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Beginner surfing lessons in Santa Teresa in July?

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Beginner surfing lessons in Santa Teresa in July?

Hi, we'll be in Santa Teresa for a week in mid-July.

We're also going to Manuel Antonio on this trip. Should we plan to take some surfling lessons (we're beginners and my kids are 10 and 13) in Santa Teresa or Manuel Antonio. I've gotten the impression that the waves are more serious and potentially to big for beginners in Santa Teresa this time of year. Is Santa Teresa surfing more for advanced/intermediate surfers?


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1. Re: Beginner surfing lessons in Santa Teresa in July?

The best is once you are at either destination to check the waves and talk with local experts...the weather is going crazy...as today we were not supposed to be cold and is cold and rainy almost everywheree in a our country,,,and that of course also affects the waves patterns!


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2. Re: Beginner surfing lessons in Santa Teresa in July?

Santa Teresa has a variety of surf spots for every level of surfer. If you hire an instructor, the kids will be given lessons according to their level of surfing ability and will likely be taking their surf lessons at a beach equal to their level.

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3. Re: Beginner surfing lessons in Santa Teresa in July?

Pura vida. You and your family will have a great time surfing in Santa Teresa in July. Beginner lessons are usually held around low tide, so everyone can touch the sandy bottom. Look for patient instructors who are highly rated by your peers here on Trip Advisor. ...and if it rains, so what! The rain is warm and when the sun comes out, there are often rainbows. Of course, you'll want to get out of the water if there's lightening. We'd love to be your surf gurus while you're here in STCR!

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