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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Route 928, Playa Negra 50303, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the second time ever that I had tried surfing. This was really awesome, Gustavo picked us up from our hotel, and when I booked it through them we were given 7am or 2pm option, and were told 2pm was perfect conditions, this was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Suja T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gustavo is a very enthusiastic and good teacher. He loves his jobs and knows what he is doing. He is also a rescue swimmer. Therefore, it felt save to go with him in the water with strong current and big waves. It’s was my first...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

We rented a surfboard from Gustavo a month ago. What a great guy! He was so nice and laid back on the phone and in person. Really takes the time to talk to you ,give you advice, and be very social . We were staying...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Gustavo and Ryan are such awesome instructors! They were able to allow our first time experience to be one to remembered. With their clear teachings and easy to understand methods, we were able to catch 15+ waves on our first time! Definitely would recommend to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christian L
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We booked a class for our teenage son and Gustavo was wonderful. He learned a lot and was quickly surfing the waves. Very kind and professional.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Priscilla A
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Gustavo Santana was my instructor, he was excellent. Professional and friendly. Didn't make me feel pathetic or uncomfortable, just relaxed and kind. The instructions were spot on, just the info needed without making it complicated. I highly recommend Gustavo and his company.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kellyschutz
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Gustavo and Indy were great instructors for our family. Within a few waves we were up and surfing. As a teenager I use to surf but I can assure you that it is not like riding a bike. In two and a half decades things...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank pdogwilly
Reviewed 11 February 2018

I took about 4 lessons with Gustavo and was able to really progress with my surfing. He was one of the best teachers I ever had. I loved how he was completely honest about the conditions and would take me out only if the waves...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank November00
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Great coaching for any skill level. Fun and friendly team. I improved significantly in just a few lessons with Gustavo and his crew.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank MaxA1577
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Gustavo and his friend managed to get us surfing in under 2 hours. Great experience, totally recommended!

Date of experience: December 2017
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