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Learn to surf or get better.All levels

Rated 4.95 out of 5 from 103 reviews.Jaco, Costa Rica

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Experience hosted by David & Lu

2 hours
Includes equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English, Spanish, Portuguese

What you'll do

Once on the beach we will talk about the characteristics of the waves and a description of the beach. Then we will do a surfing theory class in a green area or in the sand for 20 minutes to learn the safety recommendations, surfboard manipulation, correct positioning for paddling, correct positioning of the body on the board, how to get up, balance and posture, recognition of when to grab the wave, and how to enjoy it to the fullest. Then we will practice surfing in the sea for at least 90 minutes. We will use one instructor for every two students to ensure good service and safety. The class can be in shallow water for those who are not used to the ocean. If yo dont know how to swim, it will be not a problem. We can do the practice where you can stand on your feet.
For the intermediums or more advanced we can go out to the line up. It will always depend on swell conditions too.
Once on the beach we will talk about the characteristics of the waves and a description of the beach. Then we will do a surfing theory class in a green area or in the sand for 20 minutes to learn the safety recommendations, surfboard manipulation, correct positioning for paddling, correct positioning of the body on the board, how to get up, balance and posture, recognition of when to grab the wave, and how to enjoy it to the fullest. Then we will…

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What's included

  • Equipment
    I will provide sunscreen and the right surfboard for your size, weight, and...
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Fri, Sep 25
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
$35 per person
$35 per person
Sat, Sep 26
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
$35 per person
$35 per person
Sun, Sep 27
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
$35 per person
$35 per person

Meet your host, David & Lu

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 103 Reviews
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I am a very calm and patience person that love nature, surf and travel. I am certificated like surf instructor and I have a team of other experienced instructors that help me to provide this wonderfull experience. We will help you to recieve all this physical and mental benefits of strenght, peace and joy that surfing and nature provide. We like to see people happy when they are learning how to surf, feel the good energy, and make friends. I like to teach everything I know so that people will get the most from the class, so that in the future they can use what they learned for new adventures
I am a very calm and patience person that love nature, surf and travel. I am certificated like surf instructor and I have a team of other experienced instructors that help me to provide this wonderfull experience. We will help you to recieve all this physical and mental benefits of strenght, peace and joy that surfing and nature provide. We like to see people happy when they are learning how to surf, feel the good energy, and make friends. I like to teach everything I know so that people will…
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Where you'll be

We will be at Jaco Beach, usually at the very south end of the beach where the waves are the best to learn and feel confident, in front of the Club del Mar Hotel. If participants are advanced, we can explore other places.

Rated 4.95 out of 5 from 103 reviews.

Shirley
September 2020
Vale la pena totalmente! Se nota la experiencia de David en esta area, fue sumamente paciente y amable. No duden en adquirir el servicio.
Josue
September 2020
El carisma de ellos como anfitriones es demasiado buena, super atentos y saben muy bien lo que hacen. Sin duda algo completamente recomendado.
Chris
March 2020
Great experience. The instructors were friendly, helpful, and very knowledgeable. Even provided some ideas of other activities in the area. I would definitely recommend.
Jacob
February 2020
Great experience! My girlfriend and I took these lessons together and although we had different skill levels (my girlfriend’s first time surfing), they were able to help both of us! We got up on many waves and learned a lot! We would highly recommend them for your surfing lesson experience in the Jaco area!
Great experience! My girlfriend and I took these lessons together and although we had different skill levels (my girlfriend’s first time surfing), they were able to help both of us…
Rex
February 2020
We had an excellent time with David, I learned a lot! He was extremely knowledgeable and helpful for both my girlfriend and I. We are at different experience levels and he really was great with both of us! Highly recommended
Matt
January 2020
Emanuel was nice, informative and I caught many waves. Almost every wave I attempted. Popped right up on the board, and my girlfriend, who had never surfed, started doing it after a few tries. Thanks Emanuel!

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Cancellation policy

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Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 5 and up can attend.

More tips

You can bring a towel and camera.

What to bring

Towel and swimwear

Sunblock