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Salty Sols Surf School

Calle Principal 1000 | Tamarindo Best Western Vista Villas, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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Very informative

Met Eric couple days ago, although we did not get a surfing lesson, he was more than happy to give... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stephanestonge
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Incredible first time surfing!

My boyfriend and I had an awesome experience with Eric! As first time surfers, we were able to get... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charlotte R
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Salty Sols Surf School gives small group and individual surf lessons. We do Beginner Lessons, Intermediate/Advanced and also the option of Surf Trips. Lessons are very comfortable and personalized and flexible hours to fit the clients schedule.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Calle Principal 1000 | Tamarindo Best Western Vista Villas, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met Eric couple days ago, although we did not get a surfing lesson, he was more than happy to give us tips and answered all of our questions with pleasure. Great personality and very knowledgeable surfer. Was really nice to meet you dude!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I had an awesome experience with Eric! As first time surfers, we were able to get up in just a few tries, thanks to great instruction and in the water help. Eric also provided surf shirts which I appreciated. He was very...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were surfing with a few waves literally! Eric gave us great instruction and helped us out in the water! My wife and I both were able to surf the whole rest of the week! Such a fun experience and made a life long friend!...More

2  Thank Preston S
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Eric A, Owner at Salty Sols Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking time to review Salty Sols Surf School Preston. So great to see you guys get up in the waves and enjoy the beautiful beach here in Tamarindo, can't wait to get your daughter surfing next time around!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We scheduled two lessons through Salty Sols Surf School for my husband and daughters prior to vacation. After the first lesson my 11 and 12 year old daughters were standing, riding the waves and totally hooked on surfing! We scheduled lessons for the remaining days...More

1  Thank Ellie D
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Eric A, Owner at Salty Sols Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You guys are great sols...or souls!!! Thanks so much Ellie, really had a blast with you and the family, was really a joy to be with you guys everyday and see all the improvement and the fun over the week here surfing, sure hope to...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

My friend and I took our first ever surf lesson with Eric and we loved it! Eric has a very friendly and outgoing personality which was awesome for making a couple of first timers feel at ease in the water. He was very thorough with...More

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Eric A, Owner at Salty Sols Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Pura Vida guys! Always memorable moments surfing here, such a perfect place to learn! Glad you loved it! Thanks,,Eric

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

If it's your first time on a surfboard or have been surfing for a while, Eric is who you want to request to be your surf instructor. I searched quite a few on the internet, and the reviews not only speak for themselves, but it...More

1  Thank jeffhudson
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Eric A, Owner at Salty Sols Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for reviewing Salty Sols Jeff. We get alot of couples where one or the other already has a bit more experience than the other or however and this is where the 2 person private lesson alot of times is better than a group class...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Eric was everything I expected and more! Great vibe from first contact and he had myself, a 50 year old dad, and my two high school daughters from Wisconsin all catching waves on our first time ever! We were exhausted when done, but in a...More

1  Thank Mark R
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Eric A, Owner at Salty Sols Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks guys! We like to see you all exhausted (that just means you were catching as many waves as possible!) Thanks so much for the review! Eric

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I tried a few of surf instructors during my month long stay in Costa Rica and Eric was by far the best! He’s professional, an excellent teacher and great fun to be around. I took four lessons with him and learned so much. He’s great...More

1  Thank Carole B
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Eric A, Owner at Salty Sols Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Carole, Thanks for the review. We want people to learn or improve their surfing as much as possible, you really improved over the week, so glad you came back for the additional classes and smashed it! Thanks,,,PUra Vida!

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Eric was the best "find" in Tamarindo! Our daughter and her friend (age 14) had the most incredible experience learning to surf with Eric. He was wonderful! I can't recommend someone more. Great equipment, easy to find, easy to work with and so kind! I...More

1  Thank GKHerndon
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Eric A, Owner at Salty Sols Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Thanks for the review guys! Pura Vida, the girls were excellent and super fun to teach! Hope to see you guys back next year! Eric

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a place to get a surf lesson this is it! Eric was a great teacher. Explained everything right and kept it fun. I wu

1  Thank Alexander M
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Eric A, Owner at Salty Sols Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Alexander,,,we want you to learn and improve as much as possible, but having fun is just as important! PUra Vida!

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