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Awesome Surf Lesson!!!

Del Soul Surf School is top notch. Amit and his team are super friendly and very attentive. Me and... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Birmingham, Alabama
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Fast and good

I did two beginner lessons (even though I had done surfing before without a Instoructor) at Del... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Helsinki, Finland
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Del surf school is located on beautiful Playa Santa Teresa, on the pacific side of Costa Rica. We host daily surf lessons for all levels from Beginners through Intermediate. Surf lessons are scheduled according to ocean conditions and tide charts...more
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On The Main Road | 100m north from Selina hostel, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
+506 8878 0880
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Del Soul Surf School is top notch. Amit and his team are super friendly and very attentive. Me and my girlfriend were first time surfer and were up and surfing within mintues of entering the water. I am 300lbs and had no trouble with getting...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I did two beginner lessons (even though I had done surfing before without a Instoructor) at Del Soul with Amit and the team. Lessons were super efficient and you learn fast. During the lessons there were people of different ages from less than ten years...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2018

We've had 3 lessons now, and plan to take as many as we can over the next month before we leave. Amit, Merav, Edward, and his team at Del Soul clearly love what they do, and have taught so many lessons that they know how...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

If you are a beginner please go to Amit and his team! We had such an awesome time! He took us from our hotel in ST because we were a little bit far and brought us back after we completed our lesson. If you visit...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We booked a last minute classes , they were nice to accommodate our group and take us. They are not the cheapest in town but they have a good reputation. The kids loved the experience, thank you Amit

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Some schools base their marketing on the guarantee that you will be able to stand up on your board during your first lesson. At Del Soul, you will learn so much more. Amit and his team will provide all the basics so you feel comfortable...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Our three teenage kids had great fun. Amit is an excellent intructor, fun guy and has excellent service. I highly recommend his Surf School.

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

I went to Amits Surf School together with a friend (total surf beginners) and we got a lesson with just the two of us. Amit chooses the time for lesson according to the forecast so you'll get the best possible tide for your level. He...More

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DelSoul88, Owner at Del Soul Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

thanks for this kind and positive review, very glad to hear your experience with del soul was good pura vida

Reviewed 20 June 2018

This was my first time surfing *ever* and had the best time with Amit and his team. I felt super safe and very encouraged to keep trying... I didn't want the lesson to end! Will most definitely be going back the next time I'm in...More

Thank Alex M
DelSoul88, Owner at Del Soul Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

sure hope to surf with you again much appriciated your positive review pura vida

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Amit and his team are great. The course is following a simple step-by-step guidance that even beginners will experience the pleasure of surfing their first waves on day 1. Imagine the moment: you are sitting in the line up, Amit is giving you last instructions,...More

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DelSoul88, Owner at Del Soul Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

what an awesome way to describe your experience!! this review made me so happy, it mean everything for us to make a surfer feel so good pura vida

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Rhett G
13 May 2017|
Response from keith m | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Trip Advisor is directing your question to me, but I'm not Amit, I'm a former customer who reviewed Del Soul. (loved it) Amit's email is surfvacationcostarica(at)gmail. And his phone is 50688780880. Enjoy your trip... More
Rhett G
13 May 2017|
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Response from DelSoul88 | Property representative |
Hi there yes we are defiantly available on email you can contact us through the address we published on our page we will be hosting surf lessons most of the days through May, if you wish to schedule your surf lesson with us... More