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Address: Frente Sheriff Rustico, Playa Samara 9485, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +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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Excellent surf school in Samara

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
David H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

First of all, Choco's came recommended and we were not disappointed. Discount for language students. Manfred instructed our two husbands and three young children and was great with them. Even better, you can borrow a board for free the rest of the week! So our families surfed all week with free board rentals and no hassle. Like, you just walk... More 

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Wilton, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

What a great experience. We were a group of 5. Three children and 2 adults. Marco did a great job teaching all of us to surf. Dryland instruction helped provide a foundation to the on water portion of the lesson.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Our boys, 11, 10 took lessons here. They were amazing. The instructor was great with them, and very knowledgable. He spent extra time with them. They really enjoyed him. The waves were perfect for first timers. you cannot beat the price for a 90 minute lesson and then being able to come back and use the boards for 5 additional... More 

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