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Address: Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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Daniel picked us up at the hotel and took us to Playa Hermosa where we had the beach to ourselves! The waves were perfect for learning. Daniel took time and was patient with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 December 2015
LAD1554
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Monson, Massachusetts
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Monson, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015

Daniel picked us up at the hotel and took us to Playa Hermosa where we had the beach to ourselves! The waves were perfect for learning. Daniel took time and was patient with my daughter and before you know it she was in the water and standing on her board! He was a great and supportive teacher. We had a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Never been surf before and took first lesson with "Mickey". He was a awesome guide with a great attitude (Pura Vida)! The guy in the office was nice. Price was reasonable. Lesson took about two hours. Beaware that you are in Costa Rica and don't be in a hurry. Sometimes schedules can change.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

My cousin and I just came back from one of our greatest experiences in Costa Rica. Marcelo is an extremely knowledgable, passionate, and adventurous tour guide. His love for the natural environment transmits to all his guests. We spent the day in the islands surrounding Tortuga. He was a great scuba instructor and provided us with a delicious meal and... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015

We had Marcelo for the Curu Reserve, Montezuma Waterfalls, Cabo Blanco Reserve, Mal Pais boat tour, and Nocturnal Jungle tour. Very informative and had a great sense of humor. Incredibly knowledgeable about the area and all wildlife/trees/bird calls, ect. We saw LOTS of things throughout the Curu Reserve and there was always fresh watermelon and mangos to munch on. Very... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

Marcello, our guide, was friendly and informative during the Zip Line Tour. This particular zip line offered stunning views of the coast, accompanied by a the ocean breeze. I felt safe and secure by the staff throughout the zip line tour and would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting the area.

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Kingfield, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

Mauricio and Nikki were wonderfully patient instructors for our family to learn to surf. We had a fun day at Playa Hermosa, which was a perfect beach to learn on. Then we took a tour to Curu wildlife preserve with Marcello. A fun day which including snorkeling (the water was churned so not that great) a trip to Tortuga Island... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

My husband and I planned to try surfing for one day only, but we loved it so much that we came back every day during our stay in Santa Teresa. Mauricio is sweet, patient, and a wonderful teacher. It would be a huge missed opportunity to travel to Costa Rica and not take a surf lesson from him. We started... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

My friend and I were recommended to book a surf lesson with Olingo through our hotel. We were really happy we did. We were expecting to end up having a few other tourists added to our group but to our pleasant surprise it was just us and our instructor Mauricio. We were picked up from our hotel and taken to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

I did some surfing before but felt a little uncertain on the board. The hostel where I stayed recommended Mauricio! So the next morning we drove to Hermosa beach where he really took the time to explain the technique of standing up, turning and the position of the body. He was analyzing my standing ups, the movements of my body... More 

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Estero, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

Needed a forced half day away from the surf to allow body to recover. Olingo provided an excellent choice and even allowed us to make the booking from the beach via wifi and PayPal, therefore ensuring no time was lost in the waves with a trip to the office!! The trip to Cabo Blanco was an adventure of its own... More 

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