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Del Mar Surf Camp

Main Entrance to Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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I did it!

I was very nervous about trying this, it looked so hard. Alfredo made it easy. We spent a little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
VistaLaura
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Gloucester, Massachusetts
Still Can't Stop Smiling!

Jesse was our instructor for 4 days of 2 hour lessons each day and we couldn't have asked for a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SaltyMainer
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Portland, Maine
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Del Mar Surf Camp is the premiere surf camp in Costa Rica with over nine years of experience teaching people how to surf. We provide a maximum of 2 to 1 student to instructor ratio with local Costa Rican surfers providing a safe and quality surf instruction guaranteed for everyone to catch waves. Our all inclusive surf camps include everything from daily yoga classes, daily nature walks & healthy meals to create the perfect vacation in paradise. You can be rest assured that your experience will exemplify the "Pura Vida" culture Costa Rica has to offer.
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Main Entrance to Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very nervous about trying this, it looked so hard. Alfredo made it easy. We spent a little time on the beach but then it was in the water. He was so patient and helpful and I did it! I stood up and actually...More

Thank VistaLaura
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jesse was our instructor for 4 days of 2 hour lessons each day and we couldn't have asked for a better host/instructor/buddy. With 2 different levels of surfers, he was great at giving us individualized instruction and challenging us both. We felt safe and well...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I was apprehensive about starting surfing in earnest for the first time at nearly age 40. I’d gotten a taste when I was younger, and never forgot that magical feeling of being carried by the ocean. Surfing lesson have been on my bucket list ever...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

had a great time with the two instructors Jesus/Andy good direction on getting up and riding the board made multiple good rides really nice to have only one instructor to two people

Thank clint P
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

David was our instructor for all 3 days of lessons and he was fantastic....my son and I have very different abilities and experience but he was able to help both of us have a great time AND get better at surfing. Highly recommend the experience!

Thank Dilliana3
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

M daughter and I wanted to try SUP for the first time and we had a blast! Our instructor was great we were up really quickly and yes we fell but it was so much fun! We were picked up at our hotel and back....More

Thank megilla
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Reviewed 19 April 2015

I'm not sure why, but there were several errors made on the part of Del Mar Surf Camp throughout the process of my trip, which I found rather unprofessional. I booked the "self-guided swell" tour (from their website) and was charged 50% of the trip...More

2  Thank ameraroundtheworld
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Reviewed 23 February 2015

Del Mar offers great surf instruction for beginners like me and my wife as well as experienced surfers like our friends. I had 4 lessons and they got me up like a champ! They were great to cancel when conditions were bad and reschedule when...More

Thank Flarinky
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Reviewed 11 February 2015

First of all I emailed Angie a few weeks before my trip to see if she had room. Her usual accomodations were full but she went out of her way to take care of everything for me! She booked the hotel next door to where...More

Thank Porter B
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Reviewed 22 December 2014

Private lessons for the family were a great way to start our surf experience in Nosara. Instruction was easy to understand, and the waves were good for beginners.

2  Thank NewTraveler52
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