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Banana Surf School

Playa Tamarindo | Beach Store : Next to Super Mercado Las Palmeras . Corner Store : in front of Hotel Zullimar, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 8660 0322
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Thank you, Rollo!

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? Rollo taught me to surf in a couple of hours just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amy L
via mobile
AMAZING

I paid for my mom and I to do the lesson but it ended up just being me because mom chickened out... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
Khrys R
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Brooklyn, New York
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Playa Tamarindo | Beach Store : Next to Super Mercado Las Palmeras . Corner Store : in front of Hotel Zullimar, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? Rollo taught me to surf in a couple of hours just days after my 50th birthday! Even if you think it's impossible, I encourage you to give it a shot. They'll probably get you up...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 27 December 2017

I paid for my mom and I to do the lesson but it ended up just being me because mom chickened out when it came time to hit the water. Our instructor was Manuel. HE WAS AMAZING!!!! For 2 hours he coached me in the...More

Thank Khrys R
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We checked out Banana Surf School after not being totally happy with another school. It was absolutely worth it. Our instructor Kurt was a very friendly guy who really helped us to improve our skills. He corrected even little details when we were surfing and...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

My sister and I took a surf lesson and had a great time. Our instructor was patient, fun to hang with for the afternoon and gave us some tips for places around town, etc. With so many places to choose from for lessons we got...More

Thank amanda_r_t
Evi G, Surf instructor at Banana Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thanks for this amazing rewiev . We are happy that you and your sister chose Us for your surf lesson . Gracias y Pura Vida πŸ‡¨πŸ‡·πŸ„πŸ˜„πŸ‘Œ

Reviewed 2 October 2017

My kids and I try to surf when we can when we travel. Note - we are new to surfing. We talked to one of the guys a few days ahead of our day we set aside for surfing and he told us it was...More

Thank Ben R
Evi G, Director General at Banana Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thanks for review We are glad you all are happy with the surf lesson . Kurt is a great instructor . Pura vida !

Reviewed 21 August 2017

As a surfer for many years the first thing I do when I land somewhere with surf is rent a board if I don't have one with me so I naturally looked around at the places with a big internet presence like Witch's Rock and...More

Thank revegroendyke
Evi G, Gerente at Banana Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017
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Pura vida ;D

Reviewed 11 June 2017

Being an avid surfer I visited many surf shops in Tamarindo. Banana surf school offers friendly service and a great selection of quality boards, gear and apparel. The boards are only $10 a day, (half the price of Witches Rock),and you can keep them overnight...More

Thank Suzanne G
Evi G, Surf instructor and shop service at Banana Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thanks Pura Vida πŸ˜ŠπŸ‡¨πŸ‡· . Hopefully will see you back again for more surf πŸ„πŸ‘Œ

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Tamarindo for several days and rented boards from Banana Surf Club. $10 per day for a board was a great deal. They let us keep them overnight so we could use them at dawn which was great. Awesome selection and the owner, Gucci,...More

Thank dbwatts11
Evi G, Surf instructor and Shop service at Banana Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thank you guys Pura Vida πŸ˜ŠπŸ‡¨πŸ‡·πŸ„

Reviewed 1 May 2017

This shop is the place. The instructors are top-notch and speak english. They are tireless to assure that you have a great time AND learn how to surf! Price is rght. Mauricio was fantastic and we surf now due to his diligence AND good humor!

Thank allani28
Evi G, Surf instructor and shop service . at Banana Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thanks Pura Vida πŸ‡¨πŸ‡·πŸ’ͺ

Reviewed 24 April 2017

If you're looking for surf lessons in Tamarindo, I definitely recommend Banana Surf School. They have instructors for all ages and levels of surfing. Manny was patient, helpful, fun, and kind with our children who have both surfed before. It's been two years since their...More

Thank Jen R
Evi G, Surf instructor and shop service at Banana Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thanks! Pura Vida πŸ„πŸ‡¨πŸ‡·πŸ˜Š

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