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Address: Cabanita 50 vrs al Sur, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Phone Number:
+505 8675 1621
Today
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Are you looking for a fun, authentic surf experience in San Juan del Sur?...

Are you looking for a fun, authentic surf experience in San Juan del Sur? You will find here a small but complete and authentic surf shop with everything you need for surf in Nicaragua, including accurate and helpful advice and information! We have a great selection of surfboards for rent of all shapes and sizes, from a 5'7" shortboard to a 11'6" paddle board and literally everything in between. Surf lessons, surf tours, all types of accessories, rashguards, and great quality original clothing too from REEF, Quiksilver, O'Neill, and other brands at reasonable prices. Most of all, though, you will have memorable experiences.We currently do not pad our listing with fake reviews, so please stop in, or send me an email or even give us an old-fashioned phone call to to find out what it's all about.

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Great shop and service

Good Times Surf Shop is awesome. Staff is friendly, honest, and accommodating. They are true to their word and have an instructor for every 2 surfers - in fact, one day they sent... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
LeanneDolan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Times Surf Shop is awesome. Staff is friendly, honest, and accommodating. They are true to their word and have an instructor for every 2 surfers - in fact, one day they sent me out with an instructor on my own as I was the only one not comfortable to go to the lineup. That's awesome. I've been to other... More 

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Thank LeanneDolan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After spending a few days trying to find the right board for me. I met the owner David. He is wonderful and very knowledgeable. All the people who work here are experienced and friendly. Willing to go above and beyond to help you out. I git the board I wanted and was treated Wilke family. Don't bother going any where... More 

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Thank Miriasiam
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

After buying a board off of them (because they would not rent it to us) they promised to buy it back 4 days later at a reduced price ($100 less) as long as it was in the same condition. When we returned, the American manager did not even remember making that deal and said that the board was in far... More 

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Thank Lewis S
Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

I'm traveller i stayed in sant juan del sur. I met very interesting people mostly in the good time surf shop. They are very nice guys and they help me a lot. The shop has so good armosphere. They rent cool boards also they have some for sale. If you come to this village and think about surfing. Good time... More 

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Thank Javier T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

I've been reading some of these reviews. Anyone who surfs knows the difference bettween the real deal and the wannabes. And, many reviews reflect the stoke factor of those who are the surfer or want to get some true insight into becoming one. The many good reviews show patience and consideration of the fun factor involved in traveling to a... More 

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Thank Serf-snow
San Francisco, California, United States
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

I'll begin by saying that given the reviews already on here I had really high hopes for this shop. I went in the day before to check out what kind of boards they had and reserved a specific board and made a reservation to catch a ride the next day. It cost 20 bucks . Fair price ... That includes... More 

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Thank helynn76
Haleiwa, Hawaii
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2015

This is a great place to rent a board and grab a lift to the beach. The selection of boards was good, plenty of decent fishes, nicer longboards, and softboards for beginners. No good hiperf shortboards, but who rents those anyway? They did have a few used ones for sale, priced between $200 and $350. All in good shape.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2015

I bought "Reef" flipflop for USD40 from this guys, after two days of use they felt apart (literally broke in two parts! and I didn't do any hike or something like that, just walking on the beach), I was living in Playa Gigante at that time so couldn't really go there to complain about the product but I gave them... More 

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Thank Maria-Pazita
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2015

I don't know what I would have done if I hadn't come across Good Times. They really saved our vacation. Our hotel that we had booked was horrible and the owner helped us find a better one for half the price. They basically booked our whole trip for us. We took surf lessons with them and that was great but... More 

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Thank Megan S
Atlanta, GA
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2015

I had no idea what I was getting into going down to Nicaragua and kind of came unprepared but these guys had everything I needed. I found the perfect board to rent for the week and they had a great selection of rash guards which was great because I forgot mine. I dinged up the board a bit but the... More 

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