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Address: 300 meters north of the crossroads, Santa Teresa 0001, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 2640 0391
Fee: Yes
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Nalu Surf School & Shop offers professional surf lessons 1, 3 & 5...

Nalu Surf School & Shop offers professional surf lessons 1, 3 & 5 day courses for all ages. New and used boards for sale. Ding repair, surf tours by land and boat, surf clothing and accessories. With 12 years experience in the area and 29 years surfing experience we will help you with all your surfing needs during your visit.

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Awesome surf lesson

It was our first surf lesson, our teacher was awesome! Super patient, and professional. We paid 45$/each for the day and kept the surfboard for the whole day. They give the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Sarah J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was our first surf lesson, our teacher was awesome! Super patient, and professional. We paid 45$/each for the day and kept the surfboard for the whole day. They give the lessons in the morning (around 9ish) and 3PM because of the waves.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best surfshop and school in town! Thanks Ben, Gustavo, David, Eduardo and the rest of the crew for helping us with starting to surf and to improving the surf. The coaching helped me back on track with some solid and serious feedback. My friends took beginner lessons and cant stop surfing. The crew gave us experiences for lifetime. We'll be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The surf shop is very nice and clean. Ben is an excellent teacher he got us to stand up on the first class. He is super patient and very friendly. We took one class with Ramon and he was a great teacher as well. He was really helpful. Overall we had a great experience. Highly recommend We booked with horizon... More 

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Tulum, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Ben was awesome, he got us to stand up on our first lesson, he was super patient and showed us a great time!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I had booked a surf & yoga retreat with Horizon hotel and they had arranged the surf lessons with Ben. I have taken some surfing lessons before and Ben is definitely one of the best instructors I've had so far. He observed quite a few things that helped me improve what I had already learned but also challenged me to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

If you want someone who is good natured, knows all the local breaks and technique tips then Ben from Nalu Surf is your guy. Ben has a high level of patience and focus to provide valued feedback to assess and improve your surfing. He is honest and committed to helping you build your confidence and challenge yourself. Ben has lived... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

very experienced staff good service and good prices . also good staff for beginners and experienced surfers as regards to local conditions

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Phuket, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

it was my first time surfing, I took several private and group lessons with different instructors. I couldn't believe the progress made just in one week of learning. Thanks to my instructor - Edgardo, I was able to stand and surf quite with confidence. He knew how to choose the right spot, and corrected me in my technique. The school... More 

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Zichron Yaakov, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Ben is extremely professional and nice. Makes you feel very comfortable and it's very important for beginners. The instructors were very good and other personnel in the shop were kind and helpful. Prices are fair, and the boards are in good condition. Highly recommended. Have fun!! Santa Teresa is the best! Pura Vida :)

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Pharr, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

My experience in Santa Teresa was highlighted with meeting and surfing with Ben! We will return and specifically go to Nalu for surf adventures!

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