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Juan Surfo's Surf School

Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 2682 1081
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Great place for family surf lessons

Thank you Juan and Carlos - you looked after all 4 of us with great advice, an eye on safety and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MrDemandingLondon
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London
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Great lessons, fair prices, 1 minute walk to beach--Juan is a great guy with both kids and adults.

We just spent 10 days doing lessons with Juan. He couldn't have been more awesome, flexible and... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Bettina S
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Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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+506 2682 1081
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Juan and Carlos - you looked after all 4 of us with great advice, an eye on safety and that great surfo vibe. Our girls are 7 and 10 and this is a great school.foe that age.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We just spent 10 days doing lessons with Juan. He couldn't have been more awesome, flexible and accommodating, and was an amazing instructor. We were with him daily and kept scheduling the next day's lessons, and once we had a routine going he was really...More

Thank Bettina S
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Juan is cool as. Great teacher enjoyed our time on the beach. Original dude ! Proper surfer. Right on ! Wicked hat bought from the shop. Wish we could of spent a week being taught. Cheer Juan. Mark & Elin

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Juan Surfo is a local surf shop that is hospitable and attentive. This was my first surf lesson and I did it with my boyfriend. I'm so happy I went with the local in Playa Guiones. Juan has been instructing for years and it shows...More

Thank Alexis Z
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Juan Surfo delivered again with great rentals for surfboards and bikes! We had great surf and I only wish I had more time to shop in the store. Juan y Stephanie always make us feel welcome. I wish we could have stayed up late enough...More

Thank Jenny H
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Juan is a great teacher, and an all-around good guy! He presents surfing in a fun and accessible way, and he motivated our youngest daughter, who is afraid of the water, to give surfing a try. He had her standing up on the board and...More

Thank UtpakSa R
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This was the 3rd surf lesson that I have taken in Nosara over the past few years and the 1st my 2 sons ages 15 and 18 have ever taken. This was by far the best lesson! We all got up several times and feel...More

Thank drmolar2016
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I had a trip changing baggage delay upon arriving to Costa Rica. Even though I paid the surfboard surcharge, Avianca airlines did not send my surfboard bag with me. After a whole day waiting at the airport, I decided just to go to Nosara, rent...More

Thank Graham S
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Juan is very friendly and was great at helping me pick out a board for the week and offered to let me exchange it if it wasn't just right. The shop is located a short walk from the beach and Juan let me store my...More

Thank Melissa B
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have tried surf lessons twice before, the last time was Nov 2015 in Nosara. Today, my husband and I took a surfing lesson with Juan. He is the best instructor that we have ever had for surfing. He explains everything; why you wax fibreglass...More

Thank Natasha R
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