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.

Nalu

| 300 mts north from the main crossroad, next to Ronny#1 supermarket, Santa Teresa 0001, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0391
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Awesome surf lesson with Ben

I came here a few months ago and did a two hour surf lesson for $50, which I thought was very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Louisa H
,
London, United Kingdom
Beginner board rental

Rented from here 2 days in a row. Pros: Close access to walking down to the beach, good prices, and... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Lislel4
Read all 137 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
More
Nalu Surf School & Shop offers professional surf lessons 1, 3 & 5 day courses for all ages. New and used boards for sale. Ding repair, surf tours by land and boat, surf clothing and accessories. With 12 years experience in the area and 29 years surfing experience we will help you with all your surfing needs during your visit.
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“surf shop” (14 reviews)
“great teacher” (11 reviews)
LOCATION
| 300 mts north from the main crossroad, next to Ronny#1 supermarket, Santa Teresa 0001, Costa Rica
CONTACT
Website
+506 2640 0391
Write a Review
Reviews (137)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 130 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here a few months ago and did a two hour surf lesson for $50, which I thought was very reasonably priced. Ben, who owns Nalu, took a group of us out and he was absolutely ace. He really knows his stuff and was...More

Thank Louisa H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Rented from here 2 days in a row. Pros: Close access to walking down to the beach, good prices, and convenient Cons: Customer service-dealt with one employee two days in a row who was not very helpful despite us explaining we were beginners, as well...More

Thank Lislel4
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Rented a beat up fiberglass old Walden which rode fine on Playa Carmen. Brought it back and he tells me I owe him an additional $25 for dinging the board. He was right that there were 2 dime-sized dings on the bottom that had pin...More

Thank LG-Geoffrey
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I had never been surfing before this lesson. David, our instructor, exceeded my expectations. My friends and I had a wonderful time. I felt safe the entire time and was actually riding waves!

Thank ClaireDuBois1
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Nalu is the best surf school I have been to. They guys are super friendly and know what they are talking about. I went quite often with Alejandro and Lalo and both of them are super instructors.. I feel super safe when I went in...More

Thank PhineAde
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly people. Professional. Focused on customer satisfaction. Excellent lessons. We got the rental of surfboards for free the next day as we did not use the the boards the full day before. Rental includes shirts. What a service!

Thank CHFEF
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing with our kids 12,11,9,8,7. Kids were riding waves on the first day and barrels by the end of the week.

Thank Greg G
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Great experience with these guys. Ben, who owns the shop, was great - super friendly and knowledgeable. I took 2 lessons with Edgardo and really enjoyed my time. He was patient, but also challenged me. Definitely helped me to become a better surfer. I highly...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We had a 90-minute lesson with Ben from Nalu for our first surfing experience and it could not have gone better. Ben is patient and a great teacher. He had three beginners (us and another woman) who all turned out to have different aptitudes for...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I met Ben (owner of Nula) through a mutual business acquaintance/friend during my yoga retreat in Montezuma. Once I found out he was a surf instructor I of course made arrangements for lessons. On the day of my lesson he was nice enough to pick...More

Thank SanfranTata
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Rhett G
13 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Nalusurfschool | Property representative |
Hello , Sorry you couldn't contact me seems strange as I always have my phone and check emails multiple times daily . Perhaps you sent a message on the website and there's a problem there?? Anyway were you looking for... More
1
Vote