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Address: Playa Grande 37745, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8635 2466
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Come check out Mini Mop Surf Shop located in Matapalo on the way to the...

Come check out Mini Mop Surf Shop located in Matapalo on the way to the beaches of Playa Grande, where you can be assured your damaged surfboards will be repaired with the highest quality at a fast and affordable rate! We have surfboards for rent and sale available, and even offer surf lessons to any daring newbie wanting to learn the art of surf! Our instructor is a local guy who is fluent in English and Spanish, with years of experience in surfing and teaching. Transportation is available if needed, because we want no surfer left behind! Fees will depend on location of residence. Remember! We have the lowest prices around and the best deals to offer!!! Call us or stop by the shop, which is 200 meters from the soccer field on the right-hand side driving towards Playa Grande. Pura Vida!!!

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Great Surfing Morning

Brought a total of 6 kids with friends. One adult also surfed(had not before-Picture enclosed). Heiner was great with the kids. He worked with the beginners to get them up and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 April 2015
Jean-Pierre B
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015

Brought a total of 6 kids with friends. One adult also surfed(had not before-Picture enclosed). Heiner was great with the kids. He worked with the beginners to get them up and gave ones who had surfed before refresher tips. We have some great pics and everyone had a great time-- After surfing he had water & fruit for all the... More 

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Malden, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

So I'm on a surf / holiday trip with my mum and I stumble upon this surf shack on my way to Play Grande. Heiner aka Mini Mop greeted us, set me up with a nice board and then even invited us to the local rodeo later that night. The rest of the week is history.... One of my best... More 

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2 Thank Regi M
Calgary, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2015

Seriously the best trip I could have had. Thanks to Heiner and his friend Sergio who toured us up the entire coast line from Montezuma to Playa Grande. It was meant to be a relaxing vacation with my momma and it turned into the most amazing adventure we could have asked for. If you make a trip to Playa Grande... More 

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Thank JenzyH
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed in Playa Grande during our vacation this month. Our hotel booking came with one lesson through the Mini Mop Surf Shop. Heiner is the best instructor I have ever had. Both my boyfriend and I have taken lessons before on other vacations but it had been a while so we opted for lessons. Heiner is... More 

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Thank Stefanie G
Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

Went on honeymoon to Guanacaste and tried to get a surf on the region. Luckly, in our way to Playa Grande we pass through Heiner's Mini Mop Surf Shop, the best thing ever happened! Rented two ok surf boards by Heiner (very good price) and surfed together with him at Las Avellanas and Witch's Rock beaches. Crazy way until getting... More 

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Thank Ricardo_Goldschmidt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014

Heiner is super cool owner of the shop and takes care of you fast, pro, good job. I had a board break first day and he fixed it before the next set came in. Highly recommend.

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Thank Bridgett B
Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2013

After reading other reviews online, my boyfriend and I decided to rent some surf boards from Mini Mop. I am so happy that we did! Heiner is the epitome of hospitality. We didn't have any straps to tie the surf boards to our car, so Heiner drove our boards out to our place and came and picked then up when... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2013

Heiner is great people. Hand delivers boards to your location, shares secret spots and always points you in the right direction.

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Thank Baconnator
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013 via mobile

While out getting food one day we stumbled upon this perfect shop and never looked back! Amazing prices, incredible service, and expert advice made my dream to learn how to surf come true! I highly recommend this shop to anyone looking to rent surf boards. Thanks so much Heiner! Look forward to my next trip to Playa Grande!

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Thank Mike H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2013 via mobile

Mini mop is great!!! I came to Costa Rica with some friends and the dream of learning to surf...Heiner and Mini Mop made that so come true. Rented some boards, got lots of helpful tips, and had an amazing trip! Thanks Heiner, thanks Mini Mop! :)

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