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Mini Mop Surf Shop - CLOSED

Playa Grande 37745, Costa Rica
+506 8635 2466
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This was my very first time on a surf board and I absolutely fell instantly in love with the sport... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2013
via mobile
Personable Ding Repair

Heiner at Mini Mop Surf Shop was awesome. He did an outstanding job repairing two of our boards in... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2013
John P
Athens, Georgia, United States
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Come check out Mini Mop Surf Shop located in Matapalo on the way to the beaches of Playa Grande, where you can be assured your damaged surfboards will be repaired with the highest quality at a fast and affordable rate! We have surfboards for rent and sale available, and even offer surf lessons to any daring newbie wanting to learn the art of surf! Our instructor is a local guy who is fluent in English and Spanish, with years of experience in surfing and teaching. Transportation is available if needed, because we want no surfer left behind! Fees will depend on location of residence. Remember! We have the lowest prices around and the best deals to offer!!! Call us or stop by the shop, which is 200 meters from the soccer field on the right-hand side driving towards Playa Grande. Pura Vida!!!
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14 Apr 2015
“Great Surfing Morning”
17 Feb 2015
“Mini Mop is a cool dude that you need to hang with”
Playa Grande 37745, Costa Rica
+506 8635 2466
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Reviewed 11 September 2013 via mobile

This was my very first time on a surf board and I absolutely fell instantly in love with the sport, thanks to Geiner (I hope I spelled that correctly). He was patient, relaxed, and very encouraging. Can't wait to go again. We'll definitely go out...More

1  Thank Snowflake888
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Heiner at Mini Mop Surf Shop was awesome. He did an outstanding job repairing two of our boards in a minimum time lapse, so that we could use them to surf the following day. Heiner personally brought the boards to our accomodation after completing the...More

1  Thank John P
Reviewed 27 July 2013

On my 6th trip to Costa Rica and I never bring my own boards (not worth the $$ or the hassle) This shop popped up since my last trip and I stopped just to check it out. As soon as the young owner greeted me...More

1  Thank SurferDale
Reviewed 4 May 2013

Mini Mop has not only saved my surfing trips several times due to damaged surf boards but also always kept the integrity of the board itself after the repair. Always a full smile and puts in more then 100% when helping you out.. Thank you...More

1  Thank chippy17
Reviewed 16 April 2013

We thankfully scheduled a surf lesson with Heiner aka mini mop through word of mouth. The owner of the shop, Heiner is a one-man show - repairs, lessons, and building boards. We wanted to go early in the morning, but Heiner had warned us that...More

1  Thank Esther Y
Reviewed 27 March 2013

We rented boards from here to go surfing. Overall they were pretty good, and they helped us carry the boards out the shop.

Thank Marcus N
Reviewed 19 March 2013

I'm not much of a surfing expert, but I thought Mini Mop's shop was a great place to rent boards. Good service and fair price. Would recommend!

1  Thank Davis P
Reviewed 6 February 2013 via mobile

Great little surf shop with a good selection of boards for a good price! Heiner AKA "mini mop" runs the shop out of his house and is a very nice kid who is all about customer service and treating the customer right. I don't even...More

Thank Danesmp
Reviewed 19 January 2013

I have been traveling to the Playa Grande area with my son for several years. We have taken surf lessons from shops in Playa Grande and found them to be ok, but it seemed to be an activity, not really a true lesson in surfing....More

1  Thank jenjakeusa
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Rented twice with MiniMop and couldn't be happier. Just let him know your experience, skill level, and what your looking for, and he'll help guide you. No sales pitch or commercializing here. Just MiniMop and his boards, with the true vibe of Tico's and Pura...More

1  Thank Stev9457