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Address: Manuel Antonio Beach, Manuel Antonio National Park 5000, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 2777 4000
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Surf Lessons School for all ages and Paddle Board Tours, beach tours,...

Surf Lessons School for all ages and Paddle Board Tours, beach tours, kayaking SUP.

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Great surf lessons for families

Pickup at the hotel by Dante himself who was very nice and enthusiast. Great beach for beginners. Very helpful staff who were fantastic with our young kids (between 6 and 9 y.o... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 January 2017
DavidOlivier1976
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Quebec, Canada
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Quebec, Canada
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Pickup at the hotel by Dante himself who was very nice and enthusiast. Great beach for beginners. Very helpful staff who were fantastic with our young kids (between 6 and 9 y.o.). Don't forget to put sunscreen before and during activity!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Surfing through Dante's is a no brainer. The entire staff was amazing. Dante picked us up directly at our Air BnB and dropped us off there afterwards too. He was very efficient and a great host. Alejandro and George were our instructors. Those guys were really down to earth and very patient. They gave us easy to follow instructions and... More 

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Sara B, Public Relations Manager at Dante's Water Sports, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again! More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Great company. Picked us up from hotel and took us to beach. Friendly professional. William was very patient. 11 year old son had a great time.

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Sara B, Public Relations Manager at Dante's Water Sports, responded to this review

Thank you Zachary for choosing Dante's Watersports! We are so glad your son had a a great time! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Our two kids, 9 & 11, spent the day with Alejandro and his crew learning to surf. It was a rough day out there and yet, they both got up quickly and learned a few tricks. They only stopped due to sheer exhaustion. There was one instructor for each child. Despite strong currents, we felt that they were always safe.... More 

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Sara B, Public Relations Manager at Dante's Water Sports, responded to this review

Thank you for bringing your children to learn to surf, we are glad they had fun and did so well! More 

Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

3 twelve year old boys plus a dad all learned to surf with Dante today. Alejandro and Tony were the coaches and they did great. Part way through the lesson it was break time and we were treated to tasty sliced pineapple. Great touch. We also paddle boarded all around the area. Beautiful spot!

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Fremont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Our group of 4 had a fantastic time with Byron teaching us. We split into two groups of two, two started with paddleboarding and the other two started with surfing. We switched after 45 minutes of instruction. We were able to ride our very first waves after 2-3 tries with Byron's excellent instructions and guidance. Everyone was very happy with... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Literally the best surfing experience I've ever had, all thanks to Byron. I came with my girlfriend and another couple (our friends), and the four of us took surfing lessons with Byron. He was literally the coolest, most accommodating, and friendly instructor I've ever worked with. For context, I've surfed on Oahu for several hours with instructors there as well... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Family of 4 with two teenagers who had never surfed before. Dante's was great! They picked us up at our hotel and brought us to the beach. Spacious, large beach, beautiful views with moderate surf. Perfect for beginners. After a quick lesson on the sand we were ready to try the water. The instructors were patient, friendly, and very helpful!... More 

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Holte, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Had 3 days of surfing with Dante's. 2 days at Manuel Antonio beach and one day was in beautiful, deserted, pristine Playa Linda with great surf - really recommendable! Stopped to swim at waterfall after - great experience. Had different instructors - best of all is Alejandro. Ask for him.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

My three kids ages 12,13 and 13 took surfing lessons from Dante water sports.. They were excellent teachers, fun to work with and had the kids up and surfing in no time.. They made everything very easy for us.. The parents since we just had a long drive the day before.. Would highly recommend

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