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La Sirena Costa Rica
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We offer everything from single surf lessons to full on week(s)-long adventures. We are passionate about the natural environment that surrounds us, especially the ocean, and our goal is to spread that Stoke to as many people as we can! Surf, SUP...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
| Playa Langosta, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
+506 8718 7646
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Monica did not disappoint! She took the time to lay down a solid foundation (on the beach) so that when we got in the water we knew exactly what to do! She went over stance, paddling and water safety, which put me at ease in...More

Thank 628allison
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

I'm pretty much a beginner surfer. I've only surfed maybe 5 times prior to getting lessons from Monica. She helped me out a lot! I went from catching maybe 3 out of 10 waves to 7 out of 10 after one lesson. She gave me...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Monica's passion for what she does made me relax into the lesson easily (I have to admit I was nervous - I'm 66 and this was my first time). She's a warm, supportive instructor who gives you confidence. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Monica is an excellent instructor. She's very patient and clear, and she really knows how to deal with each student according to their strengths and weaknesses. The lessons were great fun and I feel I learned a lot in a short time. Couldn't be better!

1  Thank FavorableConditions
Reviewed 10 March 2018

My boyfriend and I visited Tamarindo with the intent to try surfing, since we had never done it before. We found out about Monica, and thankfully she had availability, and we booked a 9am lesson. Her rates were really competitive, and she was very prompt...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We're first-time surfers, and Monica got us both on our feet right away. She's patient, great with the basics of form and safety, and stays focused. We'd love to get better, so that she could take us on other surfing excursions in Costa Rica. Highly...More

Thank CatahoulaKim
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

I spent 3 days in Tamarindo and I decided to contact Monica in order to improve my beginner level and thanks to her advices I did it! She is very kind, available and a really good teacher! I highly recommend her as surf teacher! Don’t...More

Thank Katia F
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I think this is my third year of working with Monica. I've had a lot of coaches in my day and Monica is one of the best. My surfing, especially this year, has just taken off. I could not have made the strides I have...More

Thank K C
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Monica was a fantastic surf instructor. She took us through the motions step by step. Our surf experience was successful and super fun! I highly recommend Monica if you are learning to surf or heading out looking for bigger waves.

Thank Jolene3star
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Monica was an awesome teacher. We've never surfed and she got us all up on the board. We had a great time. She was very patient, and communicated well.

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30 August 2018|
Response from monica D | Property representative |
Hi there! I'm so sorry I didn't see this sooner :o !! Tripadvisor usually sends me email messages if there are any comments or inquiries, and I just happened to check the page and saw this now. I do surf lessons, coaching... More