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Address: Rio Papaloapan 176 | 48330 Puerto Vallarta, JAL, Puerto Vallarta 48325, Mexico
Phone Number:
+52 33 1625 9252
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

Surf lesson, surf tours, stand up paddle lesson, rentals.

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Highlight of our vacation!

Our experience with Jose at Vallarta Surf Guide was by far the highlight of our time in Mexico. As first timers, we felt extremely comfortable with the safety knowledge... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2016
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 29 January 2016

First time in PV and decided to take a day trip to the North side. I've been surfing for 20 years, so I didn't want a "tourist" surf trip. Just needed a competent guide and a decent selection of boards. Vallarta Surf Guide and Javier delivered on this promise perfectly. Javier led us through the jungle to get to the... More 

Thank Chris M
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Our experience with Jose at Vallarta Surf Guide was by far the highlight of our time in Mexico. As first timers, we felt extremely comfortable with the safety knowledge, instruction and overall environment created by Jose. Within no time we were comfortable paddling on and boards and ready for the challenge of surfing. With Jose patience, instruction and ability to... More 

Thank SamAaron2016
1 review
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Jose was right on time to pick us up. We took an ~40 minute van trip to a surf shop then short jungle trek to the break. Beach was beautiful and Jose was super nice, knowledgeable and helpful. Two of the three of us knew how to surf, so we did our thing. Third person in party was a beginner,... More 

Thank Seth B
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 12 January 2016

We did the Surf Tour up North and I our group were three beginners and two advanced surfers. We were actually outsourced to Patrick from Coral Reef Surf Shop who did a great job in bringing us to a not crowded beach break that had both nice beginner and advanced breaks. Since I am more advanced he just told me... More 

Thank Moritz M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 6 January 2016

I am so grateful I found Vallarta Surf Guides (on TripAdvisor!) rather than getting sucked into the lessons offered by the larger excursion companies. We had a great experience in a beautiful place, and Jose really did everything to help make it that. Our first scheduled surf day ended up having mad high waves, so he asked if we'd rather... More 

Thank KVDubs
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 31 December 2015

My entire family had a great time Stand Up Paddle Boarding and Surfing. Jose was our surf instructor and did a great job! We all got up, eventually, even though this was our first time surfing. Went to a less crowded beach, and had tacos and beers on the way home at an amazing restaurant that is a local favorite.

Thank Kena L
1 review
Reviewed 30 December 2015

A perfect day of fun, family and waves. Jose provides a very welcoming and relaxing experience that any visitor to Mexico will appreciate. His knowledge of the sport and the area is very impressive. I highly recommend Vallarta Surf Gude for anyone looking to experience a very special part of Mexico.

Thank Kevin B
Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Highly recommend Vallarta Surf Guide for any group looking to spend a day surfing in a great location. Everyone in our group has tried surfing at least once before, so Jose spent the entire time in the water with us to make sure everyone was able to stand up and ride the waves all the way in. He picked us... More 

Thank AlexaAndFamily
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Jose was an amazing surf instructor. He is super friendly, picks you up from your hotel, and will work with you until you're dead tired. My surfing improved dramatically over the two days I worked with Jose, as well as learning a lot about Puerto Vallarta and Banderas Bay through Jose's knowledge. Highly recommended experience for people interested in learning... More 

Thank Vitas W
1 review
Reviewed 14 December 2015

My fiance and I had such a blast with Jose and our surfing adventure! He took great care of us, while making the day exciting, safe, and extremely memorable. From start to end of the surf day we had fun, learned a lot, and wished we could have spent a few more days surfing with Jose. I would highly recommend... More 

Thank Zach M

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