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Address: Next to Century 21, on the main road to Guiones Beach., Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
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+506 2573 0975
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07:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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We are Nosara Tico Surf School, a local surf school (owned 100% by Ticos)...

We are Nosara Tico Surf School, a local surf school (owned 100% by Ticos) located in Playa Guiones, Nosara. Our friendly and enthusiastic staff is always there to help out, and with the guidance of our certified instructors, you will have the best surfing experience ever. We offer group, semi-private, and private surf lessons. We also offer customized surf package, and arrange surf trips to local surf spots of the northern and southern Pacific Coast. Our goal is to guide and instruct our clients into the waves step by step, give feedbacks and tips, get the most out of our surf lessons.

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This shop is full of goodness! These pros made us feel relaxed and welcome. They set our family of three up with the right surfboards for our trip, with the added option of being... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This shop is full of goodness! These pros made us feel relaxed and welcome. They set our family of three up with the right surfboards for our trip, with the added option of being able to easily hop in and exchange boards to try different lengths and styles if we wanted. We didn't take lessons with them, but the pros... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My kids and I had an amazing surf experience with Maikol and Lucia! Always so important to have lessons with local people, that knows the conditions, rules and how to make the best out of this great surf moment! My kids just love Maikol and Lucia! PURA VIDA!!! Thanks for sharing your love of surfing at Playa Guiones! We will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent !!!! Just perfect , team is amazing ... friendly!! Good tips , gear and price... i recommend this surf shop and school to everyone

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Thank Patrice L
Ogden, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After talking with a few of the other shops in town, we were told about this shop by a several other travelers. Within a few minutes of being in the shop, you could tell it wasn't a pressure to "sign here on the dotted line" kinda place. They had good insight on times and tides etc. Plenty of boards to... More 

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Washington DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend this place for surf lessons. They were flexible with my schedule and my needs as a beginning surfer. Ergurdo, my instructor, provided step-by-step guidance to establish a strong foundation of skills, had patience, good humor, and a passion for the ocean. Any future trips to Nosara will definitely include Nosara Tico Surf School!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

(written by husband, David Surrena) Great Staff! Friendly, Fun, Welcoming, Accomodating and Professional. I've skateboarded and snowboarded for years but never Really Surfed. I had looked at several places online and the reviews for Nosara Tico Surf School on Tripadvisor put them on the top of my list. I took 3 private lessons with a GREAT Instructor, Kevin. He was... More 

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Pacifica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rented a bike here. It was a nice cruiser bike - perfect for Nosara. Folks were super-friendly and very helpful - especially Yelle.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The crew at Nosara Tico were great! Super kind and flexible. I rented a board from them for a week and they were great. Highly recommend.

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Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone was super friendly and my instructors were great! They were very thoughtful, accommodating, and everyone had a great attitude.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We recently stayed a week in Nosara and our 9 year old son had a 90 min lesson every day with Kevin at Tico. We live in Sd by the beach and have a regular surf camp we use. Regardless, our son is still raving about the great time he had. Kevin and Luigi and all the guys at Tico... More 

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