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I have 3 teenagers who want to learn to surf-what area would be the best location to stay in in August for this? thanks

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The main learn to surf area would be Tamarindo.

San Jose, Costa Rica
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For the Puntarenas province either the Jaco beach area or or the Manuel Antonio Beach Area. Manuel Antonio has nicer beaches. For Guanacaste Tamarindo is a great area for surfing

Edited: 10 May 2012, 15:01
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There are tones of areas to surf in Costa Rica. For a less "turisty" feel with rainforest, wildlife have a look at the Uvita Dominical area has some great beaches for learning to surf.

http://www.bodhisurfschool.com

http://www.uvitasurfcamp.com

http://www.greeniguanasurfcamp.com/

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thanks guys

Grecia, Costa Rica
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Let us all not forget that Puntarenas has one of the best waves in the country when conditions are right. Boca Barranca has one of the longest lefts in the country.

For beginners Jaco is a good place. Lots of instructors in the area and several different breaks to choose from.

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Would concur that it would be Jaco in the Puntarenas area and Tamarindo in Guanacaste. If you head to the Jaco area, I would suggest looking into the south end of the beach. It is more gentle for beginners and the beach is quiter for hanging out.

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Lots of great places to surf!! Jaco has some great waves for all levels of surfers--highly recommend doing lesson or using a guide. Most of the surf shops can set you up with a guide who will take you to good surf breaks and help your kids get the most out of the experience.

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First of all you have to know that there are more beaches, hotels and surf schools in the Pacific Coast than in the Caribbean, and the waves are friendlier. Tamarindo is very popular with all level surfers, and near to Playa Grande for advanced riders.

You also can visit Sámara, great for begginers.

Another good beaches are Mal País, Manuel Antonio and Dominical.

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