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Address: | 300 mts north from the main crossroad, next to Ronny#1 supermarket, Santa Teresa 0001, Costa Rica
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+506 2640 0391
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Fee: Yes
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Nalu Surf School & Shop offers professional surf lessons 1, 3 & 5...

Nalu Surf School & Shop offers professional surf lessons 1, 3 & 5 day courses for all ages. New and used boards for sale. Ding repair, surf tours by land and boat, surf clothing and accessories. With 12 years experience in the area and 29 years surfing experience we will help you with all your surfing needs during your visit.

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Surfing is So FUN

Little did we know that we WOULD be able to stand up on that board and ride some waves. Ben gave us such excellent instruction and patiently helped me succeed despite some... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Libby R
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Yellow Springs, Ohio
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Yellow Springs, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Little did we know that we WOULD be able to stand up on that board and ride some waves. Ben gave us such excellent instruction and patiently helped me succeed despite some trepidation on my part. My husband was soon up and away on his own but I needed a bit more of a push to catch the waves. It... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The guys who taught our group gave us amazing tips when we went to Santa Teresa. The beach also has 3 breaks so they were the perfect waves for beginners. They made sure to walk you through how to get up and then they went out to sea with you to make sure your board was lined up properly and... More 

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Thank Brittany W
Burnaby, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked my adult daughter a surf lesson at Nalu which is the shop that was recommended by our hotel staff at Casa Marbella. Nalu was at the bottom of the hill from the hotel and across the street from the beach so the location was very convenient for us. I did no research regarding surf shops and didn't bother... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

It was our first surf lesson, our teacher was awesome! Super patient, and professional. We paid 45$/each for the day and kept the surfboard for the whole day. They give the lessons in the morning (around 9ish) and 3PM because of the waves.

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Thank Sarah J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Best surfshop and school in town! Thanks Ben, Gustavo, David, Eduardo and the rest of the crew for helping us with starting to surf and to improving the surf. The coaching helped me back on track with some solid and serious feedback. My friends took beginner lessons and cant stop surfing. The crew gave us experiences for lifetime. We'll be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The surf shop is very nice and clean. Ben is an excellent teacher he got us to stand up on the first class. He is super patient and very friendly. We took one class with Ramon and he was a great teacher as well. He was really helpful. Overall we had a great experience. Highly recommend We booked with horizon... More 

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Thank Daniela C
Tulum, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Ben was awesome, he got us to stand up on our first lesson, he was super patient and showed us a great time!

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Zurich
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I had booked a surf & yoga retreat with Horizon hotel and they had arranged the surf lessons with Ben. I have taken some surfing lessons before and Ben is definitely one of the best instructors I've had so far. He observed quite a few things that helped me improve what I had already learned but also challenged me to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

If you want someone who is good natured, knows all the local breaks and technique tips then Ben from Nalu Surf is your guy. Ben has a high level of patience and focus to provide valued feedback to assess and improve your surfing. He is honest and committed to helping you build your confidence and challenge yourself. Ben has lived... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

very experienced staff good service and good prices . also good staff for beginners and experienced surfers as regards to local conditions

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