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Frijoles Locos Surf Shop & Spa

25 metres est of Playa Grande School, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9235
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Great Surf Lessons for the kids (ages 10 and 8)

We were staying in Playa Flamingo and were told by a local that Playa Grande was a bigger beach... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2015
Falls Church, Virginia
Great store and spa!

You have to visit if you are in the Playa Grande area. The store has all the newest bathing suits... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2015
Jenna S
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Frijoles Locos Surf Shop provides fun, safe and professional surf lessons for the whole family. Our store is packed with retail surf and resort wear, board shorts and bikinis are an essential item for around here! We offer quality surfboard rentals, snorkel equipment, bike rentals, boogie boards, SUP Stand Up Paddleboards and other beach rentals including beach chairs and shade. We offer personalized surf vacation packages for couples, small groups or families (surf guiding, surf lessons, massages, yoga, adventure... see website)....We offer concierge services prior to your arrival, to help organize your activities, tours, ground transportation, everything you need to make your week go smoothly. If you are traveling to Costa Rica with children, contact us, we have pack n plays/ cribs for rent, a portable high chair and plenty of good advice for families. Upstairs from the surf shop we have two vacation rental apartments perfect for individual families of 4-5 people, or two families on vacation together. There is an adjoining door that means you can have your own privacy when you want it. The condos upstairs are very comfortable, with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, sized around 1250 sq. feet. Just email us for more info/ photos. Also located onsite is the El Frijol Feliz Day Spa for amazing massages, spa services, pedicures, and more. Recently under new management the Day Spa contact is separate to Frijoles Locos however we are happy to connect you. Frijoles Locos are your one stop shop for everything you need for your Playa Grande family/ surf/ vacation! Please contact us prior to arrival so we can best help you for all your vacation needs.
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25 metres est of Playa Grande School, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9235
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Reviewed 5 April 2015

We were staying in Playa Flamingo and were told by a local that Playa Grande was a bigger beach with better waves and they were right! We took a drive and stopped at Frijoles for some guidance, based on the Trip Advisor reviews. The shop...More

Thank live4wknds
Reviewed 2 April 2015

You have to visit if you are in the Playa Grande area. The store has all the newest bathing suits, clothes, and surf gear. The staff are really friendly and helpful and the spa was such a nice break from the heat outside. I got...More

Thank Jenna S
Reviewed 21 March 2015

I stopped by Los Frijoles, while staying at La Marejada Hotel (highly recommend!) last week. The first day I rented boogie boards ($7/day) to take to the beach, the second day I rented bikes ($10/day) to get around the Playa Grande area. I was helped...More

Thank MFM50611
Reviewed 18 March 2015

We stopped here for some local surf information and shopping. The selection of gear was plentiful. Victoria was very friendly and told us a lot about the local surf scene. Their prices were average.

Thank Todd R
Reviewed 9 March 2015

We rented a beach chair from this place for several days. Also, one introductory surfing lesson which was reasonably priced and well & patiently instructed. This shop will pretty much provide anything you need to enjoy amaizng Playa Grande.

Thank TLAOrangeville
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Corynne and team were extraordinarily helpful to our group, from scheduling a ton of activities before our arrival to providing great surfing instruction while in town. The shop is great and things are fairly priced, everyone is friendly and knowledgeable, and if you go to...More

Reviewed 22 February 2015

We loved everything about this place. Corynne's communication was beyond perfect. I would HIGHLY recommend them for all of your rental needs. The one day adventure was the best we have ever been on. Worth the drive.

Thank EHaye
Reviewed 16 February 2015

I found out about this place from a friend who had stayed here before and raved about it. Needless to say, it did not disappoint. Ian and Corynne have a great setup and will take awesome care of you while you're here. The location is...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 8 February 2015

We stopped in here on our tour of the local Playa Grande area, found some nice t shirts and surf gear. Staff was very friendly and a nice stop to pick up a souvenir or take a surf lesson.

Thank Dawn D
Reviewed 19 January 2015

We were told about Frijoles Locos and the owners Corynne and Ian by a mutual friend. And it certainly lived up to expectations. Corynne is lovely and we also met Rob who took us out for a surf lesson and nearby Playa Grande. There was...More

Thank Jesswyn
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