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Great lesson

We had a great time with Toro. He really broke down all the steps and took his time to be very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Grace S
Best surf school in costa rica!

I really enjoyed my lesson with Chito and Toro. They were both very helpful and knowledgable. They... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
michaeljaxson
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Blue Surf Adventures is extremely proud to be the only Billabong sponsored, upscale surf school and surf camp in Costa Rica's Nicoya Peninsula! Our Billabong Surf Camps are a perfect combination of vacation and surf experience. At our Santa Teresa Surf School, we can advance your surfing skills no matter your current level. We welcome beginners, and canhelp intermediate surfers hone their skills. Our instructors can also act as local guides for the more experienced surfer. Camps are not for everyone, do you want to bring your own group, or do you just want a more flexible experience? Our Costa Rica Surf Trip packages can be customized for your specific needs. We can base your package on your experience level and surfing goals as we build your perfect Santa Teresa surf trip. The nature and beauty of Costa Rica make for an awesome surf trip and Santa Teresa is a great spot to learn to surf or to just experience the Pura Vida! Contact us and we will customize an experience just for you.
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160 North, Santa Teresa 00000, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time with Toro. He really broke down all the steps and took his time to be very thorough with us. The water was pretty rough but he made us feel confident and most of all, very safe. I would definitely recommend...More

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review of our surf lessons! We are stoked you had a great time and felt safe and confident in the water! Pura Vida,

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

I really enjoyed my lesson with Chito and Toro. They were both very helpful and knowledgable. They gave great tips and advice that helped me improve dramatically, and they are friendly and awesome people as well. -Frank

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review of our surf instructors, Frank! We look forward to your return! Pura Vida!

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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Great experience with Toro Providing excellent tips and recommendations whatever your surfing level Having Also good fun and sharing knowledge on Santa Teresa spots Pura Vida while surfing

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review! We look forward to your return Arnault!

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Toro was fantastic and made our surf experience at playa Hermosa feel very safe and fun. Toro was able to accommodate the skill level differences within our group and despite the surf being a little too advanced for us on one day, he didn't pressure...More

Thank Brent M
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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind words Toro and our surf instruction! We focus on safety and more importantly--FUN! Please look us up when you make a return trip! Pura Vida!

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Toro helped us and he was amazing. Very happy and chill and made it the experience for all a real pleasure! He and Nick also helped my kids develop a love for the sport as well. Thank you all!

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Thank you Erica! Nik and Toro enjoy teaching children (and all ages, for that matter)! They are super chill, making you feel relaxed and safe while you are learning this amazing sport of surfing~! Keep surfing and Pura Vida!

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We had five surf lessons with Toro and really enjoyed it! Toro is a great teacher and really passionate about it! We learned a lot about surfing and he not only taught us how to surf, but also brought us closer to the spirit of...More

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Thank you for your kind words and we are elated you had such a great time! His passion for the sport shines through and wants to share with as many people as he can. We are happy you found joy in your experience! Pura Vida!

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

All ten of us from age 9 to 53 managed to get up and catch a bit of the feeling that begins, and what I assume to be, the surf addiction. Both Toro and Nik were outstanding in explaining safety and basic techniques so we...More

Thank Hillary N
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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hola Hilary! Thank you for your kind words and YES...welcome to your new addiction of surfing! It is so fantastic to see that you all were able to get up on the board and surf a wave--isn't it exhilarating? They know their way around the...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

My two friends and I had surf lessons a few days prior in another location. Then we joined Blue Surf for lessons with Toro. We were able to choose between a short drive to playa Hermosa or Santa Teresa. We chose to check out hermosa...More

Thank Sarah R
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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Hola Sarah! Thank you, thank you, thank you for your kind words and wonderful review about your surfing experience with us! Toro is a great person and an amazing surf instructor! Thank you for understanding his need to jump in and help during your lesson....More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Toro is a excellent surf instructor - so friendly, courteous, and obviously very happy and very good doing what he does - I stood up and surfed the whitewater during the first lesson. Unforgettable. Now I am a beginner - but a surfer nonetheless -...More

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

We are so stoked you are now calling yourself a SURFER! Keep surfing and enjoying your time out in the water! Pura Vida!

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Reviewed 3 February 2018

My boyfriend and I took surf lessons with Toro through Blue Surf Adventures. He was an excellent instructor. Toro took the time to explain everything to us and to explain why it was important. He was particularly focused on safety - knowledge that helped us...More

Thank Amanda C
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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Thank you Amanda for your kind words about your surfing experience! Sharing his love of surfing comes naturally and he genuinely wants everyone to love it as much as he does! We do feel our surf lessons are worth their value as you mentioned. Safety,...More

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