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Tangalle Surf School

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About
Established in 2003 we are sponsored and supported by the Academy of Surfing Instructors sri lanka. We have a reputation for our open, fun and friendly atmosphere. Our Surf School headquarter is located at the eco beach Hotel just in front of...more
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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6/150 Beach Road, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
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+94 71 678 9932
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Sam was recommended to us through an independent tour operator on the beach so we really did not know what to expect at first. All our expectations were exceeded! Sam picked us up at the hotel and drove us to a nearby beach which was...More

3  Thank Mina A
maheshmahesh, Manager at Tangalle Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Mina A Thank you so much for surfing at Tangalle surf school and also thank you so much for leaving a great review. You all where such nice people and you had allot of fun this is what a real surfer does you all...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Our experience with tangalle surf school was a complete disappointment and waste of money. Lashi was our instructor and he had almost zero command of English. Maybe it would have been ok if we had never surfed and all we needed was a push and...More

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maheshmahesh, General Manager at Tangalle Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Dear Rock Thank you for Having surf lesson from us at Tangalle surf school I hope we achieved our goal in making your surf lesson memorable by providing outstanding service. We strive to make the experience at Tangalle surf school one you will remember forever....More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

We had an incredible day learning how to surf with Sam a few weeks ago! He was very attentive and his instruction was excellent. He picked us up and dropped us off at our guesthouse as well which made everything that much easier. Blue beach...More

1  Thank pjf700
maheshmahesh, Manager at Tangalle Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Hey Ulrika, Thank you so much for your kind review and for surfing at Tangalle surf school. We try out best to make sure that people really learn how to surf this is achieved by our online tutorials and also our practical components. We are...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We got picked up at our hotel by Sam and he droved us to Blue Beach, a perfect place for beginners to start surfing. Sam gave us very good advices and we are very satisfied. Sam also provided us with water, towels and a coconut-drink....More

Thank Mikaelawa
maheshmahesh, Manager at Tangalle Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear erik Thank you so much for surfing at Tangalle surf school and also thank you so much for leaving a great review. You all where such nice people and you had allot of fun this is what a real surfer does you all surfed...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017

Sam was recommended to us through an independent tour operator on the beach so we really did not know what to expect at first. All our expectations were exceeded! Sam picked us up at the hotel and drove us to a nearby beach which was...More

3  Thank Mina A
maheshmahesh, Manager at Tangalle Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Mina A Thank you so much for surfing at Tangalle surf school and also thank you so much for leaving a great review. You all where such nice people and you had allot of fun this is what a real surfer does you all...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017

V good experience, Sam was a great instructor. They know all the local spots to go depending on surf and will help you improve - perfect if you are spending a few days in the area and want to do it a couple of times....More

Thank Henry N
maheshmahesh, Manager at Tangalle Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Henry N Thank you so much for surfing at Tangalle surf school and also thank you so much for leaving a great review. You all where such nice people and you had allot of fun this is what a real surfer does you all...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Me and two of my friends took our first surfing lesson with Sam. He did a great job in instructing and went through the beach part very quickly and we could get into the water soon! Provided us with helpful tips in how to improve...More

Thank travelmartin2016
maheshmahesh, Manager at Tangalle Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Martin Thank you so much for surfing at Tangalle surf school and also thank you so much for leaving a great review. You all where such nice people and you had allot of fun this is what a real surfer does you all surfed...More

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Took my first surfing lesson and Sam and his colleagues are great instructors. I wanted to go to Hiriketiya beach but instead they took me to a nearby beach which was much better suited for a beginner and also not crowded at all. Sam went...More

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maheshmahesh, Manager at Tangalle Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear simon Thank you so much for surfing at Tangalle surf school and also thank you so much for leaving a great review. You all where such nice people and you had allot of fun this is what a real surfer does you all surfed...More

Reviewed 8 December 2016

I just had my first surf lesson with one of Sam's colleagues. He picked me up in Rekawa (7 USD extra) which is a 10-15 min drive to Tangalle. From there to Kudawella beach next to Dikwella. Nice sandy beach, rather small waves, excellent for...More

Thank edda466
maheshmahesh, Manager at Tangalle Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Edda Thank you so much for surfing at Tangalle surf school and also thank you so much for leaving a great review. You all where such nice people and you had allot of fun this is what a real surfer does you all surfed...More

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Sam is the best surf teacher . He is full with details . Teaching A to Z ๐Ÿ‘Œhe pick up us from hotel by tuc tuc on the way he saw us blow hole too. We did surf at hiriketiya beach . It was fabulous...More

Thank Allen198131
maheshmahesh, Manager at Tangalle Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Allen Thank you so much for surfing at Tangalle surf school and also thank you so much for leaving a great review. You all where such nice people and you had allot of fun this is what a real surfer does you all surfed...More

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