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Tropical Surf School

Quepos & Manuel Antonio Beach, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 8683 4053
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Excellent!! Money well spent

The staff was very friendly and courteous. well versed with English. We took private lessons and... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2016
Girish K
via mobile
Nice Experience

My husband, daughter and son tried surfing with Tropical Surf School. After being picked up late... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2016
Fairfield, Connecticut
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We are a local surf school based out of Playa Manuel Antonio in Quepos, Costa Rica! Let us teach you to surf! We have over 15 years of experience and all the gear necessary to help you have a great time! Contact us for information about special tours, reservations, or rentals, or come see us on the beach!
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26 Jun 2016
“Excellent!! Money well spent”
5 Jan 2016
“Nice Experience”
Quepos & Manuel Antonio Beach, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

The staff was very friendly and courteous. well versed with English. We took private lessons and they made it easy and fun for the kids. The heavy down pour did not stop them from enjoying the surfing in water.

Thank Girish K
Reviewed 6 January 2016

My husband, daughter and son tried surfing with Tropical Surf School. After being picked up late, they did make up for lost time at the beach. My daughter got up nearly every time, and my son several times. The staff was pleasant and helpful and...More

Thank cprofct
Reviewed 26 December 2015

The surf school was excellent and the guide met us in quepos and helped to navigate manuel antonio including parking. Beaches are crowded and I would recommend having someone watch your things/cars for you and it was very helpful to have a guide with us...More

Thank Mallory C
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Working with the Tropical Surf School is a great way to learn to surf. They provide the boards, vests, and instruction as part of the fee. They also provided us with fresh pineapple and cold bottled water during a break we took from surfing. I...More

Thank rbeaton314
Reviewed 23 August 2013 via mobile

Terrible bad experience. They only care about your money and how they gonna make it nicely and easily. NL actual instruction and the time is stalled time after time so they work less and male more. Sneaklh, sleazy,

Thank Mac2105
Reviewed 15 August 2013

My two sons (11 and 15) and I were keen on surfing when we went to Costa Rica. We booked lessons through our hotel (La Mariposa) who signed us up with Tropical Surf School. Gilbert was our personal instructor This was the first time EVER...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 21 March 2013

This surf shop is the real thing, great employees, locally owned and very attentive. My son's teacher took pictures of him, because I didn't have a camera, and then he emailed them to us. Very courteous and laid back staff ready to make your surf...More

1  Thank Beth B
Reviewed 17 February 2013

I kind of lucked out because it was only me and my instructor Michael. We just hopped across the street to the quepos harbour and after a quick lesson on the sand bar we headed out to catch some waves. The was definitely more of...More

Thank Grace M
Reviewed 8 January 2013

My family of four had a great experience at the tropical surf school. Miguel was an excellent instructor and show us how to get on top of the board. By the end of the lesson I was able to get up once. My daughter was...More

Thank chris4418
Reviewed 4 October 2012

great lessons, but the ocean was a little rough. The instructors where very patient with our sixteen year old son. All and all it was a great experience but i did cut my foot on a piece of coral after getting pummeled by a huge...More

Thank Frank T
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