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Pato's Surf School

East of Police Station 300 M | On the Beach in Camping Los Cocos, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
+506 8761 4638
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What a great lesson

We have had 5-6 surfing lessons in many different places and we felt that our lesson with Martin... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Katie L
Amazing place and the best people ever

I spent 10 days inSamara taking daily surfing classes at Pato's surf school. I have no words for my... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
daniela p
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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When it comes to enjoying everything that Playa Samara has to offer, Pato's Surf School is your one stop shop for all things surfing, SUP boarding, kayaking, and more. With talented and experienced instructors and guides, your time with us will be memorable and enjoyable. Whether it's catching waves, enjoying a sunset kayak or SUP tour, or receiving a relaxing massage, we are excited to be a part of your Costa Rica experience.​ Not only are we a surf school, but a place full of positive energy. Come relax, play, meet new friends, or practice spanish!
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East of Police Station 300 M | On the Beach in Camping Los Cocos, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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+506 8761 4638
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have had 5-6 surfing lessons in many different places and we felt that our lesson with Martin was one of the best lessons we ever had. He was extremely informative and we learned more this time than we had learned in most of our...More

Thank Katie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent 10 days inSamara taking daily surfing classes at Pato's surf school. I have no words for my instructor Eloy, he is super patient, polite and effective! As is everyone at the school. Kate, Pato and everyone else are super friendly, honest and fun...More

Thank daniela p
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Pato's Surf School provided a detailed lesson along with several hours of work in the water. The best part about the lesson/rental was that you're allowed to return up to 5 days after your lesson to check out a board and practice!

Thank David P
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Kate was very friendly, Our 2 boys had a lesson with Martin and they quickly were able to surf and enjoy the waves. Taking a lesson there enable you to use their board for 5 days.

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The surf is safe. The instruction is thorough, clear, and quick. Each student surfed within 30 minutes. Boards are available after your lesson, so you can practice anytime. Pato is very friendly, wears a constant smile and he keeps immaculate grounds. Kate and Martin are...More

Thank Estila
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I've always wanted to learn to surf and finally did it with 35 thanks to Nicky who works at Pato's surf school. He is the perfect teacher: friendly, calm, patient, very positive and shows and explains things in a way that you can learn to...More

Thank Mo B
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Really fun. The instruction was excellent, a lesson comes with the bonus of getting to use their boards for a week. My favorite part though is that they let me use the shower after being in the ocean which is really nice when you're staying...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We stayed next door to Pato's Surf School for 4 days (at Locanda) and every time we visited, we were impressed. They are full of great information, and everyone we encountered was gracious, polite, exceedingly hospital. Everyday, we watched groups of novice surfers really learn...More

Thank scottd2020
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Martin did a great job with my kids. He was patient and helpful and in no time, my kids were riding the waves! Kate was great to schedule with, and very helpful in all things Costa Rica.

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We concur with all the positive reviews Pato's Surf School gets. Professional staff that are friendly and very knowledgable. They treat the client respectfully and we all could at least surf at a basic level by end of lesson. Used the boards for rest of...More

Thank Jmccartneyaba
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