Frijoles Locos Surf lessons

Group lesson
- Minimum 4 people to form a group
- Cost $40 per person
- 90 minutes instruction time.
- Board and rash-guard included for lesson duration.
- Minimum age 12 years
- Best for first-time surfers learning in a group environment

Semi-Private lesson
- Minimum 2 people
- Maximum 3 people
- Cost $55 per person
- 90 minutes instruction time.
- Board and rash-guard included for lesson duration.
- Best for families with children under 12 years old, who are not permitted to participate in a regular group lesson for safety reasons, couples and small groups of friends who prefer more personalized attention.

Private lesson
- One-on-one instruction
- Cost $120
- 90 minutes instruction time.
- Board and rash-guard included for lesson duration.
- Best for intermediate surfers that would like to bring their surfing to the next level or individuals who want or need personalized instruction.

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off for private lessons
    • Experienced instructor
    • Appropriate beginner surfboard & rashguard for sun and rash protection
    What's excluded :
    • Snacks and selected drinks are available for purchase at the surf shop.
    • Beers available to purchase at the surf shop
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off for group lessons (unless otherwise agreed)

  • Your trip to Costa Rica wouldn’t be complete without the thrill of catching your first wave!

    From beginner surf lessons to surf coaching for accomplished surfers, Frijoles Locos Surf Shop in Playa Grande offers a complete range of surf lesson options. People of all ages, from kids to grandparents, enjoy our professional, fun, and safe surf instruction.

    Beginners start out with our safety & ocean awareness instruction and pop up practice on the beach before you hit the ocean and catch your first waves.

    Intermediates will get a refresher on safety and will appreciate the instructor's local knowledge of the break and help identifying the best waves.

    Playa Grande literally translates to “big beach,” with plenty of space for our surf instructors to select a quiet, uncrowded location for your surf lesson.

    Surf stoke guaranteed!!

    Stop At:

    • Frijoles Locos Surf Shop, 25 metres est of Playa Grande School, Playa Grande Costa Rica
  • Departure Point :
    Frijoles Locos Surf Shop, Lessons and Rentals, Next door to the west, of Playa Grande school, 700 meters from the beach, Playa Grande, Guanacaste Province, Costa Rica
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up from hotel/vacation rental within Playa Grande is included. If you require pick up outside of Playa Grande, please contact us and we will be happy to arrange round trip transfer for you at an additional charge.
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Group Surf Lessons 11/1/2019 - 9/30/2020
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Private Surf Lessons/Coaching 11/1/2019 - 9/30/2020
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Semi-Private Surf Lesson 7/11/2019 - 10/20/2021
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Times are dictated by the tides. Always reach out to Frijoles Locos to check best time for lesson on your preferred day!
    • A minimum of 4 people required for group lessons.
    • 1 surf instructor can teach up to 4 students.
    • 2 surf instructors can teach up to 8 students.
    • 3 surf instructors can teach up to 12 students.
    • Heights/weights of participants is helpful to choose the right equipment.
    • Children under 12 are not permitted to participate in group lesson due to safety reasons.
    • Minimum age is 3 years and there is no maximum age ;)
    • Same pricing applies to all travelers
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather (thunder & lightning), you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
    • Cancellation policy: All cancellations within 24 hours of scheduled activity will incur a full penalty fee
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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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Organised by Frijoles Locos Surf Shop & Apartments

Activity ID: V-108080P1

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