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Al Chile Surf Shop and School

Infront of Brunelas Hostel, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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Great learning with loads of fun!!

Palomyllo is the best surf teacher ever! We started as beginners , knowing nothing and ended up... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2015
nataliak460
via mobile
Very nice and helpful!

What a nice, small surf school this is! The staff is really friendly and helpful. Good lessons for... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2015
Miranda Z
via mobile
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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 of teachers. Whether you are a complete beginner looking for lessons or an experienced surfer here to enjoy our amazing waves - come check us out!
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18 Aug 2016
“One of the best surf teacher ever”
31 Jul 2016
“Great Surf Lessons! ”
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Infront of Brunelas Hostel, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Palomyllo is the best surf teacher ever! We started as beginners , knowing nothing and ended up catching our own green waves - and all this always with a lot of fun. A big thanx you to our passionate coach! Pura Vida!!! :-)

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Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

What a nice, small surf school this is! The staff is really friendly and helpful. Good lessons for a reasonable price ($35 for 1,5 hour lesson including 24 hour board rental)

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Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Had a beginner lesson with my girlfriend. Both of us have surfed before, but wanted to get reacquainted with fundamentals. We had Ester teach us - very friendly and we were up and standing in the low tide white water from almost the get go....More

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Reviewed 19 August 2015

My 6 year old daughter and I had beginner lessons with Palomillo and Esther. We had a fantastic experience. Both of us were standing at the start of our first lesson. Palomillo and Esther were fantastic, upbeat positive and patient instructors. They both seem to...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2015

My friend and I were two girls travelling from England with some experience of surfing. We got 5 lessons arranged by a nearby hostel. I wasn't expecting that we would be the only two people in the lessons but it was such a great opportunity...More

Thank Rebecca B
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

Patient, encouraging, skilled and friendly teaching from national standard surfers. We were taught in groups of 1:3 or less and nothing was too much trouble. Beaches were deserted, safe and beautiful. Free beer and snacks thrown in :)

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Reviewed 11 August 2015

Don't expect bells and whistles in the shop, the magic happens in the waves!!! I'm an intermediate surfer, spent a week in Santa Teresa by myself and wanted to get better. Surfing with Al Chile surf was fantastic! Palomillo acted as both an instructor and...More

Thank agomezg1
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

I came to Santa Teresa with a group of my friends and we all wanted to try surfing. There were so many options, but after we consulted a local who has lived in Santa Teresa for 5 years, she recommended this place. I couldn't be...More

Thank Katy G
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Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Was a little cautious about its rustic exterior but when I saw Al Chile's many tripadvisor stickers, I said lets do this. It is the best value with being able to keep the surfboards a full extra 24 hrs after the class. Very easy &...More

Thank Quoc T
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

I came down with Chica Surf Adventures and had never ever surfed before. What a wonderful introduction to surfing! Esther was an amazing instructor and gave just the right amount of feedback :). Highly recommend this surf shop- everyone is incredibly nice and very easy...More

Thank Rory D
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