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Panama Surf School

Calle 4ta Sur | EL Palmar, San Carlos 1017, Panama
+507 6673-0820
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Best surfing school

Best surfing school in Panama, great instructors friendly owners, excellent facilities. I will come... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
taniasmith1972
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Portland, Oregon
Amazing experience... I am hooked:)

When a group of 7 of us booked a trip to Panama there was 1 thing I had to try and that was... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Sarah M
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Toronto, Canada
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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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“surf school” (22 reviews)
“a lot of fun” (5 reviews)
“the owner” (4 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 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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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Panama Surf School is fantastic! They teach you surfing through a positive and encouraging approach, which transcends to all levels, ages, and abilities. I highly recommend this school both for lessons as well as for renting boards and gear to get you out on the...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

I'm a surfer, a longboarder. I probably surf at a strong advanced beginner level now. Wherever I travel, I surf. I always take lessons to improve my skills and for safely reasons, I don't surf alone. The facilities at Panama Surf School were top notch...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

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!!!

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 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.

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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

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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
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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

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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

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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

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