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Tortuga Surf School

Calle Santa Ana, Avenida Pastor Diaz | Hotel Perico azul, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 60101, Costa Rica
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Where should I start: the instructors of Tortuga Surf Camp are very patient and friendly... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Patricia_Vany
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Vienna, Austria
Surf in Jaco

Good surf school with good and friendly instructors. Fruit and water included. The beach not so... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
pau22018
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Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, Mexico
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Tortuga Surf Camp is the choice for the traveler who wants to enjoy and discover the wonders of surf at an affordable price.Located strategically in the south end of Jaco Beach, this calm mellow beach breaks will be the classroom where our ISA...more
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Calle Santa Ana, Avenida Pastor Diaz | Hotel Perico azul, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 60101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Where should I start: the instructors of Tortuga Surf Camp are very patient and friendly guys. They always try to teach you in a fun way how to improve on yourself! I am really glad that I chose this school to learn how to surf....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good surf school with good and friendly instructors. Fruit and water included. The beach not so nice but good waves to learn.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son has taken lessons with Tortuga Surf School. He is 15. We always book a few days in advance every time we visit Jaco. Such enthusiastic, fun, kind and attentive instructors. The classes are intense and always leave my son desperate to surf again!...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Echoing other commentary, I highly recommend both Tortuga Surf Camp and Hotel Perico Azul. Mike, Celine, and their staff are all fantastic! I stayed for a bit over a week in early to mid-February, taking surf lessons everyday. Regarding the surf lessons, I surfed three...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During the last 3 years I took a lot of surf lessons in different countries. I learned a lot during all of them but Tortuga Surf School is by far the best surf school ever! Mike and his team are incredibly good in teaching to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and 4 other friends recently took surfing lessons with Mike and his crew at Tortuga surf school and we were all amazed with the experience. From start to finish, the staff were professional and accommodating to everyone in our group, and had all of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently returned from a family vacation to Costa Rica with my husband and 2 boys (11 and 14yo.) The absolute highlight of our time on the beach was surf lessons with Tortuga Surf School. Michael, the owner, was extremely professional, friendly, knowledgeable and responsive....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

友人の勧めで、サーフィンデビューをこのスクールでしました。 全く基礎から教えてもらい、1日で立つことが出来ました! 先生達の教え方が上手!3日間ほど通いました。英語が話せなくても頑張ってジェスチャーなども踏まえて楽しく教えてもらいました。先生の顔も何度蹴った事か、、笑。 みんなフレンドリーでサーフィンプロフェッショナルな人達ばかりです。地元のこともおススメの観光地なども教えてくれるので本当に助かりました。 今年もコスタリカでお世話になろうと思っています^ ^ They are so professional for teaching surf! It was my first time ever to surf but I was able to catch the wave just for one day!!!!! I kicked teacher’s face several times but he didn’t mad at me...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most incredible experience ever. Tortuga's professional team made me LOVE surfing. Not only they make me feel safe at all times, they're patient, caring, and always happy to create an amazing surfing experience. Superb!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review is long overtimed, did I have my first experience with Tortugasurfcamp quite a while ago. I had my first lessons at a different school in Jaco and can tell from that experience, that Tortuga is the best adress to learn the magic of...More

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9 April 2017|
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Response from HotelPericoAzul |
This is not really a surf Shop Sr, we do have rash guards at a $35 value but only from out company, we don't sell corporate brands. I would suggest WOW surf as the main and oldest surf shop in town!
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Response from HotelPericoAzul |
This is the main information on our Surf lessons, and how you can complete your reservation, please take a look at it and let us know if you had any questions or would like to proceed with your reservation, we would be... More
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