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Address: Nosara, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 866 433 3355
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Safari Surf School is the premier surf school and surf camp in Costa Rica....

Safari Surf School is the premier surf school and surf camp in Costa Rica. In addition to instilling a passion for surfing, you'll also be immersed in native culture and treated to local style. Being taught to surf by true professionals with a "Pura Vida" attitude is the only way to go! Listed on National Geographic's top outfitters on Earth. Check us out.

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Safari Surf is awesome!

Highly recommend Safari Surf and the Olas Verde hotel. So easy staying right on site and buying the package means you don't have to think about logistics at all. Jeffrey and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
twingins
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Kentfield, California
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Kentfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Highly recommend Safari Surf and the Olas Verde hotel. So easy staying right on site and buying the package means you don't have to think about logistics at all. Jeffrey and Jasmine have every surf lesson, activity and dinners out mapped out for you. We did 2 surf lessons a day which was super fun. This kept us and our... More 

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Cali, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a vacation in Costa Rica with an added bonus, go to Playa Guiones and learn to surf. The instructors are super nice, and very helpful no matter your level of experience. This school is ideal for couples, or entire families. They speak English, and are certified instructors. You'll learn something, and have a great time.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sent our two teenage boys to Costa Rico for an adventure and to learn how to surf. They came back happy and excited; as it was a life changing experience! They loved the set up of the school-- the staff was amazing. Not only did they do an excellent job at teaching them how to surf, but they took them... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an amazing time. The staff was very helpful and wanted to assure you got the most out your lessons and not just stick you in the water to make a dollar. The instructors were very knowledgeable and you can tell they loved what they did. I was up on green waves during my second lesson and Jeff got same... More 

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Westfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Nosara is a surf mecca - everyone surfs and half as many teach - but we keep coming back to these guys because they've showed us so much more than just getting up on those waves. They have helped us, at various levels of skill and experience, navigate the swells, tides and varying surf conditions and learn about the pros... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a surf school experience that could accommodate both a 40 yo beginner surfer and an 18 yo intermediate surfer. I found the perfect match at safari Surf School! I worked directly with Tim the owner. He was very responsive when I sent my long list of questions and customized a package that was perfect for us.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Looking at the reviews, we just used Safari surf for their surf lessons. We did stay on site Olas Verdes. Again, looking at the reviews, we may have been better off with a package. Nevertheless, The instructors at the surf school were fantastic! My four children got the young active instructors. They were up surfing in less than five minutes.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Everything was taken care of! Surfing - Food - Transportation - Hotel/Cabina - Bike rental - Photos Safari Surf made this the easiest vacation I've ever taken. This was my first "all inclusive" trip but it was so much more than that. We literally didn't have to think about a thing. The scheduled was planned and it made perfect sense... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

If you are looking to surf and don't want to do a lot of planning, have Safari Surf take care of everything for you. You will not be disappointed. Olas Verdes was an incredible place to stay with a very relaxed vibe, extremely friendly staff and just a jungle path walk to the beach! The surf instructors are all Ticos... More 

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Whistler, BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We were looking for a great surfing adventure that was a little off the beaten path and we chose Nicaragua as a place that might fill that goal. Safari Surf School has an amazing package tour in Popoyos based at the La Jolla hotel. What an amazing all inclusive experience!!!! Everything is taken care of for you and if you... More 

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