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ShokoGi Panama

Pedasi, Pedasi 0749, Panama
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Great experience for beginners and beyond

I spent two weeks in Playa Venao surfing with the Shokogi Surf School. I arrived there with only... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
tinawue
,
Wurzburg, Germany
via mobile
Everything we expected!

ShokoGi Surf School is amazing. We scheduled a beginning lesson for four family members, age 21-62... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Duckb0y
,
Kirkland, Washington
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Pedasi, Pedasi 0749, Panama
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

I spent two weeks in Playa Venao surfing with the Shokogi Surf School. I arrived there with only two hours basic training in surfing in Morocco and left surfing some bigger green waves. I had never dreamt about that! Theory and fun goes hand in...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

ShokoGi Surf School is amazing. We scheduled a beginning lesson for four family members, age 21-62. Everyone was so accommodating. The owner GiGi is a congenial soul who was quick to correspond to our many email inquiries. Our instructor Conner was very patient and engaging...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

As to a perfect wave, the Shokogi surf shop can be seen from a distance with its colorful decor and beautiful array of boards. The peak is the amazing instructors: the perfect mix of charm, reliability, and expertise. The rush comes from the amount one...More

Thank Maya G
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

Panama is expensive. I hated paying $20 for a surfboard for the day, but it is what it is and it is what everyone else charges. They have some good quality boards for hire and so eventually I suppose it's decent value for money for...More

Thank gecko4
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Rented a stand up paddle board 8'0 with cabon paddle. The service at the store was amazing, gigi and eden you are amazing! I will be back for sure.

Thank Gal M
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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We took a one hour lesson for two and it was really good. Doing a lesson on your own will give you a bit more attention but as we were two we had time to catch our breaths between the waves, felt good. The instructor...More

Thank Jakob A
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Reviewed 1 February 2016

I had no idea how complicated kite surfing was but Gigi and his crew explained it in such a way that us rookies could understand and get hooked on the sport. I will be back to take surfing lessons and of course more kite surfing...More

Thank Jesse M
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Reviewed 29 August 2015

Incredible experiences learning to surf with them. Their team is awesome and will help you with anything you need, wether its a piece of advice, changing board accordingly to the wave or just have fun on a SUP and look out for dolphins ! One...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2015

Big shout out to ShokoGi.. Went from zero to hero in their beginner class. Really nice one on one lessons with top notch guys. They use brand new gear and their instructors can answer any question you throw at them. I had heard that kitesurfing...More

2  Thank Cameron M
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Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

I went surfing in playa venao and rented a SUP board from Shokogi. Both the service and the price were super friendly!

1  Thank mori76
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