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Tortuga Surf School

Calle Santa Ana, Avenida Pastor Diaz, Jaco 60101, Costa Rica
+506 8847 6289
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Tortuga School School is a finely tuned operation of skilled instructors who make surfing fun and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Amazing staff! Excellent experience!

The experience at Tortuga Surf Camp was awesome. The surf teaching/coaching is perfect. Very well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 60101, Costa Rica
+506 8847 6289

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Tortuga School School is a finely tuned operation of skilled instructors who make surfing fun and rewarding. Prior to this school, I'd taken only one surf lesson, but I was hooked. I wanted total immersion and I got it with Tortuga. Mike, the owner, is...More

Thank MJ G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience at Tortuga Surf Camp was awesome. The surf teaching/coaching is perfect. Very well structured. I loved the musicality metaphor. Mike and his crew are extremely polite and friendly. The time I spent at Tortuga was full of good waves and the best experiences....More

Thank Eduardo S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 12 year old daughter took a 2 hour lesson while we were in Jaco this week. Two Instructor's worked with her. They were very patient with her and had her up riding waves after 35 minutes. One of the owners came over and set...More

Thank greg t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived in Jaco and the first thing we do was looking for the best surfing 🏄🏽 school in Jaco. Mike the Mgr. was very nice and the instructors were very knowledgeable and patience with my husband and my teenager daughter, they had such an...More

Thank Ocean1773
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm 50 years old and just crossed one off the bucket list thanks to Michael and the guys at Tortuga Surf School! Safety was the number one concern so we could focus on the skills needed to surf. My son, son-in-law, a friend and I...More

Thank joelw587
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband was a first time surfer we were with someone who has taken other surfing classes also in Jaco. We all agreed that the teachers were excellent and for a great price. The price is for one on one teachers not group like the...More

Thank Gabi G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Costa Rica! Amazing staff and man did we have fun out there on the waves! Your body will hurt because you are doing so much moving but it is sooo worth it! These guys came...More

Thank TLG5020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an amazing experience with Tortuga Surf School. The owner Mike and his team are fantastic instructors, very knowledgeable and great people. Safety is a priority, and no matter if it's a first time or you have already surfed, fun time guaranteed! THE surf school/camp...More

Thank Jujuuum
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I and our two friends signed up for lessons. We were a little nervous at first but ended up having such a great time. We did so better than we expected! What an awesome experience in Costa Rica especially with these guys....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 May 2017

So glad I took couple surf lessons at Tortuga Surf School. Douglas was a great instructor, and I felt safe in the water at all times. Learned a lot and really liked the one on one instruction so you can advance your skills faster and...More

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Looking to buy rash guard abs local tees? Is this an affordable surf shop?
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!
Can someone tell me how much 1 surf lesson would cost?
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