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Tortuga Surf School

Calle Santa Ana, Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco 60101, Costa Rica
+506 8847 6289
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Amazing experience

Mike, Celine and their crew made such a lasting impression on me that although I went to Jaco for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Youyou R
Great place to learn how to surf in Costa Rica

Mike and his crew were amazing. My daughter (13) and I (43) took the learn to surf lesson during... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Toronto, Canada
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Tortuga Surf Camp is the choice for the traveler who wants to enjoy and discover the wonders of surf at an affordable price.Located strategically in the south end of Jaco Beach, this calm mellow beach breaks will be the classroom where our ISA certified instructor will lead you trough the this Costa Rican surfing experience.
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Calle Santa Ana, Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco 60101, Costa Rica
+506 8847 6289

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mike, Celine and their crew made such a lasting impression on me that although I went to Jaco for yoga teacher training, I am determined to go back for just surfing! I didn't know how to swim, let alone to surf in the ocean. Mike...More

Thank Youyou R
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Mike and his crew were amazing. My daughter (13) and I (43) took the learn to surf lesson during our trip to Costa Rica this July. The instructors were patient, helpful and overall a pleasure to learn to surf with. They made our first surfing...More

Thank rajbhandal1
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent surf school. Legit instructors that make learning fast and fun. Regardless of your level these guys will help you improve your skills. Safety is key for them so they make you go through their process but once they see your ability, they quickly take...More

Thank rafavare
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I'm now the third time surfing with Tortuga and it is still an awesome experience. In the last 3 years the quality level never went down, instead it was always staying on a high level. With the 1:1 coaching Tortuga offers a unique teaching experience....More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The team at Tortuga Surf School are absolutely amazing. We are from Miami so don't do much surfing but, my kids and husband were surfing like naturals. Each of us had a surf coach assigned which was great. Mike and his guys were more than...More

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I'd never touched a surfboard before my first class with Freddy at Tortuga surf school. It was great, after some safety instructions and exercises we entered the water and in just a couple of minutes I was standing on the board! I totally recommend Tortuga...More

Thank ana mercedes g
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I am an intermediate surfer from New Jersey. This surf camp really helped me clean up my bad habbits. The training was a great help in making me ready in the water. The training included, among other things, balance excercises and skateboarding exercising to learn...More

Thank furious03
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Tortuga Surf School was extremely nice and knowledgeable about surfing! Our teenage son tried surfing for the first time and was up and riding in 20 minutes!

Thank Kim c
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Extremely personalized service made this an outstanding trip. You get to know the hotel owners personally and they will take care of any requests you may have. They also provide real advice on what to do and how to do it.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I've been to 3 different surf schools in Costa Rica and Tortuga Surf Camp is by far the best experience and value. I just got back from my 2nd trip there and can't wait to stay there again. Mike and his instructors are attentive and...More

Thank jpgambone
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10 April 2017|
Response from HotelPericoAzul |
This is not really a surf Shop Sr, we do have rash guards at a $35 value but only from out company, we don't sell corporate brands. I would suggest WOW surf as the main and oldest surf shop in town!
26 February 2017|
Response from HotelPericoAzul |
This is the main information on our Surf lessons, and how you can complete your reservation, please take a look at it and let us know if you had any questions or would like to proceed with your reservation, we would be... More