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Real Experiences Costa Rica

| Playa Grande, Brasilito, Costa Rica
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These guys are the best!!!!

It was my husband and my first time in Costa Rica and since my husband surfed much of his life, he... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bree B
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So much fun!!

This was such a great experience! My sister was visiting and I wanted to do something with her that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Denise L
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Playa Conchal, Costa Rica
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Your local adventure starts with us at Real Experiences! The idea is simple, we're pairing local, insider's knowledge with the essence of Pura Vida to provide you with an authentic Costa Rican experience in, on and around the ocean. Offering personalized, beginner to advanced surf lessons and unique paddle boarding tours. Specializing in personalization, Real Experiences puts an emphasis on the individual. Your adventure is solely yours with all lessons and tours being offered as semi-private. No add-ons or tagalongs; groups are kept small for the most enjoyable experience. Our guides and instructors strive to form lasting impressions and relationships through the exclusive level of attention allowed during our activities. Our passion is your experience.
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| Playa Grande, Brasilito, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my husband and my first time in Costa Rica and since my husband surfed much of his life, he wanted me to be able to enjoy surfing with him. We were introduced to Brayan and Danielle through one of the local surf shops...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was such a great experience! My sister was visiting and I wanted to do something with her that she normally wouldn’t try so I signed us up. It was both of our first time surfing and I couldn’t have felt more comfortable. The waves...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

I met Brayan and Danielle today as part of a small group of inexperienced ladies who wanted a fun day of surfing lessons. I cannot say enough about my great experience. Brayan is patient and safety oriented and for me, being over 50 and trying...More

Thank Sandra M
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Danielle B, Owner at Real Experiences Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Sandra, We are thoroughly impressed with your courage to come out and try something new and outside your comfort zone! Check surfing off your bucket list! We hope to see you out for another try with some of those house guests!

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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Perfect teaching in a perfect place, we absolutely loved it. The teaching method was excellent with rhythm but enough times to rest.

Thank Nicole J
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Danielle B, Owner at Real Experiences Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Nicole, thanks for your kind review! We enjoyed having you out for a lesson.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

He was so patient. Thankfully. I helped me to not be embarrassed, relax, and enjoy the experience. I wish I could have stayed around for a few more lessons.

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Danielle B, Owner at Real Experiences Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Brayan truely is a saint when it comes to teaching surfing and we are lucky to have him. We’ll be sure to pass your compliments along. Let us know when you’re ready for more lessons ;) Thank you!

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

I'd heard great things about Bryan and Danielle and believe me, it's all true - they are the best! I had some wonderful experiences in Costa Rica, but the surf lesson with Byan was a highlight! He has such a great spirit and is an...More

Thank Henry H
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Danielle B, Owner at Real Experiences Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Henry, We had such a lovely afternoon of surfing with you and it was our pleasure to have you! Thank you for your compliments. Please let us know if you’re able to make it back to Costa Rica.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I contacted Danielle because I wanted a group surf session for our local ladies activity this month. She quickly responded and we scheduled to go out this week. It was the most beautiful day with friends. We were all amateur and intimated at first. But...More

Thank Nikki G
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Danielle B, Owner at Real Experiences Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Nikki, Thank you for choosing Real Experiences for the Beach Society! We enjoyed having all the ladies out surfing and look forward future outings with the group!

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

We did a group lesson and it was amazing. They arranged a photographer which was such a highlight to have special pictures of this experience. The instructors (Bryan and William) were so relaxed, encouraging, and knowledgeable. With each wave they gve great encouragement and were...More

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Danielle B, Owner at Real Experiences Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you very much for the kind and encouraging words! We hope we’ve ignited a new passion with surfing! Pura Vida!

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We're in Costa Rica a lot, and to be honest the idea of taking a surf lesson here has never appealed to me. Mostly because it's so crazy crowded over by Witch's Rock in Tamarindo and the idea of learning in that environment seemed like...More

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Danielle B, Owner at Real Experiences Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Sharon, thank you for such kind and inspiring words. We're glad that you enjoyed the less crowded surf spot at Playa Grande as well as Brayan's teaching style. We can't wait to have you back when you return to Costa Rica!

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Thank you so much for everything. Danielle and Bryan are very attentive and patient. Bryan is a great surfing teacher. With him I catched a lot of good waves and I really improved my surfing. Great boards and great tips. Professional and fun. The paddle...More

Thank merret p
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Danielle B, Owner at Real Experiences Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Pepita, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your lessons and tour with us! We can't wait to have you back and hope that in the meantime you find great waves at your next surf destination!

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