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Address: Lista de Correos, Montezuma 60111, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-8669-6835
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Young Vision Surf School is a Costa Rican owned and operated surf school in...

Young Vision Surf School is a Costa Rican owned and operated surf school in Montezuma, Costa Rica. International Surf Association (ISA) Certified bilingual surf instructors and Certified Beach Rescue Lifeguards teach you about safety in the water, standing up on the board and catching waves of all sizes. Daily lessons include two hours of instruction, the use of the surf board, rash guard and fresh fruits. Contact us to fulfill your dream of surfing in paradise!

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Great surfing experience, first time but not the last!

I was going to just try surfing for a lesson or so but I rode the a wave on my first try and was addicted. This is the place to learn to surf. Great beach, warm water. Manuel... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
ttshah
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San Francisco, CA
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San Francisco, CA
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was going to just try surfing for a lesson or so but I rode the a wave on my first try and was addicted. This is the place to learn to surf. Great beach, warm water. Manuel, Alvaro and Nego were great teachers. Patient and preached safety as the waves can be unpredictable. I ended up surfing for 5... More 

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Thank ttshah
Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really wanted to learn how to surf. On the first day, they teach you everything regarding the basics which include how to hold and manage the board, how to stand, and how to be safe before even going into the water. We start off practicing nice and easy in "white water" when you can still reach. They give you... More 

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Thank sarahelalem
Orange County, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Manuel, Alvaro, and Nego were incredibly patient and helpful. I had never been surfing, and over the course of my three lessons they progressed from teaching me the basics to coaching me on paddling out and catching the wave myself. They put safety first and do their best to make the experience all about having fun. Highly, highly suggest you... More 

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Thank stacivonluft
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Alvaro and Manuel and their staff are very friendly and patient teachers. This was our first-ever surfing lesson, and it was so fun that we did it a second day. They had all of us standing up surfing on the first day. They were especially good with my kids, aged 6,9,and 11. They were careful with safety issues, and they... More 

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Thank StReginald
Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

My friend and I had our first surf lesson with Manuel. He was great, very patient,very kind and very professional. We had an amazing time. I highly recommend this place. Shout-out to the best snack ever (pineapple and fresh coconut water) Thank you ! Pura Vida!

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Thank belindou
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

During our first surf lesson ever we were instructed by Nego. He gave us a crash course and during that first lesson we both got up on our boards several times and was able to surf the waves at Playa Grande.

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Thank Robert H
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

This was our first surf lesson ever! It was amazing! Nego and Marlon were very good. They explained everything very well, were patient and gave us plenty of time to learn. Surfing was so much fun, that was probably the most favorite activity I did on the whole trip! Nego also climbed a tree and got us about six coconuts... More 

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Thank Sara J
ManuelandAlvaro, Owner at Young Vision Surf School, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review! We are so proud of our team and grateful for your support of our company. Enjoy your hats and we look forward to surfing with you again! More 

Toledo
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

The surf instruction was amazing. Manuel and Alvaro, the owners and all the other instructors, Inego & Marlin were so great at breaking it down so that everyone could “pop up” and successfully surf the foamies! It was so much fun and easier than we thought, but I think it was due to the superior instruction and not just our... More 

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Thank jvannuyen
ManuelandAlvaro, Owner at Young Vision Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience with us, we are very appreciative of your support. You did great and we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your surf lessons. Pura vida! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Marlin helped my 9 year old son, who was initially timid about surfing, get comfortable and on the board within minutes. He had a blast, and I had a great time watching them. We will be back to take longer lessons, I can't believe we only booked one day! It was great.

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Thank Elizabeth M
ManuelandAlvaro, Owner at Young Vision Surf School, responded to this review

We love working with kids! Thank you for introducing your son to this fantastic sport and thank you for choosing a Costa Rican company. We hope to surf with your family again soon. Pura vida! More 

Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I don't think my surfing experience could have been any better than it was last week & that's because of the guys at Young Vision. I had some surfing experience prior to the trip but usually developed bad habits on my own so I thought a lesson would be a good idea. That it was. On day one they patiently... More 

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Thank Molly M
ManuelandAlvaro, Owner at Young Vision Surf School, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we are so proud to have helped you develop your surfing skills. It is so rewarding to see a student hooked on the thrill of catching their own big waves and eager to learn more. We hope to see you back in the water soon. Pura vida! More 

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