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Tamarindo's Original Surf Shop, We have taught over 80,000 Surf Lesson, We have over 150 Surfboards for Rent, We also offer Kayak Tours, Canopy Tours, ATV Tours, Scuba Diving, Horseback riding, Sailing/snorkeling Tours, volcano tours, and much more.
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M. Norte Del Hotel Diria 100, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 June 2014

This surf school to me is one of the best in Tamarindo! They have awesome surf instructors, and everybody is really nice and helpfull! The instructors and Managers are all very concerned about the health and saftey of their clinents that is why compared to...More

5  Thank Lilly v
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 November 2011

Our hotel concierge booked this for us and like everything else we had done in Tamarindo so far, we expected no problems. We actually stopped by the shop earlier in the day to ask what footwear to bring for our kayaking tour of the estuary....More

1  Thank Dan B
SurfIguana, Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2011

I want to apology for the misunderstanding, and for the fact that you felt that one of our employees was talking bad about you behind your back. We are a professional company and all of our employees know better to say anything about our client....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had never surfed before our lesson, and we both could stand up on our boards by the end! It was a really great experience, we had a blast! I think it’s also important to point out that for someone who is...More

1  Thank kaylink207
Reviewed 2 days ago

Having previously taken two beginner surf lessons in Florida, I was looking forward to surfing lessons in Tamarindo with much better surf than I was used to. Iguana Surf did not meet my expectations. Once we were in the water, my instructor looked at his...More

Thank joeleaht
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My friend and i took a semi private lesson with Ki-ke who was awesome! It was her first time and my 4th surfing and we both were able to ride many waves. Ki-ke is a great instructor! We had a blast. Lesson came with board...More

Thank Puravida12
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great time and a surf lesson! We stayed in one of the loft rooms over the surf shop and really enjoyed it. The staff was nice and helpful and the employees of the restaurant were as well. We had a great four...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I took surfing lessons with Eduardo at Iguana Surf and had an amazing time. He was knowledgeable, funny and helped a couple of rookies ride waves in no time. The whole staff is welcoming. I would definitely recommend, and ask for Eduardo!

1  Thank TylerHeff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to Cico for being such a good instructor when we went out with him today! From having never even touched a surfboard before we both managed to get some waves! We also did the snorkelling tour with them to Islas Catalinas my boyfriend saw...More

Thank Alyson C
IguanaSurfCamp, Public Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Alyson!! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your surf lessons! Cico had a blast working with you. Sounds like you guys are basically professionals now! We hope you will come back and surf with us again soon :) Thanks for everything! Welcome...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to Tamarindo traveling alone, and was instantly welcomed by Iguana's incredible staff! They truly make you feel like family right away, and give that feeling of "home," even if it's just for an afternoon! I had never surfed in my life, and was...More

Thank gvaldes891
IguanaSurfCamp, Public Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hola Hola!! We are so glad you felt at home!! and even more proud that you could surf so good!! Thank you for the awesome review!! So glad your son had a good time shredding some waves with us at Playa Tamarindo! So excited to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Iguana Condos, rented our boards, and got lessons all from them and the experience was perfect. Their surf shop is directly across from the best beginner surfing area so all you have to do is cross the street...More

Thank Sean W
IguanaSurfCamp, Public Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Sean!! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay in the condos!! And we’re stoked that you had an amazing time surfing with us, Thank you for the awesome review!! So glad you and your wife had a good time shredding some waves with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Iguana Condos, rented our boards, and got lessons all from them and the experience was perfect. Their surf shop is directly across from the best beginner surfing area so all you have to do is cross the street...More

Thank Sean W
IguanaSurfCamp, Public Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Sean!! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay in the condos!! And we’re stoked that you had an amazing time surfing with us, Thank you for the awesome review!! So glad you and your wife had a good time shredding some waves with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a surflesson today with Christian. It was great! Good waves, he was very helpful and positive the whole time. You can tell he loves his job! Also the safety issues are explained before you go in to the water. He kept saying what...More

Thank Joyce W
IguanaSurfCamp, Public Relations Manager at Iguana Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Hey Joyce!! Thank you so much for taking the time writing us a review, We’re so glad that you had a great time!! Also, that you liked your lessons, felt safe and learn how to surf!! isn’t it one of the best things in...More

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shelleycryer88
21 February 2018|
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Response from shawnstg | Reviewed this property |
You could easily hang out on the beach while she surfs or check out some of the shops/restaurants all along the beach. The do book excursions but I’m not sure about a boat tour. We booked a trip to a volcano with them and... More
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Andrea G
28 January 2017|
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Response from IguanaSurfCamp | Property representative |
Hi Andrea! Yes, here is the pricing info is on our website. $25.00 for 2 hours or $60 for the day. Let me know if you have any questions
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