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Address: M. Norte Del Hotel Diria 100, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2653 0613
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Tamarindo's Original Surf Shop, We have taught over 80,000 Surf Lesson, We...

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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Surf Lessons in Tamarindo
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Amaizing and wonderfull lesson!

It was super great! We had a group lesson, there were 4 of us, and our instructor - David was attentive to everyone, we had good lecture about how to behave in the water and a lot... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Kiev, Ukraine
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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was super great! We had a group lesson, there were 4 of us, and our instructor - David was attentive to everyone, we had good lecture about how to behave in the water and a lot of practice in the water. I never thought I could stand on the board in the first lesson but I did it and... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had my first surf lesson with a very patient instructor. He gave clear directions and we had a great time. I have much respect for surfers after my 2 hour lesson! Staff good with first timers.

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Lindsey G, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this review

Thank you for writing us the great review! Our instructors love teaching and make sure every student learns the basic skills to have fun and be safe in the waves. We look forward to seeing back soon, Pura Vida! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great surf lesson - got a deal through our air bnb connection. Gino was an excellent instructor - patient and clear. Both of us were able to get on the board. Locker and rash guard were provided too. We did the group lesson but we lucked out and it was only the two of us. Only other comment would be... More 

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Lindsey G, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review! We are stoked to hear you had a great time on your lesson! Surfing is very tiring, great tip for future surfers. We want our surfers to catch as many waves as possible and have heaps of fun for the entire 2 hours lesson! Pura Vida! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Back when I came to surf, had a trip of a lifetime ! I am , like most travelling surfers, into collecting stickers of places I surf. I asked them if they had any and they were fresh out! But thinking of the good times I had I emailed them if they could do me a favour to send me... More 

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Lindsey G, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this review

Hey Dante! We LOVE our Iguana Surf Family! Thank you for supporting us over the years and writing us the great review! We look forward to seeing you back at the shop! Pura Vida Mae! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I were wandering around on our first day in Tamarindo and we happened upon Iguana Surf. We walked in and we were greeted by the owner, Lindsey, who was incredibly nice. She told us everything we needed to know about how the surfing lessons worked, and she also told us about a catamaran tour that operates daily.... More 

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Lindsey G, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this review

Thank you for the amazing review! Its sounds like you took full advantage of all the services Iguana offers to make your time in Tamarindo a Pura Vida time! You lucked out by running into Lindsey upon your arrival, she is the best at arranging anything in Tamarindo and does it all with a smile! We love to teach surfing... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I took surf lessons here and had a blast! We also did a week board rental. The shop managers Paris and Christian were very helpful and friendly. Our instructor, Mao, was awesome!! He was very patient and helpful, and his advice helped me catch my first wave! Definitely request him for your lesson. If you are headed... More 

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Lindsey G, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for the incredible review! It sounds like you had a surf trip with lots of waves! We want to make your surfing experience as easy as possible; Christian and Paris are the best at getting the job done! We look forward to seeing you and your friend back soon for some more waves and Pura Vida good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You don't go to Costa Rica without surfing and you don't go surfing with anyone other than the guys and gals at Iguana. I had a 2 hour session with Gino that was amazing. Literally step out of the car, get handed a rash guard, a long board and ...let's go! 20 minutes of refresher instruction and you are in... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 10 of us, 6 adults and 4 kids, went on the Tamarindo Estuary Tour through Iguana Surf. It was a great time and our tour guide, Nelson, was extremely knowledgeable. Like many wildlife type excursions you can never guarantee sightings of certain animals, and that seemed to be what was going to happen for us with the... More 

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Lindsey G, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this review

Thank you for writing us the great review! Sounds like you and your family had blast monkeying around in the jungle! Very cool. The Iguana family loves making experiences like this happen for your family! We look forward to seeing everyone back again soon, the monkeys are waiting! Pura Vida! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4 of us did a group lessons with Iguana Surf ($45 each) This included: - 2 hours of instruction (~ 15 mins on the beach, and the rest in the waves) - 2 English speaking instructors (Fay & Matias) - rash guards - surf boards - lockers The instructors were kind enough to take video of our success (and fails,... More 

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Lindsey G, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this review

Hey Allie, Wow sounds like you and your friends had an awesome time! I bet you got some great videos of you in the waves! Nothing makes us happier than reading reviews like this, thank you for writing it for us! Come back again soon for some more fun in the sun with Iguana! Pura Vida! More 

Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great staff and Matias was a great instructor. Made me feel comfortable and I had a blast. The area is perfect for learning how to surf, really ideal location.

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Lindsey G, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this review

Hey Renne! Thank you for your great review! Mattias is a great instructor that always ensures the safety of his surfers. We are stoked to hear you had a lot of fun and look forward to seeing you again next time you’re in Costa Rica! Pura Vida! More 

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