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Caribbean Surf School & Shop

Open today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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These Guys are the one!

Amazing day out with Hershel and Tony for our first time surfing! They made it fun and easy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leanne O
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great Surf! Great team!

Our three teen children had a wonderful surfing experience. Herschel and his cousin are a fantastic... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Barcelona, Spain
via mobile
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We love to surf and we surf with love. Learn how to surf with Caribbean Surf School. We have waves for all levels, from Salsa Brava, the heaviest wave in Costa Rica, right outside our Surf Shop, to the perfect beginner waves of Black Beach to the...more
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| Between Hot Rocks and Las Brisas Shop, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
+506 8357 7703
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing day out with Hershel and Tony for our first time surfing! They made it fun and easy! Totally reccommend these guys! Thanks for a top time!

Thank Leanne O
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Our three teen children had a wonderful surfing experience. Herschel and his cousin are a fantastic and enthousiastic duo and after two hours our children could ride several waves. Top!

Thank WouterBl
Naïs M, Manager at Caribbean Surf School & Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you for trusting us! Pura Vida!

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Best surf school in town with great vibes! Hershel and Anthony are both total honeys. Believe the hype!

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

My daughters and I spent a few hours with Hershel and now we can surf! He's positive and effective in teaching you the basics on how to surf for people that haven't surfed before. He'll also get you in the surfer way of life and...More

Thank scoot2244
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This was my first time surfing and it was a great experience! We were expecting Hershell since so many recommendations were to book with him on tripadvisor. The staff emailing us told us we were going to be with Hershell, but when picked up we...More

Thank Adrienne D
Reviewed 7 May 2018

As a laid back - no exact plans - open for adventures traveller in Puerto Viejo I ran into their shop and signed up for a surf class next morning. I had to reschedule it in the morning bcz of being too sleepy lol and...More

1  Thank KaterynaS122
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for a SUP tour, this is your place! My husband and I had a fantastic time with Hershel today. He picked us up at our casita and gave us a couple options based on our experience paddling to make sure we had...More

Thank bhooper1974
Reviewed 28 March 2018

We spent 4 afternoons with Hershel listening, learning and surfing the beautiful Puerto Viejo waves. We were all novice, me there for my 50th birthday, and one of the best experiences I have ever had. Everyone got up - thanks to Hershel's tireless efforts. Knowledgeable,...More

Thank vesseyhouse
Reviewed 2 March 2018

My wife booked a private surf lesson for her and I with Hershel in late February. The day started with Hershel showing up over a half hour late. When he arrived he also explained he didn't have right board and we needed to stop by...More

1  Thank fedexbrian
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

So easy to learn with Hershel! Coolest surf teacher ever. Good sensations during the first two hours of lessons, it was our first time surfing, Hershel and his friend are very professional, thoose guys know everything about surf and how to teach! To do in...More

Thank Anaïs P
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Maggie L
3 June 2017|
Response from askme233 | Reviewed this property |
Call his cell phone. If you do t have it, ask around.
19 August 2015|
Response from David A |
Yes, Hershel will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to the surf spot.