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Beginner Surf Lessons In Tamarindo - Shared or Private

Your certified surf instructor will coach you step by step on how to stand up on a surfboard and start flying on water! We will customize your Tamarindo surf lesson will focus on the following techniques:
• Paddling
• Popping up
• Board Position 
• Stance 
• Safety
• Etiquette
• Reading Waves

Guaranteed to get up on a wave in your lesson or your second lesson is free! Your lesson will be with a small group, no more than 4 people per instructor, or take a private lesson, an instructor for you and your group only.

per adult from




2 hours


Hotel pickup available


Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Certified Surf Instructor
    • Rashguard Use
    • Surfboard Use
    • Pick up and Drop off from Tamarindo and Langosta Beach Condos, Houses, and Hotels
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off - we pick up from the following areas for a surcharge
    • JW Marriott, Playa Grande, Playa Conchal, Playa Flamingo ($60 extra)
    • Hotel RIU Guanacaste, RIU Palace, Playa Ocotal, Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Occidental Papagayo, Secrets Papagayo, Mangroove ($100 extra)

  • Your certified surf instructor will coach you step by step on how to stand up on a surfboard and start flying on water! We will customize your Tamarindo surf lesson will focus on the following techniques:


    Popping up

    Board Position




    Reading Waves

    You will meet with your instructor and be given a rashguard and Surfboard. After practicing popping up on the board on land, you will learn to paddle out into the waves! Your instructor will help you catch the waves while you paddle coach you through standing up on the board. After you get accustomed to getting up on the board, you will focus more on your stance and balance on the board as you fly over the water!

    First lesson will focus on paddling, popping up, board position, stance, safety, reading waves, and etiquette.

    Surf Lesson is dependent on the tide, your time and meeting place will be given in your confirmation

    Stop At:

    • Native's Way Costa Rica, Meters West Of Banco Nacional 50 Next to La Oveja Negra Surf Club, Tamarindo 50503 Costa Rica
    • Tamarindo Beach, Tamarindo Costa Rica
    • Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Province of Guanacaste
    • Langosta Beach, Playa Langosta, Tamarindo Costa Rica
    • Playa Langosta, Playa Langosta, Tamarindo, Province of Guanacaste
  • Departure Point :
    Native's Way Costa Rica - Tours and Transfers, 50 meters west of Banco Nacional, Guanacaste Province, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Extra fee for round trip transportation:$60 - JW Marriott, Playa Grande, Playa Conchal, Playa Flamingo$120 - RIU Guanacaste/RIU Palace, Playas del Coco/Hermosa Hotels
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • We intensify cleaning & hygiene measures for frequently touched surfaces (exterior and interior handles, toilets, boards, leash, racks etc.) Hand washing is mandatory before and after the lesson control measures to reduce people, If you would like a mask let us know in advance.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Fitness Req.


Group Size


Organised by Native's Way Costa Rica

Activity ID: V-17279P25

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