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Address: M. Norte Del Hotel Diria 100, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 2653 0613
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00

Tamarindo's Original Surf Shop, We have taught over 80,000 Surf Lesson, We...

Tamarindo's Original Surf Shop, We have taught over 80,000 Surf Lesson, We have over 150 Surfboards for Rent, We also offer Kayak Tours, Canopy Tours, ATV Tours, Scuba Diving, Horseback riding, Sailing/snorkeling Tours, volcano tours, and much more.

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Learn to surf at Iguana Surf!

With 4 children learning to surf, Christian and Iguana Surf were the best! Very accommodating and our surf instructor Matias was amazing! Very good with children as well as teens... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

With 4 children learning to surf, Christian and Iguana Surf were the best! Very accommodating and our surf instructor Matias was amazing! Very good with children as well as teens. He is patient and knowledgable and I would trust him completely with bringing my children out into the ocean. Awesome experience!!! GRACIAS MATIAS!!!

Thank QuebecSnowgirl
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I wanted to try surfing since the 5th grade and I wasn't sure to be able to get up on my surfboard on my first time and turns out that me and the 3 others people in my group have been able to get up more than once. Thanks to our teacher Kike for that ! In addition, we rented... More 

Thank Émilie G
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my friend Mantas came from Lithuania and decided to try surfing for the first time in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. We booked a course with Iguana surfing. We had David Gonzales teaching us the secrets of surfing. There is not much theory to learn and a lot of it is practice. David was very great at teaching us the... More 

Thank Jonas S
Chicago, Illinois
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2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed my surf experience with these guys. Chris took my same day reservation and was very accommodating.... I was a single looking to sign up for a group lesson, no problem even though they did not have a group available yet. Mao was my awesome instructor. He was very patient and found creative ways to make sure I got... More 

Thank Julia H
Tucson, Arizona
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My lessons with Matias were awesome. I was scared to try surfing but Matias not only made me feel comfortable but I actually enjoyed myself. I took 3 lessons with him and I'm surfing on my own now. I didn't think it was possible. I'll never forget the patience he had with me.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing experience!! The entire family (even my 3 year old) and a few friends took lessons with Igana Surf and we will definitely return. It is the best, the equipment is in good shape and the teacher are super friendly and fun. We went twice, and both days had privates for the little girls and semi-privates for... More 

Thank BubblyT
Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a semi-private lesson with Mau our instructor. This was a family lesson and our group included an adult and two teenagers. Mau, did a great job explaining the basic techniques and adapting to the group. He was very patient and gave us the freedom to go at our pace, while making sure we were still improving. He gave... More 

Thank Forest_minus_the_F
River Vale, New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Moises and kikei were great instructors!~ My kids and I have surfed in NJ, Outer Banks, Virginia Beach, Florida and California. This was by far the best experience with the most knowledgeable instructors. They really helped us become better surfers= a great time!

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Westfield, NJ
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience for my family, we booked a semi-private for a family of four (two hours, two instructors. We were two forty-somethings and a 12 year old and a 9 year old. See pictures. All four of us were able to catch multiple waves after some instruction and with a little push (for the little one, who would have a... More 

Thank DontPass
Chico, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second time in Tamarindo taking surf lessons at iguana Surf. My instructor Mao was very nice, spoke great English and super patient. The whole staff at Iguana was awesome!

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