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Playa Grande Surf Camp and Surf School
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
25 Jun 2018
“Steve D”
15 Mar 2017
At Playa Grande Surf School we offer walk up surf lessons for 1 or more people. Each lesson last 1 to 2 hours and will be instructed by one of our qualified instructors. Each lesson is tide dependant so if necessary we will give you a time for your...more
Palm Beach Estates, Playa Grande 00000, Costa Rica
+506 2653 1074
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and skip this one. Place is a joke. Dirty bathrooms and Cabinas. Had to search for someone to check me in and asked numerous times to book a lesson which never happened. GO SOMEWHERE ELSE!

Thank stevendorkin1
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Located between Punta Uva y Punta Manzanillo. It is an extensive beach with médium size waves. It is not so plain and there are several small bays along the beach. There is a dirt road all along the beach. I recommend to take the road...More

Reviewed 20 April 2016

We made reservations (called "Playa Grande Surf Club -- PGSC" also) for 5 teenagers and an adult and had a fantastic time! Most of us were beginners -- only surfing a few times in Hawaii. The beach was spectacular with waves ranging from large "tubes"...More

Thank LoreneF777
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We walked to PGSC to rent two boards our first morning in Playa Grande and were told we could not because it was low tide and the manager was not there. We discussed the tide and said that we wanted to rent them for the...More

Thank Sibby W
PGSC, Manager at Playa Grande Surf Camp and Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2016

Unfortunately we require a deposit on all of our rentals. I am sorry that in this case you did not meet our requirements but in the future a valid credit card or other payment method would be acceptable.

Reviewed 15 December 2015

Playa Grande Surf Camp is a fantastic place for a basecamp in Playa Grande. Lindsey, Justen, and Steve were excellent hosts - great to just hang out with, or get your activities booked. Additionally, true to their name, its a great place to surf! Right...More

Thank dizznan
Reviewed 25 August 2015

The surfing is great, the instructors were very good no matter your skill level. Staff was extremely helpful with anything we needed. The beach wasn't crowded at all. The food was great too. Overall an amazing trip, would definitely recommend!

Thank Austin142015
Reviewed 25 August 2015

I had an awesome time here, The staff is fun and friendly, and very helpful with other travel and excursions. The surf instructors are great! I had not surfed in 30 years, and they got me back up on a board right away, and improved...More

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 25 August 2015

The surf instructors are excellent and as a beginner (my first time out) they had me standing on a board within the first hour of my first lesson. It was a rough day, lots of swimming in and out, but the instructor was very patient...More

Thank Samantha242
Reviewed 15 July 2015

beautiful beach, uncrowded. laid back. a great place to surf with the whole family . we enjoy going there. hard to beat this place for a chill experience.

Thank colorblind123
Reviewed 13 April 2015

I had taken one beginner surf lesson in Oregon a couple years ago, so this was basically me starting from zero. They had me standing on the board riding waves in short order. No pressure, just a steady flow of the next thing to think...More

Thank Colin B
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