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Jaco Surf Club

Calle El Bohio, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
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Great experience

Booked a two hour surf lesson for 5 of us while visiting Jaco. Wasn't sure what to expect - hadn't... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jfuller165
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Stratham, New Hampshire
Friendly and professional

Gustavo and the other instructors are really nice people and you will have a very good time... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Milton C
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Calle El Bohio, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a two hour surf lesson for 5 of us while visiting Jaco. Wasn't sure what to expect - hadn't surfed before and didn't know if we'd spend the time practicing on the sand or listening to a lot of instruction. What we got were...More

1  Thank jfuller165
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Gustavo and the other instructors are really nice people and you will have a very good time learning with them!

Thank Milton C
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Me and 4 other friends just did a two-hour lessons in Jaco with the owner and 2 instructors. I can't explain what a great time we had! The owner is there to make your experience top notch! His wife also makes custom bikinis! The price...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

It was my last day in Jaco and i wanted to try a surfing class before i left to San Jose. This was the only surf spot that was able to take me out on the ocean in such short notice. My instructor taught me...More

1  Thank Slade S
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

My husband took some surf lessons here. He had a great time and we loved watching him (me and our 3 kids). He got up a bit ch of times and came back the next day and rented a board to do some more surfing....More

Thank Melanie R
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

We took our whole family -- 3 teenagers, 4 kids in their 20's, (plus the 2 parents!) -- to learn to surf! Mauricio, Andres and the rest of the fantastic team got us all up on our boards loving the waves! We only had 3...More

1  Thank rubyredcandymrcat
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Thanks to Mauricio and Andres: we had 4 days in Jaco to start learning surf. They took us step by step, adapt the boards and the lesson time consequently. That was our first stop in Costa Rica and super memorable!

Thank MarieDeDam
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This is a follow up to my friend Matt Robinson's post. We took 2 dads and 4 kids for surf lessons with Mauricio. The day before we confirmed with only 2 dads and 2 kids, but the other 2 kids changed their minds and wanted...More

2  Thank Scott D
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Mauricio, Andres and Tommy were just outstanding. Highly recommend. In fact, we're going back in two days, maybe a 3rd day if we can squeeze it in. Waves in Jaco are ideal for learning. Mauricio helped locate us, helped us figure out parking, and then...More

1  Thank mryanrobinson
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I came to Costa Rica with my wife to learn to surf. Prior to surfing with Mauricio we had been in the water 3 or 4 times and we're still newbies. By the end of our trip we had over 10 hrs in the water...More

Thank Joseph C
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