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Amazing Surf Trip!

I can not justly describe how much these guys helped me. Everyone there was super helpful. Taking 2... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2016
Calgary, Canada
Love this place!

This was my fourth time here and it won't be my last. I travel a lot and usually like checking out... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2016
John T
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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 20 January 2016

I can not justly describe how much these guys helped me. Everyone there was super helpful. Taking 2 lessons a day in a bunch of different conditions was key my learning. A big thanks to the Kevin's (both of them), Alfonso, Helbert and all the...More

1  Thank Gustavo_o0O
Reviewed 18 January 2016

This was my fourth time here and it won't be my last. I travel a lot and usually like checking out different locations, but this is one place I really enjoy revisiting. The instructors are professional and fun and they do a great job of...More

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 29 December 2015

This was my first trip to Costa Rica and my first time surfing. I didn't really leave Nosara (the town that Safari is in) at all. I cannot compare Safari to any other surf camps because I've never use any other surf camps, but I...More

1  Thank benjy h
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Hats off to the entire team at Safari Surf! After doing a ton of online research I found Safari has a female surf instructor (a must for this trip). From my initial email months before we arrived Tim (owner) was incredibly accommodating and gracious. He...More

1  Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We just had an amazing week at Safari Surf Costa Rica! 5 women went together for a surf/yoga vacation. We worked with Marsi ahead of time and chose to rent a house in Guinones Beach Club (Casa Paraiso) which was perfect for us- just a...More

1  Thank leahbartsch
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Thank you to the amazing instructors and Safari Surf family -- Tim, Abuelito, Jeffrey, Pio, Louis, and Kevin (and the many others!). You guys made my first trip to Costa Rica and first time surfing absolutely incredible. All of the instructors are very knowledgeable, patient,...More

Thank AKyogi
Reviewed 25 November 2015

helps with surfing and tips and it is lots of fun, this visit was an amazing experience, i got a lot better at surfing and a taste of the costa rican life!!!!

Thank madi307
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Upon arrival, I was greeted most warmly. I stayed in the Beach Hostel for 3 days, then moved to the new Olas Verde's Hotel. The Hotel is quiet, peaceful and the staff is wonderful. I was had to feel as if they are my second...More

2  Thank ministeve1
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

I had a great week in a beautiful place, where people are so nice. The school is very very good and all the instractors are excellent! All the stuff is nice and very professional, everything is well organized. I had a wonderful time in Nosara,...More

1  Thank beebabs1
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We had a wonderful week in Nosara with Safari Surf School. Everyone made us feel welcome from the very start and although we were the only family there it worked out extremely well. All the instructors were fantastic although special praise must be given to...More

Thank KellyLP_12
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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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