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Loved the surf lessons!

My three friends and I took group lessons with Sean and Ryan for 3 days. We had an amazing time and... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2017
kimreb
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New York City, New York
Best instructors, especially for beginners!

I was new to surfing, and it was my partner's second time. We strolled into Puntas to do a group... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
Melissa S
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New York City, New York
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Puntas Surf School gives private and group lessons daily. Melissa Taylor has been giving surf lessons in Puerto Rico since 2002 and created Puntas Surf School in 2007. She is still the only female instructor in Rincon and she has a team of guy and...more
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Rincon 00677, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

My three friends and I took group lessons with Sean and Ryan for 3 days. We had an amazing time and were able to ride a few waves even though it was the first time surfing for three of us. Sean and Ryan were so...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

I was new to surfing, and it was my partner's second time. We strolled into Puntas to do a group lesson, and it ended being just my partner and I with Chris. I was visibly uncomfortable and nervous to surf, and once Chris found out...More

Thank Melissa S
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

I had a great time!!! The lesson was very relaxed but professional as well. The waves were maybe bigger then some would start with but I loved it even more because of that. I got up on the board a couple of times and the...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2016

My husband, Matt, and I had had never surfed before so we were pretty nervous. We booked 3 days of lessons 2 on 1, and ended up adding an extra day because we had so much fun. Our teachers, Chris (1 day) and Sean (3...More

Thank Claire F
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

This school rocks! Melissa and her husband Nolan, who own the shop and school, are so awesome. Nolan and another instructor Chris took 4 of us girls out who had never surfed before and within a few hours had (most) of us up on our...More

Thank Donna S
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

I had the opportunity to have 4 one on one lessons with Nolan and have to say I learned so much. He was very knowledgable and focused on every aspect from reading the waves to slight foot placement changes. Melissa and Nolan were a great...More

Thank Troy E
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Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Puntas Surf School is the best! Nolan gave me a super lesson, I learned a ton, and appreciated his years of knowledge on the local surfing spots. My friend and I rented great quality boards from them for the rest of the visit. The new...More

Thank Lewes11
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Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Our family of 4 stayed at the Palmas Bungalows owned by Melissa and signed up to do a surf lesson while we were there. It was the first time for all of us and Chris and Sean made it great. They were very knowledgeable, patient,...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2016

We had six people with two instructors. The group aged from 8 to 45 of varying athletic ability. Chris and Nolan did a great job with each person at their ability. If we would have tried this on our own we would have been injured...More

Thank Russ P
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Reviewed 22 March 2016

Nolan was encouraging, positive, and clear in his instruction. I am a total beginner and had a semi-private lesson. He is a terrific teacher, and I would highly recommend him to newbie surfers.

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Surf board rentals near Rincon?
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We are in Rincon on the west side of the island. It is 2 - 21/2 hours from San juan.
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