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Patient and fun

Gustavo and Ryan are such awesome instructors! They were able to allow our first time experience to... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Christian L
via mobile

We booked a class for our teenage son and Gustavo was wonderful. He learned a lot and was quickly... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Priscilla A
San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Gustavo and Ryan are such awesome instructors! They were able to allow our first time experience to be one to remembered. With their clear teachings and easy to understand methods, we were able to catch 15+ waves on our first time! Definitely would recommend to...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We booked a class for our teenage son and Gustavo was wonderful. He learned a lot and was quickly surfing the waves. Very kind and professional.

Thank Priscilla A
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Gustavo Santana was my instructor, he was excellent. Professional and friendly. Didn't make me feel pathetic or uncomfortable, just relaxed and kind. The instructions were spot on, just the info needed without making it complicated. I highly recommend Gustavo and his company.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Gustavo and Indy were great instructors for our family. Within a few waves we were up and surfing. As a teenager I use to surf but I can assure you that it is not like riding a bike. In two and a half decades things...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

I took about 4 lessons with Gustavo and was able to really progress with my surfing. He was one of the best teachers I ever had. I loved how he was completely honest about the conditions and would take me out only if the waves...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Great coaching for any skill level. Fun and friendly team. I improved significantly in just a few lessons with Gustavo and his crew.

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Gustavo and his friend managed to get us surfing in under 2 hours. Great experience, totally recommended!

Thank Karel E
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Snapper Surf School was the best part of our trip to Costa Rica. We surfed for 2 straight days. Gustavo and Ryan helped with the pickup, board rentals, and were awesome guides. They are very laid back and great coaches. Playa Negra had amazing waves...More

Thank Justin S
Gustavo S, Owner at Snapper Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Thank you guys for surfing with us, let's do it again soon! Pura Vida!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Our guests all come back beaming with pride from their first time up on a wave! Gustavo and his crew are all about safety first and fun second! From kids to adults, first timers to novices, he knows when and where to go for the...More

Thank Casa K
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We found Gustavo and his surfmates on the beach giving a lesson to another family and simply asked them if we could do the same as it looks really like a fun family activity. Great team, very nice with kids... and parents ;) Still waiting...More

Thank Wilfried T
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