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Tamarindo Surf School

Open today: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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My 2 younger sisters, my mom and I (all first time surfers) took lessons at the surf school. In no... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Kate D
Professional and pedagogic

I had a shoulder problem in the sea and was compelled to cancel the lesson. They refunded me... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Geoff M
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
20 Sep 2017
8 Aug 2017
“Closed at the time we arrived”
This is not just a lesson: it is the first step in surfing. After years of experience teaching surfing we guarantee you will stand up and ride your first wave.
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Beach Street, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 8907 9270
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

My 2 younger sisters, my mom and I (all first time surfers) took lessons at the surf school. In no time with the help of our teacher, we were all up on our own. The teacher was super helpful, and stayed in the water with...More

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We booked a family surftrip online in may. Begin july I mailed with Some questions, no response. Now we are in Tamarindo and surfschool is closed, permanently???

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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I had a shoulder problem in the sea and was compelled to cancel the lesson. They refunded me without hesitation. During the theory the teacher was very nice and professional. Liked!

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Our teacher gave us practical instruction and helped us in the water the whole time. He was very good! The reason for the lack of excellent rating: it's a small shop (almost just a booth) so there are no lockers for your personal belongings while...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

My two sons - 12 and 15 - had several lessons with Vincent during our stay in Tamarindo. He was fantastic. They made enormous progress and loved learning with him. Super relaxed, great sense of humour and delightful individual. Part of the excellent Cala Luna...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

I have always wanted to try surfing and finally gave it a try, and I'm glad I did. The experience was the highlight of my trip. The instructors were very helpful and each of them spent time with you. I was with a large group,...More

Thank Pharmgal10
Reviewed 6 February 2016

We had an excellent experience learning to surf with TSS, under rather difficult (windy) conditions. We were able to have a three day course with two instructors one for my wife and I (we are mid 40s) and one for my son who is 6....More

Thank Heath_Berlin
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our lesson with luis. He was very patient and made us feel safe in the water. We also managed to get the hang of standing really quickly! The next few days we rented boards from these guys and they were really friendly...More

Thank Felicity B
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Great folks. They set us up with Gino for surf lessons and we had a blast. They offer a great service and product for 1st-time surfers.

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TamarindoSurfSchool, Owner at Tamarindo Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2016

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad you had a great time and we look forward to seeing you again. Keep on surfing !!! Pura Vida

Reviewed 7 January 2016

We decided to use Tamirindo Surf School after a friend of ours learned to surf with this company. The NEW OWNERS were on hand and the shop was clean and newly renovated. Our instructor - Josh - was so patient with both my husband and...More

Thank Heather H
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