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Address: Calle Santa Ana, Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco 60101, Costa Rica
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+506 8847 6289
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Tortuga Surf Camp is the choice for the traveler who wants to enjoy and...

Tortuga Surf Camp is the choice for the traveler who wants to enjoy and discover the wonders of surf at an affordable price.Located strategically in the south end of Jaco Beach, this calm mellow beach breaks will be the classroom where our ISA certified instructor will lead you trough the this Costa Rican surfing experience.

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Highlight of our Costa Rica trip - great first time experience surfing with one on one instructor!

Mike was awesome, super accommodating and knowledgeable about surfing. This was my first time surfing, as well as my friends first time, and we enjoyed our time so much we did... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
lhamo312
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New York City, New York

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Mike was awesome, super accommodating and knowledgeable about surfing. This was my first time surfing, as well as my friends first time, and we enjoyed our time so much we did another session the day after!! They provide a basic instruction in the beginning (they also provide rash guards in case you don't have one) and set you up with... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mike provides excellent one on one instruction and proved that even "mature" and non-agile people like me can surf! It was fun- and very hard work- and the memories are great. I am afraid to look at the pictures and learn that I am not the beautiful, long legged, flexible woman that was surfing in on giant waves...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had come from La Fortuna to Jaco a few days prior and while in La Fortuna a couple from Utah said that they had gone to Tortuga Surf School that week and that they were second to none. So on our last full day in Jaco we decided we wanted to try surfing. We stopped by the Tortuga Surf... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked with Tortuga after finding them here on Trip Advisor. All the good reviews are true. They're great, professional, friendly and love what they do. They have an instructor for each student, plus extra guys in the water for safety. They teach you the basics, then take you out in the water to put them to use, giving tips... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took a surf lesson with Tortuga and i was very impressed - everybody was super professional, helpful and friendly. We were a small group so we had an instructor each (Hi Rolo!) and were able to cover a lot in the two hour session. They also provided me with a surf-attachable casing for my gopro so I got a... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at our surf lesson with Tortuga Surf Guys. They walked us through some basics, then some safety issues/procedures, then we went surfing. My wife and I are both 50 and in decent shape as we're both pretty active. We both got up on our first waves with the help of Freddie and Shaun our instructors.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I are both new to surfing, I had tried it in Sayulita, MX for a day and she had wakesurfed a lot in high school. We had a ton of fun. The school gives everyone very detailed instruction answering all your questions and providing a lot of helpful tips. Each person got 1:1 instruction for the entire... More 

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Salida, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

My family, boyfriend and I tried an afternoon session. It was incredible, the highlight of our trip. The crew made us feel safe, and we had so much fun! From my little brother, who is a college athlete, to my 52-year-old dad, Tortuga Surf School has instructors for everyone. Thanks for including us, we will be back!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Surf school, or surf camp, managed with great professionalism and reliability. I had two weeks in the camp, with daily lessons ono to one in several spots. My surf skill got dramatically improved. A great surf, but overall, life experience. Thanks Mike!

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Mike and Celine were amazing hosts. The whole experience was first rate. Mike and his team of qualified surfing instructors did an outstanding job of teaching me the basics of surfing (I was a total beginner and 57 yrs old) and had me smiling the whole time. This wasn't just surf lessons, it was a surfing school complete with dryland... More 

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