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Welcome to MatosSurfShop with tree locations, two in Tamarindo Beach and one at the National Park Playa Grande),Costa Rica. We are the Surf Shop that offers "Whatever a surfer needs". Located in Playa Grande National Park Las Baulas, the PLAYA...more
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Main Road | Frente a Kikes Place, Playa Grande, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
+506 8836 2899
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Matos has been around forever and is a super knowledgeable guy. He truly has a passion for surfing and it's contagious. Whether out in the water or or on land he's super friendly. They're the only ones that do photos in the area too, and...More

Thank Adrian N
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic experience every time I'm at this surf store. Great pictures of the local surf spots on the wall, great original and branded surf wear, and several dozen boards for sale or rent. Definitely a real feel surf store with super customer service and a...More

Thank Chico S
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Professional and happy talk before to buy my new JS 6.0 BLACK BOX with a great price ! i use it this morning and im already in love ! Tnku guys 🏆

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

I stayed in a nearby hotel close to this surf shop and even though I do not even know how to swim, but if I did, I would certainly take lessons from this surf shop for the single reason that there is a wonderful lady...More

Thank dakotamay44
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Was in Playa Grande for 18 days. The shop helped me select a new surf board, get body board fins, rent a body board, rent a fun board and they even packed my surf board for me when I was leaving for Canada. I never...More

Thank Sam R
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped by to check it out since we were staying at Playa Grande. The store was very quiet and no customers are present. They carry basic souvenirs and do surf lessons, which we didn't need. I'm sure this place is more busy during their...More

Thank FaeTravel
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Real happy with my experience here. Got a solo lesson with Marco. I'm a newb and have only had 2 lessons previous, but he was the best, chill and patient. Learned some new techniques and to "feel the wave," which is a real thing and...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The faux wave at the bottom of the big surf shop is almost an obligatory photo op. Look like you've finally caught the big one before you step inside this big surf shop. Wide variety of gear to buy or rent, plenty of shirts, hats,...More

2  Thank Tanya M
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We've been visiting, shopping, renting boards and buying gear here for 5 years. Everything you need and very accommodating people to work with for surf stuff.

Thank CaptainDennisR
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Very friendly and helpful staff with great local knowledge and most of all with the right spirit. There is a wide choice of surfboards for all levels and everything you need when it comes to souvenirs, swimwear and accessories. We really enjoyed renting our surfboards...More

1  Thank Maeva C
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