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Al Chile Surf Shop and School
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18 Aug 2016
“One of the best surf teacher ever”
31 Jul 2016
“Great Surf Lessons! ”
Al Chile Surfcamp and School offer you the ultimate surfing experience here in Santa Teresa. We have a wide variety of boards varying from long boards, fun boards, performance boards and boogie boards. We run an excellent surf school with a variety...more
Infront of Brunelas Hostel, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
+506 8448 3964
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Palomiyo is a extraordinary surf teacher. It is really important for him that the students improve. He even drives to far beaches where the conditions are best for the students. Thank you Palomiyo! We had a great time with you! Steffen and Sophia

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank S0phieClaire
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I took two surf lessons at Al Chile Surf School and we liked it a lot! Our surf instructor was really experienced, kind and helpful. It was the first time I tried surfing and I learned to stand on the board and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank monicao35
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Love the family that runs this place. Always willing to help you step your surf game up. Cheapest rental on the strip.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank mariskayy
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

If you whant the best surf expirience You can fainded whit this crew...love the familie Saludos Esther:)

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Gregory F
Reviewed 4 January 2016

An awesome experience!! We popped in without an appointment and Ester, one of the shop owners, checked her tide schedule and signed us up for a lesson in two hours. It was $40 for 90minutes. Worth every penny!! She provided the rash guards (which turns...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank 284laceyh
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We really enjoyed our lessons with Palomiyo and everyone in the shop was very helpful! I am definitely going to take a few more lessons there if I visit Santa Teresa again!!

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Faidra-Alura L
Reviewed 26 December 2015

The staff at Al Chile were so friendly and made my first surfing experience amazing and unforgettable. Their shop is located right around the corner from beautiful Playa Santa Teresa. I'm usually a chicken when it comes to being in the ocean but they made...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank BamboozerLA
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stumbled across Al Chile and Palomiyo looking for surf lessons in Santa Teresa. What an incredible find! Really genuine shop, local knowledge (everyone in town knows him!) and super safety conscious of taking you to waves that push you, but you...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Karen G
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

We loved palamillo and Esther's lessons. Great patient owners! We went out in Santa Teresa and playa hermosa and it was great! Warm water, good boards, both were riding waves alone at the end.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank boprimo
Reviewed 8 November 2015

I had very good surf lessons, during low season, 1 on 1, and I could quickly improve and take green waves after 2 days.

Date of experience: November 2015
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