We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
About Iguana Surf
Iguana Surf is the #1 Tamarindo surf shop since 1989. We have taught over 125,000 surf lessons, have over 150 surfboards for rent, an excellent Tamarindo surf camp, the top tours in Tamarindo and surrounding area, & more. Our surf guides are ISA certified and focus on teaching you the core skills and safety of surfing while having a blast in the ocean. All guides speak English and Spanish. Our shop is located across the street from the main surf break and we also offer surf photography, rash guards, lockers, and merchandise for sale. We have options for surf trips to local breaks nearby and Tamarindo surf camp packages for those looking to surf over a long weekend or week-long stay.
Read more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
See all hours
What is Travellers’ Choice?
Tripadvisor gives a Travellers’ Choice award to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travellers and are ranked within the top 10% of properties on Tripadvisor.
Travellers talk about
Tours and Tickets by Iguana Surf
1697Reviews13Q&A
Traveller rating
  • 1,602
  • 55
  • 24
  • 13
  • 3
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
marc e wrote a review Jun. 16
1 contribution
Had a 2 hour surf lesson with Victor. It was an amazing experience, if you are considering doing this, do it!!
Read more
Date of experience: June 2021
Helpful
Share
Response from Kristina H, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf
Responded 6 days ago
Thank you very much for your amazing review and recommendation! We love to know that our instructors do such a great job. We hope you come back soon to catch some more waves with us! Pura Vida!
Read more
Alex hardee wrote a review Jun. 15
1 contribution
Did an “advanced” surf lesson with a friend our first day, and rented boards for two weeks after that. Great instruction, and enjoyed the people who worked there. Was able to swap out boards and ride a few different longboards, including a yater spoon, hobie Peter Pan slug, and a local “bonsai” hand glassed board. Fun times at pico grande. Thanks for the great experience!
Read more
Date of experience: May 2021
Helpful
Share
Response from Kristina H, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf
Responded 6 days ago
Thank you very much for your amazing review and recommendation! We love to know that our staff and instructors do such a great job. We hope you come back soon to try out some more boards and catch some more waves with us! Pura Vida!
Read more
Julie W wrote a review Jun. 9
4 contributions
Boys were fortunate to have David assigned as their instructor today for a semi private lesson. He was very patient, (13 yo twins, beginner surfers), and made learning enjoyable. Both boys managed to ride in several waves & gain confidence on the board. Definitely worth the $$. Highly recommend. We will be back!!
Read more
Date of experience: June 2021
Helpful
Share
Response from Kristina H, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you very much for your amazing review and recommendation! We love to know that our instructors do such a great job. We hope you come back soon to catch some more waves with us! Pura Vida!
Read more
Alex V wrote a review Jun. 9
1 contribution
you offered me a new free private lesson after a misunderstanding ... the teacher was super motivated, my son Alexander is delighted ... he received a lot of good advice....he is now super motivated to continue surfing....we will come back for more lessons....thanks for recovering the situation ... thank you for everything
Read more
Date of experience: June 2021
Helpful
Share
Response from Kristina H, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you very much for your amazing review and recommendation! We love to know that our instructors do such a great job. We hope you come back soon to catch some more waves with us! Pura Vida!
Read more
Lucy wrote a review Jun. 4
1 contribution
Best surf lesson I’ve had! I was scared at first about being taken out by the waves, but the instructor gave me a lot of helpful tips and I’m not scared anymore. He was very friendly and made sure I had a good time :)
Read more
Date of experience: June 2021
Helpful
Share
Response from Kristina H, Guest Relations Manager at Iguana Surf
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your amazing review! We love to know that our instructors do such a great job and we are thrilled to hear you overcame your fears! Pura Vida!
Read more
Previous
123456