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Escuela del Mar Surf School

Bucaneer Resort, Carenero Island, Panama
+507 6785-7984
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Laugther and adrenaline!

We've lived a fantastic experience in Bocas del Toro, Panama. Jose and Lea are top teachers and... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
via mobile
Perfect waves, teachers and location for first time surfers!

We had never surfed before and both of us stood up in the first class! perfect waves to start... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Panama City, Panama
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Bucaneer Resort, Carenero Island, Panama
+507 6785-7984
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We've lived a fantastic experience in Bocas del Toro, Panama. Jose and Lea are top teachers and they help you all time. You'll want more sure!

Thank Georgina_bc
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We had never surfed before and both of us stood up in the first class! perfect waves to start surfing. Lea and Jose were amazing teachers! it was a great experience.

Thank Julia26
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I've previously taken surfing lessons, but I'm definitely still a beginner. Johnny and Jose were our instructors. Both teachers were kind and very nice. We received a very, very basic land-based fundamentals lesson and then headed to the water. They stayed with us the entire...More

Thank Happy T
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Jony, Lea and Josesito were great instructors. For new and experienced surfers, this is the place to go.

Thank CatherineAimeeRoy
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I really had a good experience with EDM in Bocas. My friend was learning to surf and I just rented a standup board and paddle... it went so well, we kept going back day after day. The instructors were great and the standup equipment was...More

1  Thank Steven M
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Muchisimas gracias a Tomas y Johnny for making my surf experience the best one! I liked the way of teaching and I had a lot of fun in the water! Thanks you so much guys. You made my end of the trip the best one!...More

Thank Sonriendo T
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I took a surf class with William, and he is a great, patient teacher that helped me to improve my technique!

Thank Bianca C
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I stayed in Bocas del Toro for around two weeks and Escuela del Mar (EDM) was one of the first places I visited. I had some surfing experience before, but I could never really put it all together. With the teaching that EDM provided, I...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I took three surf classes with Tommy (I don't know if that is the good way to write it :)) and it was awesome ! We had great time, the sea is warm, nobody in the water and good teaching for beginners :) If you...More

Thank cverpillot
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I was fortunate to be connected with William Villareal, one of the surf instructors during recreational time in Costa Rica. It was my third attempt at surfing and although I'm athletic, I lacked confidence in my ability to stand up that day. On the third...More

Thank Erin M
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20 September 2016|
Response from luisbertone | Property representative |
Hola!! Yes we do. We have plenty of fiberglass boards in good conditions. From 5'5 to 9+. Body boards, boadyboarding fins and plenty more gear for rent (kayaks, sup, snorkel gear etc.) For any further questions you can... More