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“eco venao”(2 reviews)
“acai bowl”(2 reviews)
You want to become a better surfer faster and more efficiently while having a blast. We are more than a surf camp. We’re the new generation of surf camp. Whether you’re a grom or adult, a competitive surfer a weekend warrior or a novice, Surf Dojo...more
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Via Doctor Belisario Porras | Beach front of Eco Venao, Playa Venao, Pedasi 0749, Panama
+507 838-3070
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

It can't get better than that if you want to surf in Venao. Great staff with positive vibe and always available. Fred, Anita and Cato are just what make surf a great sport. Don't hesitate, you won't regret it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Maxime B
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Surf Dojo should be listed as an activity and a cafe. Their instructors are wonderful and very welcoming. The location is stunning. And this place also has amazing coffee and amazing breakfast bowls. There’s no kitchen, but what they do offer (chia bowls, bananas, blended...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Matthew T
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Highly recommended for board rental, lessons, or just a place to snack and chill. I rented a board from them for a week and hung out there quite a bit as we stayed at Eco Venao. Everyone working there was helpful and friendly, both around...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Carolyn K
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

What can I say about this place.. it is definitely my favourite beach cafe in the world right now. You can’t beat drinking a cold young coconut, looking at the waves, sitting in comfy seats under the carefully placed trees and looking at the colourful...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Maria Gabriela D
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Incredible place, made with sooooooo much love and very nice staff. Eat the amazing Acai Bowl while watching the ocean ❤️

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Sarah K
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Businesses live & die by their people and Brent, David & Cato are 3 of the best!! make sure you ask for one of them for a lesson or a smoothie. All that & a Skate ramp to boot!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Tina M
Reviewed January 4, 2018

We've been to many surf spots, this is the best. Great waves, great teachers, great atmosphere. Staff is really friendly and down to earth - Frederic and Anita are experts and can teach all levels of surfers. Enjoy!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank OriginalHappFamily
Reviewed November 27, 2017

My kids and step each took private lessons and I had a standing rental for the week. boards were in great shape and the instruction was top notch. My only regret was not booking an advanced lesson for myself!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Ian J
Frederic L, Owner at Surf Dojo, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2017

thank you for your support we hope to see you back soon, for that lesson.

Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

Surf Dojo is right infront of the beach. They also offer surfboard rentals and classes. Besides they have one of the best Acai Bowls i have ever tried.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank alinamarianb
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

We had our very first surf lessson at the dojo and it was just great. We received a solid introduction in the surfing technique before trying it out on the water. After a few attempts and a little help we were able to stand our...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank jrupp92
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