Hola, my name is Alvaro, I'm a surfing instructor with over 15 years of experience in the discipline. Surfing waves is my passion and my way of life.
Most important to me is that the student feels safe, that he/she understands the logic behind the execution of the technique, and not less important that he/she enjoys along the way.
After each lesson, the student could try tasty and fresh fruits recommended to get energy, continue with the day, and recover quickly.
All Fees and Taxes
Fruits after the session
CHILD: Age: 5 - 15
YOUTH: Age: 16 - 18
ADULT: Age: 19 - 59
SENIOR: Age: 60 - 80
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Public transportation options are available nearby
Great attitude and caught lots of waves!
Our surf instructor was so kind and helpful. He had such a great outlook. When I got tired he let me chill and focused on working with my husband. It was so nice and we caught so many waves! Super safety focused too. Just overall fantastic especially compared to surf lessons we got other places. I think this is the lesson that improved our surfing the most and was the most fun.
I booked my surfing lesson with Alvaro before I had gone on my trip. Surfing has been something on my bucket list for as long as I can remember. I was so nervous to try, but Alvaro was fantastic at making sure I was okay and feeling ready. We started with basic lessons on the beach and stretches before heading into the water. Alvaro was wonderful at explaining how the tides work and when to read the water for a solid wave. He did not pressure me into doing anything and was so supportive throughout; so much, that I was able to stand up on my first attempt. After our session, I had no words to describe the feeling and could not shut up about it for the rest of the trip. Kudos to Alvaro for his amazing teaching and really keeping me grounded and confident. You will miss out on a great experience if you don't book with him!!!
If you’re looking to surf in Tamarindo, definitely get in touch with Alvaro. He‘s a fantastic teacher and you can easily feel his passion for surfing. It was our first time ever surfing and we both stood up on the board several times thanks to his instructions and help. Would 100% recommend! Thanks Alvaro!
It was such a good experience and fun at my age learning surfing. Alvaro was very knowledgeable , patient and kind. Will definitely come back and try it again.
Fantastic Surf Lesson
We had such a wonderful experience learning to surf with Alvaro. This was our first time surfing, and Alvaro made sure we felt safe and prepared. Before going in the water, he taught us how to stand up on the board to catch and ride a wave. And then while in the water, he would align us up with a wave and provide feedback when we fell off or weren’t able to get up properly. Afterwards, we were each given a fresh bowl of delicious fruit - which was much needed after the lesson.
As for the location, Alvaro took us to a beach with other beginner surfers, which was the perfect environment to learn! And the beach itself was beautiful with a lush and scenic backdrop.
Overall, we would highly recommend this excursion. And we will certainly be booking it again on our next trip to Costa Rica. Pura vida!
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