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Address: M. Norte Del Hotel Diria 100, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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+506 2653 0613
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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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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The place to go for surf lessons

First time surfing. Took lessons with Iguana Surf School. David my instructor was simply awesome!!! Friendly and very helpful. He helped me make my dream come true. Thanks... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
JFMeloche
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Hawkesbury, Canada
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Hawkesbury, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First time surfing. Took lessons with Iguana Surf School. David my instructor was simply awesome!!! Friendly and very helpful. He helped me make my dream come true. Thanks David!!! I will be going back for sure!!!

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

I paid for a two hour surfing lesson for my grandson .After an hour and twenty minutes I was told that the lesson was over because the instructor was too hot and tired. After complaint , I was told by the manager to complain to trip advisor.So I am. They are sleepy and OT professional at all. Use some one... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Not enough good to say abut this place. We had a ton of fun and they were the reason. Super patient with the kids, very enthusiastic, and overall a great group of people. Like other reviews we too booked another tour through them as well which was also easy. Bonus is we got half off rentals the rest of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Iguana surf offers the best instruction and price point for the ultimate Costa Rican surf experience. David (also know as "Bimbo") is the best! He is so knowledgable, patient, encouraging, and motivating. I have taken several lessons with him and he is supportive and provides the best advice. He is the epitome of "coach/instructor." If you want to learn and... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a horseback riding tour through Iguana Surf and it was definitely worth it! They picked us up and took us to the horses. We stopped half way through our ride at a house owned by a very friendly local, who made us tortillas from scratch. It was a nice break from the heat. We continued our ride. Saw... More 

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

Sounds like an amazing day! It is our passion to make days like yours happen for everyone that chooses Iguana Surf and the many services we can offer to our guests. And we always keep to “Pura Vida”! Thank you for taking the time to write us the review and look forward to seeing you at the shop again, maybe... More 

Edgartown, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great country, people, food, beaches... We loved Tamarindo and our host Lindsey was the best! Can't wait to go back and make sure you swing by Iguana Surf as they will take great care of you. Pura Vida

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

Hey Steve, thanks for the awesome review! Your are correct when you say Lindsey is the best at what she does. She makes it her personal business each guest receives everything they need during their stay in Tamarindo. We appreciate that you took the time to let us know about your experience and hope to see you back in Tamarindo... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My surf lesson at Iguana Surf Shop was the highlight of my trip to Costa Rica! Manrique was a great surf instructor. He made catching waves and getting up seem easy. I had a blast and I caught a bunch of waves! I highly recommend Iguana for anyone who wants to learn how to surf.

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

Hey Peter, good to hear you had a great time surfing with us and Manrique. You are 100% correct when you say he makes surfing look easy, he is an amazingly talented surfer and instructor. He will be stoked to read this review! Glad to hear you caught some good waves and hope to see you back again soon! Pura... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am overly pleased with Iguana Surf. My significant other and I purchased the semi private lessons and were overly satisfied with the our instructor, David. Neither of us had surfed before and we were up on the first try! The lessons and directions were clear and he was very attentive to us and truly wanted each of us to... More 

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

Hey Carolyn, thank you for taking the time to write us the awesome review of your experience with us and David. He is a talented instructor that is great with first time surfers and safety. We really appreciate the recommendation and hope to see you back at the surf shop again soon! Pura Vida, Team Iguana Surf More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was awesome and I've got a lot of fun with the instructors ! Manrique explains very well and with him Surf seems easy, the camp is near everything, I really suggest this place. If you speak Spanish, Luis is also a great instructor and he will bring you to others surf spot with great waves and less people.... More 

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

Hey Tammy, Thank you for the great review! Manrique is one of our most experienced instructors and always has a smile on his face. We are stoked to hear you had a great time surfing with us and learning some new skills surfing and practicing your Spanish! Come back again soon Tammy! Pura Vida! Team Iguana Surf More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will get up your first try! Manrique Leal is such a fun & amazing instructor. The entire team at Iguana is fantastic.

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

Hey Sarah! Thanks for taking your time to write us the awesome review, Manrique will be stoked to read this about your lesson together. Sounds like this was your first time surfing and you did great! We hope to se you back at the shop soon for some more waves! Until then keep to Pura Vida Sarah! Cheers, Team Iguana... More 

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