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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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Excellent surf lesson with Martin and affordable!

My girlfriend and I did a surf lesson with Martin at Pato's. This was my first time surfing and my... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Marc B
Brilliant surf lesson for kids

My 2 kids aged 7 and 11 took part in a surf lessons from Pato. They both had never surfed before... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
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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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LOCATION
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 26 August 2017

My girlfriend and I did a surf lesson with Martin at Pato's. This was my first time surfing and my girlfriend had surfed in a few different countries. We were both very impressed with the lesson and the amount of detail. Martin was entertaining but...More

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 25 August 2017

My 2 kids aged 7 and 11 took part in a surf lessons from Pato. They both had never surfed before. The instructor (Martin) was excellent. He first gave a theoretical lesson on the beach teaching them about safety while surfing. In the water, with...More

Thank evman992000
Reviewed 29 July 2017

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 20 July 2017 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

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