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Address: Calle Mora | South Beach Hotel, Jaco, Costa Rica
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+506 8990 1431
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 17:00

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Best Surfing Instructor!

I was almost a little bit scared of the waves before I took the lesson. But I didn't even realize how I got into the water when I already stood on the board. Through Tiger I got a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Carmen H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was almost a little bit scared of the waves before I took the lesson. But I didn't even realize how I got into the water when I already stood on the board. Through Tiger I got a lot of confidence how to handle the waves and it was always so much fun! He knows exactly which waves are for... More 

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Thank Carmen H
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my first lesson. Tiger got me surfing in no time. If you listen and follow his instructions, you will be surfing like a pro. The experience was above and beyond my expectations. Thank you Tiger!

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Thank Leon V
St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tiger's Surf School was great for me, my girlfriend and our family who all had never surfed before. The lessons were clear and fun and we had a great time out on the water. Tiger and his staff were very friendly and supportive, giving us their full attention. I was able to get up 3 or 4 times and had... More 

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Eagle, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Tiger was great. And the prices are fantastic. He set us up with four beach chairs and two umbrellas, just for renting from him. He charged only $10/day for a surf board, and he included a rash guard. Me and my two adults sons surfed three days there. The first day, two of us took a lesson from Tiger. He... More 

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Thank Stan T
Cantley, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

My son and I took surfing lessons at Tiger Surf School in Jaco, Costa Rica. First, Tiger and his staff are super friendly and make you feel really comfortable. They even provided us with an umbrella and chairs for the day for the family. Instructions were simple and clear, no need to complicate things - we're on vacation after all!... More 

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Leesburg, VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I had a fantastic lesson with Tiger Surf School today. It was my fourth time surfing. Tiger taught me about turning. (I was 50 the first time I surfed.) Tiger and the other instructors are so nice and so passionate about surfing. They truly want others to share their passion - regardless of age. Although I'm in Jaco with my... More 

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Thank FamOf4Loves2Travel
Province of Alajuela, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I came to Tiger surf School with low expectations on my capacity to surf. In no time at all I was getting the waves and having a great time. They know how to teach.

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Thank Marco S
Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

We spent 3 days here, taking lessons and renting boards. None of us had ever surfed and all 4 of us got up and had a really great time. Cali was awesome and he was especially great with our kids! We will be back for sure!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Tiger is a miracle worker. I've got shot knees and a shot ankle. He worked with me and I was up and held it together by the time I was done. I was always intimidated by surfing....not anymore. Thank you Tiger and Mario.

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Thank Phil W
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

On November 22, 2016 I took my first surf lesson with "Cali", the instructor. I had the best time! I am usually a demanding person and I´ve traveled 5 continents including over 35 countries so fulfilling my expectations it´s not THAT easy. However, Cali delivered. He was extremely patient and you can tell he is a pro. I was at... More 

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