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Frijoles Locos Surf Shop & Spa

25 metres est of Playa Grande School, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9235
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This is a really nice apartment, that is well maintained with great appliances and AC. The people... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2016
palmer77
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Maine
Great shop!!

Went to Frijoles Locos to rent a couple surf boards and a boogie board for our week long stay. It... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2016
CHK05
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La Riviere, Canada
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Frijoles Locos Surf Shop provides fun, safe and professional surf lessons for the whole family. Our store is packed with retail surf and resort wear, board shorts and bikinis are an essential item for around here! We offer quality surfboard rentals, snorkel equipment, bike rentals, boogie boards, SUP Stand Up Paddleboards and other beach rentals including beach chairs and shade. We offer personalized surf vacation packages for couples, small groups or families (surf guiding, surf lessons, massages, yoga, adventure... see website)....We offer concierge services prior to your arrival, to help organize your activities, tours, ground transportation, everything you need to make your week go smoothly. If you are traveling to Costa Rica with children, contact us, we have pack n plays/ cribs for rent, a portable high chair and plenty of good advice for families. Upstairs from the surf shop we have two vacation rental apartments perfect for individual families of 4-5 people, or two families on vacation together. There is an adjoining door that means you can have your own privacy when you want it. The condos upstairs are very comfortable, with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, sized around 1250 sq. feet. Just email us for more info/ photos. Also located onsite is the El Frijol Feliz Day Spa for amazing massages, spa services, pedicures, and more. Recently under new management the Day Spa contact is separate to Frijoles Locos however we are happy to connect you. Frijoles Locos are your one stop shop for everything you need for your Playa Grande family/ surf/ vacation! Please contact us prior to arrival so we can best help you for all your vacation needs.
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Reviewed 13 March 2016

This is a really nice apartment, that is well maintained with great appliances and AC. The people are more than helpful and the Surf Shop was great to have right there. Don't worry about noise, it was super quiet. The beach is a quick 1...More

Thank palmer77
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Went to Frijoles Locos to rent a couple surf boards and a boogie board for our week long stay. It has all you could need and more! Lots of clothing for men, women and kids - even books and toys! Kind of wish my suitcase...More

Thank CHK05
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

We visited Playa Grande last week. We bought a swim suit there, many styles, colors, sizes. Prices Ok. They have shirts, rash, sunglasses, etc. We we'll back.

Thank ecotrip
Reviewed 31 January 2016

While staying at the RipJack Inn, my best friend and I decided to go to Frijoles to sign up for a group surf lesson (based on reviews we read here), and it was everything we hoped for! Broch took us out with another experienced couple,...More

Thank lmastro03
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Great place to find anything for the beach! We got a great price on hats, flip flops, cool shirts, real cute beach bags something for the whole family! It's not just for surfers! Staff was very friendly and helpful.

Thank GrannyShanny
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Rented some surfboards here for a couple of hours on our last day in the area. They helped load the boards on our rental car with care and had a "progressive" rate plan that was very reasonable ($10 for each board). Some cool and creative...More

Thank Michael P
FrijolesLocos, Owner at Frijoles Locos Surf Shop & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2016

Thanks for your review Michael- sounds like you enjoyed up to 4 hours of board rental for $10... glad you like our progressive rates.. they start at $5 for the first two hours, then basically $2.50 per hour after that, which is a nice economical...More

Reviewed 20 January 2016

The surf lesson with Brock was Awesome! Everyone got up with ease, had the best time and are already planning a return trip. The whole thing could not have been more successful!

Thank M7Maguire
FrijolesLocos, Owner at Frijoles Locos Surf Shop & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2016

Thank you Melanie, for your upbeat and glowing review... looking forward to seeing you next time! Corynne

Reviewed 10 January 2016

2 adults, 3 kids, we had a class, and then rented 2 boards (5$ for 2 hours per board was a great solution for us…). Very nice teacher - good with the kids, a beautiful shop with lots of merch, souvenirs. Thanks and have a...More

Thank Jean-Léon D
FrijolesLocos, Owner at Frijoles Locos Surf Shop & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2016

Thank you Jean-Léon for making our day with a lovely review! We love to hear that our guests are happy (even though it is the criticism that makes us improve ;) and hope that you will return one day to continue your surf adventures. All...More

Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

We took 2 group surfing lessons with Frijoles Locos. My husband and I had never surfed before. The instructor was excellent and we had lots of fun. We popped up lots of times and really felt like we improved over the course of the lessons....More

Thank Jodie H
FrijolesLocos, Owner at Frijoles Locos Surf Shop & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2016

Hi Jodie, Thanks for your review- we are certainly going to check with the instructor why your lesson was shorter than 90 minutes as that is most certainly not ok! Thanks for letting us know. I am happy to hear that you felt like you...More

Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

We found Frijoles Locos to be better stocked than most of the surf shops in Tamarindo. Helpful polite and staff who we felt genuinely want us to have a great time. We had our own boards but hired a longboard as there waves were small....More

Thank Crusty1967
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