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Safari Surf School

Nosara, Costa Rica
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About Safari Surf School
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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@LipscombFamily wrote a review Mar 2020
4 contributions5 helpful votes
I have never been more impressed with incredible customer service than what we've received from Safari Surf School. Given the restrictions in place with Covid-19, we are unable to travel anywhere. Marsi and the team at Safari School have given us peace of mind by allowing us to reschedule our trip at no charge. We are so thankful for their understanding during this very uncertain and crazy time. We also know this is going to have an impact on small businesses like theirs so their customer service is even more impressive at this time. THANK YOU! Can't wait to make the trip. We are raving fans of Safari Surf School!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Sahel G wrote a review Mar 2020
Wuppertal, Germany1 contribution1 helpful vote
We took a couple of lessons with Trico in Playa Venao! He is the best! A very patient and funny teacher who taught us so much! It was always a lot of fun and we would highly recommend to learn surfing with Trico! Already looking forward to come back one day!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Jasonm676 wrote a review Feb 2020
Santa Cruz, California49 contributions9 helpful votes
Trico is the man. He is a local with the knowledge of the best surfing spots around. He is super fun, and a great teacher. His surf school is brilliant and his personality makes for a great time, while learning. Do yourself a favor, and go talk to Trico before finding another surf school on the beach in Venao!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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jeff wrote a review Feb 2020
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My family and I were with Safari Surf at their Playa Venao, Panama location for a week and it was amazing! We traveled with our two daughters (10 and 14 years old) and the entire week was amazing. By far and away the best aspect was our instructor and guide, Trico. He was 100% committed to making our experience perfect. And he was just as great out of the water with helping us find the right meal or restaurant as he was in the water helping us improve our surfing. The beach is perfect, not crowded, and there was a super fun wave every day. For a small area, there is nice variety of food options and some great swimming pools, etc, for down time. We cannot recommend this experience enough!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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amy h wrote a review Jan 2020
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Just returned from a week of surfing with Safari Surf, and what a week it was! My son (age 20) and I had a blast. Everyone on staff is truly dedicated to the pura vida experience. We laughed, we were challenged, and our surfing absolutely improved. We can't wait to get back so we can surf with Helberth and hang with the crew!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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