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Panama Surf School

Calle 4ta Sur | EL Palmar, San Carlos 1017, Panama
+507 6673-0820
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Awesome time with great people!

Went to Panama City with a big group and wanted to try to get a bunch of people out surfing... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
graham416
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Toronto, Canada
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We love here

I started taking my very first surf course at here, Panama Surf School and keep visiting here to... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Sehee K
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Panama Surf School is the only formal surfing school close to panama city, with classes everyday and bilingual instructor (english and spanish).The school is located on the beach of el palmar great place for learning with waves all year long!!
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  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“surf school” (21 reviews)
“a lot of fun” (5 reviews)
“el palmar” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Calle 4ta Sur | EL Palmar, San Carlos 1017, Panama
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+507 6673-0820
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Went to Panama City with a big group and wanted to try to get a bunch of people out surfing. Contacted the surf school and Diogo was awesome with regards to scheduling shuttles and communicating. We had 10+ guys go to the surf school and...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

I started taking my very first surf course at here, Panama Surf School and keep visiting here to learn to surf. Their equipment is well organized with wide range to choose board by tide or levels. And the open atmosphere makes us always feel comfortable....More

Thank Sehee K
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We just reached back to Richmond, VA, what a great experience in Panama and with the crew at panama surf school. I took my 10yr daughter and 12yr son to take lessons for the day. Nice group of instructors that really made sure the kids...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This place gets really good reviews and they are fully justified. I emailed them a few times before our trip and they always responded quickly. My wife and I took a group surf lesson, which was only the two of us. Price is $45 per...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

My husband & I took our first ever surf lessons & it was great. We had emailed days prior to make sure they were open & ask when to come. They said to just show up between 9:00am-1:00pm. We were able to stow our backpack...More

Thank Livi l
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

I followed a 10 lessons package with private instructor. Jose gave me the right instructions and learned me accurate to surf on the waves. It really motivated me cause the passion he showed and implemented was awesome. The school has facilities to do stability exercises...More

Thank Joris A
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Drove from Coronado Bay & was helped right away. The instructors Jose & Alex were super cool & patient. It was an amazing time except that an hour into our surfing we also became acquainted with the local jelly fish population. It burns/stings but according...More

Thank levoyerw
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

We did a private class with five people and three instructors. The instructors were great and made sure that everyone got up and had fun. My only complaint was that some of the boards were not so great which made it much harder to get...More

Thank baers
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Best surfing school in Panama, great instructors friendly owners, excellent facilities. I will come back next on my next visit to Panama

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

When a group of 7 of us booked a trip to Panama there was 1 thing I had to try and that was surfing. I did not care if I went alone I was going to try to Surf. Luckily 5 of us wanted to...More

Thank Sarah M
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