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Surfing Lessons

  • Learn essentials of surfing safety, technique, and etiquette on a Quepos beach
  • Small-group instruction offers individualized attention for all levels and ages
  • Snacks, drinks, and shaded beach chairs help you rest up between surf sessions
Surfing Lessons
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Surfing Lessons
Learn to surf in Costa Rica with a small-group lesson near Manuel Antonio. Whether it's your first time on a board or you want to improve your skills, a low student-to-instructor ratio allows plenty of personalized attention so you’ll be confidently paddling and standing up in no time. When you need a rest from the waves, relax with provided beach chairs and umbrellas while snacking on fresh fruit and coconut water.
What to Expect

The perfect option for anyone seeking a short but intense introduction into the world of surfing. After picking you up at your hotel, we bring you down to the beach to begin practicing some safety recommendations before hitting the waves. Our special teaching techniques will have you up in no time, and our patient and experienced instructors give you lots of tips along the way to help you find that perfect and balanced form on the board. Take a break to relax in our chairs under the shade of umbrellas, and refuel with fresh, juicy tropical fruit before you continue conquering the waves. When you’ve captured enough moments standing up and surfing from all kinds of angles, and your arms cannot take more paddling, we bring you back to your hotel. 

All tours include round-trip transportation in a comfortable, new, double air conditioned 12-people-van (driven by the owner, Dante), from/to the guest’s hotel or private residence in Manuel Antonio or Quepos, chair and umbrellas at the beach, refreshments (water, coconut water, and fresh fruit), surf board, rash guard, and an experienced and safe, bilingual (English and Spanish) surfing instructor (2-3 people maximum/instructor, with young children having their own). A 20-minute instruction and security talk is given by the surfing instructor to the guest, prior to entering the water. Photos are optional and offered to be purchased as an extra service, available upon request.

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Surfing teen and mom

Fun and easy. Hotel pickup was prompt. Everyone (in the office where we made our reservation, shuttle people, beach people) was friendly and efficient. Other than my teen, there was only one other person in our lesson, and we had two instructors in the water,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fun surfing experience

The staff was so nice, great vibes from everyone. We came on a drop in basis, they were so flexible, organized a private surfing lesson on the spot for our 3 kids, with 2 great professional and attentive instructors. We felt completely safe, kids were...More

Thank g j
Dante H, Owner at Dante's Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy that you enjoyed your tour with us! Providing a safe, organized, yet fun tour is very important to us. Pura vida,

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Surfing for Beginners

I am studying abroad in Costa Rica and one of my lifetime bucket list items was to learn how to surf. This company and these people are awesome! They are very accommodating, me being a college student and helping me out with transportation. They teach...More

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Dante H, Owner at Dante's Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad that you learned to surf with us! Good luck with your studies! Saludos desde Costa Rica,

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Great surfing lessons for kids

We took a large group to Dante's surf school...the sea was angry that day my friends. Rest assured Dante and his staff got the kids on some super fun and safe waves. Kids from 8 to 15 enjoyed the sandy beach break for hours. When...More

1  Thank bobmartens15
Reviewed 10 July 2018
surf's up

Hey the one thing you really want in a surf lesson is a fun instructor. All four of our guys were great and we enjoyed the day. We just ended up taking our time in and out of the water all day, the staff brought...More

1  Thank CJOrsini
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