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Frijoles Locos Surf Shop & Spa

Open today: 09:00 - 18:00

Frijoles Locos Surf Shop & Spa
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“surf shop”(59 reviews)
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Frijoles Locos Surf Shop provides fun, safe and professional surf lessons for the whole family. Our store is packed with retail surf and resort wear, board shorts and bikinis are an essential item for around here! We offer quality surfboard rentals...more
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25 metres est of Playa Grande School, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9235
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 July 2011

As a former dancer and NCAA Division 1 Gold Medalist in Rowing, I have been exposed to a wide range of body work and training. Throughout it all, however, I have literally never met anyone as innately talented and intuitive as Corynne. My specific ailment...More

2  Thank nyc043
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 24 August 2010

Avoid this place if you can, the owner is a complete tool. We asked about local surf, we got this "I'm the best surfer in the world and you suck" attitude about where to go and basically were treated as unwelcome to the shop. There...More

1  Thank The_Wanderlusty
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Costa Rica last month during the rainy season when many businesses are closed. We were staying in a house nearby Frijoles Locos and were hoping to rent some boards from them for the week. We happened to go when Drew, the owner,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The people here are great. From surfboard rentals to arranging activities you are well looked after. My son rented a surfboard for a week and received great advise and was able to use several different boards to see which worked best for him. Jeanette looked...More

Thank MartyV58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great team at the surf shop. Booked a day-of lesson, our instructor Ian took us out despite some heavy rain and less than ideal surf conditions, still able to get out and have a lot of fun! Best surf lessons I've had!

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We have been dropping in to Friojoles Locos during every Costa Rica trip for the past six years. Friendly staff and awesome surf clothing and accessories. I have a tradition of buying a new t-shirt design on every visit (and an awesome hat last time...More

Thank danmL78TX
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome time learning to surf. Ian was a great teacher and a lot of fun. The shop was also amazing. Full of a lot more than I expected. If make it back to Costa Rica in will definitely visit them again.

Thank shanehagen
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Frijoles Locos Surf Shop made our vacation! Set us up with board rentals and delivery/pick up. Their concierge Jeanette, was beyond helpful...answered all 250 questions our group had. She set us up with some fantastic adventures and provided numerous suggestions for dining and locations to...More

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is a great surf shop. Excellent staff and well stocked. If you are near Playa Grande and need surf equipment or Beach chairs and umbrellas you have to check out Frijoles Locos shop. Our group just returned home from a great trip. We rented...More

Thank dancI7125QJ
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Easy as pie. Reserve on line, pick up your board on the way down the hill to town, catch waves. They even picked up the board on our last day. Friendly staff.

Thank Pete M
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Another trip to Playa Grande where Frijoles came through for us in all regards. From board rentals, planning a fishing trip, trip to Witch's Rock, a massage, cool tees and all around great people, it was a pleasure as always. Thanks guys - see ya...More

Thank Brian O
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Frijoles Locos is the friendliest, most knowledgeable, and professional surf shop in Playa Grande/Tamarindo. This stop is a must whether you want to learn to surf, improve your skills, rent high-quality boards, or buy unique souvenir t-shirts. And if you want a comfy apartment for...More

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