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Address: Lista de Correos, Montezuma 60111, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8669 6835
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Young Vision Surf School is a Costa Rican owned and operated surf school in...

Young Vision Surf School is a Costa Rican owned and operated surf school in Montezuma, Costa Rica. International Surf Association (ISA) Certified bilingual surf instructors and Certified Beach Rescue Lifeguards teach you about safety in the water, standing up on the board and catching waves of all sizes. Daily lessons include two hours of instruction, the use of the surf board, rash guard and fresh fruits. Contact us to fulfill your dream of surfing in paradise!

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Great experience with knowledgeable teacher

Took surf lesson with Manuel at Playa Grande. We both got up and it was a really fun experience. Manuel was very knowledgeable and fun to hang out with. Would recommend it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Took surf lesson with Manuel at Playa Grande. We both got up and it was a really fun experience. Manuel was very knowledgeable and fun to hang out with. Would recommend it.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a scenic walk, we arrived at a beautiful stretch of beach and were greeted by our instructor Manuel. He was very clear and direct with his instructions and was massively encouraging and enthusiastic every time we managed to stand up! During the break in between the session they gave us fresh fruit and one of the other instructors climbed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Me and my two daughters 12 and 15, signed up for a five day surfing program while we were visiting Montezuma in Costa Rica. The young vision team of coaches set an individual program for each of us, the girls transitioned to being afraid of life in the ocean to surfing from point break with full confidence and control. The... More 

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ManuelandAlvaro, Owner at Young Vision Surf School, responded to this review

Thank you for this great feedback. We're so pleased that you enjoyed our surf program and left with a new passion for surfing. Pura vida More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The beach at which you take the surf lesson is a leisurely 15 minute walk away along the beach and is one of the highlights of the lesson. During the walk your instructors tell you all about the history of the area and are very knowledgeable of the fauna and flora of the area having taken 4 years of university... More 

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ManuelandAlvaro, Owner at Young Vision Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. We appreciate your comments and we're so glad you enjoyed your surf lessons. Pura vida! More 

Surrey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Great experience. We've taken lessons and surfed in Tofino before, and it was so cool to surf without a wet suit and they adjusted the lesson according to our various skill levels. We were a family of four and had two instructors, so lots of attention and help. We learned a lot and felt successful. They really helped in terms... More 

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ManuelandAlvaro, Owner at Young Vision Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks for supporting a local costa rican surf school. We had a great time with you and your family in the warm water. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels and got lots of surfing in! Pura vida More 

San Francisco, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

I was going to just try surfing for a lesson or so but I rode the a wave on my first try and was addicted. This is the place to learn to surf. Great beach, warm water. Manuel, Alvaro and Nego were great teachers. Patient and preached safety as the waves can be unpredictable. I ended up surfing for 5... More 

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ManuelandAlvaro, Owner at Young Vision Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks for this great review. We're so happy you enjoyed your lessons and glad to hear we have another student hooked on surfing. Pura vida!! More 

Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I really wanted to learn how to surf. On the first day, they teach you everything regarding the basics which include how to hold and manage the board, how to stand, and how to be safe before even going into the water. We start off practicing nice and easy in "white water" when you can still reach. They give you... More 

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ManuelandAlvaro, Owner at Young Vision Surf School, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We do our best every day and it is very rewarding to hear from our students such positive feedback. It is very special to be mentioned as your favorite part of your trip. Thank you for surfing with us. Pura vida! More 

Orange County, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Manuel, Alvaro, and Nego were incredibly patient and helpful. I had never been surfing, and over the course of my three lessons they progressed from teaching me the basics to coaching me on paddling out and catching the wave myself. They put safety first and do their best to make the experience all about having fun. Highly, highly suggest you... More 

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ManuelandAlvaro, Owner at Young Vision Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your feedback. We're so happy to have introduced you to surfing and we hope to see you in the waves again one day. Pura vida More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Alvaro and Manuel and their staff are very friendly and patient teachers. This was our first-ever surfing lesson, and it was so fun that we did it a second day. They had all of us standing up surfing on the first day. They were especially good with my kids, aged 6,9,and 11. They were careful with safety issues, and they... More 

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ManuelandAlvaro, Owner at Young Vision Surf School, responded to this review

We are so grateful for your kind review. It was a pleasure to surf with your family and we're happy to have been a part of your adventure in Montezuma. We appreciate your support and hope to see you again one day. Pura vida More 

Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

My friend and I had our first surf lesson with Manuel. He was great, very patient,very kind and very professional. We had an amazing time. I highly recommend this place. Shout-out to the best snack ever (pineapple and fresh coconut water) Thank you ! Pura Vida!

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ManuelandAlvaro, Owner at Young Vision Surf School, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing about your surfing experience with us. Glad to know you enjoyed the surfing as well as the snacks! We appreciate your feedback! Pura vida More 

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