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Address: In front of the Catholic Church, Playa Carrillo 5200, Costa Rica
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+506 2656 2295
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This is a small family run treehouses rentals and adventure center. We...

This is a small family run treehouses rentals and adventure center. We offer surf tours, surf camps, daily surf lessons & kayak tours services. Our tree houses are nice and mellow with a truly Tico flair. You will learn to surf or improve your surfing abilities, soak up the sunshine, have transportation to and from the airport and area beaches. At Blue Barrel Surf School you learn to surf with those who do it every day of their lives at some of the best beaches on Earth. We take you through undeveloped villages, across rivers, and along jungles teeming with monkeys, and tropical birds. Popo's Kayak Tours are one of a kind adventures! Kayaking & snorkelingi with us to the Isla Chora and join us on our wildlife float trip down the Ora River. Lots of action, but in a safe, mindful way. We are the pionners of kayaking in the area, since 1991. If you are looking for fun & safe adventures in Costa Rica, you're at the right place!!

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Best surfing, family, locals beach; friendly, competent surf school

From Nicoya, go thru Samara; once you cross the bridge to Playa Carrillo, you've arrived at my favorite place in Costa Rica. The family who run the Blue Barrel Surf School have... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 February 2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2014

From Nicoya, go thru Samara; once you cross the bridge to Playa Carrillo, you've arrived at my favorite place in Costa Rica. The family who run the Blue Barrel Surf School have become like family to me, and the community of Playa Carrillo has all I need for a perfect lifestyle. We stayed at the Treehouses in a 2 story... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2013

Tad (aka Popo) was an extremely knowledgeable guide. Also, he's a bit of a surfing legend in the area, having been, I believe, the main person to start surfing Playa Tamarindo and to bring surfing to that general area. (The main street leading to Playa Tamarindo is called Calle Popo . . . possible connection?) Anyway, Popo is a lovely... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2013

My fiance and I had two surfing lessons with the family owned Blue Barrel Surf School. We had never surfed before, and on our first lesson we were both standing up on our boards! My fiance was catching waves by himself by the second class. Our instructor Andreas was very patient and encouraging. He is determined to get you up... More 

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