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Address: | 300 mts north from the main crossroad, next to Ronny#1 supermarket, Santa Teresa 0001, Costa Rica
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+506 2640 0391
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Nalu Surf School & Shop offers professional surf lessons 1, 3 & 5...

Nalu Surf School & Shop offers professional surf lessons 1, 3 & 5 day courses for all ages. New and used boards for sale. Ding repair, surf tours by land and boat, surf clothing and accessories. With 12 years experience in the area and 29 years surfing experience we will help you with all your surfing needs during your visit.

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Fantastic Experience!!!

We visited Mal Pais for a birthday trip and booked Nalu's 3-pack surf lessons. Ben was great on email, setting up the days and times with me as we had a jam-packed schedule. We... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 December 2015
Christine R
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Hamilton, Bermuda
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Hamilton, Bermuda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

We visited Mal Pais for a birthday trip and booked Nalu's 3-pack surf lessons. Ben was great on email, setting up the days and times with me as we had a jam-packed schedule. We were 4 ladies with very little to no experience and very different abilities. Ben picked us up from a set location and dropped us back for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

I've tried surfing before but never having a lesson. I had my first lesson with Ben and it was truly amazing. He was so knowledgeable, professional, and a great guy. I learned so much and was able to have a really good time surfing. I can't recommend him enough. Nalu surf shop has great stuff and awesome instruction.

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Thank John W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

My boyfriend and I were keen to become proficient, and Ben was very patient. He took us out several times, and had us up on our boards in no time. We recommend this school to beginners. Ben is a great teacher, not a lot of bluster, but is instead very considered as he guided us through the waves.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Was recommended Nalu from two separate people and wasn't disappointed. Ben the owner is a great dude and offers very fair prices for lessons. David and Ramón were both great instructors and nice guys to chat with. Really learned a lot and on the last day got to go out to a sweet spot a few miles down the beach.... More 

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Thank Lance D
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

We got back from Costa Rica a week or so ago and I can't rave enough about the experience. Surfing with Ben from Nalu was a particular highlight. I was completely new to surfing and a bit nervous, but felt safe and guided throughout the week of lessons that myself and my husband enjoyed with Ben. He was particularly adept... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

I am 67 years old and Ben Dayman showed me how to catch the best ride of my life, if you are looking to learn how to be a better surfer, this is the place!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

I am an intermediate surfer i had two day class with ben. He s a great teacher fully dedicated to you with lots of hints . He brought us in a marvellous spot with nobody and superwaves. I decided to stay one day more to have another day with him. Go with him!

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Thank ale b
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

I have just spent six days learning to surf on the beautiful beaches of Mal Pais & Santa Teresa under the expert tuition of Ben, owner of Nalu Surf School. Ben's guidence delivered in a friendly and relaxed way transformed this Surfing newbie into a 'surfer' who can catch his own waves. Thanks to Ben and his team's expert knowledge... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

I've been to Nalu twice now and will go again. Ben is a true teacher and waterman who wants you catching waves. If you have never surfed, you will ride a wave. If you are intermediate, you will learn tips that you have never thought of. Nalu has the best prices in town and proper boards for all levels.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

I've took 2 other beginners classes and I can attest that this one was much better and more complete than the other two. They really teach you a good technique to get up on the board within 2 hours!! Plus, the instructors were really helpful and gave extremely useful feedback! Overall a fun time and strongly recommended

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