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Address: Calle Bohio, Jaco, Costa Rica
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011 506 8829 4697
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Surfing within an hour !!!

They are excellent teachers. Within an hour my son and myself were standing on the board surfing some waves. It would never had been possible without their help. Thank you guy for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
benoitamyot
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Roberval, Canada
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Denver Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are a beginner I guess the lesson would be okay. I have surfed many times but wanted some coaching to help me get to the next level. I asked about an intermediate lesson for my wife and I and was told that they do that all the time. Money exchanged hands for a two hour lesson and I... More 

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1 Thank torpedoseal
Yuma, Arizona
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Asked before we paid for a lesson not for beginners but for people who had surfed a little before. 2 in our group have been several times. Placed on beginner board for 2 hours. No instruction. I asked about switching boards and told "no". I'm no pro but I've surfed before and used shorter boards. No one in our group... More 

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2 Thank Todd R
Roberval, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They are excellent teachers. Within an hour my son and myself were standing on the board surfing some waves. It would never had been possible without their help. Thank you guy for making us discover and love surfing !!

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Thank benoitamyot
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Took lessons for the entire family. Gustavo did a fantastic job, especially with the kids 12 and 6. Thoroughly Enjoyed our first surfing experience.

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Thank A K
Belfast, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

There were 5 of us taking lessons the first day, and we all had such a great time! All the instructors were brilliant, showing us thoroughly the techniques before we went anywhere near the water, and then finding the best places for us to surf as we were all beginners. The lesson lasted around 3 hours. The next day we... More 

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Thank Moork7
Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We booked this through a special where we got the lesson for $50/person but it's usually only about $60, which is a good price already. The owner himself meets you out there and helps with the lessons before you get in the water. They knew exactly where to take us for the cleanest, least rough waves on the beach. My... More 

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Thank mkmcdowe
Montreal, Canada
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Gustavo and the other teachers are awesome and very patient. Their English is also very good. Cold drinks at the break and you WILL be surfing within 2 hours. PS: Gustavo makes the best pizza in Jaco.

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Thank Carl P
Montreal, Canada
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2015

My family and I spent last week in Jaco. My kids (9 and 12), my mother in law and I, took surf lessons. We loved it so much, that we went 3 times. Technique is great, staff is competent and everybody was fun to be with. Special thank to you Gustavo! High five to our coaches Andres and Cesar. Free... More 

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Eagle, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2015

These guys are great. If they can take someone who has never surfed before and get them to ride a wave, that's pretty good in my book. Very friendly instructors. They also let you use a board for 24 hours after your lesson to keep practicing.

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Thank Mike K
Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2014

The staff at Jaco Surf School was super friendly and welcoming to a beginning surfer. Located right on the beach, as soon as I walked up, looking a bit timid, one of the employees immediately started to chat me up, but was not pushy at all. He told me about their services and prices, and answered my questions without being... More 

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