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Nosara Surf Academy

Guiones Beach, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
+506 2682 0309
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Great experience learning to surf

I was in Nosara for about four days and wanted to learn to surf. I had previously never touched a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bryant O
Beginner to advanced, Kim and his team have got you covered!

My wife and I spent our first morning in Nosara learning the foundations of solid surfing from Kim... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Tyler C
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Nosara Surf Academy, the most experienced surf school/camp in Costa Rica, offers all-inclusive surf packages and walk-in surf lessons for all levels.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good2%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 07:30 - 17:30
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Guiones Beach, Nosara 50206, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Nosara for about four days and wanted to learn to surf. I had previously never touched a surf board, let alone attempted surfing. Kim was an outstanding instructor. He started with the fundamentals and worked up from there. We would work together...More

Thank Bryant O
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My wife and I spent our first morning in Nosara learning the foundations of solid surfing from Kim and never looked back! We turned what was a chill beach vacation to a full-blown surf adventure! After a 90 minute lesson Kim turned us loose to...More

Thank Tyler C
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My girlfriend, and I just got back from one of the most topographically beautiful places we have ever been, however the most beautiful aspect of our two week stay in Costa Rica was the people. At the top of the list was Kim, the owner...More

Thank jessegossett
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Both my husband and I had a lesson with Kim this morning and it was great. He did a very nice job explaining the steps of what to do before we got out on our boards and then when we were out in the water...More

Thank Sydney T
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Our lessons with NSA were great. Chico was very calm, easy to understand and thorough in explaining the basics of surfing to my family during our lesson. We also chose to rent gear from Kim the owner during our stay and he was very helpful...More

Thank Martinifam
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I took lessons with NSA earlier this week, and was super-pleased with the experience. I stopped by late one day to inquire about the lessons, received some info from Kim, then went to think about. Several beers later, I emailed him to get in the...More

Thank ungodly
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My wife and I took lessons with Kim at Nosara Surf Academy two mornings during our visit to Nosara. It was hands down the best part of our trip. Kim is an excellent instructor, offering clear guidance and answering any questions you might have. He...More

Thank Blake K
Reviewed 22 February 2017

the place: perfectly located, close to the beach (about 3 minute walk), nosara surf academy is the unpretentious place for people who want a no-frills surf experience. board are in good shape, prices are very reasonable. no lockers on site so there is no real...More

Thank Arnaud M
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Kim is fantastic! If you're looking to get wisdom from a well-seasoned surf bro, Kim is your man. He's been in Costa Rica for 17 years from Long Island, but you may mistake him for a local! He aides the group style lesson by doing...More

Thank journeyingjess
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Geared with our multiple day instruction package (highly recommended), Kim and staff led us step-by-step through the fundamentals of surfing. We began by learning essentials of "popping up" and gradually advanced to independent surfing. I am particularly grateful for the focus on safety and wave...More

Thank Dijohnson2017
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