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Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School

20m Norte de Cafe de Paris, Nosara 12345, Costa Rica
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Fantastic selection and instructors, close to the beach.

Rented a board and bought a lesson from here. Instructor was very nice and friendly, helpful too... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
adam2537
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Amazing teacher Gabriella

We did 3 private lessons with the surf instructeur Gabriella and it was amazing. She is patient... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Barbara H
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We are a full service surf shop that offers surf lessons, rental boards, adventure tours, new and used boards for sale, surf accessories, awesome beach clothes, and gift shop. We have been teaching people to surf in Nosara for more than 10 years. Our Costa Rican surf instructors are ISA certified surf coaches and are excited to teach you to surf in a safe and fun way. We offer private, group, kids, and multipole lesson packages. You can see all the positive reviews from our customers.We also have the biggest supply of quality rental boards to suit every type of surfer. Our beach location is the closest to the sand in town giving you a short walk to the waves with your board. You can also leave your board with us during your stay saving you the hassle of lugging them around town.Our number one goal is to help you have the best surf vacation in Costa Rica. We are your one stop for everything you need and want to do in town. Let us save you the hassle of planning and coordinating. It's our pleasure. Thanks for visiting our Trip Advisor Review page. We hope to see you down for a visit. Pura Vida!!
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20m Norte de Cafe de Paris, Nosara 12345, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rented a board and bought a lesson from here. Instructor was very nice and friendly, helpful too. Staff helped me pick a great board for rental. Will definitely come again.

Thank adam2537
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We did 3 private lessons with the surf instructeur Gabriella and it was amazing. She is patient, passionate and knows how to motivate students! We highly recommend Gaby for everybody!

Thank Barbara H
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CocoSteve, Owner at Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Barbara, Thanks so much for the great review! Glad you had fun and learned a lot surfing with Gabby. I'll pass this along to her and she will be very happy. Hope to see you back for more surfing! Pura Vida, Coco Steve

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Everyone at Coconut Harry's was wonderful from Marilyn to Veronica... HOWEVER, Jose stood out the most. Jose too my son and I out and showed us the ropes for five days while in Guiones Beach. He was so positive and gave us EXCELLENT technical details....More

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CocoSteve, Owner at Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jason, Thanks so much for the positive review. Glad you and Bruce had such a great experience surfing with Jose. He'll be very happy to hear this review. Thanks for the nice comments on the rest of the staff and our business in general....More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

So we tried elsewhere, and our first lesson got us up 2 of 20 times. Not bad for in our 50s and 60s- but fit, and looking marvelous, darling. We noticed this young Canadian couple next to us, also first timers, we’re getting up like...More

Thank Lee L
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CocoSteve, Owner at Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lee, Thanks for the great review. I'm glad Nelson was able to improve your odds and give you a better surf experience. He was one of the besting town and we are lucky to have him represent Coconut Harry's. There are many surf schools...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Everything we needed for fun in the sun, Coconut Harry's had. Two great locations with helpful staff. Pura Vida!

Thank Kenneth S
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CocoSteve, Owner at Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Kenneth for the nice comments. We are glad you had a positive experience with us. Pura Vida, Coco Steve

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

I have been renting boards and other items from coconut Harry’s for a few years now and wouldn’t go anywhere else. With an incredibly friendly staff, they’re capable to meet any of your vacation needs on or off the beach. Josito, one of the best...More

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CocoSteve, Owner at Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Nate, Thanks so much for the great review and for being a loyal customer. Josito, Alfredo and the rest of the CH crew will be happy to hear your feedback. Look forward to seeing you back for more surfing. Pura Vida, Coco Steve

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful first trip, visiting this paradise. Coconut Harry's is wonderful, between the board rentals, instructors "Josito", and delicious tacos. Josito made this trip so great, not only is he a talented instructor but a good friend. My friends have known him for years...More

Thank Alvie W
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Coconut Harry's is the place to go for surf lessons, board rentals, and great food/drinks. It was my first time surfing and Josito gave me a wonderful lesson and had me surfing fast! They have a great selection of boards and anything else surfing related...More

Thank Sam W
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We just returned from a vacation in Playa Guiones. My son is a surfer and I am a 64 yr. old wannabe! I took lessons from Jose and he had me up the first day...not particularly a beautiful sight but it did get better each...More

Thank Jo Ann H
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

My family recently visited Playa Guiones and used Coconut Harry's as our surfing and excursion base camp. We linked with guide Jose Lopez who provided a thorough fun filled week of surfing and adventure. CH was extremely accommodating and an overall great experience. Highly recommended!

Thank William H
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Response from Lee L | Reviewed this property |
If you want two bedrooms in Guiones Beach area of Nosara, best bet is the Living Hotel where you might get the suite. Otherwise, two bedroom condos for a week minimum are good at Villas las Palmas or Villas del Sol in Prlada... More
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