathleenhardy34
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son and husband took surf lessons at the Manuel Antonio Beach. Dante picked us up at our hotel and took us to the beach. The instructors were great! I went along to take pictures and videos and Dante arranged for chairs in the shade...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Review of: Surf Lessons

As brand new surfers, we couldn’t be happier. They picked us up from our hotel, drove about 30 minutes to a beautiful beach that we had all to ourselves. The instructors gave a quick safety talk, then reviewed the basics of surfing and then we...More

Thank smm267
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Review of: Surf Lessons

This was one of our favorite activities while we were vacationing in Costa Rica. Dante picked us up promptly at our hotel and took us to the short drive to the beach. He parked right next to where we would be surfing so we didn't...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Review of: Surf Lessons

Wow! That was a great activity for our family. We had 4 adults, 2 nine year old girls and 2 eleven year old boys. Dante picked us up and had 3 instructors. They successfully got ALL of us up on the boards. They even had...More

Thank simarjitb2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Review of: Surf Lessons

We had a fantastic experience with surf lessons on a beautiful beach. Dante picked us up from the hotel and Antonio (i think that was his name) was fantastic...very friendly and helped all 4 of us get up and riding and made sure we stayed...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JasminK2019xyz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome time with George, it was 4 girls who didnt/dont know how to swim, so imagine the direction needed, but George made us feel safe and confident. Also thanks to Dante for booking our tour early to make sure the sun wasnt...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank clausiqueiros
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Alejandro (not sure if that’s how I spell it) was a great teacher. We had an awesome time surfing with him. You can tell he loves his job. After surfing Dante took us to a quiet private beach to kayaks and snorkel with Diego. He...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Chris M
August 26, 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth L | Reviewed this property |
Every hotel has their own equipment. If they don't have paddle boards, you should be able to rent them at the public beach.