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Escuela del Mar Surf School

Bucaneer Resort, Carenero Island, Panama
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Great for board rentals

I rented a board from them in Bocas Town and was totally happy with it. Jeremy helped me choosing... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
chayote1
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
via mobile
Great surf shop!

I rented a board from Jeremy who was running the shop for the day. He was excellent! He gave me... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jed R
via mobile
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Bucaneer Resort, Carenero Island, Panama
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I rented a board from them in Bocas Town and was totally happy with it. Jeremy helped me choosing the right board and gave me some advise on surf spots in the area. Would def. come back.

Thank chayote1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I rented a board from Jeremy who was running the shop for the day. He was excellent! He gave me great tips on the best surf spots and even kept my stuff (phone, keys, wallet) in the shop for the day. I would recommend this...More

Thank Jed R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, 18 and 10 year old sons, and I all took surf lessons with EDM (Johnny and (I believe) Jose. We did a lot of fun, adventurous things on this trip, but my boys said this afternoon was their favorite. Neither had ever surfed...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I strongly recommend not to take surf lessons at escuela del mar. The Argentinian teacher, named Johnny, ignored us (me and other 2 friends) the entire lesson. We payed for a class that was supposed to be for 3 hours (and quite expensive) and got...More

Thank MatildeJC
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Warm welcome from Jeremy, smiling team, friendly and available teachers. This was an amazing experience in a perfect spot. (We come back tomorrow 😉!)

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

I took some surf lessons in costa rica where they push you in the white wash and you jump up. Its good to learn but gets boring quock. I was skeptical of doing another lesson because I thought it would be like that but it...More

Thank mccaigchris
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

I came to Bocas del Toro and none of my boards made it from Panama City. I was in Bocas, no boards and wanted to surf with my friends who's boards somehow arrived. I did a quick search and found these guys along with a...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Learned how to surf in a couple of hours. What more can you ask for! Lea was a great teacher and took some cool shots and videos of us. Definitely a must if you come to Bocas.

Thank BC_Pirate
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

I can't imagine better surfing instructors than lean, joni, luis and josesito, our group had such a great experience here with escuela del mar. They have all kind of boards (different size and shape) they also rent the boards for people who already know how...More

Thank Glou K
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I rented a few boards for me and my friends at the surf shop in the main island. Yeremys attention was excellent, great recommendations on what to rent and were to surf. Would definitely go back and rent them boards next time.. they've got also...More

Thank Juan A
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JohnAinSoCal
4 March 2018|
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Response from luisbertone | Property representative |
Hi, We do lessons for kids, we do have availability in April. Lessons go for $45 for one lesson or $110 for a 3 lesson package. For more questions and faster comunication you can whatsapp us at 507 67857984 Gracias.
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MygleFotos
20 September 2016|
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Response from luisbertone | Property representative |
Hola!! Yes we do. We have plenty of fiberglass boards in good conditions. From 5'5 to 9+. Body boards, boadyboarding fins and plenty more gear for rent (kayaks, sup, snorkel gear etc.) For any further questions you can... More
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