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Nalu

| 300 mts north from the main crossroad, next to Ronny#1 supermarket, Santa Teresa 0001, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0391
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Great surfing lessons

We did 3 days of surfing lessons here. Michelle was our teacher and we couldn't recommend her more... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
Joenewcombe
Best surf lesson!

Definitely recommend going with this company for a surf lesson. Very professional and I felt very... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2018
katieppie
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Nalu Surf School & Shop offers professional surf lessons 1, 3 & 5 day courses for all ages. New and used boards for sale. Ding repair, surf tours by land and boat, surf clothing and accessories. With 12 years experience in the area and 29 years surfing experience we will help you with all your surfing needs during your visit.
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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great teacher” (11 reviews)
“surf lessons” (18 reviews)
“rash guard” (4 reviews)
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| 300 mts north from the main crossroad, next to Ronny#1 supermarket, Santa Teresa 0001, Costa Rica
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+506 2640 0391
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

We did 3 days of surfing lessons here. Michelle was our teacher and we couldn't recommend her more. It was my girlfriends first time surfing and she was up on the board and even catching her own waves by the 3rd class! This is definitely...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

Definitely recommend going with this company for a surf lesson. Very professional and I felt very safe in the hands of the professional instructor. My teacher Sasha was excellent! I loved how he taught us a very useful technique of how to stand up on...More

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Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

Took a surfing lesson with Davide with my father in law and neither of us had ever surfed before. By the end of our 1.5hr lesson we were both standing up and riding the waves on our own -- it was great. The shop guided...More

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Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

Our instructor was Edgardo and he was fabulous. He was patient and kind and didn't laugh at two older women out to have fun. We were beaming from ear to ear the whole time and yes we stood up from the beginning. Thanks to great...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2017

I came here a few months ago and did a two hour surf lesson for $50, which I thought was very reasonably priced. Ben, who owns Nalu, took a group of us out and he was absolutely ace. He really knows his stuff and was...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Rented from here 2 days in a row. Pros: Close access to walking down to the beach, good prices, and convenient Cons: Customer service-dealt with one employee two days in a row who was not very helpful despite us explaining we were beginners, as well...More

Thank Lislel4
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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Rented a beat up fiberglass old Walden which rode fine on Playa Carmen. Brought it back and he tells me I owe him an additional $25 for dinging the board. He was right that there were 2 dime-sized dings on the bottom that had pin...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2017

I had never been surfing before this lesson. David, our instructor, exceeded my expectations. My friends and I had a wonderful time. I felt safe the entire time and was actually riding waves!

Thank ClaireDuBois1
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Reviewed July 20, 2017

Nalu is the best surf school I have been to. They guys are super friendly and know what they are talking about. I went quite often with Alejandro and Lalo and both of them are super instructors.. I feel super safe when I went in...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Friendly people. Professional. Focused on customer satisfaction. Excellent lessons. We got the rental of surfboards for free the next day as we did not use the the boards the full day before. Rental includes shirts. What a service!

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Rhett G
May 13, 2017|
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Response from Nalusurfschool | Property representative |
Hello , Sorry you couldn't contact me seems strange as I always have my phone and check emails multiple times daily . Perhaps you sent a message on the website and there's a problem there?? Anyway were you looking for... More
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