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Nosara Surf Academy

Guiones Beach, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
+506 2682 0309
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Excellent surf coaching at Guiones Beach, Nosara

During my trip beginning of December 2016 I took private lessons from Kim for about 3 days. I'm an... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
London, United Kingdom
Friendly. Convenient. Flexible. Knowledgeable.

We were staying in a house to the north, in Pelada, so we came into Guiones (Nosara) from the beach... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Patrick B
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Nosara Surf Academy, the most experienced surf school/camp in Costa Rica, offers all-inclusive surf packages and walk-in surf lessons for all levels.
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Guiones Beach, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
+506 2682 0309
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

During my trip beginning of December 2016 I took private lessons from Kim for about 3 days. I'm an intermediate surfer, but felt that some coaching was very valuable in many ways: getting confidence when surf conditions were bit rough, helping to pick & maintain...More

Thank finlon88
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We were staying in a house to the north, in Pelada, so we came into Guiones (Nosara) from the beach road, which was fortunate for us because that meant the first board shop we ran into was Kim's Nosara Surf Academy. Kim, a long-time transplant...More

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

My friends and I had a superb time working with Kim and his people on our recent surf trip to nosara. Kim is an outstanding instructor: methodical and very knowledgeable but also friendly, patient and fun. His technique is easy to get your head around,...More

Thank jbergin9
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We just had a family surf lesson in Playa Nosara and it was super!! . It was a first for us and Kim did a great job showing us the basics and getting us standing on the board. It was a lot of fun. We...More

Thank fisher002
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I was in Nosara for about four days and wanted to learn to surf. I had previously never touched a surf board, let alone attempted surfing. Kim was an outstanding instructor. He started with the fundamentals and worked up from there. We would work together...More

Thank Bryant O
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My wife and I spent our first morning in Nosara learning the foundations of solid surfing from Kim and never looked back! We turned what was a chill beach vacation to a full-blown surf adventure! After a 90 minute lesson Kim turned us loose to...More

Thank Tyler C
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My girlfriend, and I just got back from one of the most topographically beautiful places we have ever been, however the most beautiful aspect of our two week stay in Costa Rica was the people. At the top of the list was Kim, the owner...More

Thank jessegossett
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Both my husband and I had a lesson with Kim this morning and it was great. He did a very nice job explaining the steps of what to do before we got out on our boards and then when we were out in the water...More

Thank Sydney T
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Our lessons with NSA were great. Chico was very calm, easy to understand and thorough in explaining the basics of surfing to my family during our lesson. We also chose to rent gear from Kim the owner during our stay and he was very helpful...More

Thank Martinifam
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I took lessons with NSA earlier this week, and was super-pleased with the experience. I stopped by late one day to inquire about the lessons, received some info from Kim, then went to think about. Several beers later, I emailed him to get in the...More

Thank ungodly
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