We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Great Instructors

If you are looking for a vacation in Costa Rica with an added bonus, go to Playa Guiones and learn... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Kurt S
Cali, Colombia
Awesome experience ---- No Better Way to Go!!!!!

Sent our two teenage boys to Costa Rico for an adventure and to learn how to surf. They came back... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
New York City, New York
Read all 248 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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.
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“surf school” (40 reviews)
“pura vida” (41 reviews)
“costa rica” (42 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 07:00 - 19:00
Nosara, Costa Rica
866 433 3355
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (248)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

31 - 40 of 248 reviews

Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you are looking for a vacation in Costa Rica with an added bonus, go to Playa Guiones and learn to surf. The instructors are super nice, and very helpful no matter your level of experience. This school is ideal for couples, or entire families....More

Thank Kurt S
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Sent our two teenage boys to Costa Rico for an adventure and to learn how to surf. They came back happy and excited; as it was a life changing experience! They loved the set up of the school-- the staff was amazing. Not only did...More

Thank vjc225
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Had an amazing time. The staff was very helpful and wanted to assure you got the most out your lessons and not just stick you in the water to make a dollar. The instructors were very knowledgeable and you can tell they loved what they...More

1  Thank awpincus
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Nosara is a surf mecca - everyone surfs and half as many teach - but we keep coming back to these guys because they've showed us so much more than just getting up on those waves. They have helped us, at various levels of skill...More

Thank Ann R
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a surf school experience that could accommodate both a 40 yo beginner surfer and an 18 yo intermediate surfer. I found the perfect match at safari Surf School! I worked directly with Tim the owner. He was very responsive when I...More

1  Thank AbsJ
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Looking at the reviews, we just used Safari surf for their surf lessons. We did stay on site Olas Verdes. Again, looking at the reviews, we may have been better off with a package. Nevertheless, The instructors at the surf school were fantastic! My four...More

Thank Orthocincy
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Everything was taken care of! Surfing - Food - Transportation - Hotel/Cabina - Bike rental - Photos Safari Surf made this the easiest vacation I've ever taken. This was my first "all inclusive" trip but it was so much more than that. We literally didn't...More

1  Thank bethanyrobin
Reviewed 8 June 2016

If you are looking to surf and don't want to do a lot of planning, have Safari Surf take care of everything for you. You will not be disappointed. Olas Verdes was an incredible place to stay with a very relaxed vibe, extremely friendly staff...More

Thank JulesNye
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We were looking for a great surfing adventure that was a little off the beaten path and we chose Nicaragua as a place that might fill that goal. Safari Surf School has an amazing package tour in Popoyos based at the La Jolla hotel. What...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Happy place. Great time. Staff is phenomenal. You will leave here happy and as a surfer!! Instructors work together and are very patient to ensure pura vida! You will feel like family upon departure.

Thank FoxySF
Nearby Restaurants
196 reviews
1.42 km away
Rosi's Soda Tica
292 reviews
1.17 km away
Burgers and Beers
366 reviews
1.36 km away
Beach Dog Cafe
622 reviews
.38 km away
Nearby Attractions
Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones)
759 reviews
.44 km away
Agua Tibia Surf School
208 reviews
.12 km away
Nosara Tico Surf School
264 reviews
.51 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Patrick B
24 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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

Recently Reviewed Hotels around Nosara