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Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 2682 1081
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So here’s a guy who’s shop (actually has two) seems legit and if you catch him on a good day, he even seems friendly but his response to my greeting one morning with my child in my arms was enough to solidify my decision to...More

Thank Richie C
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

This was my 5th lesson in 15 years, and my best yet. Juan made sure that I got great surfing experience and also that I had a better understating of how to read the waves, paddle out, get through the waves, and also take care...More

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

I am writing this review which is very rare unless I have a strong negative experience with a business/owner. Early on in our trip my friend and I came to Nosara and were encouraged by many others not to deal with Juan Surfo’s shop. Two...More

2  Thank Hamish D
Reviewed 30 August 2018

My family of 5 was in Nosara for 2 weeks and wanted to try surfing. My husband is an experienced surfer however the rest of us had never surfed before and wanted to learn from someone else so my husband could go enjoy himself. We...More

Thank kirajames
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

The surf was small and Juan Surfo could be seen charging into the breakers, his fake blonde hair flowing like the false Pura Vida vibes he emits. For a man that prides himself on being a steward of the surfing community in the Playa Guiones...More

1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Jose hooked me up with a few boards. It was great that I could rent one and then trade it in for another one. I actually did this a couple of times - long board for family fun on the smaller days, short board for...More

Thank Derman
Reviewed 29 June 2018 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.

Thank MrDemandingLondon
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
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
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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