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Address: Main Beach Road, Tamarindo 99999, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8731 6611
08:00 - 19:00
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the perfect way to start any day off....jumping into a beautiful ocean and...

the perfect way to start any day off....jumping into a beautiful ocean and riding the crystal clear, warm, perfect waves of costa rica. whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or advanced surfer, costa rica boasts an incredible variety of waves for everyone’s skills and tastes and we're here to help guide your journey. you can add photos of your experience, too! come enjoy the friendly and unique vibe we provide at cr surf life.

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CR Surf Life Rocks!

CR Surf Life not only provides guests with a surf lesson, but a surfing experience that would rival the most memorable times of their lives. The combination of the crystal clear... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 May 2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2013

CR Surf Life not only provides guests with a surf lesson, but a surfing experience that would rival the most memorable times of their lives. The combination of the crystal clear waters, awesome waves, surf instructors, and great beach is definitely a recipe for success. The instructors are fantastic and whether you are a beginner, intermediate or experienced surfer, CR... More 

Fords, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2013

One of the main activities on my to-do list while visiting Tamarindo was getting surf lessons. After doing a little research and reading the great reviews, I chose booking an appointment with CR Surf Life and man was that a good decision. Upon arriving to lesson, I was a little nervous going into it. However, once I met the instructor,... More 

Thank leahb2012
Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2013

Took lessons with CR Surf Life and had a blast. I'm not one to trust tourist places so I called around to check- they had the best value in Tamarindo and the surf lesson went great! The instructor was patient and got me up surfing in minutes. There are a lot of tourists and we all kinda chat at the... More 

Thank zannapetite
West palm beach
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2013

Surf Life was a great experience. the instructor was very knowledgeable and made my girlfriend and i feel very comfortable. he promised we'd both stand up the first day, and we did, multiple times! Tamarindo is filled with beginner surfers and lessons going on everywhere with big groups. CR Surf Life is a small company and this means you get... More 

Thank snyder8
Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2013

Took several surf lessons in the past but never felt like I really "got it" until taking a lesson with CR Surf Life. The instructor was patient and very informative. He taught me a lot about safety and really paid attention to what I was doing. He gave me very specific tips based on my surf style which changed everything... More 

Thank calewis007
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2013

On our honeymoon we did a surf lesson through CR surf life. They responses to email quickly and were straightforward with pricing. Their prices were lower than other surf shops I talked. One price covered rental and lesson. Our instructor was Nahuel. We were both beginners and he was able to teach patiently and effectively. Was a fun experience and... More 

Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2013

Was looking for a place for my husband and son to take a beginning surf lesson in Tamarindo. Found CR Surf Life on TripAdvisor and could not have been happier with the experience. The people were so responsive - Tricia emailed me back right away, booked the lesson with an awesome instructor and the price was better than any of... More 

Thank Stefanie C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2013

Took a lesson with 3 friends and was a great experience. Instructor was very friendly and really helped us get on the waves. I would take lessons with them again for sure.

Thank Varrais
Mount Pleasant
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2012

Although we live in a beach community and my boys have surfing experience, I felt my boys (14 and 15) needed a refresher course while in Costa Rica. I emailed CR Surf before and during my stay and always received a very quick response. The boys had two lessons with Chelsea. If time permitted (our schedule was packed - not... More 

Thank MtPMom
crsurflife, Manager at CR Surf Life, responded to this review

Thanks for letting us be a part of your vacation highlights! We really enjoyed meeting your family and Chelsea had a great time with the boys. They were great students. Hope to see you again soon. Keep surfing :) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2012

Surf lesson was awesome! Austin is easy going and really focuses on fun and safety. Great teacher, was even able to stand a couple of times! I would recommend Austin to anybody! Thank you for a great experience!

Thank Iflycoach
crsurflife, Owner at CR Surf Life, responded to this review

thanks for being such a great student. people like you are what makes doing what we do so much fun! you did awesome! glad you learned a lot and had a good time. keep surfing! More 

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