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Frijoles Locos Surf Shop & Spa

25 metres est of Playa Grande School, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9235
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First class lesson

We did a day trip to Playa Grande and wanted to book a spur of the moment surf lesson for our two... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Steve W
Best surf shop and lessons in Costa Rica

Surfing is a must do (or must try) in Costa Rica. At Frijoles Locos in beautiful Playa Grande you... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
MMJJ
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Beverly Hills, CA
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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, snorkel equipment, bike rentals, boogie boards, SUP Stand Up Paddleboards and other beach rentals including beach chairs and shade. We offer personalized surf vacation packages for couples, small groups or families (surf guiding, surf lessons, massages, yoga, adventure... see website)....We offer concierge services prior to your arrival, to help organize your activities, tours, ground transportation, everything you need to make your week go smoothly. If you are traveling to Costa Rica with children, contact us, we have pack n plays/ cribs for rent, a portable high chair and plenty of good advice for families. Upstairs from the surf shop we have two vacation rental apartments perfect for individual families of 4-5 people, or two families on vacation together. There is an adjoining door that means you can have your own privacy when you want it. The condos upstairs are very comfortable, with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, sized around 1250 sq. feet. Just email us for more info/ photos. Also located onsite is the El Frijol Feliz Day Spa for amazing massages, spa services, pedicures, and more. Recently under new management the Day Spa contact is separate to Frijoles Locos however we are happy to connect you. Frijoles Locos are your one stop shop for everything you need for your Playa Grande family/ surf/ vacation! Please contact us prior to arrival so we can best help you for all your vacation needs.
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25 metres est of Playa Grande School, Playa Grande, Costa Rica
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+506 2652 9235
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

We did a day trip to Playa Grande and wanted to book a spur of the moment surf lesson for our two teenage kids. Staff at Frijoles Locos were flexible and accomodating, so we were able to head straight to the beach. Surf lesson was...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Surfing is a must do (or must try) in Costa Rica. At Frijoles Locos in beautiful Playa Grande you will not be disappointed. The staff and instructors are the best in the business. Always friendly, courteous and happy to get you out on the waves....More

Thank MMJJ
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Our family had never surfed. Ian not only got our kids up in the first hour of our lesson but had them wanting to go back the next day to do it again. Learning to surf was one of the highlights of the trip and...More

1  Thank chrisf_atl
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Our family of 5 had a fantastic vacation in Playa Grande! This 2 bedroom apartment above the surf shop was absolutely perfect. The comfortable beds, living room and spacious kitchen made this the perfect home away from home for us. We were so grateful to...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We took a large group to Frijoles Locos for surfing lessons (twice). They were great to work with and actually helped us find other attractions and activities in the area. Our group had around 10 kids and 10 adults that wanted to surf, as well...More

Thank Lloyd D
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This was our first trip to Costa Rica and this place was recommended to us by a friend. We rented paddle boards and boogie boards and bought several shirts and swim suits (very good selection). Even more helpful was Jeanette, who helped us with several...More

Thank Don J
FrijolesLocos, Owner at Frijoles Locos Surf Shop & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Hi Don, Thank you so much for taking the time to tell others about your experience! We are so happy to hear that our customers had a great time, and even better, if our team are the reason why. We take great pride in offering...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I am so grateful for this surf shop. I've always loved the ocean and always wanted to surf but I struggled so much with the learning curve. We had a couple hours in the sunset surf with and sure enough they had us standing and...More

Thank Alex B
FrijolesLocos, Owner at Frijoles Locos Surf Shop & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Hi Alex B, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a high five! We really love hearing from happy visitors to Frijoles Locos and the Playa Grande area in general. Looking forward to taking you surfing again on your next visit....More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Corynne, I know this is a little tardy but wanted to let you know that we had a wonderful time during our stay March 24 thru April 4. Thank you so much! It was everything I was hoping it would be! I hope to come...More

Thank bigbetty53
Reviewed 23 April 2017

First and foremost, the people make this place an amazing place to stay. We stayed in the condos for a week. I wish I could name them all, but Jeanette, Corynne, Ian, Rob, JJ, Mauricio, Omar, etc showed us an amazing time. From organizing all...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

It was my first time to Costa Rica and my first time surfing. JJ was super knowledgeable about the waves and a patient teacher.

Thank stoprockandroll
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