Surf Lessons in Tamarindo


Learn to surf with us! If you have ever wanted to try a surf lesson in Costa Rica, Tamarindo Beach is the place to do it! Warm water, light currents, and no rocks are just a few of the reasons Tamarindo is ranked in the top 10 for best places to learn how to surf in the world. Iguana Surf is located directly in front of this beach break and is Tamarindo’s original surf shop which has been operating since 1989. We offer Tamarindo surf lessons to beginners up to advanced. You can choose from one of our three options and enjoy your surf lessons in Costa Rica.

Tour info

2 hours
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Why take this tour?

Learn how to surf with Tamarindo's #1 Surf School since 1989. All skill levels welcome. We are located directly in front of a beach break and we are Tamarindo’s original surf shop! We are highly experience, having taught over 100,000 surf lessons in the 30 years we have been operating. All of our staff members are friendly, bilingual and very experienced professionals. Over half of our staff has been with us for over 10 years! We cater specifically to each and every customer’s needs and it is our goal to have every customer leave 100% satisfied and we put a huge emphasis on safety. We are a fully insured company with properly trained instructors in water and surf safety, CPR and First Aid.

What’s included?

  • 2-hour lesson

  • Rash guard (Surf Shirt)

  • Soft-Top surf board

  • Locker

  • Professional bilingual instructor

  • Shower

  • Use of changing rooms

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Gratuities

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 2h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

Iguana Surf is the #1 Tamarindo surf shop since 1989. We have taught over 125,000 surf lessons, have over 150 surfboards for rent, an excellent Tamarindo surf camp, the top tours in Tamarindo and surrounding area, & more. Our surf guides are ISA certified and focus on teaching you the core skills and safety of surfing while having a blast in the ocean. All guides speak English and Spanish. Our shop is located across the street from the main surf break and we also offer surf photography, rash guards, lockers, and merchandise for sale. We have options for surf trips to local breaks nearby and Tamarindo surf camp packages for those looking to surf over a long weekend or week-long stay.

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