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Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School

20m Norte de Cafe de Paris, Nosara 12345, Costa Rica
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The Taco Shop was the Most expensive place we dined

This is for the Taco Shop not the surf shop or surf school. Out of all the places we dined this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dawn M
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Cocoa Beach, Florida
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Old timers

So we tried elsewhere, and our first lesson got us up 2 of 20 times. Not bad for in our 50s and... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
Lee L
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We are a full service surf shop that offers surf lessons, rental boards, adventure tours, new and used boards for sale, surf accessories, awesome beach clothes, and gift shop. We have been teaching people to surf in Nosara for more than 10 years. Our Costa Rican surf instructors are ISA certified surf coaches and are excited to teach you to surf in a safe and fun way. We offer private, group, kids, and multipole lesson packages. You can see all the positive reviews from our customers.We also have the biggest supply of quality rental boards to suit every type of surfer. Our beach location is the closest to the sand in town giving you a short walk to the waves with your board. You can also leave your board with us during your stay saving you the hassle of lugging them around town.Our number one goal is to help you have the best surf vacation in Costa Rica. We are your one stop for everything you need and want to do in town. Let us save you the hassle of planning and coordinating. It's our pleasure. Thanks for visiting our Trip Advisor Review page. We hope to see you down for a visit. Pura Vida!!
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“surf shop” (29 reviews)
“taco” (4 reviews)
“free beer” (3 reviews)
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20m Norte de Cafe de Paris, Nosara 12345, Costa Rica
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"great selection of boards"
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"fantastic instructor"
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"costa rica"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is for the Taco Shop not the surf shop or surf school. Out of all the places we dined this ended up being the most expensive and this was for lunch. The sign said “Taco Tuesday” 2 for 1 Tacos and 2 for 1...More

Thank Dawn M
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

So we tried elsewhere, and our first lesson got us up 2 of 20 times. Not bad for in our 50s and 60s- but fit, and looking marvelous, darling. We noticed this young Canadian couple next to us, also first timers, we’re getting up like...More

Thank Lee L
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Everything we needed for fun in the sun, Coconut Harry's had. Two great locations with helpful staff. Pura Vida!

Thank Kenneth S
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

I have been renting boards and other items from coconut Harry’s for a few years now and wouldn’t go anywhere else. With an incredibly friendly staff, they’re capable to meet any of your vacation needs on or off the beach. Josito, one of the best...More

Thank NateButcher
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful first trip, visiting this paradise. Coconut Harry's is wonderful, between the board rentals, instructors "Josito", and delicious tacos. Josito made this trip so great, not only is he a talented instructor but a good friend. My friends have known him for years...More

Thank Alvie W
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Coconut Harry's is the place to go for surf lessons, board rentals, and great food/drinks. It was my first time surfing and Josito gave me a wonderful lesson and had me surfing fast! They have a great selection of boards and anything else surfing related...More

Thank Sam W
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We just returned from a vacation in Playa Guiones. My son is a surfer and I am a 64 yr. old wannabe! I took lessons from Jose and he had me up the first day...not particularly a beautiful sight but it did get better each...More

Thank Jo Ann H
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

My family recently visited Playa Guiones and used Coconut Harry's as our surfing and excursion base camp. We linked with guide Jose Lopez who provided a thorough fun filled week of surfing and adventure. CH was extremely accommodating and an overall great experience. Highly recommended!

Thank William H
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Probably the closest board rental to the beach here in Guiones. Boards are $20 per day. There is a little path right outside the shop that leads straight to the beach. Very friendly staff! They close at 5pm but let us keep the boards overnight...More

Thank bethanyrobin
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

I decided to head to Nosara last minute during the busiest time of year (the week after Christmas). The staff squeezed me in for surf lessons each day. Even though he had many clients, my surf instructor, Josito, was dedicated to me each day, and...More

Thank chelbycat
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Janet B
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Response from Lee L | Reviewed this property |
If you want two bedrooms in Guiones Beach area of Nosara, best bet is the Living Hotel where you might get the suite. Otherwise, two bedroom condos for a week minimum are good at Villas las Palmas or Villas del Sol in Prlada... More
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