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I woke this morning to the sound of howler monkeys . . . .or so I thought, until the reality of my... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2009

My girlfriend, myself and a few friends went down to Safari for a ten day vacation in May. Tyler... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2009
San Francisco, California
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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 1 July 2009

I woke this morning to the sound of howler monkeys . . . .or so I thought, until the reality of my world slowly came into focus as I stirred in my bed in my Colorado home and soon realized, with despair, that the sounds...More

Thank nuevochicadesurf
Reviewed 13 May 2009

My girlfriend, myself and a few friends went down to Safari for a ten day vacation in May. Tyler, Kimbo and the rest of the crew did a fantastic job of making sure we had fun. The surf instruction is top notch and I took...More

Thank lowfi72
Reviewed 21 April 2009

With 4 kids ages 4 - 22 and personalities/interests as varied as the ages we booked this trip with our greatest expectations being at least a couple of us enjoyed it. We've been back for 24 hours and we're just amazed at how fabulous the...More

Thank chillytrip
Reviewed 14 April 2009

Safari Surf Camp and their team has Costa Rica surfing nailed. I went from no experience to catching and riding my own waves in less than a week. The world class instructors guage your abilities and put you in position so suceed and learn. The...More

Thank OldSlowGoalie
Reviewed 14 April 2009

It's been 36 hours since I left SSS and I miss everyone there already. I had e-mailed some surf camps in the area to enquire about last minute bookings. Safari Surf School was the FIRST and ONLY school to call me within a few hours...More

Thank chic_traveler_8
Reviewed 29 March 2009

I've had three excellent experiences at Safari Surf School...it's a place that makes you want to come back each year, just like summer camp! Planning a trip to Safari is made easy while dealing with Tim, one of the owners...and once he organizes your trip...More

Thank DenaV28
Reviewed 26 March 2009

Having grown up in Hawaii, I know surf and I know the Aloha spirit. Tim and Tyler Marsh have recreated this rare combination in Nosara, Costa Rica. The accommodations are highly comfortable but unpretentious, like a country home or an upscale beach house. The Casa...More

Thank Pupukea3
Reviewed 2 March 2009

This was a wonderful time. It was worth every mile of the long distance flight from Germany. Besides all the beautiful impressions the precede reviewers pointed at, I was additional thrilled by your ability to built up a network of solidarity and unity between the...More

Thank PSV049
Reviewed 16 February 2009

I have been an adventure traveler my whole adult life. As I have reached middle age, however, I do look for more comfort and luxury as I can afford it now. Safari really treated us like royalty and arranged everything so we had no hassles....More

Thank DCSurfer
Reviewed 14 February 2009

At Safari Surf School you will be part of the community and part of the family! Great learning environment, unspoiled beach, & yummy food. These guys love their sport and are dedicated to instilling strong basics in novices and solid technique in more experienced surfers...More

Thank revemari
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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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