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Manuel Antonio Surf School

Playa Espadilla Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
+506 2777 4842
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Good instruction, weird instructor

My sister and I booked a shared lesson with MASS and paid a 30% deposit by PayPal before we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Katherine L
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Toronto, Canada
Amazing first experience with surfing!

My son (13) and I took lessons at the Manuel Antonio Surf School and absolutely loved it! The... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
JenBLP
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Surfing - Live It! Learn It! Love It!
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Playa Espadilla Manuel Antonio, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
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+506 2777 4842

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I booked a shared lesson with MASS and paid a 30% deposit by PayPal before we arrived, which was very convenient. We were told we could pay the rest on site either with cash or credit. They also picked us up from...More

Thank Katherine L
Reviewed 4 September 2017

My son (13) and I took lessons at the Manuel Antonio Surf School and absolutely loved it! The instructors were patient and fun and really helped us both get up and have a blast even though we were absolute novices. Highly recommend it!

Thank JenBLP
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I have tried to surf many times in the past and never managed to stand up for more than 1 second. These guys were amazing. We booked a lesson for myself and my 15 year old daughter and we're surprised that it was just the...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I had a great experience with Oscar as my instructor. He was very thorough in explaining how to surf, and I enjoyed how he taught me by slowly tapering off his assistance. I had only surfed once before (but not with an instructor), and I...More

Thank madimiracle
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience. All 3 of our older children got up and our 14 year old can now surf. Highly recommend. Nicest people too!

Thank brustef2017
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Lorenzo and Byron picked us up at our hotel right on time and brought us right to the beach to start the lesson. After practicing the movements and learning safety on land, we headed to the water. My husband and son (13) went with one...More

Thank Amanda J
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The owner picked us up from our resort on time and he was a very nice gentleman. Fabian was our instructor and he was awesome. My 8 year old daughter was very scared to try surfing and he was great with her. In no time...More

1  Thank Courtney H
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying that these guys deserve 5 stars. I will get to that later but suffice it to say that every member of this team was highly informative, supportive and professional. William led our group and within minutes he made us feel...More

1  Thank E S
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We did the surf lesson that included the waterfall tour. We loved every second! Or instructor was patient, willing to wait, and very knowledgeable. He made our entire experience easy and so fun! Our excursion included a wonderful beach front lunch and a waterfall trip...More

Thank Audrey B
JessicaTMASS, Owner at Manuel Antonio Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thank you very much for the review. This tour is one of our favorites. We love bringing people to this amazing and secluded surf spot and then providing an authentic and delicious lunch and a trip to a fun waterfall. We do also offer other...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Our instructor provided little guidance, I wasn't getting up and didn't seem to care. They said three hours but the guy said he was done after about an hour and said we had free time with the board. Given we didn't get up (I have...More

Thank Scott T
JessicaTMASS, Owner at Manuel Antonio Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

I am truly sorry to hear about your experience. But must say that I do not believe that it was really us who you surfed with. We did not have someone by your name surfing with us and unfortunately there are often instances on the...More

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