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Tortuga Surf School

Calle Santa Ana, Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 60101, Costa Rica
+506 8847 6289
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Beginner Surf Lesson

My husband and I took a 2 hour beginner lesson with Tortuga Surf School and it was excellent. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colchester, Vermont
the highlight of our trip!

the surf team of Tortuga Surf School / Camp are really really good at what they do. they have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shelby S
Boise, Idaho
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Tortuga Surf Camp is the choice for the traveler who wants to enjoy and discover the wonders of surf at an affordable price.Located strategically in the south end of Jaco Beach, this calm mellow beach breaks will be the classroom where our ISA certified instructor will lead you trough the this Costa Rican surfing experience.
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Calle Santa Ana, Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 60101, Costa Rica
+506 8847 6289

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took a 2 hour beginner lesson with Tortuga Surf School and it was excellent. We had one on one instruction with two very professional instructors. We had so much fun, we wish we had another day in Jaco so we could...More

Thank 7932young
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the surf team of Tortuga Surf School / Camp are really really good at what they do. they have surfing down to a science and will help you get surfing in no time! we stayed for like a week and had a blast learning to...More

Thank Shelby S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Tortuga Surf School's sister hotel, Hotel Perico Azul for 6 nights in early January and took 6 surf lessons with Mike (the co-owner and head instructor) & the guys. I had never surfed before, but I cannot recommend Tortuga Surf School enough....More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We (two adults) signed up for surfing lessons for late afternoon. The beach and water were great and the surfing was good. I accidentally got hit by my own surf board on my chin and required stitches. Celine was really helpful and made sure I...More

Thank Kendrick K
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Tortuga Surf School is totally chill. They did the best job of any other Surf schools of describing their training program and were highly responsive. At the last minute , we chickened out and canceled our lesson. I totally appreciate Tortuga Surf School for not...More

Thank guymandude
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Tortuga Surf School surf instructors taught total beginner adults and kids in our group how to surf at a basic level. Each student had his or her own instructor, and all instructors were patient and enthusiastic about the progress of his student. We all managed...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Highly recommend Mike and his instructors - our five teens, all first time surfers, had a great time and everyone was able to surf within a half hour of starting the lesson. The one to one instructor to student ratio enabled each to progress at...More

Thank Kimber H
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Great experience. They really care about helping you really learn to surf and are so passionate about the sport. Personalized instruction. Video tape reviews. Board changes based on your progress. Each day sees improvement. Can't go wrong with this school. Stay at least 5 days....More

Thank weggers38
Reviewed 30 December 2017

My best friend took 3-day class at Tortuga Surf School a few years back, and I'm really glad that I listened to her advice. It's my first time surfing. Michael gave me a detailed "download" of the technical aspects, and gave me the best feedback...More

Thank Jessica Z
Reviewed 26 December 2017

It was my first time surfing and I am glad I chose Tortuga Surf School. Mike and his team are very nice and experienced coaches so that you learn a lot in each session. Besides surfing, they always had time to give you some tips...More

Thank pploetner
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9 April 2017|
Response from HotelPericoAzul |
This is not really a surf Shop Sr, we do have rash guards at a $35 value but only from out company, we don't sell corporate brands. I would suggest WOW surf as the main and oldest surf shop in town!
26 February 2017|
Response from HotelPericoAzul |
This is the main information on our Surf lessons, and how you can complete your reservation, please take a look at it and let us know if you had any questions or would like to proceed with your reservation, we would be... More