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Your certified surf instructor will coach you step by step on how to stand up on a surfboard and start flying on water! We will customize your Tamarindo surf lesson will focus on the following techniques: Paddling Popping up Board Position  Stance  Safety Etiquette Reading Waves Guaranteed to get up on a wave in your lesson or your second lesson is free! Your lesson will be with a small group, no more than 4 people per instructor, or take a private lesson, an instructor for you and your group only.


You will meet with your instructor and be given a rashguard and Surfboard.  After practicing popping up on the board on land, you will learn to paddle out into the waves!  Your instructor will help you catch the waves while you paddle coach you through standing up on the board.  After you get accustomed to getting up on the board, you will focus more on your stance and balance on the board as you fly over the water!

Tamarindo, Costa Rica is a world renowned surf location, made famous for the movie The Endless Summer. There are almost always great waves, but not too big, perfect for learning to surf. Whether this is your first time on a surfboard or you have some experience and want to work on your technique, our lessons are guaranteed to improve your skills. Our 2 hour lessons are taught by locals that have been surfing in Costa Rica for nearly their entire lives, so you will get the best insight there is in Tamarindo.

First lesson will focus on paddling, popping up, board position, stance, safety, reading waves, and etiquette.

Surf Lesson is dependent on the tide, your time and meeting place will be given in your confirmation


    Location: Tamarindo, Costa Rica

    Duration: 2 hours

    Voucher Redembtion: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity. 

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    Additional Information

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      Departure Point:
      Native's Way Office,

      Departure Time: Surf Lesson Time is dependent on the high tide and will be given to you shortly after confirmation.  If you need Hotel pick up and drop off, you pick up time will be given shortly after confirmation with the balance due for the transportation costs.

      Hotel Pickup Available: Yes

    • Inclusions:
      • All taxes, fees and handling charges
      • Certified Surf Instructor
      • Rashguard Use
      • Surfboard Use
      • Pick up and Drop off from Tamarindo and Langosta Beach Condos, Houses, and Hotels

    • Exclusions:
      • Gratuities (recommended)
      • Hotel pickup and drop-off - we pick up from the following areas for a surcharge
      • JW Marriott, Playa Grande, Playa Conchal, Playa Flamingo ($60 extra) 
      • Hotel RIU Guanacaste, RIU Palace, Playa Ocotal, Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Occidental Papagayo, Secrets Papagayo, Mangroove ($100 extra)

    • Other Information:
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not recommended for participants with back problems
      • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
      • Not recommended for pregnant women
      • A small amount of walking is involved

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