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“Great Mother and Daughter Surf Experience!”

Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School
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Owner description: We are a full service surf shop that offers surf lessons, rental boards, adventure tours, new and used boards for sale, surf accessories, awesome beach clothes, and gift shop. We have been teaching people to surf in Nosara for more than 10 years. Our Costa Rican surf instructors are ISA certified surf coaches and are excited to teach you to surf in a safe and fun way. We offer private, group, kids, and multipole lesson packages. You can see all the positive reviews from our customers.We also have the biggest supply of quality rental boards to suit every type of surfer. Our beach location is the closest to the sand in town giving you a short walk to the waves with your board. You can also leave your board with us during your stay saving you the hassle of lugging them around town.Our number one goal is to help you have the best surf vacation in Costa Rica. We are your one stop for everything you need and want to do in town. Let us save you the hassle of planning and coordinating. It's our pleasure. Thanks for visiting our Trip Advisor Review page. We hope to see you down for a visit. Pura Vida!!
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

We booked a surf package with Coconot Harry in May and were in Nosara for a week in July. The experience was great. Steve, the owner, delivered on everything he promised and ensured that we enjoyed our stay. The team at the beach location was great and helped us organized other activities around town. Our instructor, Nelson was super cool and good with kids and adults. Both my daughter, 10 years old, and I (a bit older) were up on the waves at her first lesson and enjoyed every minute out in the water. Nosara is great for a family vacation and Coconut Harry offers a very cool surf experience. We hope to come back! Thank you Steve, Nelson, Mark and Jordan. This was 1000 times more fun than a all-inclusive package. Pour mes amis du Quebec: un voyage vraiment, vraiment génial!

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CocoSteve, Owner at Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2013

Thanks Diane for the great review and for choosing us for your surf vacation in Costa Rica. It was great teaching you and your daughter to surf. I´m glad you both had a great time here and look forward to seeing you back for some more surfing. Merci and Pura Vida!!

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Reviewed July 9, 2013

We had the best time surfing with Coconut Harry! It was our first time surfing, and the instructors were great, I got up on my first time! After our lesson, we rented the surfboards for an extra hour. Sadly, it started storming at the end, so we had to go in early. This was such a great experience, and definitely recommend it!

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Reviewed June 25, 2013

spent about 9 days surfing in nosara and they rented me a sweet 8'6" mini tanker, a great board for the conditions, waste to the occasional headish waves. the staff were very layback and yet professional, all put up with me, an ozzy half spanish speaking surfer wanting to practice my spanish so even though they spoke english they spoke to me in spanish which made the experience even more fun. they had locals working for them as well which i liked.

wayne

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Reviewed May 15, 2013

Family of three, walked in to check on surfing and were given an instructor within a half hour. Took a group surf lesson for 90 minutes with Nelson. He was a phenomenal instructor!! The rest of the staff was friendly and helpful with more than just surfing, as we reserved another tour while waiting.

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Reviewed April 27, 2013

Just wrapped up an awesome 3 week vacation in Nosara thanks to Coconut Harry's. Marc, who runs the shop, has plenty of local expertise to share - he knows about everything from surfboards and interesting day trips to real estate and where to buy fish. He can arrange everything for you with no stress. The surf instructors at Coconut Harry's are world class - I took lessons from Nelson and my brother in law took lessons from Jordan - both of who were superb - knowledgable experts, great teachers, super positive and encouraging with no attitude. Highly recommend!!!

Thank Caroline T
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