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“Excellent!”
Review of Neptuno Surf Shop

Neptuno Surf Shop
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Neptuno Surf Shop in Playa Tamarindo Costa Rica will be your best advisor and partner in your surfing experience. Your absolute satisfaction through quality products and dedicated customer service is our motto. We pride ourselves in taking the time to get to know each and every client individually - listening to their specific needs and wishes. We offer surfing packages, surfing lessons, surfboard rentals, surf trips, new & used surfboards for sale, surf accessories and ding repairs. While you are waiting for your lesson, or back from surfing school, Neptuno Deli offers healthy, energetic meals for breakfast, lunch and coffee time! Whether you are a tourist or resident, let us introduce you to the world of surfing, where you’ll experience the lifestyle and surfing culture while you learn to surf. This will be an unforgettable experience that will fill you with plenty of positive energy.
Conroe
1 review
“Excellent!”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Super professional and gave adequate attention to each person. They were really there to help everyone. Had a great time!!

Visited June 2014
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Thank Anthony0524
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NeptunoSurfShop, Propietario at Neptuno Surf Shop, responded to this review, 18 June 2014
Thank you very much for your review. We hope see again
Pura Vida!!!!!

Martin
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English first
Berkeley, California
1 review
“Excellent Staff with Great Rates”
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Went with a group (Surf for Life) for a surf lesson and the folks at Neptuno were AWESOME. They really knew what they were talking about and ensured that every single one of us caught a wave. Also, the fresh coconut water included in the lesson from the local ticos was CLUTCH before entering the water.

After the lesson I rented a board for the week for a great price...they were very upfront about the prices and what would happen if the board was damaged (thankfully it wasn't).

Thanks Neptuno!

Visited May 2014
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Thank Stephen S
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NeptunoSurfShop, Propietario at Neptuno Surf Shop, responded to this review, 13 June 2014
Thanks Stephen for your review.
Pura Vida!!!!!

Martin
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Toronto
1 review
“The Best”
Reviewed 12 June 2014

My wife and I have both surfed before in Hawai and Portugal and attended surf schools there. I have to say that no one was as good at explaining the steps to surfing and instilling the safety and fun of surfing as our teacher Ariel. He has been surfing for 14yrs and teaching for 11yrs. He immediately starts talking about being in the right frame of mind to surf. Then discusses the importance of being safe. He then got us to get down on the board and go through his 4Step approach to getting up focusing on safety and balance. Very spiritual and philisophical approach.
Once we got to the ocean he then discussed the Point Break and the Sets and how to watch for them. Once we were int eh water both of us were up on out first wave and then Ariel continued to give us little pointers on how to get up easier and stay up longer.
By the end he was pushing me to take bigger waves and i felt confident I could handle them. My wife was constantly encouraged to take waves and push herself as well.

The Best experience with surfing and surf teaching we have had.

Thanks a lot Neptuno and Ariel. I completely recommend Neptuno for beginner and advanced alike.

M from Canada

Visited June 2014
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Thank MCfromToronto
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NeptunoSurfShop, Propietario at Neptuno Surf Shop, responded to this review, 13 June 2014
Thanks a lot for your review. We are glad to know you had fun with us.
Pura Vida

Martin
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
“Amazing surf experience.”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Ariel was great! He was such a good instructor and was so patient. This is definitely the place to learn to surf when visiting Costa Rica!

Visited May 2014
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Thank Ldubs001
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NeptunoSurfShop, Propietario at Neptuno Surf Shop, responded to this review, 9 June 2014
Thanks for your review. We are happy to know that you had a good time with us.
Pura vida!!!

Martin
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Odense, Denmark
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“Great experience with private teacher!”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Tried surfing today for the first time, and got up quite many times. Mostly – I think – because of the great coach and professional instructions.
Ariel (the coach) was thorough and he really pushed me further in a funny an humoristic way, and made me sacrifice myself more when I got tired (It's hard work, and you need someone to keep you pushing yourself)
And they are really friendly and helpful at the shop!
Go there.

Visited June 2014
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Thank DanielGjoede
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NeptunoSurfShop, Propietario at Neptuno Surf Shop, responded to this review, 9 June 2014
Gracias Daniel, we are glad to know that you had a good experience with us.
Hope see you again.
Pura Vida!!!

Martin
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