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Address: Santa Cruz 50309, Costa Rica
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+506 8355 4246
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Visiting Tamarindo beach and want learn to surf, or improve your skills at...

Visiting Tamarindo beach and want learn to surf, or improve your skills at it, Seafari Costa Rica has planned progressive surf lessons. If you are experienced surfer let’s explore world class waves we know the best surf along the coast, sign up in our "Seafarers Surf" excursions, all over the of Guanacaste. Seafari Costa Rica offers you personalized travel service assistance for Hotel reservations, ground transportation, local flights, excursions, day adventures and for customized holiday packages.

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US$80.00*
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Surfing Lesson in Tamarindo
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US$990.00*
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4-Day or 7-Day Basics of Surfing Program in Tamarindo

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Best surfing instruction in Tamarindo!

Alejandro and his buddies provided wonderful hands on private surfing instruction for my husband, myself and our 2 children (10 and 7). First time we went out (yes we loved it so... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 April 2016
Amybernheim
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Alejandro and his buddies provided wonderful hands on private surfing instruction for my husband, myself and our 2 children (10 and 7). First time we went out (yes we loved it so much we did it twice!) the kids each had an instructor and then 1 for my husband and I. We were all up and surfing having a blast!... More 

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Thank Amybernheim
SeafariCR, Owner at Seafari Costa Rica, responded to this review

It is a pleasure to work with families and accomplish our goal to lure you into surfing. Thanks a lot for your kind words and your time to share your experience with other travelers. Looking forward to be surfing with you all again. Pura Vida familia!! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Alejandro and his friends were fabulous. The low-key private instruction made it really fun and a great learning opportunity for the adults and kids. The service was excellent. We strongly recommend - 5 stars! Alejandro y sus amigos eran fabulosos. La instrucción privada y relajada fue una gran oportunidad de aprendizaje para los adultos y niños realmente divertida. El servicio... More 

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Thank John K
SeafarinCR, Owner at Seafari Costa Rica, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words, it is a pleasure to share the life time experience of riding a wave, while meeting new people! Muchas Gracias, Alejandro More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

Alejandro is top notch. Not only is he a great surfer, he is a better teacher. Can't wait to do some spear fishing with him next trip!

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Thank Damon W
SeafarinCR, Owner at Seafari Costa Rica, responded to this review

you are right I just have fun surfing but teaching surfing or diving I take it as Serious Fun to share with my students! Thanks a lot for your review and make sure you guys come back soon to go out and play in the ocean... More 

Boise, Idaho
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Alejandro is one of the nicest most sincere people I have EVER met. He taught our 8 year old daughter surfing and organized several excursions for us! She adored him and stood up on her first try, she couldn't get enough. He made her confident and interested in the sport! He can literally plan anything that you want to do,... More 

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Thank Jennifer D
SeafarinCR, Owner at Seafari Costa Rica, responded to this review

Idaho families know how to have fun, the lil girl excel so much that she wanted to ride bigger and faster waves by day 2, riding also among the trees in the dry forest was easy task for her, great family experience! Knowing your interests made it possible to arrange and tailor every single request to create a life time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

I am giving my first ever TripAdvisor review because Alejandro is such an excellent instructor. My wife and I took two one hour lessons from Seafari and it was rad. Alejandro covered the basics for us as we were newbies and every direction was very helpful. I wish we would have had more time in Tamarindo so we could have... More 

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Thank Patrick F
SeafarinCR, Owner at Seafari Costa Rica, responded to this review

Hi Newly Married!!! Thanks a lot for your post, it is rewarding to know when doing a good job, mostly if its what I love. Looking forward to seeing you again and do the full "Basics of surf" program to hook you into a higher challenge and adrenaline rush to improve your skills at surfing. Quick note, I know it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Alejandro is a very good surf instructor that really takes the time and effort to learn you how to surf. Super nice guy also.

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Thank Gustaf H
SeafarinCR, Owner at Seafari Costa Rica, responded to this review

It was great to see your progress thru the lesson, how you let the experimental learning experience take over you and be able to end in a good note catching your own waves. Look forward to seeing you again and share some waves. Thanks for your time and kind words on this review. More 

Corner Brook, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

For my 31st birthday my girlfriend and I travelled throughout Costa Rica for 10 days. We landed in Tamarindo for a few of those and wanted to do some surfing. Both of us had done it once or twice before, but with little success. Our hotel set us up with Alejandro and swore he was the best! We weren't let... More 

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Thank Tommy H
SeafarinCR, Owner at Seafari Costa Rica, responded to this review

Thank you guys for your kind word and for taking your time to share your experience with Seafari Costa Rica and the "try out surfing" lessons. Looking forward to seeing you again. Buenas Olas & Pura Vida! More 

Gander, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

Alejandro was a spectacular instructor! We had a blast learning to surf in beautiful Tamarindo! He demonstrated superb knowledge and truly loves what he does. He was patient and gave awesome feedback which helped improve our skills. He was also incredibly generous and gave us GoPro videos and photos from the lesson. We are already talking about planning a week... More 

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Thank MeggieM3
SeafarinCR, Owner at Seafari Costa Rica, responded to this review

Hi Newfoudnlanders! Thank you both so much for your nice words and for your time writing here on Tripadvisor. It is always a pleasure to work with people who are willing to learn and you guys gave the best you had making the lesson a very fun experience for me as well. Looking forward to see you again! More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

While enjoying our time in Tamarindo, My wife and I scheduled a private lesson with Alejandro and his colleague Greyvin (hope i got his name right). We have had already 3 lesson before, but still consider ourselves beginners. Alejandro picked us at our hotel at the agreed time, and took us to Tamarindo. As many people i have met in... More 

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Thank Jose E
SeafarinCR, Owner at Seafari Costa Rica, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and feed back, it is always a pleasure to create a life experience and be able to lure you into the sport. Looking forward to be surfing with you both next year! More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

I was in Tamarindo while my daughter attended a Spanish language camp. I was bored with sitting on the beach while she attended class and, for the first time in my life, decided to try surfing. Another mother from the Spanish camp said Alejandro was the best instructor in Costa Rica, so I booked a two hour private lesson with... More 

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SeafarinCR, Owner at Seafari Costa Rica, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, it is always rewarding to be part of a memorable life experience. Hope you did get the videos taken along the surf lesson and enjoy them with your family. Looking forward to seeing you again and get you into the waves. More 

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