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If you are coming to Costa Rica, call us immediately, YouAreCostaRica team is waiting to show you our beautiful country from our personal experience. Explore Costa Rica with us!
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Playa Grande 50309, Costa Rica
+506 8821 8819
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walked in YOURCOSTARICA after trying surfing for the first time ... So im not a natural ๐Ÿ˜Œ Marianne greated/helped me very well! Felt wright at ease๐Ÿค™๐Ÿค™ Thanx for that ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ™ 10 o'clock next day ..private lesson๐Ÿ„โ€โ™‚๏ธ from Marco . Got some good vibes wright away...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nor B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Marco, the owner, was super friendly amd a great instructor. He made my wife and I feel at ease and thoroughly explained thw basic concepts to us. We were standing up in no time and having a great time. I would highly recommend his shop...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My goal was to stay safe and maybe stand up, having never surfed before. Marcus helped me far exceed my goals!! I was able to ride waves in by myself. I would highly recommend Marcus and YouAreCostaRica!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Terri C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great surf lesson by great guy very helpful and supportive thank you again!!! A beautiful day and everyone got equal support and surfed the first try!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank EricT1846
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible! This was our first trip to the area, and local friends brought us to this little surf shop. Marcos & staff were terrific when we randomly showed up for our first lesson. They took our teens out for a half-day, and all were standing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed next door to We are Costa Rica surf shop for a week with our 2 boys for a surfing and touring vacation. The owners Mariana and Marcos were amazing. We took lessons, rented boards, got tons of advice on local activities. A specia...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son (8) , niece (18) and nephew (16) took a surf lesson and were successfully surfing within their 2 hour lesson, including being able to do a 180. They picked them up from our vacation rental, provided the proper surf boards based on their...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We cannot say enough about Marcos and Mariana! Not only did our family of five have a fabulous time learning how to surf, Mariana also set us up with two other activities for the week (fishing and a catamaran snorkeling trip). Surfing is now one...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michele A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to Marcos and Johann for their excellent surfing lesson at Playa Grande. They were knowledgeable, encouraging, and patient. We all had a great afternoon, both the young and the not so young. Two days later, we rented a surf board from them. The rental...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Brill63
Reviewed 4 December 2018

Our kids have been taking surf lesson from You Are Costa Rica for several weeks and I can't say enough great things about You Are Costa Rica. Professional, fun, and friendly. Our kids went from never being on a surf board to surfing in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from gillicanty | Reviewed this property |
We had reservations. I don't believe they are necessary. However, if you want my guy (who I recommend highly), I would make a reservation.