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Address: M. Norte Del Hotel Diria 100, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2653 0613
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Tamarindo's Original Surf Shop, We have taught over 80,000 Surf Lesson, We...

Tamarindo's Original Surf Shop, We have taught over 80,000 Surf Lesson, We have over 150 Surfboards for Rent, We also offer Kayak Tours, Canopy Tours, ATV Tours, Scuba Diving, Horseback riding, Sailing/snorkeling Tours, volcano tours, and much more.

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Surf Lessons in Tamarindo
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I Wouldn't Go Anywhere Else

We've gone to Tamarindo for vacation the last two years, and if I have my way, we'll go at least once a year from now on. As a wannabe surfer landlocked in the Midwest, I'm lucky... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've gone to Tamarindo for vacation the last two years, and if I have my way, we'll go at least once a year from now on. As a wannabe surfer landlocked in the Midwest, I'm lucky to get to surf once a year. To improve, lessons are a must. On our first visit in 2015, we visited several surf shops,... More 

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Lindsey G, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this review

Wow, this review is amazing! Thank you so much! We love seeing surfers come back each year and watch them improve their skills in the waves! Cant wait to see you again next year! Pura Vida! More 

Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gino was a great instructor! Helped me a lot. Fixed some bad habits I'd developed. Had a blast, recommend them highly.

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Lindsey G, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this review

Gina is great! He always emphasizes the importance of basics! We are stoked to hear you had a great time and improved your skills! We look forward to seeing you next time, Pura Vida! More 

New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had originally booked a private lesson in the morning on my second day in Tamarindo. However, my plans on the first day fell through so I stopped by the shop in the morning and signed up for a lesson in the afternoon as the waves were better then due to the ride. Lesson with Francisco was very good! he's... More 

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Lindsey G, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and recommendation! We love it when we get reviews like this, it makes our day every time! We are excited to see you back next time! Pura Vida! More 

Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Choose Iguana! Stunning service with absolutely everything taken care of from being picked-up to the airport, to being shown around, to checking in to ensure everything is great and all the way back to the airport. I almost went with another company that reminded me of Halloween but am glad I didn't! Surf instructor was Byreex who was awesome all... More 

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Lindsey G, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this review

Hey! Wow, thank you for such an awesome review! Byron is the coolest and a great teacher We like to welcome all of our surfers as part of our family, and sounds like you had no problem adopting the surfer lifestyle! Hope to see you back again next year! Pura Vida! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gino was our instructor and he was great! Super attentive, had lots of tips and pointers for us, kept us safe in the water and was very patient. We all managed to get on the board and surf!! Would totally do it again if we're back in the area!

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Lindsey G, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this review

Hey Laura, thank you for the great review! You should definitely come back for some more waves with us! We are stoked you had such a great time! Hope to see you soon! Pura Vida! More 

Beamsville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Surfing was awesome. We had Fifo and he was good and had alot of patience. Wife lived out her dream of her favourite movie Blue Crush and got to surf. Guys in the shop were very friendly as well.

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Lindsey G, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We love making surf dreams come true and love the movie Blue Crush too! Glad you guys had a great time with Fifo! Come back again soon, Pura Vida! More 

Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

If you really want to learn to surf this is the place to be. Don't know about the other teachers, but Gino is incredible! He teaches you the basics and he coaches you to become a better surfer every day by showing you what you should do differently to improve even further. We did combined (semi private) lessons, I was... More 

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Lindsey G, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this review

Thank you! We love reviews like this! Surfing a great activity for couples and families no matter what level everyone is! We are glad to hear you had such a great time with Gino, he is a great guy and instructor! Come back again soon, Pura Vida! More 

Clinton, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

David was great! He was fun and easy to talk to! We were first time surfers, he had lots of patience with us and answered any questions we had! I would suggest him to anybody looking to learn! My husband and I did a semi private lesson so we had plenty of time!

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Lindsey G, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review Thomas Family! We love surf families because we are one big surf family! We hope to see you and your family back again soon! Pura Vida! More 

Centennial, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

From the moment we stepped off the plane to our ride back to the airport 8 days later, Lindsey and her team at Iguana Surf supported us at all times. We had a group of 10 couples doing various things from surfing to all day excursions. We never missed a beat! Lindsey always made last minute changes and accommodations for... More 

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Lindsey G, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this review

Wow, this review rocks! You guys rock! Thank you for the great review! We love reading reviews like this! We believe when you’re on vacation that you’re no supposed to worry about anything but having fun! We hope to see everyone back again soon for some more Pura Vida! More 

Goch, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The staff was amazing we had a couple of tours and in everyone of it the personal was nice friendly and carried alot Thank you guys

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Thank you! Come back again soon! Pura Vida! More 

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