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Panama Surf School

Calle 4ta Sur | EL Palmar, San Carlos 1017, Panama
+507 6673-0820
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Great active vacation spot in Panama

excellent spot for beginners and kids, long rides, manageable dynamics, attentive, caring coaches... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oksana M
Super Surf School

We went with out kids to the surf school. They were very happy, the teachers were very nice and we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mhaus1
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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!!
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“surf school” (19 reviews)
“a lot of fun” (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 1 week ago

excellent spot for beginners and kids, long rides, manageable dynamics, attentive, caring coaches and managers, almost immediate responses to inquiries over whatsapp. would highly recommend - many thanks to Diego & Fernanda!!!

Thank Oksana M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went with out kids to the surf school. They were very happy, the teachers were very nice and we had a great day. everyone was very friendly and we could pay with creditcard.

Thank mhaus1
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We just had 5 days in El palmar Rent broads for 4 days and 1 private lessons. The guide Recardo was very helpful with great English. Every one are some nice and just wanted to help, suggested on the perfect spots and the perfect time,...More

Thank AnatRei
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing time with panama surf school today. We had private lessons for our 6 and 7 year old children and us. Jose and Jose were incredible. The whole family loved it. Our little girl was initially shy but it didn't take long for her...More

1  Thank 12dxb
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Was in Panama City and wanted to get out and surf. Surfline said flat, called up and spoke with Alejandra (sp?) and she said there was good surf in a few hours. Hired a car from Panama City and went out. Sure enough, nice waves,...More

1  Thank jbschneider75
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My brother and I took our 7-year-olds for two days of 1 hour semi-private instruction. Both were beginners and both had an absolutely outstanding time. Our instructor, Jose, was not just patient, he was infectiously enthusiastic and was genuinely excited when the kids caught a...More

Thank usherMocha
panamasurf3675, Propietario at Panama Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Hi ! I am so glad for your comments , and yes our group of instructors is amazing , I am so proud of them. Thank you for visiting Panama Surf School and taking the time to make this comment . Hope you visit us...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a great surf school. We have all taken many lessons in the past in Australia. We had some success. But here....the waves are perfect for novice surfers! Everyone was up, over and over again, actually riding waves! Our instructors, Alex and Ricardo were...More

Thank jennifer i
panamasurf3675, Director General at Panama Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2017

Thank you Jennifer ! We love to have you and your family here. Happy new Year

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This is a perfect beach for beginners. Definitely go early in the day for best conditions. Javier was an amazing instructor with great techniques and tons of patience. The owner flor was very helpful and gave us lots of advice on places to go in...More

Thank debbythec
panamasurf3675, Director General at Panama Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2017

Thank you for your visit and hope see you again in Panama Surf School! We appreciate your comments .

Reviewed 18 December 2016

We booked a surf tour with Flor. This was definitely the highlight of our Panama trip. The trip was extremely well organised, the surf spots well selected according to our abilities and the service well beyond standard. Flor and her team are the sweetest and...More

Thank KatrinSurf
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This place was recommended to me by folks who live in the area. They said this was the best place to go to learn surfing. We were staying down the road at Casas Blancas, a wonderful private villa, which was our little piece of paradise....More

Thank Laura D
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