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Address: 160 North, Santa Teresa 00000, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
855-278-7327
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07:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Blue Surf Adventures is extremely proud to be the only Billabong sponsored,...

Blue Surf Adventures is extremely proud to be the only Billabong sponsored, upscale surf school and surf camp in Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula! Our Billabong Surf Camps are a perfect combination of vacation and surf experience. At our Santa Teresa Surf School, we can advance your surfing skills no matter your current level. We welcome beginners, and canhelp intermediate surfers hone their skills. Our instructors can also act as local guides for the more experienced surfer. Camps are not for everyone, do you want to bring your own group, or do you just want a more flexible experience? Our Costa Rica Surf Trip packages can be customized for your specific needs. We can base your package on your experience level and surfing goals as we build your perfect Santa Teresa surf trip. The nature and beauty of Costa Rica make for an awesome surf trip and Santa Teresa is a great spot to learn to surf or to just experience the Pura Vida! Contact us and we will customize an experience just for you.

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Great Afternoon for the kids

Booked my kids' (aged 7 and 9) surfing lessons for March 22, 2017. I booked it while in Canada via email, and they were very quick to respond and were willing to work around our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Malinda K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked my kids' (aged 7 and 9) surfing lessons for March 22, 2017. I booked it while in Canada via email, and they were very quick to respond and were willing to work around our schedule. I think they limit the class size to two persons per instructor, which is great. Toro was our instructor, who was wonderful. He was... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Blue Surf Sanctuary and had surf lessons with Blue Surf Adventures. The experience was Incredible!!! My husband had surfed in the past but my 13 year old daughter and I had never surfed. Toro was amazing and you could tell that he wanted you to love surfing as much as he does. He spent time with... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 parents and 4 kids that had never surfed before. All of them were nervous, but willing to give it a try. Everyone got up and are super excited to keep surfing!

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this review

We love hearing stories like this and hope to make lifelong surfers out of all of you! Toro and all our surf instructors love what they do and it shows in how they teach others. Get out on the water more and we hope to have you as return guests so we can see your improvements! Pura Vida! More 

Stratford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've taken a couple of lessons from Toro at Blue surf adventures, and I cannot recommend him highly enough. I am very much a beginner, Toro is very patient, teaches in a friendly and positive way, and ensures the student is having fun and learning at their own speed. If you want to give surfing a try, take a lesson... More 

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about Toro! We couldn't agree more and feel extra lucky he guides our clients on the best surf instruction possible despite your abilities or the conditions. Hope you make a return visit someday! Pura Vida! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We just returned back to the states from an incredible trip to Costa Rica, the highlight for us was our time in Mal Pais and my surf lesson with Toro! I learned and improved more in one private lesson than I have in 6 lessons back home. Toro was kind, patient and genuinely passionate about improving my skills but more... More 

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Aaron M, Manager at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this review

YES YES YES!! We LOVE hearing these sorts of stories! One lesson here = 6 back in the states! Hmmmm...we must be onto something here at Blue Surf Adventures! Toro is passionate about surfing and so incredibly knowledgable--we are fortunate he shares that knowledge with all of us! We can't wait for your return trip and seeing how much your... More 

Mawgan Porth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Our little boy of 5 had 4 surf lessons with Toro and his confidence soared - Toro was so patient and never pushed too hard, was always so kind, funny and intuitive to his needs - he was also a genuinely great person - we made friends with some other people who were have lessons with Toro, twice a day... More 

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this review

I love the title of your review and couldn't agree more! Toro is amazing with children and adults--those who are experienced as well as those who are jumping on a surf board for the first time. He is incredibly patient and knows just the right things to say to encourage you. Sometimes hearing it from someone else other than Dad... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

A perfect vacation needs a cocktail of different “ingredients” to be perfect. Toro and his team exceeded our expectation and delivered an amazing stay…room, hospitality, location, cleaning, service, breakfast, all just perfect. We will come back again and again and again. And for those of you that would like to improve your surfing skills, you will not find anyone that... More 

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about Blue Surf and comparison to a good cocktail with all the different "ingredients". We are thrilled we exceeded your expectations and cannot wait for you to come and stay with us again! Toro sincerely loves to see his students improve--get out on the water and remember all that he taught you so when... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

My fiancé and I recently stayed at Blue Surf Sanctuary and purchased the full experience package (hotel review on Blue Surf Sanctuary) We had an amazing time surfing every day with Toro. We started surfing a few months prior to coming to Blue Surf and since my week spent with Toro, I can truly say that I have improved as... More 

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! Toro is all of these things you have described and more! We are truly blessed that he leads our guests through an amazing surf experience! We can't wait to have you back again! Pura Vida!!! More 

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Spent a week with Ana, Toro and the gang at Blue Surf the end of this past June. The whole team is incredible. Ana, Nikki, Toro, and Domingo especially made my trip both exciting and easy. Don't let the 'rainy' season scare you away! The weather is great, water is warm and all the local shop and restaurant owners are... More 

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this review

We cannot thank you enough for your kind words about Blue Surf and our crew! Our entire staff enjoyed having you stay and surf with us and even though the waves were a bit big, we are so happy you found the silver lining just being out in the water and having fun! Toro will take every opportunity he can... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

My boyfriend and I booked our trip to Costa Rica in January 2016 at Blue Surf Sanctuary and since then we have been guided by an amazing team til our departure day. This is an ideal location very close to Santa Teresa and some of the most beautiful beaches and surf spots such as Playa Hermosa. The bungalows are lovely,... More 

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for this wonderful review! We loved having you as our guests and are elated you had such a wonderful experience! Spending time with you on the water was super fun and I know you are continuing to surf back home in the much colder waters. Hope to see you in the line up again soon!... More 

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