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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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Playa Samara Guanacaste | Next To Gusto Beach Restaurant, Playa Samara 50205, Costa Rica
+506 8457 0132
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

Paulo and family are a great welcoming to Playa Samara they are family run and happy to serve their customers ,Tell them George (alaLoretto) sent you you might even get a surf handle like I did!

Thank George P
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Don't need to go any further than Christian and his pals at Tico Surf in Samara. Tico offers Kayaking, Boogey boarding, Surf school and more. Really great guys, friendly, capable, fun. Go for it!

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 3 January 2016

I've been to Playa Samara for a week vacation each of the last three years. I will only go to Tico's for surfing. It's easy to find on the beach, has good food and batidos next door at Gusto and everyone here will give excellent,...More

Thank davidfinch86
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Awesome, Awesome .Great work out and on the beach next to a cool Gusto bar ,family run business the young Paulo is very welcoming ,very fair prices and great instructors. here for a month enjoy a workout and challenge I am 54 1st time surfing...More

Thank george p
Reviewed 22 August 2015

My brother and sister in law and I decided that it would be fun to give surfing a try. We had been spending a lot of time at Lo Que Hay, and since it's right in front wandered over and booked a timing. The instruction...More

Thank thatsillyCanadian
Reviewed 5 August 2015

On a recent visit to Playa Samara, we went fishing, snorkeling and sight seeing just off Playa Samara with the family. We had a wonderful afternoon with a very knowledgeable and fun 'tour guide', complete with fresh fruit on the way back to shore.

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 15 July 2015

We came in the low season and had an excellent instructor and were the only 2 in the lesson. The wave conditions weren't very good that morning but it was our last day and he worked really hard to help us get some rides in....More

Thank NMT_Techie
Reviewed 19 June 2015

We used Tico's based on reviews on Trip Advisor. My friend and I had never surfed before, but Paco had us both standing on our own by the end of the lesson. If we had more time, I would have definitely benefitted from another lesson,...More

Thank Lauren F
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Our hostel recommended us the Ticos Surf School. We had our first lesson with Paco, it was great. He explained everything really well: How we have to get up, the waves, on what we have to pay attention for our security etc. Paco was really...More

Thank Kathrin S
Reviewed 9 April 2015

On a scale from 1-10, I give Ticos Surf School in Samara an 11! Having never surfed before, I was pretty nervous to hit the waves. But Christian was an excellent instructor...having surfed his entire life in Samara, he was so knowledgeable, helpful, attentive, and...More

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