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Address: Playa Tamarindo | Beach Store : Next to Super Mercado Las Palmeras . Corner Store : in front of Hotel Zullimar, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 2653 2463

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This is where you rent boards. Period.

These guys take great care of their boards and have an ample selection. Friendly, patient staff. For 10US you can rent a board for an entire day. Lockers are there for your... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Adam H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These guys take great care of their boards and have an ample selection. Friendly, patient staff. For 10US you can rent a board for an entire day. Lockers are there for your valuables. See you next year, Banana, and thanks again! @adamholtwrites

Thank Adam H
Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would highly recommend Banana Surf School to anyone wishing to learn to surf. Our instructor was incredibly knowledgeable, and focused on teaching the proper skills and best practices for a successful surfing experience. As I was a beginner to surfing, my instructor was incredibly positive and encouraging, and prioritized safety above everything else. Pricing was comparable to other lessons... More 

Thank hwallace4
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

The guys at banana surf club are awesome. They continually help my family with board exchanges and other needs. The boards they offer are real fiberglass surf boards. So many types and sizes to choose. We will definitely use them again.

Thank Stan K
Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The personnel is very nice, knowledgeable, and accommodating. The prices are very reasonable, cheaper than in some other places. And the shop is very close to the beach with good waves. I definitely recommend this place!

Thank shabalinig
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Very very good !!! Nice spend two hours, very fun and friendly instructors ;) I'll be back next year for 100 %

Thank Michal K
Carmel, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

It was my first time to surf and this was the best place to learn. They were so helpful with the boards and the instruction. They have a great location. The best thing about it are the people-they are wonderful.

Thank madeleinetorres
Woking, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

I hired boards here most days while in Tamarindo - $10 a day when many others are $10 per hour. They have a huge range of boards of all different shapes and styles and you can also switch boards during the day if the conditions change or you fancy trying a different board. A friend from our hotel also took... More 

Thank Top_Starfish
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Was in Tamarindo area and needed a board to surf during the end of June big swell. Went to other places and only had soft boards or nothing of what I needed to surf some bigger waves. Found the right board, pricing and pick up was a breeze. Thanks for the great board. It was awesome...surfed playa negra, avellanas, rivermouth,... More 

Thank SerHRes
Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

This place taught me how to surf in just a few hours. The instructors were friendly, funny and really knew their stuff. Their focus was fun and safety which is important when you have no clue what you're doing. Their prices were affordable and they equipment well maintained. It is great for individuals, couples and even families with young kids.... More 

Thank just_travel_11
Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Our kids took the two hour private lessons in the morning when the tide is medium to small, suitable for beginners. Our kids enjoyed the lesson and caught quite a few waves to shore. Recommend.

Thank Ming Yang C

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