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Jaco Surf School

Calle Bohio, Jaco, Costa Rica
011 506 8829 4697
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Excellent School, went from beginner to intermediate

I was lucky enough to take lessons from Jaco Surf School in which I had lessons with Javier, Jay... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Andres A
Palm Springs, California
Best surf lesson

I had the best surf lesson from this surf school! The owner Gustavo and his instructors, Jay and... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
via mobile
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Calle Bohio, Jaco, Costa Rica
011 506 8829 4697

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

I was lucky enough to take lessons from Jaco Surf School in which I had lessons with Javier, Jay and owner Gustavo. The team was really patient, knowledgeable and passionate in their work and they strive to make sure you learn while having fun. Coach...More

Thank Andres A
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I had the best surf lesson from this surf school! The owner Gustavo and his instructors, Jay and Javier were very warm, welcoming, friendly, and knowledgeable. They took me on for a lesson right on the spot. Gustavo and Jay taught me the techniques on...More

Thank sunnynova
Reviewed 23 April 2017

If you are a beginner I guess the lesson would be okay. I have surfed many times but wanted some coaching to help me get to the next level. I asked about an intermediate lesson for my wife and I and was told that they...More

4  Thank torpedoseal
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Asked before we paid for a lesson not for beginners but for people who had surfed a little before. 2 in our group have been several times. Placed on beginner board for 2 hours. No instruction. I asked about switching boards and told "no". I'm...More

2  Thank Todd R
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

They are excellent teachers. Within an hour my son and myself were standing on the board surfing some waves. It would never had been possible without their help. Thank you guy for making us discover and love surfing !!

Thank benoitamyot
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Took lessons for the entire family. Gustavo did a fantastic job, especially with the kids 12 and 6. Thoroughly Enjoyed our first surfing experience.

Thank A K
Reviewed 26 July 2016

There were 5 of us taking lessons the first day, and we all had such a great time! All the instructors were brilliant, showing us thoroughly the techniques before we went anywhere near the water, and then finding the best places for us to surf...More

Thank Moork7
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We booked this through a special where we got the lesson for $50/person but it's usually only about $60, which is a good price already. The owner himself meets you out there and helps with the lessons before you get in the water. They knew...More

Thank mkmcdowe
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Gustavo and the other teachers are awesome and very patient. Their English is also very good. Cold drinks at the break and you WILL be surfing within 2 hours. PS: Gustavo makes the best pizza in Jaco.

Thank Carl P
Reviewed 6 March 2015

My family and I spent last week in Jaco. My kids (9 and 12), my mother in law and I, took surf lessons. We loved it so much, that we went 3 times. Technique is great, staff is competent and everybody was fun to be...More

Thank Noworries1976
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