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Saltwater Dreaming Surf School

108/3 Moo 3, Thalang | Phuket, Choeng Thale, Phuket 83110, Thailand
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Loved it! Great lessons, wonderful instructor & team!

We just got back from 2-day beginner sessions and we loved it! Rick (head instructor) and his team... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Jane W
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Not just for surfing. Swimming, paddling accessories, and surf shop.

Not just for surfing, the surf shop provides local and online shopping for surf and swim items not... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Chris B
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Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
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Learn to surf with an enthusiastic, fun and professional team at Bang Tao Beach Saltwater Dreaming is an accredited surf school in Phuket Thailand run by surfers. Our surfing history runs for nearly 40 years in the Asia Pacific region. Join a group or private lessons. All surfing courses are conducted to meet international standards
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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108/3 Moo 3, Thalang | Phuket, Choeng Thale, Phuket 83110, Thailand
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We just got back from 2-day beginner sessions and we loved it! Rick (head instructor) and his team was just amazing. They were very good and certainly know what they are talking about! They patiently taught us and helped us (so much) throughout the sessions....More

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Saltwater D, Owner at Saltwater Dreaming Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thanks so much Jane, we really enjoyes teaching you and hope we will see you next time in Phuket

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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Not just for surfing, the surf shop provides local and online shopping for surf and swim items not usually found in Thailand. Service is fast and shipping is reliable. I'm happy not to have to order overseas. So, if you need something - check their...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Rick and his team will train you what ever you level is for a great surf session. I have tried other in Phuket and I have to admit that Saltwater got the most comprehensive and pedagogue trainers.

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Reviewed 17 November 2016

My wife and I got 3 days of wonderful lessons with Rick and his team in late August. It's marvellous that we could even stand on the surf board during the first lesson. Rick is a very experienced instructor and helped us catch great waves...More

Thank Vincent529
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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Rick and his team were absolutely fantastic! We had a bit of trepidation, as the weather had been a bit hit and miss but persevered, and were rewarded with the best day of our holiday. First of all my wife and mother in law took...More

Thank Ian W
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

We didn't had any problem searching for the school, thou it wasn't situated in a touristy area.Rick drove us out to the beach where the lesson took place. Theory first and practical next. And by the end of the lesson, I managed to stand on...More

Thank Hueyjin
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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Rick is just a wonderful teacher and I can highly recommend his school for any new surfers. This was so much fun I wish I had sorted this school out my first day in Phuket and made arrangements to spend several days learning to surf....More

Thank jchudson
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Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

I have had a few lessons with Rick over the past few seasons and thought it was time to thank him. He is a very professional surf coach who starts off by teaching the basics to give you an understanding of the waves, water and...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Brought 22 international secondary school students for a week. Fantastic. All learnt to surf. Very attentertive tuition. 4 to 1 students to instructors. Excellent value. Thanks Rick and your team.

Thank Alan R
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Rick G, Owner at Saltwater Dreaming Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2015

Thank you Alan Was a pleasure having you all here in Phuket, see you next year

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Reviewed 8 June 2015

Lessons here are incredible. In under an hour Rick had me paddling out for waves, standing up on the board, and having a blast! The coaching here goes far beyond the technical aspects of surfing and gets really deep into respecting the ocean and embracing...More

Thank Jason S
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Rick G, Owner at Saltwater Dreaming Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2015

Hi Jason We are stoked, you are stoked! Hope to see you again in the water. Cheers and thank you

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Mo A
14 October 2016|
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Response from Rick G | Property representative |
Hi...I am sorry, but we are closed for surfing from the end of September... Our instructors are on leave now....our 5 day programme costs 5,400 baht and includes all equipment...hope we can see you again in the next season... More
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Laura M
14 July 2016|
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Response from Rick G | Property representative |
Hi Laura I waited to answer to see if someone else would reply. I am the head instructor. All lessons are done in English (Thai Translation if needed). The lessons are on Bang Tao Beach, which is a very safe beach for... More
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