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Surf Lessons Tamarindo, Costa Rica - Native's Way Costa Rica Tamarindo Tours and Transfers

Tamarindo Surf Lessons

Learn to Surf on some of Costa Rica's Best Waves!

Tamarindo Surf Lessons

$35 per person

Book online now!

 

Your certified surf instructor will coach you step by step on how to stand up on a surfboard and start flying on water! We will customize your Tamarindo surf lesson will focus on basic techniques. We guaranteee you to get up on a wave in your lesson or your second lesson is free! Your lesson will be with a small group, no more than 4 people per instructor, or take a private lesson, an instructor for you (or you and our group) only.

Learn to Surf on Costa Rica's Best Waves

Learn Various Basic Skills such as Reading Waves

Local Bilingual Expert Guide

Beginner or Intermediate Lessons

Central Meeting Location

Shared Lesson: $35

Private Lesson: $50

3 Day Camp: Shared $105, Private $150

Tamarindo, Costa Rica is a world renowned surf location, made famous for the movie The Endless Summer. There are almost always great waves, but not too big, perfect for learning to surf. Whether this is your first time on a surfboard or you have some experience and want to work on your technique, our lessons are guaranteed to improve your skills. Our 2 hour lessons are taught by locals that have been surfing in Costa Rica for nearly their entire lives, so you will get the best insight there is in Tamarindo.

Beginner or Intermediate Surf Lessons

 

Your certified surf instructor will coach you step by step on how to stand up on a surfboard and start flying on water! We will customize your Tamarindo surf lesson will focus on the following techniques:

  • Paddling
  • Popping up
  • Board Position
  • Stance
  • Safety
  • Etiquette
  • Reading Waves

You will meet with your instructor and be given a rashguard and Surfboard.  After practicing popping up on the board on land, you will learn to paddle out into the waves!  Your instructor will help you catch the waves while you paddle coach you through standing up on the board.  After you get accustomed to getting up on the board, you will focus more on your stance and balance on the board as you fly over the water!

 

First lesson will focus on paddling, popping up, board position, stance, safety, reading waves, and etiquette.

Surf Lesson is dependent on the tide, your time and meeting place will be given in your confirmation

3 Day Mini Surf Camp - Beginner or Intermediate

Want to improve your surfing dramatically in just 3 lessons? This is the perfect option for travelers that want to learn to surf but not be held to a specific surf camp schedule!

Your certified surf instructor will coach you step by step on how to stand up on a surfboard and start flying on water! We will customize your Tamarindo surf lesson will focus on the following techniques:

  • Paddling
  • Popping up
  • Board Position
  • Stance
  • Safety
  • Etiquette
  • Reading Waves

Each day you will meet with your instructor and be given a rashguard and surfboard.

Day One: After practicing popping up on the board on land, you will learn to paddle out into the waves!  Your instructor will help you catch the waves while you paddle coach you through standing up on the board.  After you get accustomed to getting up on the board, you will focus more on your stance and balance on the board as you fly over the water!

Day Two: Revise first day lesson and review improvements, learn more balance and stance on the board, as well as more advanced etiquette on waves and how to read waves.

Day Three: Advance in timing, paddling, and balance.  By this time you will be able to catch waves on your own and surfing waves!

3 Day Camp – Shared: $105

3 Day Camp – Private: $150

Meeting Point

Meet at Native’s Way office in Tamarindo at time given upon confirmation.  Surf lesson time is dependent on high tide.

If you are not in the Tamarindo area and need round trip transportation, we can arrange that for you:

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off – we pick up from the following areas for a surcharge
  • JW Marriott, Playa Grande, Playa Conchal, Playa Flamingo ($60 extra)
  • Hotel RIU Guanacaste, RIU Palace, Playa Ocotal, Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Occidental Papagayo, Secrets Papagayo, Mangroove ($120 extra)
Special Notes
  • We operate this tour rain or shine! If weather is severe, we may cancel and you will be given a refund or you may reschedule
  • Bring sunscreen, towel, bathing suit
Cancellation Policy
  • You may cancel free of charge up to 24 hours before start of the tour.
  • Cancellations less than 24 hours before the start of the tour will be subject to a 100% cancellation charge.  Extreme cases are taken into consideration.
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  • Departure/Return Location
    Native's Way Office
  • Departure Time
    Dependent on High Tide
  • Dress Code
    Bathing suit, towel, sunscreen

Tour Location

Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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