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Address: Frente Sheriff Rustico, Playa Samara 9485, Costa Rica
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+506 8937 5246
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Professional, bilingual, local surf instructors. All instructors are...

Professional, bilingual, local surf instructors. All instructors are certified by the International Surfing Association and are licensed in Ocean Rescue and CPR. Fully Insured. Safe and fun lessons for grommets to grandparents, beginning to advanced. Come and ride the waves with us! Surfboard and Boogie board rentals by hour/day/week/month.

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Surfs up - great fun

I shopped around a little before finally deciding on Choco's. This was the friendliest welcome I received and it happened to be slightly cheaper too ($40 for 90 minute lesson and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
DJGR
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I shopped around a little before finally deciding on Choco's. This was the friendliest welcome I received and it happened to be slightly cheaper too ($40 for 90 minute lesson and 5 hours board hire) Its definitely worth getting a lesson to learn about the environment and techniques for surfing. I have tried before alone and struggled to stand up,... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although they offer a class as well as private lessons, I would definitely recommend a private lesson for $15.00 more. Instructors are patient, kind, and knowledgeable. If you have any kind of athletic ability at all, they will have you surfing the first day...awesome!!

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Toronto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

My 14 year old son was part of a group lesson. After about an hour of instruction on the beach, the instructor went into the water and helped them. The lesson produced immediate results: my son got up on his second try, and all the participants were soon doing well. We went back later in the week to take advantage... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed a couple of days in Samara and my girlfriend wanted to try surfing (I did a little before). She booked a lesson, I just rented a board...We ended up returning the entire next week and went surfing every day! Lesson was good, good mix of theory and practice, experienced instructor, good equipment, bug focus on safety. Choco &... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to learn from a professional surfer then search out Choco! He offered to take my husband out tomorrow morning to go find some bigger waves!! Awesome!!! Great service!! Highly recommend!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

My boys learnt to surf with Choco's. I was really impressed that they talk about how to behave in the water with regard to other surfers and swimmers, as well as how to stand on a board. My boys learnt quickly with Marco who was patient, encouraging and fun!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We really enjoyed surfing at the beach of Samara with Choco`s Surf School. Took half a day lesson and everybody stood on the board. Marco was a great teacher and Choco a nice guy and owner. He provided us the whole week with boards for everybody, included in the price of the lesson we took the first day. We spent... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Having had a bad experience as a teenager growing up at the jersey shore, I developed an almost paralyzing fear of being in the ocean. Marco took time to ease my fears and walked into the water with me. He actually held my hand showing me a few things. My girls loved the lessons and thanks to Marco, I was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Good and pedagogic private lesson. We got boards and shirts. The rest of the week we could borrow boards and get some extra instructions for free.

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Thank Elsa S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

This was my first time surfing and they made it so fun! The teacher took his time with the class before we got in the water and covered every detail. I felt really safe and prepared by the time I got in the water. I'd definitely recommend this surf school! I surfed with a young family and was really impressed... More 

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