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Operating out of The Frog Pad, Nine North Surf Co. Offers surf lessons from 7am-4pm daily. We have certified and experienced instructors for all ages from beginner to advanced levels. Drop-in classes and packages available, contact us today!
The Frog Pad | Playa Guiones, Nosara 5233, Costa Rica
+506 8645 5035
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Mark took my boyfriend and I on an ATV tour last week up in the mountains while were visiting Nosara. The tour far exceeded both of our expectations and we had a blast riding and hanging out with Mark. Do yourself a favor and let...More

2  Thank Melanie V
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

After coming back to Guiones after 6 years I knew I had to take surflessons with Mark again! He really knows what he's doing and also it's just so much fun being out with him in the water, reading waves and philosophing about life. I'd...More

Thank Rahel91
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had a quad tour last week with Mark and it was great! He was patient and kind with our two kids and very helpful with instructions. It was a safe and adventurous experience.

Thank OdomAustin
Reviewed 22 July 2017

My ATV tour and surfing lessons with Mark were the highlights of my Nosara trip. I've had several surfing lessons from different instructors over the years. The massive amount of knowledge and raw passion he has for surfing made him by far the best. The...More

Thank Nora J
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Great experience and Mark is a great guy. Got to stand on the board for a few seconds which was more than I expected. Good job!

Thank LarsHoldgaard
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Mark and Michele had all three of my young adults reliably catching waves within the first 30 minutes of a one hour lesson. It was such a great experience that we booked a quad tour with Mark (through iQuad) and another lesson to try to...More

Thank jeanfr2017
Reviewed 21 April 2017

After doing a tour with iQuad with the tour guide, Mark, we(my gf and I) decided to learn how to surf with him at his company called Nine North Surf co. Smooth service and Mark is a great person to hang out with. He is...More

Thank Marco B
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Mark is great resource and a nice guy! He clearly knows everyone and the local terrain. We went on two quad trips with him...one snorkeling and the other up into the hills to a waterfall. Great fun and a fabulous way to see the country....More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I visited Nosara a few months ago and had the pleasure of learning to surf with Mark. He was so patient and easy to learn from. With his help I was able to pop up on the first wave I caught. What an amazing experience...More

1  Thank KylieO110
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Mark had me up on my first wave. He helped, but after about 5 more I was able to catch my own. Relaxed, simple, and straight forward instruction. And I got to use the board for the rest of the day. Thanks man! George

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