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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 yesterday via mobile

Professional, fun, and talented team of surf instructors. You can’t help but fall in love with surf and Costa Rica!

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed yesterday

We LOVE YouAreCostaRica. They thought both our young kids to surf. And have an amazing menu of adventures that we are just beginning to explore. We use them exclusively for all our transfers to Liberia. The whole crew, surf instructors, guides, drivers are pleasant and...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My 8 snd 10 year olds have been learning how to surf from Marcos and his crew 2x per week for the past three months. Those lessons are always the highlight of our week. My kids adore Marcos and his instructors and have become avid...More

1  Thank JodiMiami
Reviewed yesterday

If you want to learn to surf you should check out YouAreCostaRica! Marcos and Marianna are the sweetest couple and they really made surfing fun for our children. They made my kids feel safe and confident on the surf board. My son was scared his...More

1  Thank MELANIE E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My son and daughter are both surfing with a program through You Are Costa Rica. Great coaches and service! We highly recommend it!

1  Thank paddockjenn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We absolutely love Marianna and Marcos. They have been nothing but totally accommodating and professtional while making us feel just like family! We use them for all our adventures like Yoga, surfing, zip lining, white water tubing and hot springs!

1  Thank Mobile33060102729
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you would like to surf better, this is the place to learn how. The instructors focus on the crucial details that help you reach the next level while providing an atmosphere that is fun and low-key. These are the best surf instructors I have...More

1  Thank Safari03776604681
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Marcos was a great teacher! He gave good instructions and made me feel comfortable in the waves. I would highly recommend him to anyone. And hey I even surfed a wave.

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YouAreCostaRica, Propietario at YouAreCostaRica, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for recommend us! It was a pleasure to surf with you. I will be more than happy to surf with you on your next visit. Keep on surfing! Pura vida.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Marcos and Mariana provided us the best day we had during our week in Costa Rica! Marcos is not only a patient and experienced teacher, but he had the skill and patience to instruct both my wife (never surfed before) and me (grew up surfing...More

1  Thank Ray G
YouAreCostaRica, Propietario at YouAreCostaRica, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your amazing review. We hope your vacations in Playa Grande where been unforgettable. We hope to see you guys again. Pura vida!

Reviewed 11 October 2018

Marcos & Mariana have a wonderful business that anyone traveling to the Playa Grande, Tamarindo, Santa Cruz areas should get in touch with for anything. Tours, bikes, surf lessons, SUP lessons, ATV etc. Mariana makes it so easy to book and she answers questions very...More

Thank Joel C
YouAreCostaRica, Gerente at YouAreCostaRica, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your beautiful words and the amazing review. We feel blessed to do what we do, because it give us the opportunity to get known people like you guys. It was a enormous pleasure for us to have meet you. See you soon!

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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.