Surfing Lessons in Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica
by Tamarindo Surf Academy
Tamarindo is by far the quintessential destination for learning to surf. Besides having multiple surf spots on a single beach, the waves here run the gamut of sizes and power. For novice surfers, the whitewater rolling up to shore has exactly the power you need to propel forward and learn to stand on your first ever wave. Once you can stand and it's time to solidify those skills, Tamarindo beach has waist-high waves just a few feet away. Finally, when your abilities are up to snuff and you're ready to take on the challenge of bigger, barreling waves and putting yourself in the lineup to catch the next peak, Tamarindo beach got that too. All on one beach, you can go from zero to hero, riding next to locals who've been shredding what Tamarindo has to offer since they were nothing but sprites.
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Learning with professionals
In Tamarindo Surf Academy our goal is to give people a personalized surf experience, with advice and hands-on help to get you standing and polishing your surf skills in no time. In Tamarindo Surf Academy our goal is to give people a personalized surf experience, with advice and hands-on help to get you standing and polishing your surf skills in no time. READ MORE
Groups, Families and Kids specialists
Our personalized teaching method, make us the best surf school in Tamarindo beach Costa Rica for your children or group to learn this exciting sport in a safe and fun way.Our personalized teaching method, make us the best surf school in Tamarindo beach Costa Rica for your children or group to learn this exciting sport in a safe and fun way. READ MORE
Safety, experience, and professionalism
Our instructors are certified by ISA (International surf association) which guarantees that they know the best methods to teach lessons in a safe way, besides they have been trained as lifeguards, so they are prepared to give the best experience, in the safest way possible. READ MORE
Warm water, year-round waves, and Costa Rica’s relaxed “pura vida” spirit is the best combination for the best Surf Camp in Costa Rica.
If your idea of surf camp is walking off of the beach and into the lap of luxury, Tamarindo Surf Academy Sur Camp got you back. Whether you’re a rank beginner or an experienced surfer who wants to fine-tune some moves, our local surf instructors are here to help you attain your goals, including choosing the right surf breaks for you. This is the best family surf camp in Tamarindo and very friendly for kids.
We are the official Surf School for the Cala Luna Boutique Hotel, the only five-star hotel in Tamarindo Beach Costa Rica. Enjoy all the amenities while like the daily sunset cocktail, Holistic Treatments in the Spa, farm-to-table dinner, featuring La Senda Organic Farm, and many more. All this complemented with the best surf instruction by local surfers and the trip to the best spots in the area like Playa Avellas, Playa Grande, Playa Tamarindo and more.
Learn to surf in Tamarindo Beach
Surfing is one of the most exhilarating, healthy, and natural experiences in the world.
Our instructors are professionals who tailor each lesson to your needs, so no matter your ability, you are encouraged and supported in the most personalized way possible. The cumulative years of surfing and teaching experience we have under our belts allow us to provide you the best surf lessons in all of Tamarindo Beach.
See what a difference professional surf lesson instruction can make.
My instructor Victor made me feel positive and comfortable. He did a great explanation before we got on the water and let us practice getting up several times on land. I actually got up on my first try. My husband and I also surfed in two waves together. He had an equally positive experience with his guide. If your a nervous nelly, this is an academy you can trust, but I would definitely recommend the private lesson.
Reviewed by Briana O. Jul 14, 2019
Tamarindo Surf Academy is affiliated with the spectacular Cala Luna Boutique Hotel, nestled in a quiet suburb five minutes from Tamarindo and on a secluded beach, Playa Langosta, which has its own set of barrels and A-frames for intermediate and advanced surfers. The hotel has been called the best hotel in Costa Rica by our guests and was named Travelers' Choice Award Winner in 2019 by TripAdvisor.
We'd be happy to set you up with an unforgettable surf and stay package at Cala Luna, with yoga and spa services if you so desire, or we can arrange your accommodation at almost any other hotel or resort in the Tamarindo area.