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Surfing with Nelson

While hanging in Carrillo beach yesterday we noticed some people taking surfing lessons so my boys... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Westborough, Massachusetts
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Awesome surf and kayak school

Really loved this place. People are really nice and very safe in their approach. We learned how to... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Jesper ร˜
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Chillasana Yoga & Surf School is located at one of Costa Ricas most gorgeous beaches. Offering professional surf lessons, surf board rentals, Stand Up Paddle Board tours and rentals, kayak tours and rentals as well as private and public yoga...more
| Punta Islita, Costa Rica, Playa Carrillo, Costa Rica
+506 8440 8595
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

While hanging in Carrillo beach yesterday we noticed some people taking surfing lessons so my boys (12 and 15) decided to give it a try. It was $50 a piece for 2 hours of lessons. They had never surfed before and Nelson had them up...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Really loved this place. People are really nice and very safe in their approach. We learned how to surf and also went on a kayak/snorkeling tour. It was absolutely great.. highly recommend.. stay away from the tourist traps in Samar and take your lessons here...More

Thank Jesper ร˜
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I have done yoga and paddle boarding with Chillansana. Kelly and John are wonderful. They are so positive and encouraging. Always happy and fun. Kelly is a great yoga instructor. She is so good at teaching all levels of yoga. From a total newby to...More

Thank CKB1230
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We have attended yoga taught by Kelly this week at Tico. We really enjoyed Kellyโ€™s classes, challenging yet calm with very good instruction . She also went out of her way to get us a cool t-shirt! Cool vibe in class. You will enjoy the...More

Thank Blair W
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Chillasana was absolutely great! My family and I had an amazing time learning how to surf with Nelson, he was incredibly nice, a great instructor and most importantly he cared about our safety. We also had the opportunity to go on the kayak and S.U.P...More

Thank juliasong25
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Chillasana is such a great surf school! They are located right on the beach at Playa Carrillo :) You can usually find Nelson the instructor, hanging in the hammock if he isn't teaching. He is amazingly patient and such a great teacher! I felt so...More

Thank Gloriasong
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Took our first surf lesson with Nelson. He was very patient, focusing on safety and technique. We were standing on the board in the first two hours. Perfect day, great beach, great people. Highly recommend. Jon and Kelly were very helpful finding the class and...More

Thank CampedoutinShanghai
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Chillasana was so fantastic and made our Costa Rican experience the best it could be. Kelly's yoga classes are wonderful and she adapted it to our skill level in order to provide us the challenge we were looking for. Also, the surfer instructors could not...More

Thank karah712
Reviewed 23 July 2016

If you are looking for beginner surf lessons for you and your family, then you've come to the right spot. A gorgeous beach that is not crowded and 2 surf professionals; John and Nelson, who can get you standing on your board in no time....More

1  Thank Iamwoodee
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

I had never surfed in my life and wanted to experience how it feels to surf. I booked a 2h lesson with Chillasana for 50$. It was worth every penny ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿผ. First a good technique and safety briefing and practice on the beach and afterwards...More

Thank Steven D
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