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Address: Playa Tamarindo | Beach Store : Next to Super Mercado Las Palmeras . Corner Store : in front of Hotel Zullimar, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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+506 2653 2463
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great experience!

we had a great time and would love to go back! Our guide was fun and knowledgable. we both were able to get up on the board and surf for the first time.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
owenfam_love
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a great time and would love to go back! Our guide was fun and knowledgable. we both were able to get up on the board and surf for the first time.

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Westminster, Colorado
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They got us up on a board within hours. Listen to them on the tides. It will make a world of difference when learning.

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Thank jason r
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Great spot to rent boards in Tamarindo. The staff are all adequate at speaking English and it is clearly one of the best deals, as you can get a board for 24 hours for $10. You can keep the board there too while you get lunch, etc. Guchi was very helpful to us in specializing our boards (and also his... More 

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Thank chase245
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

First surfing experience for my husband & I. We hired Mauricio for a two hour morning lesson. Great instructions, funny guy and we were up and catching waves in no time! Mucho gracias, Pura Vida ✌️Sarah & Ben

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Thank TheLadyLeslie
Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This was my first time on a surf board. Our instructor was great! He was patient with beginners and taught me everything in a very simple manner. To my surprise I got up on my first attempt. The instructor even helped me paddle back out to the waves so I wouldn't be too exhausted in my two hour session. My... More 

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Thank katiedupree
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We're beginners and rented 8' foam tops, very easy crew to work with! Store has lots of good rash guards and merchandise. I would use them again for sure!

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Thank Ryan M
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

These guys take great care of their boards and have an ample selection. Friendly, patient staff. For 10US you can rent a board for an entire day. Lockers are there for your valuables. See you next year, Banana, and thanks again! @adamholtwrites

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Thank Adam H
Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I would highly recommend Banana Surf School to anyone wishing to learn to surf. Our instructor was incredibly knowledgeable, and focused on teaching the proper skills and best practices for a successful surfing experience. As I was a beginner to surfing, my instructor was incredibly positive and encouraging, and prioritized safety above everything else. Pricing was comparable to other lessons... More 

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Thank hwallace4
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

The guys at banana surf club are awesome. They continually help my family with board exchanges and other needs. The boards they offer are real fiberglass surf boards. So many types and sizes to choose. We will definitely use them again.

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Thank Stan K
Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The personnel is very nice, knowledgeable, and accommodating. The prices are very reasonable, cheaper than in some other places. And the shop is very close to the beach with good waves. I definitely recommend this place!

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Thank shabalinig

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