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Coconut Harrys Surf Shop and Surf School

20m Norte de Cafe de Paris, Nosara 12345, Costa Rica
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Best Place to take surf lessons in Nosara

Marq, Luigi and the guys at Coconut Harry's made our vacation in Nosara. We were not experienced... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2013
Allison O
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Lafayette, Colorado, United States
2013 surfing goal reached -- thanks Jordan!

As a beginner+ surfer, I had a lofty goal for 2013 -- not only get up consistently and ride waves... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2013
axylady
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Toronto
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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...more
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20m Norte de Cafe de Paris, Nosara 12345, Costa Rica
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Reviewed March 29, 2013

Marq, Luigi and the guys at Coconut Harry's made our vacation in Nosara. We were not experienced surfers prior to this trip and after 2 lessons we were surfing waves I never expected I'd be surfing. The guys at Coconut Harry's had experience teaching inexperienced...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2013

As a beginner+ surfer, I had a lofty goal for 2013 -- not only get up consistently and ride waves, but ride a wave big enough (and well enough) that I could go down the line. After hearing about the great waves in Nosara, I...More

Thank axylady
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Reviewed March 8, 2013

Jordan is a great instructor -- very clear and patient, always keeping it fun. When you're doing ten things wrong, he picks out the most important and focuses you on it, so you can see improvement pretty fast. It's not so easy for us older...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2013

The gentleman who sits at the desk wasn't very warm, but knows what he is talking about. We got a lesson the next day after visiting the booth. The instructor we had, Jose, was wonderful! Very encouraging and helpful. I expected to spend more time...More

Thank darinicole
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Reviewed February 25, 2013

We were on a family vacation in Costa Rica for nearly 2 weeks and that last 8 days was spent in Playa Guones. It was the most perfect place to be and part of that reason was the wonderful staff of Coconut Harry's. Everyone there...More

Thank Tristan L
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Reviewed February 18, 2013

2 younger members of our party wanted to go surfing, so we ended up here to rent boards. The next day, they went back, and had a lesson with Jordan, who earned rave reviews from them. The next day, all four of us went paddle...More

Thank Naomi R
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Reviewed February 7, 2013

I went to Costa Rica to learn how to surf (at age 54) and was lucky enough to get Jordan at Coconut Harry's as my instructor. He was easy going, thorough, knowledgeable and fun. Easy to trust. While I didn't become an excellent surfer in...More

Thank stephen w
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Reviewed February 5, 2013

Had such great interactions with the staff at Coconut Harry's. Marc paired me perfectly with my instructor Nelson for a little refresher on surfing. Got to spend a solid 90 minutes in the water with the coolest Costa Rican dude ever (Nelson), got to surf...More

Thank Cameron425
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Reviewed February 3, 2013

Jose was a great instructor. I am glad for my first time surfing I went to Coconut Harry's. Set me on the right pass to success. Thanks!!

Thank lifes2shorttravel
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Reviewed February 3, 2013

My family and I were in Nosara for all of January 2013 and we rented all of our surfboards, boggie boards, and booked all of our lessons through Coconut Harry's. They were easy to work with, had an extremely convenient location, took the time to...More

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Janet B
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Response from Lee L | Reviewed this property |
If you want two bedrooms in Guiones Beach area of Nosara, best bet is the Living Hotel where you might get the suite. Otherwise, two bedroom condos for a week minimum are good at Villas las Palmas or Villas del Sol in Prlada... More
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