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Address: Rio Papaloapan 176 | 48330 Puerto Vallarta, JAL, Puerto Vallarta 48325, Mexico
Phone Number:
+52 33 1625 9252
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

Surf lesson, surf tours, stand up paddle lesson, rentals.

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Daniel was an amazing instructor. He was kind, helpful, patient, and super friendly. In addition to the actual surf lesson, he showed us around the area and brought us to an... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Lindsey H

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Daniel was an amazing instructor. He was kind, helpful, patient, and super friendly. In addition to the actual surf lesson, he showed us around the area and brought us to an excellent taco spot for lunch after. Many thanks, Daniel! :)

Thank Lindsey H
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to vallarta surf guide and I was not disappointed the group was really fun and the intructor Pepe was perfect! Ask him to take you to lutibu grill after and just pay for him!

Thank JxBee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pepe is the bomb and it's amazing to be with a. Real surfing instructor that was born in Puerto Vallarta. Nice boards prepfessonal but relaxed

Thank Alina R
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of 5 of us wanted to go surfing while in Puerto Vallarta. We booked through Vallarta Surf Guide because of the great reviews - it did not disappoint! They were really easy to book through and the day-of experience was perfect. Highly recommend this service if you're looking to experience something more local and a good adventure.

Thank Brie_PNW
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a 75 year-old short-board surfer, I appreciated that Daniel, Karla, and Kaleigh treated me well and fully included me with the younger surfers. Much appreciated.

Thank John B
Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We were in PV for a quick weekend and my husband wanted to arrange for a daytime adventure that the whole family would enjoy. Javier and Leo took us to La Lancha for a day of surfing. They took great care of us, helped my 11 year old paddle out and catch some waves, were very patient with my beginner... More 

Thank Ericasloth
Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Last week I had a surf lesson with Vallarta Surf Guide. Daniel was my instructor and I can confidently say that he knows how to surf and how to teach others to surf. I had a little surf experience before but was never taught. In a short amount of time Daniel filled in all the missing pieces in my understanding.... More 

Thank Lee H
Kispiox Valley, BC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

if you want to surf, definitely go with this company. However, that's not what makes the trip unforgetable. It's the most authentic surf trip you could take. The guides make you feel safe in the water, they're attentive, annnnd they make surfing easy for you (it's definitely not). Aside from the incredible surfing experience itself, the entire trip is what... More 

Thank snowNsun23
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

I would not recommend this company to fellow travelers. While our guide was nice, it was not the experience we were hoping for. It seems like the company is just a couple of friends who need to make a quick buck and not very professional at all. We were picked up in our guide's personal car, he had brought a... More 

Thank Kasey R
VSG_PV, Guest Relations Manager at Vallarta Surf Guide, responded to this review

Hi Kasey, Thank you for your honest review. We are glad you have enjoyed your surfing day with us despite some 'rough edges'. Vallarta Surf Guide is a local surfing shop and we provide local experiences, just as you would surf by yourself if you were a local. Most guests appreciate these individual experiences versus a big group surfing experience... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The staff was friendly, offered great instruction, and this was an absolute blast. Good food in the restruant afterwards too at the Vallarta excursions headquarters. Excellent personalized instructions. Johnny and JP (or whatever the Canadian blond guy's name was) are both professional surfers that are great teachers. The cove where they take you to learn is very good for beginners,... More 

Thank Jordan K

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