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Blue Trailz Surf School and Shop
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
29 Jul 2018
“Luxory Surf Camp Package”
9 Mar 2018
“Great Boards to Rent - No Hassle for Returns”
Blue Trailz Surf Shop is the leading surf school and shop in Tamarindo. Come and see us for all your surf lessons, coached surf trips, board rentals and new and used boards. As well as your surf accessories and surf gear. We now also offer Surf...more
Main Street, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
+506 2653 1705
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

I rented boards from them and a male employee on the desk was thoroughly miserable from the outset. We explained which boards we would like and he offered no help other than to point outside. We are relative novices to surfing but knew a little....More

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I came to Costa Rica to celebrate my milestone bday (hello 40) and to learn to surf. I wanted to stay in a luxory setting. Koen of Blue Trailz (one of the owners) provided a 30 out of 10--he is amazing and...More

1  Thank Lorielle P
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Loved working with Blue Trailz. We rented boards for a week because the surf shop on Playa Grande where we were staying had most of their long boards already booked. It turned out that we were able to get the right boards from the closer...More

Thank Open Door T
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We ordered surf trips/guiding, but we had lessons on nearest beach break. Lessons schedule was known for 5 day in advance, does not depednded of swell/wind/tide. We had lesson at midday on low tide at Tamarindo beach, there was windy and no waves at all....More

3  Thank Dmitry K
TNO_KK, Owner at Blue Trailz Surf School and Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you for your review, however, let me clarify a couple of things: You had booked a package with surf lessons, not surf trips. We planned in your lessons with our instructor who has over 20 years experience surfing Tamarindo and nearby beaches. Surf forecasts...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017

Great hostel right across the street from the beach. Has a large selection of good surfboards at reasonable rental rates. A young group of clients but despite this it is realatively quiet in the evening after 1000pm. It is very basic but clean and well...More

1  Thank JohnnyCanuk12
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Despite having a really great surf lesson, there were some severe drawbacks. 1. The gentlemen who greeted me couldn't find my reservation and didn't know what was going on since he hadn't been there in a few days. He just said I could wait in...More

1  Thank danaemadrid
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Tamarindo has lots of surf shops but Blue Trailz is the best! We always rent boards and boogies from them, and their surf instructors are really fine. Check them out if you want a quality experience!

Thank mbahr
Reviewed 3 February 2016

We have done lessons through Kurt at Blue Trailz many times and hes amazing. I wouldnt do it through any one else.

Thank Byron D
Reviewed 11 January 2016

If you're travelling on a budget, this is probably one of the better hostels in Tamarindo. You can't beat the location! Right on the beach. The rooms are very clean and there's a nice common area. The place is well secured and the rooms also...More

Thank Maverick-Can
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

When in Tamarindo let go surfing ... there are lot of schools there but this one is really good. People and teachers are friendly and available to good private or group lessons. We were there twice for my son. First time was a group lesson...More

Thank Claude F
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