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Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School

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Address: 20m Norte de Cafe de Paris, Nosara 12345, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 2682 0574

We are a full service surf shop that offers surf lessons, rental boards,...

We are a full service surf shop that offers surf lessons, rental boards, adventure tours, new and used boards for sale, surf accessories, awesome beach clothes, and gift shop. We have been teaching people to surf in Nosara for more than 10 years. Our Costa Rican surf instructors are ISA certified surf coaches and are excited to teach you to surf in a safe and fun way. We offer private, group, kids, and multipole lesson packages. You can see all the positive reviews from our customers.We also have the biggest supply of quality rental boards to suit every type of surfer. Our beach location is the closest to the sand in town giving you a short walk to the waves with your board. You can also leave your board with us during your stay saving you the hassle of lugging them around town.Our number one goal is to help you have the best surf vacation in Costa Rica. We are your one stop for everything you need and want to do in town. Let us save you the hassle of planning and coordinating. It's our pleasure. Thanks for visiting our Trip Advisor Review page. We hope to see you down for a visit. Pura Vida!!

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We could almost hear the Beach Boys playing!

Spent two days with Coconut Harry and his staff. I grew up in Hawaii but never really learned and hadn't been on a board in 13 years. My wife always wanted to learn and this was... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2012
Jonathan R
La Paz BCS
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 December 2012

This was the first time we'd ever tried surfing, and it was a blast. Our instructor Luigi was fun, patient and very encouraging. Even though I was a hot mess for the most part, It was so much fun being out there, and the 3 or 4 times I actually managed to get up and ride for more than 5... More 

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La Paz BCS
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Reviewed 30 November 2012

Spent two days with Coconut Harry and his staff. I grew up in Hawaii but never really learned and hadn't been on a board in 13 years. My wife always wanted to learn and this was her first trip to Costa Rica. What a blast we had. We had Christian, who we learned later was actually a Costa Rican champ.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 25 November 2012

I rented a surfboard for a week. The shop has a great selection of high end boards. The stuff is very friendly and you can change boards depending on the surf

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Reviewed 24 November 2012

The owner and manager Marq, are nice guys. I broke a board and they were very reasonable to deal with, no drama and treated me fairly.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 November 2012

We recently ended up taking 5 days of lessons with Christian and were very grateful for his patience, persistence and expertise. We went from very novice to being out the back past the break and riding waves. We also rented boards from them for the week which worked out great. Our accommodation was a bit far to walk with the... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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Reviewed 22 November 2012

Upon arrival we were greeted by the friendly amazing staff with a happy "pura Vida". I was new to surfing and had a very patient and helpful instructor, even when I was a little cranky ;) (ya nelson). My husband and I bought a 5x surf package and after 4 lessons I would have preferred to read and tan on... More 

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Gulf Breeze
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Reviewed 13 November 2012

My family and I moved to Playa Guoines 3 months ago. We all surf and are loving the waves here. I borrowed a buddies sup and caught some great waves but broke his leash. Coconut Harrys had a nice selection to choose from and I found exactly what I needed. Hopefully I can continue to ride his sup :) The... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 24 October 2012

We love working with Mark and the team at Coconut Harry's to take lessons. We first visited Costa Rica with friends in July 2011. With four adults and four children taking surfing lessons ( some for the first time), we were impressed by how well the instructors were matched with our varied skill sets. We enjoyed the trip so much,... More 

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CocoSteve, Owner at Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School, responded to this review

Catherine, Thanks for the great review. We are glad you enjoyed your surfing with us. We hope to see you back here again. Pura Vida!! More 

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Reviewed 9 October 2012

My best friend and I had lessons every day for a week with Cristian and he is super patient. He accomodates for all level of abilitities and made sure we both got the most of of it. He's really friendly and great fun to spend 2 hours with each morning, we highly recommend him!

Thank Jennifer S
Severna Park, Maryland
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Reviewed 3 October 2012

I took an intro lesson with Christian during our trip to Nosara. The surf shop is close to the beach and they have a good selection of boards. Lesson was great and the price was very reasonable. Christian had me up on the board in no time.

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