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Tortuga Surf School

Calle Santa Ana, Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 60101, Costa Rica
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I stayed an extra day in Jaco, this place was so good.

To give you an idea of my skill level, I have taken one surf lesson, maybe 6 years ago. With... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kinnon W
via mobile
Best surf school in Jaco

Tortuga Surf Camp is number 1! Mike and his team go above and beyond to give you the best surf... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alissa R
via mobile
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Tortuga Surf Camp is the choice for the traveler who wants to enjoy and discover the wonders of surf at an affordable price.Located strategically in the south end of Jaco Beach, this calm mellow beach breaks will be the classroom where our ISA certified instructor will lead you trough the this Costa Rican surfing experience.
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Calle Santa Ana, Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 60101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To give you an idea of my skill level, I have taken one surf lesson, maybe 6 years ago. With Tortuga today, I think I caught, and stood up on, almost every wave I tried. Site selection was perfect for a beginner. Price was very...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tortuga Surf Camp is number 1! Mike and his team go above and beyond to give you the best surf experience possible. Everyone at Tortuga surf camp is professional, friendly, and dedicated to teaching you the right way to surf. My friends and I have...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent a week at Tortuga Surf Camp after previously going for a few lessons. Really enjoyed the video review and workout sessions which add another valuable dimension to the experience! All instructors adapted well to the conditions of the day and the experience level...More

Thank William R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the best time learning to surf with my family and friends. Everyone had their own instructor and we all were able to get on the board and surf! Adults and kiddos had a blast! The instructors were friendly, patient, helpful and very professional! Safety...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was for 6 Days in Tortuga Surfcamp, it was awesome. In 5 Days i learn to surf green waves! Despite the 1:1 coaching in the water which I haven't seen anywhere else before. It was great. I really like surfing. One time i had...More

Thank Daniela R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do you know that feeling when you have found a place you really really like and you hesitate to write an outstanding review because you don't want this place to be overrun by other people? Well, I consider Tortuga one of these places but I...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time learning how to surf. They did a great job with our kids. Safety was a priority and the instruction was thorough.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't which was better the surf, the surfing instructors, or the surf master himself, Mike. As a complete and utter klutz, I went into our surf lesson with more than a dash of trepidation. They were kind, patient and I actually got up on...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With great pleasure and joy I was surfing in Tortugasurfcamp. This beautiful place! Convenient location, the possibility of organizing trips to other surf spots, attentive and very professional instructors create excellent conditions for both beginners and advanced surfers. Jaco beach is a huge sandy beach...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mike went above and beyond to help my team and I with anything and everything we needed. He helped me find sources for a story I'm writing, when I was honestly ready to give up, he took us on two different beautiful hikes, and most...More

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10 April 2017|
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Response from HotelPericoAzul |
This is not really a surf Shop Sr, we do have rash guards at a $35 value but only from out company, we don't sell corporate brands. I would suggest WOW surf as the main and oldest surf shop in town!
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26 February 2017|
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Response from HotelPericoAzul |
This is the main information on our Surf lessons, and how you can complete your reservation, please take a look at it and let us know if you had any questions or would like to proceed with your reservation, we would be... More
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