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Possibly Best Vacation with My Kids Ever

I can't say enough good things about the perfect week we had at Safari Surf and at Las Olas Verdes... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Jenny F
Fantastic Surf School!

Our children spent 5 days having lessons with Erick who is fantastic. They were incredibly flexible... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2016
Lu C
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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 29 December 2016

I can't say enough good things about the perfect week we had at Safari Surf and at Las Olas Verdes Hotel (organized by Safari Surf) in Nosara last week. The accommodations were simple but wonderful and spacious. Amazing food. The surf school was incredible. Neither...More

1  Thank Jenny F
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Our children spent 5 days having lessons with Erick who is fantastic. They were incredibly flexible and did all they could to cater for your needs. We surfed for 1 and a half hours each day with them and then practised on our own with...More

Thank Lu C
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I run a small boarding school for teenage girls in northwest Montana. We took 14 of our students 6 of their parents and 5 of our staff members to Nosara for an international experience aimed at adventure, service, and cultural immersion. Safari surf helped us...More

1  Thank 710corey
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The mix of instructors is awesome! Alonso taught me the techniques to get started on the white waves. Pio will get you to practice and repeat what you've learned. Marlon challenged me to hop on the small green waves. Kevin can spot a perfect wave...More

Thank Euradiohead
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We just returned from our first trip to Playa Guiones/Nosara. Our family of 4 had one intermediate surfer and 3 beginners. Safari Surf School was the perfect place for all of us to improve! Their instructors are knowledgeable, helpful and funny. They made learning fun...More

Thank masonw470
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Just got back from a week in paradise surfing a beautiful beach break! The hotel (olas verdes) was small, private, quiet, had large rooms and was new. I loathe high rise hotels with all the noise and the disconnect with nature. The room I was...More

Thank robin k
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I have taken my family to Nosara 4 times and we always use Safari Surf school. My wife and I have 13 yr. old twins girls who enjoy surfing. We want them to be safe and the instructors fully understand this and not only show...More

Thank jharrr3
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I recently returned from a delightful visit to the Safari Surf School and Olas Verdes Hotel. Our trip was excellent, the staff was extremely pleasant and helpful, and the location was wonderful. My wife is celiac and the restaurant at Olas Verdes...More

Thank Dwto13
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Stayed at Olas Verde and it was convenient that Safari Surf was on site. So we decided to rent board from here. The board selection was pretty bad, most of the boards were dinged up and really ugly and old. Most were of low quality,...More

Thank Iris W
SafariSurfer, Owner at Safari Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2016

We appreciate the feedback about the boards we offer for rent. We are not a surf shop and we do not advertise boards for rent. All of our new equipment is designated specifically for our "all inclusive" surf package guests. However, we do keep some...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

Highly recommend Safari Surf and the Olas Verde hotel. So easy staying right on site and buying the package means you don't have to think about logistics at all. Jeffrey and Jasmine have every surf lesson, activity and dinners out mapped out for you. We...More

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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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