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Surf Culture

Way to Langosta nex to sharky's bar, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
+506 2653 1300
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Martin and staff are GREAT!

Our family took 4 lessons with Martin- We all had a terrific time each day and are so grateful for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tgleason2018
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Denver, Colorado
Superb Surf Instructors & Rentals

Had a fantastic private lesson with effervescent Carlos who's positivity and clear instruction had... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
leetatham
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Berlin, Germany
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Surf Culture is a friendly surf shop in Tamarindo, Costa Rica offering professional private surf lessons andgroup surf lessons as well as Surfboard Rentals to surf the best waves in Tamarindo area and all over Costa Rica. New and used surfboards for sale, rental and trade with all kinds of accessories for surf trips to Witch's Rock, Avellanas, Playa Grande and others away from the Costa Rica's tourist surf spots. Come see us at our convenient location one block from the beach in downtown tamarindo next to Sharky's. We have easy parking right in front of the surf shop. Tito (the owner) and the rest of the surf crew will help you to get all the best information about Surfing in Guanacaste, Costa Rica or tips to learn how to Surf in Tamarindo Beach (one of the best surf destinations of Costa Rica). Don't forget, we also do ding repair. We are surfers stoked to live and Surf in Costa Rica. Let us share the Pura Vida .
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Way to Langosta nex to sharky's bar, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family took 4 lessons with Martin- We all had a terrific time each day and are so grateful for the experience! We all got to know Martin and other staff Chris, Mano and Mattias also helped us! Great place to go especially if you...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Had a fantastic private lesson with effervescent Carlos who's positivity and clear instruction had me catching smaller waves immediately - a really great teacher. Nice to meet Martin and Tito who ensure a well stocked shop and full range of great quality rental gear. Fun...More

Thank leetatham
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

We had a great surf session with Anna. She taught us more things than previous instructors we’ve had, both basic and advanced. Great experience although the waves wasn’t that good.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We always use this shop for our long term board rentals. Tito and his wife are helpful and kind. Repairs are always handled guilt free and at a reasonable price. Their rotating staff of international surfers creates a unique atmosphere for young and old. Great...More

Thank Shawna M
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Good selection of boards, but had bad experience buying from this shop. The owners made a promise to buy back a surfboard for half price after I purchased it from them and was finished using it. However when I brought the surfboard back, they did...More

Thank korepiercey
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Tito M, Propietario at Surf Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

I am the owner, we always buy the surfboards again to my clients under my authorization, I'm in Spain on vacation with 8 hours of difference with Costa Rica, I try to get an extra $ 20 dollars, so my employee does not cpmpro surfboard...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The good: The lesson we had here was amazing. I forget the guys name that took us but it was with a young guy with longer hair who was very patient and encouraging with us. We left the lesson being able to ride most of...More

Thank TiarniLee
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Tito M, Propietario at Surf Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi, thanks for your opinion, I remember you very well and at all times we advise you to take more lessons since I was not ready to go surfing alone, that is why even with a small or large surfboard I would not have done...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

If you are looking to rent an awesome surfboard, buy great surf clothes or go on an unforgettable surf lesson or private surf trip, no one is better in Tamarindo than Surf Culture! The owner (Tito) and his staff are very professional and friendly. I...More

Thank Drew S
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Tito M, Gerente at Surf Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017
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Pura vida

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Reviewed 11 May 2017

After walking in every surf shop in Tamarindo, my girlfriend and I rented boards here for our 10 day stay in Costa Rica. We swapped hers halfway and ended buying both. The owner Tito is a great guy and was super nice with us. The...More

Thank Luis Felipe G
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Tito M, Gerente at Surf Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017
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Pura vida

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Had the chance to have my first intro course to surfing with Instructor Anna today, and I was up on the board after a few tries already - Great teacher! The boards are in excellent condition (I've seen other starter courses along the beach where...More

Thank forg1vr
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SurfCultureCostaRica, Propietario at Surf Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017
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Muchísimas gracias, pura vida

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Reviewed 10 September 2016

Our hotel referred us to this surf shop for board rentals. Their rates are very very good! They had some really high end boards like Firewire, Al Merrick, and a huge selection of sizes and shapes. We surfed twice a day and was able to...More

Thank Iris W
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SurfCultureCostaRica, Propietario at Surf Culture, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017
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Muchísimas gracias, pura vida !!

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