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Jul 19, 2015
“I can't say enough good things about Surfing Costa Rica Pura Vida...do it, you won't regret it!!!”
Feb 8, 2015
“Excellent experience for first time surfers!”
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Our goal at Surfing Costa Rica Pura Vida is to make sure that our guest never walk away disappointed. You will know what it is like to surf the coast of Santa Teresa as it was intended through the knowledge of local instructors.
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Surf Camp, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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+506 8333 7825
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Reviewed February 8, 2015

Couldn't have asked for anything more from my first surfing experience! I had always wanted to attempt surfing and Pura Vida was recommended by a friend. I was very nervous to travel alone but Cesar helped make planning the trip very easy with the detailed...More

2  Thank Kally26
SurfCRPuraVida, Owner at Surfing Costa Rica - Pura Vida, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2015

You are welcome! we're glad you liked it as much as we did , it really was a good week . keep up the good work , you were really good at it . see you soon. Pura Vida !

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Reviewed July 19, 2015

My vacation to Costa Rica was definitely the best trip I’ve ever been on! I would highly recommend Surfing Costa Rica Pura Vida to anyone I know who’s looking to learn to surf. When I was initially planning for the trip (which I admit was...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2015

Couldn't have asked for anything more from my first surfing experience! I had always wanted to attempt surfing and Pura Vida was recommended by a friend. I was very nervous to travel alone but Cesar helped make planning the trip very easy with the detailed...More

2  Thank Kally26
SurfCRPuraVida, Owner at Surfing Costa Rica - Pura Vida, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2015

You are welcome! we're glad you liked it as much as we did , it really was a good week . keep up the good work , you were really good at it . see you soon. Pura Vida !

Reviewed January 4, 2015

I came to Santa Teresa with a goal of learning to surf and having three days to do it. We luckily stumbled upon Cesar the first day and were out on the water with him for three mornings. He takes you out to a select...More

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SurfCRPuraVida, Owner at Surfing Costa Rica - Pura Vida, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2015

It's always easy when you really want to learn, you conquered those waves like nothing, very proud of you . Pura Vida!

Reviewed November 29, 2014

At surfingcostaricapuravida Cesar has his priorities straight. Surfing. Catered to you. If you really want to learn how to surf and become independent, he will push you to get it done. Detailed critique and constant strategy each day builds up on the previous where a...More

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SurfCRPuraVida, Owner at Surfing Costa Rica - Pura Vida, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2015

I have yo say you did it all yourself, always on time with a lot energy and willing to take anything to get better , very fast learner . good job girl! ps: i know what you mean about hearing my voice telling you to...More

Reviewed June 12, 2014

I have been surfing for almost thirty years so I didn't really need an instructor as much as someone to show me around. Cesar knows his stuff, his local knowledge of waves and different conditions can not be beat. I felt like I was in...More

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SurfCRPuraVida, Owner at Surfing Costa Rica - Pura Vida, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2015

Great stuff!, thank you Ricky really good waves.

Reviewed May 16, 2014

I enjoyed my Surfing lessons With César a lot . He made me take a wipe out more easy again and taught me to catch those beautiful Green waves of Santa Teresa . He is a very friendly, reliable person and a fantastic and devoted...More

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SurfCRPuraVida, Owner at Surfing Costa Rica - Pura Vida, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2015

Yes! Elsa, you really did a lot of paddling but you took yourself to the next level, never complained about anything, you always had a good vibe around you! Thank you and see you next time!

Reviewed April 2, 2014

This was my first trip down to Costa Rica with a close friend, and I couldn't have had a better experience! Everything from booking the trip, getting picked up at the airport, and the daily surf sessions with Cesar were amazing. As a new traveler,...More

Thank Brittanyywebber
SurfCRPuraVida, Owner at Surfing Costa Rica - Pura Vida, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2015

It really was fun with you, all your friends were super nice to us and always happy ,it was great i still remember the big dinner we had .... Good times ,good friends ,pura vida life!

Reviewed March 26, 2014

I went to Santa Teresa in December of 2013. I booked surfing lessons with Surfing Costa Rica Pura Vida. Cesar (who is one of the instructors) picked me up at the hotel and drove me over to the beach. I was pretty nervous being that...More

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SurfCRPuraVida, Owner at Surfing Costa Rica - Pura Vida, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2015

We get a lot of people from all over the world and i have to say you were like a warrior from day one, always listening to what i was saying and getting the best out really good . Pura vida!

Reviewed March 20, 2014

Hi I am K and this my testimony, Surfing Costa Rica Pura Vida i would categorize as a World Class Experience. I have been to many camps though out the world and i have never learned so much in such a short period of time....More

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SurfCRPuraVida, Owner at Surfing Costa Rica - Pura Vida, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2015

We had a lot of fun with you, it was great to have such a good athlete with us. Waves were good and you took all of then.Take care and keep it up. we'll see you next time .

Reviewed March 3, 2014

I had never tried surfing before, so I had my first surf lesson with Cesar and his crew in Santa Teresa. It was a total blast!! You could tell that the instructors had a lot of knowledge, they could see all your small mistakes, and...More

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SurfCRPuraVida, Manager at Surfing Costa Rica - Pura Vida, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2014

we can't thank you enough for all the respect and the good vibes you gave us here . you are welcome .Pura Vida see you soon!

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Ichbin1montafoner
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Response from SurfCRPuraVida | Property representative |
Santa Teresa has alot of fun things to do besides surfing ;) There are waterfalls, hikes , national park, and many surf spots. Yes december is a good month to come down, the shape of the wave is perfect .
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