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Address: Calle del Morro S/N, Puerto Escondido 71986, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 954 582 2285
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I've taken 4 lessons with Rene and it was really great! He is calm, experimented, and has a good pedagogy to teach you the right way according to your level, mindset and the water... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 November 2015
Julien543
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

I've taken 4 lessons with Rene and it was really great! He is calm, experimented, and has a good pedagogy to teach you the right way according to your level, mindset and the water conditions. Furthermore he always manages to keep your environment safe

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Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

My partner and I had an awesome afternoon with Rene and Pasquale from Central Surf Shop. They were very patient and attentive to us and helped us both get up on our boards. They also took great care keeping us safe in the water and making sure we didn't stack into other surfers. Best bit was getting to see a... More 

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Thank Madeline L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

Had a great experience learning to surf with Rene. I started with 1 lesson and ended up taking 4 more. He speaks good english and has many years of professional experience to back up his expertise. He took me from not having a hope of standing up to catching waves at the point 🏄👍 I recommend central surf to anyone... More 

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Thank DJayL
Port Clements, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2015

My friend and I took a lesson from Central Surf and it was such a great time! The instruction was thorough, fun and safe. Rene speaks fabulous English and really communicates his passion for surfing well. I have tried to surf for a few years now, but never could stand up! Now I can, and feel confident that I can... More 

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Thank Ruth B
Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

My girlfriend and I took 2 lessons with Rene and then rented boards from his shop. He was friendly, professional and took the time to direct us to good, beginner waves in town. He provided good quality beginner boards for the lessons, and provided useful feedback to help us catch waves. Both my girlfriend and I had a lot of... More 

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Thank Ben K
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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119 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

This surf shop has been a long time in town. Angel the owner and local legend can hook you up with a good surfboard or great info about where to score good waves

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Thank Pepe K
Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014

Had a great first lesson with Rene at central surf and wished we could stay for more days to get more lessons. Rene is a very experienced surfer and he speaks english. The lessons were adjusted to our level.

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Thank Karina B
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013

My boyfriend and I had so much fun at our first ever surfing lesson through this surf shop. We were the only two people at the lesson, so had lots of time practicing. The teacher did the lesson in English for us. He was very serious, but it was good because it helped us learn and we were standing up... More 

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Thank Ali H
Copenhagen, Denmark
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2012

After an okay introductory surf lesson we went back to the surf-shop with the surf-boards, checked that everything was fine and got our deposit back. A few hours later they come to our hostel, which was right next door and told us that there were a big scratch in one of the boards and we had to pay for the... More 

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Oaxaca, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2012

Central Surf Shop is the most legit surf school in all of Oaxaca and Puerto Escondido. I have lived in Oaxaca for over a year and have never been more impressed with a surf shop than I was with Central Surf. I went surfing with my boyfriend and his sister and we all had the time of our lives. Rene... More 

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Rene S, Manager at Central Surf Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave feedback I am pleased to hear you had a great time in Puerto Escondido Look forward to surfing with you again amigo Central Surf Team More 

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