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When it comes to enjoying everything that Playa Samara has to offer, Pato's Surf School is your one stop shop for all things surfing, SUP boarding, kayaking, and more. With talented and experienced instructors and guides, your time with us will be...more
East of Police Station 300 M | On the Beach in Camping Los Cocos, Playa Samara, Costa Rica
Amazing beach to learn to surf, and highly affordable. My instructor Johel was the best instructor I’ve had so far (actually got to stand up and surf!).
Super friendly and welcoming place. 10/10 recommend!
I had taken a few surf lessons before coming to Samara but Pato’s was by far the best lesson I’ve ever had. My instructor Johel was really friendly and helpful and taught me a lot more than any of the other instructors I have had....More
We loved everything about this surf school. The people who own/run it couldnt be nicer. They taught us and we were all riding waves within an hour. This location and its surf/waves combined with their teaching and equipment made for a perfect way to learn...More
We spend 3 days in Samara and the highlight was the surf experience with the guides and team of Pato's surf school. Easy and clear steps for beginners. The conditions in Playa Samara are good for different levels of surfing. The different offers are very...More
Kate took our daughters (7 and 9yo) for their first lesson and within one hour both were standing on their surf and had the best time ! We could borrow the surf or the body surf for the following days. Best school on the best...More
Kate and Pato treated our large group like family. From day 1 they were the coolest folks. Kids aged 8, 10 and 13 took lessons. All had a blast and came away getting some good rides in. The parents all took lessons and felt like...More
Life IS better when you surf. I could not be any happier than I am about my experience with Pato's Surf School. I am 45 years old and have never surfed. Kate set me up with Ernesto for my lesson. He is awesome!! I learned...More
I'm thirteen and I had 5 days of surf lessons with Kate. I tried surfing before, but never managed to stand up and I feel on my face and got hurt pretty badly once. Kate was amazing with me and my six year old sister...More
We can’t say enough good about Patos Surf! All of the instructors are amazing... Kate and Paton and so inviting and so friendly! Our kids took lessons and then they give to free board rentals for an extra 5 days! It’s simply our favorite place...More