Surf School in Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica

Surfing soothes me. It’s always been a kind of Zen experience.

The ocean is so magnificent, peaceful, and awesome.

The rest of the world disappears for me when I’m on a wave.

– Paul Walker

Learning with professionals

Since learning to surf at Tamarindo beach, our Instructors has honed his skills at the best spots along the Costa Rican north coastline.

Group, Families, and Friends.

Our personalized teaching method makes us the best surf school in Tamarindo Beach for your children or group to learn this exciting sport in a safe and fun way.

Safety and Experience.

Our instructors are certified by ISA (International Surf Association) which guarantees that they know the best methods to teach lessons in a safe way.


Best Surf Camp in Tamarindo Beach

Whether you’re a nervous first time surfer, or an experienced veteran 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 is perfect for kids.

Tamarindo Beach is by far the best destination for learning to surf.

Tamarindo is a beachy style town in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Well-known for beaches with strong surf, like Playa Tamarindo and Playa Langosta, is its white sand beach with great waves what makes Tamarindo beach simply perfect for those who are learning to surf. Besides having multiple surf spots on a single beach, the waves here run the gamut of sizes and power.

Best Surf School EVER!!!!

Victor and Rodolfo are AMAZING surf instructors and people!!! You will enjoy every moment that you spend with them. They are amazing with both children and adults. They both take the time to ensure that each person builds upon his or her skills, whether you are a beginner or intermediate surfer. Do not miss out on surfing with Tamarindo Surf Academy – best activity in Tamarindo!!!!

Our Team

Federico Pilurzu , Founder

One of the few pro surfers hailing from Latin America, Federico Pilurzu isn’t only a name to on the pro circuit, he’s a well-loved and recognized face around the Tamarindo Beach area.


Tamarindo Surf Academy is the official surf school of  the spectacular Cala Luna Boutique Hotel the only 5-Star hotel in Tamarindo beach. The hotel has been named by TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards as one of the top hotels in Costa Rica.

We’d be happy to set you up with an unforgettable surf and stay package at Cala Luna, or we can arrange your accommodation at almost any other hotel or resort in the Tamarindo area.