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9 Apr 2013
“Harlan Clark - 8-932-2466 or toestothenosesurfschool@gmail.com”
24 Feb 2013
“Must do in Costa Rica”
Toes to the Nose is a surf school designed to help beginning and intermediate surfers learn new skills, and/or improve on their current abilities. Classes take place in world famous Playa Grande, but can be arranged for other locations. Lessons...more
Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
+506 8932 2466
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Reviewed 9 April 2013

Harlan has the correct balance of diplomatic persuasion and encouragement to successfully get a first time 47-year old surfing and at the same time was easily able to teach the 9- and 12-year old girls to surf. I'd recommend Harlan for any surfing education. He...More

1  Thank Joe M
Reviewed 25 February 2013

This will definitely make your vacation a success. Harlan knows how to teach. period. He'll be able to make you catch waves and stand up on your board. More over, he's a great guy. Knows a bunch about marine biology (he studied in the field)...More

Thank Michalnowa
Reviewed 22 February 2013

Our surf instructor, Harlan was great! I have taken only one surfing lesson before, so I am definitely a beginner, but I was catching waves within a half our of getting to the beach. Our instructor was very knowledgeable, providing important tips and answering all...More

Thank Valerie P
Reviewed 20 January 2013

No need to look any further for an amazing surfing experience. His name is Harlan and his business card reads, “Toes to the Nose”. Let me tell you right now, you won’t find a better teacher or more beautiful beach. Harlan picked up the 3...More

Thank SteveandKathy13
Reviewed 9 January 2013

My husband and I went on our honeymoon in Costa Rica this past November. We knew we wanted to surf, but didn't plan ahead. Fortunately our hotel recommended Harlan for some surfing lessons and we couldn't have been more grateful. As a novice myself, learning...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 7 January 2013

Just returned from Potrero and had an wonderful time. My 3 daughters had a great lesson with Harlan and they really learned a lot. Harlan was great, picked the girls up and gave them a great lesson. They were all standing and riding by the...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 2 January 2013

My teen-age sons and I had our second surfing lesson ever with Harlan and Logan. Harlan is a very good instructor and made sure we learned how to be safe on the water and how to get up on the board. The boards were a...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 23 November 2012

We are a family of 12 from California and Colorado experiencing Costa Rica for the first time. The service and experience we have had in Costa Rica has been amazing! Toes to the Nose was consistent with our amazing adventure in CR. Harlan and his...More

Thank rossyj40
Reviewed 1 September 2012

My friends and had a great time learning to surf. Harlun was very nice and patient and we did better than expected for the first time surfing

Thank samboy10
Reviewed 11 August 2012

Toes to the Nose Surf School is the place you need to go if you have never surfed before or are a beginner, and want to catch waves during your time in Costa Rica. The owner and manager Harlan will pick you up and take...More

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