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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...more
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Frente Sheriff Rustico, Playa Samara 9485, Costa Rica
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+506 8937 5246
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You want to have surf with Pura Vida Guys ? They've got everything : the smile, kindness, happiness, advice.. All this small crew is on the perfect spot, just in front of a lovely beach restaurant, with all the board on the beach, with the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nicohana
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really good surfschool! My instructor José was great, and everybody was really kind. I had never surfed before, but after taking one lesson at Coco's, I was able to surf on my own! The waves were perfect for learning to surf!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ElinM01
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Jose was a great teacher for the kids, Funny, patient....its our second time with choco surf school in 3 years. They take the Time you need. Its safe and lots of fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank almajulie2018
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Choco’s is great. If you want to learn to surf you have to go to Choco’s. Instructors are very knowledgeable and can teach anyone at any level. My whole family took lessons and loved it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank whstew
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I'm from California and I've always dreamed of surfing. My kids and I took surf lessons a couple of years ago in Seal beach and it was a disaster, so I didn't even want to try surfing this time around and was really only focused...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Amy H
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We met Manfred actually from soda perla to get help about zip lining tours, and he was so helpful we decided to go with him for learning to surf and we are so happy we did! Manfred taught my 7 year old son and myself...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SeidgeTheDay
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We spent 4 weeks in Sámara and had two surflessions with the guys from Xoco‘s. The instructors are very professional, helpful and always in a good mood. With the included board rental we could improve our skills and the guys were always available for questions....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank serainafischer
Reviewed 16 March 2018

I took a private beginner lesson from Johel who really gave me a great overview of the break, the area and was very "complete" in his approach. Anyone can teach you how to stand up on a surfboard, but it's important to know about the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank FinneyCat
Reviewed 15 January 2018

While recently working in Samara for four months, I learned to surf with Choco's over a three month period! I took two formal lessons (beginner and advanced) with Manfred, who was an amazing instructor; clear instructions, helpful tips, and good sense of humor! We rented...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank anderec
Reviewed 8 January 2018

For full disclosure, I did not take any classes with Choco. For what I know, they might be the best surfers in Samara. But my encounter with them tells me enough about the kind of people they are to never want to deal with them...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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