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Excellent Instructors and Great Operation

We are a "non" surfing family and we had the best time learning how to surf in the warm waters of... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2016
San Francisco, California
Kids Camp

Amazing Job!! I thought we were crazy visiting CR with 4 young kids. Put them in Safari's kids... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2016
Brian W
Yonkers, New York
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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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Hours Today: 07:00 - 19:00
Nosara, Costa Rica
866 433 3355
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

We are a "non" surfing family and we had the best time learning how to surf in the warm waters of Guioness Beach. Our instructors were Kevin, Helboth, Alonso and Marlin. They were great instructors and they made it fun. One of the highlights to...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2016

Amazing Job!! I thought we were crazy visiting CR with 4 young kids. Put them in Safari's kids camp every morning. They surfed and had fun while Mom and Dad did whatever they wanted (yoga, surf, hike). Afternoons were tours or family time on the...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Myself, wife and 12yr. old just had the best Spring Break ever learning to surf with Safari Surf School at Nosara, Costa Rica. We booked our stay at Olas Verdes for 5 nights and no regrets. The staff was amazing and the surfing was fun....More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 21 March 2016

First time surfing for all of us (2 parents, and kids age 9 and 13). We had a variety of instructors-- Alonso, Kevin, Tinis, Pio, Luis, and Marlon-- and each one brought their own tips and tricks, along with tremendous enthusiasm and kindness. Everyone in...More

Thank CTVTJohnsons
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

The staff are amazing, the boards are great and they really take care of you. You feel like a member of the family. We stayed at Olas Verdes and it was a true convenience, such a pleasure to deal with.

Thank Damon R
Reviewed 6 March 2016

If you are a beginning surfer, advanced, or anything in between, this is your spot! The instructors were so incredibly helpful, professional, and fun! I traveled alone, and I quickly became part of the Safari Surf School family. The staff will do what it takes...More

Thank vtsmith2016
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This was a great week long School Vacation Trip for our entire family. We have teen age girls (16 and 17) and grade school aged boys (7 and 8) and all of us loved the trip. The surfing and the surf instructors were more than...More

Thank joseph w
Reviewed 1 March 2016

I traveled to Nosara for a vacation with Safari Surf with my mom, who has never surfed. We had an amazing time and now my mom wants to return to celebrate her 65th birthday! First and foremost, the Safari Surf instructors and staff are topnotch....More

Thank Heather P
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Family Trip with 15 year old Daughter and 11 year old Son who took beginners lessons and I took advanced lessons to improve from Intermediate Level.Owner Tim is Super Knowledgeable and it Transfers down to his Staff..This was an Enjoyable Experience! Super People..Super Accommodating.Great board...More

Thank 668RobL
Reviewed 21 January 2016

The instructors there are a wonderful group of locals who care about customer service and clearly love their jobs. A great experience.

Thank pol2152
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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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