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Matos Surf Shop

Sunrise Mall # 4 | Next to UPS, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Best prices in town

Matos Surf Shop is the best place to rent your surf boards or boogie boards. They are the best... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Salt Lake City, UT
via mobile
Surf Lessons

Very friendly, patient, and accommodating. Beach is right across the street and great parking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stephen F
Frisco, Colorado
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Sunrise Mall # 4 | Next to UPS, Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Matos Surf Shop is the best place to rent your surf boards or boogie boards. They are the best priced with excellent customer service. No need to go anywhere else in Tamarindo. These guys are the best.

Thank Darcie1129
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly, patient, and accommodating. Beach is right across the street and great parking right in front of the shop. Great learning approach on land including safety instructions for navigation out through the waves and what to do when/if you fall.

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Look for Matos Surf and Juan for full service, fun surf lessons. (lock up, toilet, outdoor shower). Juan had my girlfriend surfing on her 2nd wave! Let me take out a nice board since I've surfed before. We had a blast with Juan. We had...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My two boys (12, 9) had their first surf lesson, and were taught so well and intuitively that they were quickly able to get up and start really surfing. I completely credit their very kind and patient instructor, Jurgen for his ongoing and excellent attention...More

Thank Worldtraveler68
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Juan was our instructor and he was very patient and a very good instructor. Price was very reasonable at $35 per person for 90 minutes. 90 minutes doesn't sound like a lot of time, but believe me when you're 40ish and only in ok shape,...More

1  Thank FatMonkeyB
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We found a great price for a 2 hour surf lesson with Matos Surf Shop. It was just the two of us and they still gave us the group rate since no one else showed up. Juan was an amazing instructor, we had a great...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Our family rented surf boards from the guys at Matos and because they were so friendly and efficient we kept on coming back daily. Frank, Juan, and Nicole were very helpful and they allowed us to come and go as we pleased...taking boards when we...More

Thank Miriamborysbusby
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Helpful, English fluent, authentic and affordable surf lessons. My 18 year old son and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 6 September 2016

My family and I recently did our first visit to Costa Rica. Matos Surf Shop and particularly Juan was recommended to us by a mutual friend. What an amazing recommendation that turned out to be. Surf lessons, board rentals, beach advice...sure you can get that...More

Thank Darren O
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We went there for two weeks of surf and rented there everyday. Good prices 10$ /5h They have a place to leave your stuff during the time you're surfing. Really good advice for the board selection regarding your level and the swell. I strongly recommend...More

Thank Raphaël G
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