We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Totem Surf School

Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 77403, Costa Rica
+506 2750 0758
Website
Save
Review Highlights
perfect coaches for beginning surfers

Reliable, punctual, helpful and professional guys. They aren't necessarily the least expensive but... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2017
Catherine1111111
,
Toronto, Canada
The highlight of our trip

It was perfect! The instructors were so friendly. They gave good advise, took good care of us and... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
Léa L
via mobile
Read all 15 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
We are located at the best surf spot in Puerto Viejo ( The Beach Break). Our centre is fully equipped with various models of Banzaii,Premiere, and RRD Surfboards, available to rent to surfers of all levels.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“big waves” (2 reviews)
“a lot of fun” (2 reviews)
“lesson” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
Playa Cocles, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 77403, Costa Rica
CONTACT
Website
+506 2750 0758

Similar Things to Do in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Write a Review
Reviews (15)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 15 reviews

Reviewed 9 January 2017

Reliable, punctual, helpful and professional guys. They aren't necessarily the least expensive but you feel in very capable hands - especially if you have children. When the waves were too big at their main site, they arranged to transport us and the boards to Playa...More

Thank Catherine1111111
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

It was perfect! The instructors were so friendly. They gave good advise, took good care of us and listen carefully. For example, I was afraid of the big waves, so I told my instructor and we went closer to the beach. They are funny, friendly...More

Thank Léa L
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Great teachers with a lot of talent. We instantly managed to surf thanks to their help. The lessons were very enjoyable and it was definitely worth it!

Thank Jaume S
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I took a couple of surf lessons from Elma at Totem Surf School and was very happy with the lessons. Within about an hour I was standing on the board and catching waves despite the relentless Cocles beach waves - Elma was very clear and...More

Thank misty20152015
Reviewed 11 January 2015

These surf guides were introduced to us by our Geck Trails driver. This beach is so much nicer than Puerto Viejo beach. It's really surf focused. The guides are happy helpful people and make this an enjoyable experience. It is right on the beach look...More

Thank concettah667
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Owner is is a nice guy, easygoing. He has good teachers and lets you have the board for two more hours after the lesson. You can even choose to use these two hours on another day.

Thank AnkieTV
Reviewed 19 August 2014

I felt the need to counter-comment to set a few things straight. These instructors are amazing, fun yet professional. Most if not every guy in Puerto refer to the women as "baby" or "honey" or "amor" .. that's just how they talk. They're not being...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 27 March 2014

This was the worst experience I had in Costa Rica. Where to begin... We paid the owner for our lesson, and he offered me my change once I had already put my belongings in the locker and we were heading to the beach, knowing I...More

4  Thank Britt N
Reviewed 1 February 2014

My boyfriend wanted to learn to surf, and so I booked a 9 am lesson with Totem surf. The price I was quote (via email) was $65 USD per person, but when you get there is it only $60 USD. For that price, you get...More

Thank Bridget P
Reviewed 22 June 2012

The owner is amazing, especially with kids, so much patience and so kind. my 10 year old had never surfed before and was riding waves by the end of his lesson. Definately worth the lesson.

Thank Leigh M
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Bread & Chocolate
1,435 reviews
1.02 km away
Madre Tierra Puerto Viejo
276 reviews
.93 km away
Como en mi Casa Art Cafe
327 reviews
.94 km away
Cafe Viejo Restaurante Pizzeria
295 reviews
.99 km away
Nearby Attractions
Puerto Viejo Beach
984 reviews
1.19 km away
Willie's Tours CR - Day Tours
161 reviews
.96 km away
Finca La Isla
96 reviews
.50 km away
Gecko Trail - Day Tours
396 reviews
.97 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Totem Surf School staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit