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Tortuga Surf School

Calle Santa Ana, Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco 60101, Costa Rica
+506 8847 6289
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Great place to learn how to surf in Costa Rica

Mike and his crew were amazing. My daughter (13) and I (43) took the learn to surf lesson during... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Toronto, Canada

Excellent surf school. Legit instructors that make learning fast and fun. Regardless of your level... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 certified instructor will lead you trough the this Costa Rican surfing experience.
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Calle Santa Ana, Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco 60101, Costa Rica
+506 8847 6289

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Mike and his crew were amazing. My daughter (13) and I (43) took the learn to surf lesson during our trip to Costa Rica this July. The instructors were patient, helpful and overall a pleasure to learn to surf with. They made our first surfing...More

Thank rajbhandal1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent surf school. Legit instructors that make learning fast and fun. Regardless of your level these guys will help you improve your skills. Safety is key for them so they make you go through their process but once they see your ability, they quickly take...More

Thank rafavare
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm now the third time surfing with Tortuga and it is still an awesome experience. In the last 3 years the quality level never went down, instead it was always staying on a high level. With the 1:1 coaching Tortuga offers a unique teaching experience....More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The team at Tortuga Surf School are absolutely amazing. We are from Miami so don't do much surfing but, my kids and husband were surfing like naturals. Each of us had a surf coach assigned which was great. Mike and his guys were more than...More

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'd never touched a surfboard before my first class with Freddy at Tortuga surf school. It was great, after some safety instructions and exercises we entered the water and in just a couple of minutes I was standing on the board! I totally recommend Tortuga...More

Thank ana mercedes g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am an intermediate surfer from New Jersey. This surf camp really helped me clean up my bad habbits. The training was a great help in making me ready in the water. The training included, among other things, balance excercises and skateboarding exercising to learn...More

Thank furious03
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tortuga Surf School was extremely nice and knowledgeable about surfing! Our teenage son tried surfing for the first time and was up and riding in 20 minutes!

Thank Kim c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely personalized service made this an outstanding trip. You get to know the hotel owners personally and they will take care of any requests you may have. They also provide real advice on what to do and how to do it.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to 3 different surf schools in Costa Rica and Tortuga Surf Camp is by far the best experience and value. I just got back from my 2nd trip there and can't wait to stay there again. Mike and his instructors are attentive and...More

Thank jpgambone
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Stayed June 23-July 2nd 2017 I gotta say these guys are top notch. I was here in JACO last year the same week and again we weren't disappointed. This time I brought my whole family to learn to surf. My 7 year old daughter surfed...More

Thank stephenmarsala
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9 April 2017|
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!
26 February 2017|
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