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Avellanas Surf School

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Locals over 20 years teaching to surf in Avellanas Beach, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. We speak Spanish, English and French.
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Avellanas Beach | In Lolas Bar & Restaurant, Santa Cruz 50303, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were recommended by two different locals to take surf lessons with Mauricio. My daughters (ages 14 & 23) had one on one instruction. They both had an incredible time, and the instruction was stellar. We will be back next time we’re in the area!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank monicakrock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've had a few surf lessons in different parts of the world and this was by far the best surf school and instructors that we have experienced! Mauricio and his team provide really quality instruction and they took the time to explain to us the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ManagerD11
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Mauricio was a great teacher! My husband always wanted to learn to surf. We walked down the beach from the Marriott. (Note for walking, one spot can be really tricky with strong currents about 1/2 way there at an inlet, especially at high/medium tide). He...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jules_travel55857
Reviewed 11 October 2018

I just spent the last couple of afternoons with Mauricio at Playa Avallanas and wanted to share how great of an experience I had. Mauricio took the time to sit and explain the areas which i think sometimes are overlooked in the hope to get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeff G
Avellanas Surf ... A, Manager at Avellanas Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience with Avellanas Surf School. We couldn't be happier as well to know you had a great experience as you say so and that you improved your surfing knowledge and technique. Congratulations and we hope you have more super waves...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Mauricio did an awesome job getting two first time surfers up and going. Always encouraging with helpful tips. Highly recommend!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JoseRoanoke
Avellanas Surf ... A, Manager at Avellanas Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you both for having surfed with Avellanas Surf School! We are glad you felt encouraged to surf. Thank you for recommending us! - Avellanas Surf School Team

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve taken a couple of surf lessons but always been pretty nervous in the water. I took a lesson with Mauricio today and it was incredible! He coached me on breathing techniques for relaxation and how to get through the white water easily. I caught...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anna A
Avellanas Surf ... A, Manager at Avellanas Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for having surfed with Avellanas Surf School! We are so proud of you. Conquering our own fears makes us enjoy life and everything it has to offer. In this case the ocean! Hope you continue in doing so. Pura vida! - Avellanas Surf...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018

Getting surf lessons here made for one of the absolute best days of our trip. The beach, the restaurant, the ocean and the ABSOLUTELY fantastic instructions made it the best time ever!! I would plan a trip back just to take more lessons with these...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jason B
Avellanas Surf ... A, Manager at Avellanas Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

We are grateful you have surfed with Avellanas Surf School and we feel honored you would plan a trip back just to surf with us again as you say. We will be here ready to go when you do. Enjoy life! Avellanas Surf School Team

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve tried quite a few different surf schools in Central America and Avellanas Surf School tops them all by far. Mauricio and his instructors are extremely professional: you’ll learn tips and tricks, you’ll surf incredible waves that are always well suited to your level and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Maya G
Avellanas Surf ... A, Gerente at Avellanas Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for having surfed with Avellanas Surf School. We are pleased to know you build up your confidence in the water and that you were able to improve in your surfing skills as you mentioned. Come back with more friends and we will show...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

So grateful for Mauricio and team! Wow they got from aged 10 to 50 up on waves and having an experience of a life time! Mauricio, James, and Shambala (aka Hollywood) have a special knack for dispelling fears and encouraging young and old in their...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Pamela K
Avellanas Surf ... A, Gerente at Avellanas Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for having your group surfing with Avellanas Surf School! As you say,there is no age restriction that prevents them from experiencing the sensation of catching waves and being on the sea. You all were so strong and brave. We wish you well and...More

Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

My family of 4- husband/wife and 2 teenage daughters ages 14/16 booked private surf lessons. We each had our own instructor. Mauricio the owner taught me and he had 3 other surf instructors- they were all very patient and helped all of us get up...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BellaCugina
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