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Safari Surf School

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Safari Surf School is the premier surf school and surf camp in Costa Rica. In addition to instilling a passion for surfing, you'll also be immersed in native culture and treated to local style. Being taught to surf by true professionals with a "Pura...more
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Nosara, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

I've been to Safari Surf twice this year and am definitely returning. What makes this place so wonderful is that it is off the beaten path--and maybe even too remote for some--but that was what I loved. After some research, our group found that Costa...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karen P
Reviewed 4 September 2018

My sister and I just returned from Nosara were we spent a week at the Safari Surf Women's Retreat. Everything was taken care of including the hotel, food, surf instruction and other activities. It was a perfect mix of high quality surf instruction, other fun...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Going to Nosara and learning to surf with Safari Surf School was one of the best things I think I have ever done! The coaches were so smart, supportive, and so inspiring, and actually got me up on a surfboard! I can't recommend it enough...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank beehive11211
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We just returned from nine days with Safari Surf in beautiful Nosara, Costa Rica. We had a spectacular trip that couldn't have been better. We are a family of four with two boys that are 12 and 13 years old. We spread our six days...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank DaddyWags
Reviewed 21 July 2018

One of the best vacations I've ever taken. The staff will take incredible care of you, and make sure you get everything you want out of a surfing vacation. Highly recommened staying at Olas Verdes, the hotel where the school is located, but they can...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Excellent solo trip to surf and enjoy Nosara. From airport pick up to drop off all was exceptional. The safari surf crew is fun, knowledgeable and professional and the office location and equipment perfect. Tim handled every little detail and there was no fuss or...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing" doesn't quite sum up the week that I spent with the Safari Surf School as part of their Women's Retreat. Peter, the carrot cake baker, told us that our week would be "Transformative," and indeed it was. Sure, Costa Rica is gorgeous, the weather...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We stayed at Olas Verdes (which I highly recommend) as it is where Safari Surf school is located. Its a great hotel, with an on site restaurant and short walk to the surf. We had a mixed bag of experience and a 10 and 8...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We spent a week learning the fundamentals of surfing, as a group of 13 Safari Surf took amazing care of each of us!! Everyone in our group was able to get up on their surf boards pretty early on in the lessons. We were all...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

One of my best friends has been telling me for years that I should check out Safari Surf School. I finally decided to follow her advice . . . and it was one of the best decisions I have ever made. I am sure that...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Patrick B
24 June 2017|
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Response from Mrr07 | Reviewed this property |
Go with safari surf school. They will take care of anything you need regardless of your choice of accommodations. They will help you coordinate as much or as little as you need.
3 December 2015|
Response from RadaTilly | Reviewed this property |
They like to make a packet for you, including hotel and a couple of meals per day, usually breakfast (snack/fruit before surfing and big breakfast after) and dinner. Dinner is usually with the group of others who are... More
19 February 2015|
Response from SafariSurfer | Property representative |
Hello Jim, My apologies but we do not book rooms for the Las Perlas. We are a surf school program :) Cheers, Tim