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Excellent instructors

Our family of four (9 year old daughter and 17 year old son) took 2 lessons each over the course of... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
Gatineau, Canada
Best Guiones has to offer!

And there are some great places there! We have been using Safari Surf for 6 years. Now that they... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Portland, Maine
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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 Vida" attitude is the only way to go! Listed on National Geographic's top outfitters on Earth. Check us out.
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Nosara, Costa Rica
866 433 3355
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Our family of four (9 year old daughter and 17 year old son) took 2 lessons each over the course of the week we spent in Nosara. It was super easy to book the lessons beforehand online. In fact Tim was actually sitting at his...More

Thank RegF67
Reviewed 7 March 2017

And there are some great places there! We have been using Safari Surf for 6 years. Now that they are at Olas Verdes it is even better. Jeffery will take care of everything and set you up with some wonderful surf instructors - Hilberth and...More

Thank ahawkes2017
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Had a great time learning to surf with Safari Surf, the instructors were fun and helpful and had me up on a board pretty quickly. They want you to have fun, so on a day when I needed to end a little early, they were...More

Thank Debra W
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We have visited Safari Surf School multiple times and have had a blast each time. This is a great vacation for adults and kids of all ages. The surf instructors and staff are great and really work with the guests. A great vacation if your...More

Thank joseph w
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Wow, just finished 4 days of surf lessons for our tribe of 8 (4 adults and 4 kids). Most of us were total beginners and instructors Marlon and Kevin couldn't have done a better job. So patient, nice and fun. Playa Guiones is a fantastic...More

Thank ShastaClaire
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

My circumstances were a little unusual... Had a private lesson set up in the afternoon at 2:30pm. Safari moved it up to 2:00pm which wasn't a problem. Hence, my pick up was at 1:30. They arrived a little early at 1:15, I made it to...More

Thank GeoBoz
SafariSurfer, Owner at Safari Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Hi "GeoBoz", First let me say that I appreciate your review and having spoken to our entire office staff about this situation I have a much clearer picture of what transpired. You organized 1 surf lesson through your hotel, the Sunset Shack. You had requested...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017

Alejandro was our instructor to the Tamarindo beach, as soon as he heard about our interest in taking our first surfing lesson he made that happened the next day by offering us the best time to do the class. He took the time to explain...More

Thank JulieCapizzi
Reviewed 11 January 2017

My boyfriend and I spent 4 days in Nosara at Olas Verdes and took two surf lessons with Safari Surf. The entire staff was super friendly! Our instructor both days was Kevin. He was fun and a good teacher. We both were able to get...More

Thank Caitlin_624
Reviewed 31 December 2016

From the initial planning with Tim to the selection of activities with Marsi to the on site experience with Jeffrey, everyone at Safari Surf was committed to making sure we had a great experience. The instructors were fantastic and friendly--my kids all improved dramatically, as...More

Thank afreed29
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Our recent family vacation to Nosara was quite likely our best vacation ever. Kudos to Safari Surf School for helping to make it a special trip. Everything about it was fantastic: the surf, the people, the food, the excursions, the hotel, etc. Our kids (all...More

Thank tommyjonesfranklin
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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

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