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Ticos Surf School

Playa Samara Guanacaste | Next To Gusto Beach Restaurant, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
+506 8457 0132
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Johnny is awesome!

So I’m from California and I’m not the Cali surf girl type, but I can now say that I surfed in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dkreyes7
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Holtville, California
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Great experience!

Best surf school in Samara! Pablo and his team are the best you’ll find! They are great with the... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Jenna F
via mobile
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Ticoss surf school is a costa rican family business that offer surf lesson all ages also kayak or SUP tours to isla chora. Also offer surf board, Sup, snorkeling gear,kayak and boggie board for rent Let us be part of your vacations in Costa Rica.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Playa Samara Guanacaste | Next To Gusto Beach Restaurant, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
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+506 8457 0132
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So I’m from California and I’m not the Cali surf girl type, but I can now say that I surfed in Costa Rica! Thanks to Johnny, the instructor, I was able to catch some waves! Thanks Johnny for the encouragement, I now feel pretty awesome!...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Best surf school in Samara! Pablo and his team are the best you’ll find! They are great with the kids and give very thorough instruction. They have surf boards and boogie boards to rent as well!

Thank Jenna F
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Paulo and Johnny did a great job giving my daughters and I our first surfing lesson! We came back another day for another try, not as easy without someone telling you when and what to do it. Wonderful experience and we'll be doing more of...More

Thank Chris D
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We went to Samara beach to visit for the day and ended up spending our whole vacation there. Tico’s surf school was amazing. My son (7 years old) has never been on a surf board and in about 20 minutes was riding waves in. The...More

Thank Andres F
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

In 2013 I learned how to surf with these guys, five years later they're still the best shop on the beach. Friendly, open and willing to share good tips and cut a deal. Can't wait to go back for more.

Thank laceybordeaux
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Mom and two teenagers, first surf lesson ever and we had a blast. Jonny was really supportive and before long we were all up on the board. Once you take a lesson, you can use the surf boards to practice on your own. Johhny was...More

Thank Megan B
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We discovered Ticos Surf School on our 3rd day by walking literally 30 steps to the left from the main entrance while looking for umbrella and chairs. Pablo was able to accommodate us right away and we have been coming there every day. As my...More

Thank Trotsky999
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

My Husband took a private lesson from Johnny in Late Nov. He had taken a group class the year before from another surf company in Samara. But, needed a refresher after a year break. He very much appreciated Johnny's pointers and helpfulness. Friendly place and...More

Thank skiingfrog
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We’ve had our first surf lesson ever with Andre and Andrès. After a very very good explanation and ‘dry’ practice, we’ve hit the water. After this great start, we felt like pro’s in the water! Taking the time and having patience to tell us over...More

Thank karlijnvdg
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

My husband, daughter and I took a surf lesson on New Year’s Day. Johnny was our instructor and he spent a lot of time teaching us surfing basics, emphasizing safety before we even got in the water. My husband is a little uncoordinated and Johnny...More

Thank BeckyJR
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