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Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School

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About Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School
We are a full service surf shop that offers surf lessons, rental boards, adventure tours, new and used boards for sale, surf accessories, awesome beach clothes, and gift shop. We have been teaching people to surf in Nosara for more than 10 years. Our Costa Rican surf instructors are ISA certified surf coaches and are excited to teach you to surf in a safe and fun way. We offer private, group, kids, and multipole lesson packages. You can see all the positive reviews from our customers.We also have the biggest supply of quality rental boards to suit every type of surfer. Our beach location is the closest to the sand in town giving you a short walk to the waves with your board. You can also leave your board with us during your stay saving you the hassle of lugging them around town.Our number one goal is to help you have the best surf vacation in Costa Rica. We are your one stop for everything you need and want to do in town. Let us save you the hassle of planning and coordinating. It's our pleasure. Thanks for visiting our Trip Advisor Review page. We hope to see you down for a visit. Pura Vida!!
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All reviews surf shop pura vida board selection great selection of boards renting boards convenient location the owner playa guiones fantastic instructor white water these guys laid back spent a week zipline tour surf school green waves alfredo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonable prices for surfboard rentals and great staff. Perfect location to rent and walk out immediately to the Guiones surf break. Definitely recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I spent a week in Nosara at the end of November. We were both beginners at surfing, and took two lessons from Josito. He was extremely easy going and enthusiastic about surfing. With his encouragement and support we both were happy with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stefedginton
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

I rented a few boards from these guys and always had a great experience! They do a professional job, are super nice people, and have a killer selection of boards closest to the surf. I highly recommend renting here!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank odeodell
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

We rented a surfboard, deck chair and umbrella from Coconut Harrys so can’t say our interaction was extensive. However, all the staff were really friendly and genuinely seemed interested in us and our trip. They had a good selection to offer and the equipment we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank david_t_wavell
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Rented a board and bought a lesson from here. Instructor was very nice and friendly, helpful too. Staff helped me pick a great board for rental. Will definitely come again.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We did 3 private lessons with the surf instructeur Gabriella and it was amazing. She is patient, passionate and knows how to motivate students! We highly recommend Gaby for everybody!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Barbara H
CocoSteve, Owner at Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hi Barbara, Thanks so much for the great review! Glad you had fun and learned a lot surfing with Gabby. I'll pass this along to her and she will be very happy. Hope to see you back for more surfing! Pura Vida, Coco Steve

Reviewed 1 May 2018

Everyone at Coconut Harry's was wonderful from Marilyn to Veronica... HOWEVER, Jose stood out the most. Jose too my son and I out and showed us the ropes for five days while in Guiones Beach. He was so positive and gave us EXCELLENT technical details....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jason7087
CocoSteve, Owner at Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hi Jason, Thanks so much for the positive review. Glad you and Bruce had such a great experience surfing with Jose. He'll be very happy to hear this review. Thanks for the nice comments on the rest of the staff and our business in general....More

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

So we tried elsewhere, and our first lesson got us up 2 of 20 times. Not bad for in our 50s and 60s- but fit, and looking marvelous, darling. We noticed this young Canadian couple next to us, also first timers, we’re getting up like...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lee L
CocoSteve, Owner at Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hi Lee, Thanks for the great review. I'm glad Nelson was able to improve your odds and give you a better surf experience. He was one of the besting town and we are lucky to have him represent Coconut Harry's. There are many surf schools...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Everything we needed for fun in the sun, Coconut Harry's had. Two great locations with helpful staff. Pura Vida!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kenneth S
CocoSteve, Owner at Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thanks Kenneth for the nice comments. We are glad you had a positive experience with us. Pura Vida, Coco Steve

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

I have been renting boards and other items from coconut Harry’s for a few years now and wouldn’t go anywhere else. With an incredibly friendly staff, they’re capable to meet any of your vacation needs on or off the beach. Josito, one of the best...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank NateButcher
CocoSteve, Owner at Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hi Nate, Thanks so much for the great review and for being a loyal customer. Josito, Alfredo and the rest of the CH crew will be happy to hear your feedback. Look forward to seeing you back for more surfing. Pura Vida, Coco Steve

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Response from Lee L | Reviewed this property |
If you want two bedrooms in Guiones Beach area of Nosara, best bet is the Living Hotel where you might get the suite. Otherwise, two bedroom condos for a week minimum are good at Villas las Palmas or Villas del Sol in Prlada... More
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