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Blue Trailz Surf School and Shop

Main Street, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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Lessons with Kurt

We have done some lessons with Kurt from Blue Trailz Surf School and he has been great. We also did... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2014
Byron D
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Barrie, Canada
Great place to rent a board-unfriendly girl working there

Just got back from Tamarindo and rented a nice Robert August surfboard from Blue Trailz. Price was... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2014
Krug1991
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Westfield, IN
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Traveller Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
9 Mar 2018
“Great Boards to Rent - No Hassle for Returns”
20 Apr 2017
“The worst surf school ever”
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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
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Main Street, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 14 November 2014

We have done some lessons with Kurt from Blue Trailz Surf School and he has been great. We also did lessons through him when my parents were in town (they are 55) and they loved it. Kurt is great for local knowledge and will help...More

Thank Byron D
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

Just got back from Tamarindo and rented a nice Robert August surfboard from Blue Trailz. Price was right at only $15 per day. Guy I dealt with via e-mail when I initially reserved was very helpful, however the Tico lady working there was rude. Seemed...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

Aleksander was extremely accommodating and thorough. We booked an excursion through him and airport shuttle pick up and both exceeded out expectations! We did the excursion to the zip lines, hot springs and mud bath and had a great experience! Aleksander confirmed via email that...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2014

Our daughter and son thoroughly enjoyed their first ever surfing lesson. We were staying in Playa Hermosa (1.5 drive north of Tamarindo). Both of our teens wanted to take a beginning surfing lesson. The people at Blue Trailz were quick to respond to my inquiries...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2014

I have taken surfing lessons in various locations before, but have always had the same issue with instructors: they were either more interested in surfing themselves rather than helping you or they threw you into waves way too big, not realizing that as someone who...More

Thank Samaire1
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Reviewed 19 December 2013

My boyfriend and I found ourselves wandering the beaches of Tamarindo looking for something to do. I've always wanted to surf and he used to tear up waves while at college in Hawaii. Just to be clear, there are no shortage of surf shops in...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2013

My boyfriend and I signed up for a 5 day surf and mountain bike package from Blue Trailz during our stay in Tamarindo, and it was nothing short of my expectations. Each day was a 2 - 3 hour session with Alex, our instructor who...More

Thank Scarlett S
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Reviewed 14 August 2013

Koen runs a great little surf school and shop! I've had my LARGE group take lessons and rent boards, boogies, and SUPs from him and we have been 100% pleased every year. We'll be back next year!

Thank mbahr
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Reviewed 28 June 2013

After hearing great things about Julio, we finally had a chance to learn from him. He is one of the hardest working surf instructors out there, who takes what he does seriously and knows how to teach surfing. Julio put some boards on top of...More

1  Thank o_trip13
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Reviewed 21 May 2013 via mobile

My wife and I met a couple on our honeymoon that recommended Blue Trailz for a surf lesson. We had never surfed before and decided to try it out. Our instructor was great. He was extremely patient with us and has been surfing for 23...More

Thank Dave_6857
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