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Perla Negra Surf is a small independant surf school offering a range of services from surf lessons, surf trips, snorkelling & hiking in different beaches along the Pacific Coast in Nayarit, Mexico. Based in Sayulita, the shop is run by the Mexican...more
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Sayulita, Mexico
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We were referred to Carlos by our Airbnb host. Our kayak adventure with him was the highlight of our trip. My son, 3.5yrs loved Carlos, he was absolutely amazing, patient, informative, he is passionate about what he does and shares his knowledge and passion. I...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

My 60 year old husband, my son's and daughter-in-law, my nephew and some 60 yr old friends all experienced the thrill of surfing in Sayulita all due to the quiet, careful and thoughtful instruction of Carlos. To be an observer and witness the thrill they...More

Thank slh0vis
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Carlos is perhaps the most mellow, encouraging, and friendly person I have met in the last decade. Great surf instructor. My first time surfing and I got up within the first hour with his excellent instructions. I would come back to Sayulita just to take...More

Thank Zachary H
Reviewed 14 March 2018

The second you meet Carlos, you not only feel at ease but also genuinely excited to get out into the ocean and try something new. His energy makes you feel like a friend, not a client, going on an adventure together. His instruction is clear...More

Thank yootothemi
Reviewed 15 February 2018

My time with Perla Negra was the best surfing experience I've ever had. Carlos is an amazing and really intuitive instructor with excellent knowledge of the best surfing spots and secret breaks. Awesome instruction and an incredibly friendly and personal experience. Can't recommend Perla Negra...More

Thank Will D
beanmhiberriman, Owner at Perla Negra Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Awww thanks Will! Was so fun adventuring with you! We can’t wait until you hear back to Mexico to get back on them waves again! X

Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

This was my first surf lesson and Carlos made me feel confident right away. He is knowledgeable and knows how to break down the steps needed to tackle the activity. We started with basics on dry land and once I had an idea of what...More

Thank Brigitta C
beanmhiberriman, Owner at Perla Negra Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Thanks Brigitta! Was so nice meeting you and our partner! Had a lovely time with you both :) take care x

Reviewed 30 October 2017

I learned the bassics of surf in one class. Carlos you are the best! The class was perfect and Carlos is a great teacher, he did manage to teach me the bassics in two hours. I ended up having a increidible time! From Mauricio

Thank mushumaubones
beanmhiberriman, Owner at Perla Negra Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks Mauricio, we had a great time with you guys and hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

For my first lesson Carlos and Nina put me on the right path. They took me to a nice place with great waves and taught me from there. It felt like I was hanging out with good friends more then a formal school setting, which...More

Thank Tyler R
beanmhiberriman, Owner at Perla Negra Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Tyler! What a lovely comment, you've just out a big smile on our face to start the day with. Looking forward to seeing you around Sayulita this week :) x

Reviewed 12 June 2017

But when Carlos and Nina asked if I wanted a surfing lesson, I said 'Yes,' and I'm SO GLAD I did. We met in the morning at the main beach in Sayulita, and they were splendid teachers: clear, patient, encouraging, joyful, enthusiastic, and kind. I...More

Thank 192shawnl
beanmhiberriman, Owner at Perla Negra Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Shawn it really was a pleasure! We had an awesome time getting to know you and teaching you to surf! You fully rocked it :)

Reviewed 11 June 2017

My second experience surfing and it was better than the first! Carlos' Knowledge and ability to convey is great and makes you feel comfortable in the water at the same time as making you laugh! I can't wait to get back in the water with...More

Thank Jack B
beanmhiberriman, Owner at Perla Negra Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thanks Jack! We had a great time teaching you to surf and we're so pleased you had a good and fun experience too! 🤘🏽

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