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Tamarindo's Original Surf Shop, We have taught over 80,000 Surf Lesson, We have over 150 Surfboards for Rent, We also offer Kayak Tours, Canopy Tours, ATV Tours, Scuba Diving, Horseback riding, Sailing/snorkeling Tours, volcano tours, and much more.
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M. Norte Del Hotel Diria 100, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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All reviews pura vida these guys estuary tour costa rica awesome instructor the entire staff group lesson rash guard private lesson learned how catching waves explained everything two hours small group great guy rent boards top notch
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The ocean area right by the surf shop has great waves, little rocks, and wonderful beach views. I got my surf lessons from Iguana 10 years ago on my first trip so this trip I only rented the boards. Because I also stayed at Iguana...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank xymph
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This has to be the best surf shop in town. We just left there after another day of surfing with them. Yesterday David taught us how to surf and he was a great teacher. My dad wiped out pretty bad and we had to stop...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

First time surfing - these guys know what they are doing! From start to finish they explain everything thoroughly and make you feel very comfortable!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

They are situated directly in front of the beach, the rooms were really nice and really clean. I had a great time learning how to surf, Hugo was a very good instructor and i improved a lot in 1 week. The staff from the shop...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank simon g
Reviewed 4 days ago

I did a week of lessons with Ugo and stayed at the Iguana Surf Lodge. Ugo was patient and super helpful. It was great. They are right across from the beach, the lodge is super nice and close to the center of town. The staff...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AnnieR1060
IguanaSurfCamp, Public Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hola Hola Annie!! Thank you so much for your kind words about Iguana Surf. Ugo had a blast surfing with you! It's awesome to hear you liked our lodgings and surf lessons Until next time!! Welcome to the Iguana Family. Pura Vida!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Thank you Ugo for you patients and persistence to teach us stubble jumpers how to surf even had us catching a couple waves! Loved it Ted and Heather

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Miazgah
IguanaSurfCamp, Front Office Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Ted and Heather for such nice words!!! We loved meeting you and surfing with you guys! Welcome to the Iguana Surf Family!! Pura Vida!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great group of people eager to help you out from their storefront right across from where all the surfing happens. Hugo is a very cool dude and was an excellent instructor.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ROBERT F
IguanaSurfCamp, Front Office Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Robert!! Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review and for such kind words!! Thanks for everything! Pura Vida!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time doing the surf lesson with Iguana Staff. Kendal was our instructor and was very helpful with giving us tips. Manuel Antonio at the shop was an awesome dude, very helpful and friendly!More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Arek_Ski
IguanaSurfCamp, Public Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hola Hola!! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your surf lessons! Kendal had such a great time working with you. Sounds like you guys are basically professionals now! We hope you will come back and surf with us again soon :) Thanks for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day of surfing with Gerson, he was very patient and hard working helping us all to get up on the board. Would recommend!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jorge C
IguanaSurfCamp, Public Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hola Hola Jorge!! We are so glad to hear you had fun surfing with Gerson!! Please come back soon!! Welcome to the Iguana Surf Family!! Pura Vida

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

KIKU IS THE BEST!! Very patient and makes sure you are comfortable before going out into the ocean! We enjoyed it and was able to get on the board a number of times. Definitely rated highly for a reason! Great Job guys! - Kapil

Date of experience: December 2018
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IguanaSurfCamp, Front Office Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Kapil! Thank you for giving us this awesome shout out on Trip Advisor. You guys were awesome out there. We hope to see you guys again next time you are in Tamarindo. Keep surfin'! Pura Vida and welcome to the Iguana Surf Family!

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shelleycryer88
20 February 2018|
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Response from shawnstg | Reviewed this property |
You could easily hang out on the beach while she surfs or check out some of the shops/restaurants all along the beach. The do book excursions but I’m not sure about a boat tour. We booked a trip to a volcano with them and... More
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Andrea G
28 January 2017|
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Response from IguanaSurfCamp | Property representative |
Hi Andrea! Yes, here is the pricing info is on our website. $25.00 for 2 hours or $60 for the day. Let me know if you have any questions
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