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“Best run surf school and the very nicest people”
Review of Safari Surf School

Safari Surf School
Ranked #4 of 47 Tours in Nosara
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Safari Surf School (SSS) made me feel right at home. This was my second visit. All of the instructors and support staff are kind hearted folks who take an interest in everyone. I really amped up my surfing skills this time. The daily instruction was awesome, the video tape of my first days on the water were well edited and the one-on-one analysis was really helpful. I had "homework" to do. I did my homework and I really improved as a result of implementing the advice. Thanks SSS !!!

Thank Rick W
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing. The staff, the professionalism, attention to detail. Really great experience. In a week most in our group were out on the big waves.

Thank Debra S
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Our family of four (9 year old daughter and 17 year old son) took 2 lessons each over the course of the week we spent in Nosara. It was super easy to book the lessons beforehand online. In fact Tim was actually sitting at his desk and I was able to chat with him remotely as we booked the lessons. They paid special attention to the basics to make sure that we were doing it correctly and maximizing the fun we had over the 1.5 hour lesson. My son who has only surfed once before Costa Rica took a 3rd lesson and they had him out on the bigger waves with some success. Definitely a well run operation with special attention to customer service, some of the friendliest people we met were at the school. I would recommend this surf school in a heartbeat.

Thank RegF67
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

And there are some great places there! We have been using Safari Surf for 6 years. Now that they are at Olas Verdes it is even better. Jeffery will take care of everything and set you up with some wonderful surf instructors - Hilberth and Marlon to name a few. The location is great - right in the middle of Guiones, with a quick walk to some of the best surfing in Costa Rica. I also want to give a shout out to the cooks. We had an amazing breakfast there - everyone had something different and we all kept arguing about who had the better meal. The food, the atmosphere of Olas Verdes are all great, but the people at Safari Surf are what make this a place we will always go back to.

Thank ahawkes2017
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Had a great time learning to surf with Safari Surf, the instructors were fun and helpful and had me up on a board pretty quickly. They want you to have fun, so on a day when I needed to end a little early, they were completely on board. Activities outside surfing were excellent as well, really liked where they sent us for yoga and massage. They also took us out for lovely group dinners, and pick-up and return to the airport were excellent. I hope to be back!

Thank Debra W
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