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Playa Grande 50309, Costa Rica
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Great teaching with lots of patience!

I had a great experience with Marcos for a 1 on 1 lesson. He was very positive and enthusiastic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Julie C
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Seattle, Washington
Great snorkeling & beach day! Plus kid friendly!

Marcos & Marienda were so wonderful when we showed up looking to go snorkeling during our short... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Leanne H
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If you are coming to Costa Rica, call us immediately, YouAreCostaRica team is waiting to show you our beautifulcountry from our personal experience. Explore Costa Rica with us!
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Playa Grande 50309, Costa Rica
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"pura vida"
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"surf lessons"
in 24 reviews
"rented surfboards"
in 4 reviews
"costa rica"
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"his team"
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"his assistant"
in 3 reviews
"excellent surf"
in 6 reviews
"boogie boards"
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"surf board rental"
in 2 reviews
"lazy lizard"
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"made us feel"
in 5 reviews
"awesome experience"
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"zip lining"
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"an adventure"
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"always on time"
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"estuary tour"
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"without a doubt"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great experience with Marcos for a 1 on 1 lesson. He was very positive and enthusiastic and had me up and riding on the first wave. Would highly recommend him and his company and wished we had more ti e to surf...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Marcos & Marienda were so wonderful when we showed up looking to go snorkeling during our short stay. They planned a full day trip visiting different beaches and even had car seats for the 2 children under age 5 in our group with just a...More

Thank Leanne H
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Marcos, Jorge, and the whole surf team were amazing. We came to Costa Rica specifically to surf and it exceeded our expectations! We have taken lessons in other locations and this team was by far the best. We had a large group with a variety...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Marcos, Jorge and crew, THANK YOU! We had 9 in our group. Some of us completely new to surfing, all of us now addicted! We spent 8 days on Playa Grande and surfed with Marcos for all for but two of them. They are kind,...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend ! Lots of options in this town and chose to book here foensurfnleasons based on previous reviews. So glad we did. My daughter and i had a fantastic lesson with Jorge. We were lucky enough to be the only ones in our group...More

Thank ProducerLinda
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Our instructor Marcos made sure we had the best experience surfing there is. My husband and I were in Costa Rica for 3 days and decided to take lessons every day. Marcos was always on time picking is up. He provided us with great surf...More

Thank m n
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome time learning to surf on our private beach in Playa Grande with the You Are Costa Rica guys. They were extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and warm, making learning to surf fun (and appropriate for all ages). We had a group of 12,...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

After a week long yoga retreat in Playa Grande, I was hoping to grab a quick surf lesson and my hotel connected me with Marcos. He was a thorough and patient instructor. I felt safe in the water, learned a ton and got to ride...More

1  Thank Alice C
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We did a “local” tour (non-tourist area) and our guide was amazing! Highly recommend!!! Prior to coming to Costa Rica, Belize was our favorite place but that how now been replace with CR. The people are wonderful and the services we got were the highest!...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Marcos was excellent! He gave us a group surf lesson and was so helpful and attentive. He checked in on us throughout the week to make sure our board rentals were ok! We can't wait to go back!

1  Thank kkb8898
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TexasBebe
30 March 2016|
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Response from gillicanty | Reviewed this property |
We had reservations. I don't believe they are necessary. However, if you want my guy (who I recommend highly), I would make a reservation.
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