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Caribbean Surf School & Shop

| Between Hot Rocks and Las Brisas Shop, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
+506 8357 7703
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Surf lessons - highly recommend!

Best surf school in town with great vibes! Hershel and Anthony are both total honeys. Believe the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
670anonymous2018
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London, United Kingdom
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Never surfed before? No problem for Hershel and he'll have you smiling.

My daughters and I spent a few hours with Hershel and now we can surf! He's positive and effective... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
scoot2244
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Atlanta, Georgia
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We love to surf and we surf with love. Learn how to surf with Caribbean Surf School. We have waves for all levels, from Salsa Brava, the heaviest wave in Costa Rica, right outside our Surf Shop, to the perfect beginner waves of Black Beach to the fast beach break at Cocles and the classic longboarding waves of Punta Uva. Just come and try it!
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| Between Hot Rocks and Las Brisas Shop, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 7304, Costa Rica
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+506 8357 7703
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best surf school in town with great vibes! Hershel and Anthony are both total honeys. Believe the hype!

Thank 670anonymous2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughters and I spent a few hours with Hershel and now we can surf! He's positive and effective in teaching you the basics on how to surf for people that haven't surfed before. He'll also get you in the surfer way of life and...More

Thank scoot2244
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

This was my first time surfing and it was a great experience! We were expecting Hershell since so many recommendations were to book with him on tripadvisor. The staff emailing us told us we were going to be with Hershell, but when picked up we...More

Thank Adrienne D
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

As a laid back - no exact plans - open for adventures traveller in Puerto Viejo I ran into their shop and signed up for a surf class next morning. I had to reschedule it in the morning bcz of being too sleepy lol and...More

1  Thank Kateryna S
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for a SUP tour, this is your place! My husband and I had a fantastic time with Hershel today. He picked us up at our casita and gave us a couple options based on our experience paddling to make sure we had...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

We spent 4 afternoons with Hershel listening, learning and surfing the beautiful Puerto Viejo waves. We were all novice, me there for my 50th birthday, and one of the best experiences I have ever had. Everyone got up - thanks to Hershel's tireless efforts. Knowledgeable,...More

Thank vesseyhouse
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

My wife booked a private surf lesson for her and I with Hershel in late February. The day started with Hershel showing up over a half hour late. When he arrived he also explained he didn't have right board and we needed to stop by...More

1  Thank fedexbrian
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

So easy to learn with Hershel! Coolest surf teacher ever. Good sensations during the first two hours of lessons, it was our first time surfing, Hershel and his friend are very professional, thoose guys know everything about surf and how to teach! To do in...More

Thank Anaïs P
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Hershel has a great positive vibe that is contagious, we enjoyed our S.U.P. tour where we watched some turtles, a caiman, "cuculas" and local birds, had a small picnic with fruit and coconuts (pipas), and then did a small hike in the beach and promontory...More

Thank NBusse
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

During my time in Puerto Viejo I took almost a whole week of surf lessons with Hershel. He and his assisant Carlos are great teachers who showed me different surf spots depending on the current conditions. He was always punctual for the pick up (He...More

Thank Simon O
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Maggie L
3 June 2017|
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Response from askme233 | Reviewed this property |
Call his cell phone. If you do t have it, ask around.
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Lakinam
19 August 2015|
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Response from David A |
Yes, Hershel will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to the surf spot.
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