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Address: Calle Santa Ana, Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco 60101, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 8847 6289
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Tortuga Surf Camp is the choice for the traveler who wants to enjoy and...

Tortuga Surf Camp is the choice for the traveler who wants to enjoy and discover the wonders of surf at an affordable price.Located strategically in the south end of Jaco Beach, this calm mellow beach breaks will be the classroom where our ISA certified instructor will lead you trough the this Costa Rican surfing experience.

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Fun in the sun!

We had a great time at our surf lesson with Tortuga Surf Guys. They walked us through some basics, then some safety issues/procedures, then we went surfing. My wife and I are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
George M
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Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time at our surf lesson with Tortuga Surf Guys. They walked us through some basics, then some safety issues/procedures, then we went surfing. My wife and I are both 50 and in decent shape as we're both pretty active. We both got up on our first waves with the help of Freddie and Shaun our instructors.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I are both new to surfing, I had tried it in Sayulita, MX for a day and she had wakesurfed a lot in high school. We had a ton of fun. The school gives everyone very detailed instruction answering all your questions and providing a lot of helpful tips. Each person got 1:1 instruction for the entire... More 

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Salida, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family, boyfriend and I tried an afternoon session. It was incredible, the highlight of our trip. The crew made us feel safe, and we had so much fun! From my little brother, who is a college athlete, to my 52-year-old dad, Tortuga Surf School has instructors for everyone. Thanks for including us, we will be back!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surf school, or surf camp, managed with great professionalism and reliability. I had two weeks in the camp, with daily lessons ono to one in several spots. My surf skill got dramatically improved. A great surf, but overall, life experience. Thanks Mike!

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Guelph, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mike and Celine were amazing hosts. The whole experience was first rate. Mike and his team of qualified surfing instructors did an outstanding job of teaching me the basics of surfing (I was a total beginner and 57 yrs old) and had me smiling the whole time. This wasn't just surf lessons, it was a surfing school complete with dryland... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Surfing Jaco beach is amazing!! My surf experiences until now have all mostly been in cold Canadian waters wearing a thick wetsuit... warm water surfing is where its at! Also, to any beginner level surfer who has never taken a surf lesson before, DO IT! First of all, the safety information you receive about how to stay safe on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Mike was a great host! My buddy and I (both 27 year olds and fairly athletic) took private lessons for 10 days. Surfing is a lot harder than it looks, but the greatest part was the school was there every step of the way. You learn the mechanics, timing, and navigation of surfing on and off the water. Mike instructs... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Great great time. My 13 year old daughter and I took private lessons. We each had our own instructor. She is a beginner and was up on her feet in no time. I had surfed before but wanted tips to get me to the next level and that is exactly what I got! There were no language barriers and that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

I can't speak highly enough of the team at Tortuga Surf School. They are friendly, patient and an extremely motivated team. They provide an immersive surf experience that cover all aspects of the sport and will provide you with the ability to keep practicing on your own time in the future. If you are serious about improving your skills this... More 

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Miami Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

At first I wasn't sure if my daughter was old enough to surf (she is 5 years old) but the crew at Tortuga assured me that she would be safe and explained that they teach children before they eve start walking ! 😳 I must say she had a blast and was actually pretty good! My son (14 years old)... More 

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