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Surf Lesson at Playa Scull, Manuel Antonio

Learn how to surf on one of Pacific Costa Rica's most popular beaches, Playa Manuel Antonio, then go catch your own wave


Embark on an exciting surfing adventure on the beautiful beaches of Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica. Begin with a lesson from experienced instructors who cater to all skill levels, ensuring you're ready to ride the waves at this renowned surf spot. After your lesson, opt to extend your board rental and spend the rest of the morning perfecting your surfing skills on the stunning Central Pacific coastline.


  • Experience surfing on the beautiful beaches of Manuel Antonio
  • Learn from experienced instructors suitable for all skill levels
  • Catch waves at a popular surfing spot on Costa Rica's Central Pacific coast
  • Extend your board rental to practice your new skills throughout the morning

Know before you go

3 hours
Recommended for
All ages
Small group

What you'll do

Get ready to ride the waves at the beautiful beaches of Manuel Antonio, a popular surfing spot on the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica. This exciting and challenging activity is perfect for all skill levels, from beginners to expert surfers. With experienced instructors by your side and the stunning scenery as your backdrop, you're sure to have an unforgettable time.

Your adventure begins with a warm welcome from our friendly and knowledgeable instructors, who will set you up with the perfect surfboard for your skill level. After a brief introduction to the area and its world-renowned surfing conditions, you'll dive into a comprehensive lesson on the beach. Learn the basics of surfing, from paddling to standing up on the board, as well as helpful techniques for catching and riding waves. Throughout the lesson, your instructor will be there to provide personalized guidance and support to ensure your success.

Once you're comfortable and ready to take on the waves, it's time for the real fun to begin! Under the watchful eye of your instructor, test your skills in the water and experience the thrill of surfing on Manuel Antonio's famous shores.  This picturesque location offers a unique and exhilarating surfing experience you won't want to miss.

After the lesson, if you're eager to continue riding the waves and perfecting your newfound abilities, feel free to extend your board rental and spend the rest of the morning practicing on your own. As you enjoy the sun, surf, and stunning surroundings, you'll undoubtedly be filled with a sense of accomplishment and a newfound love for this thrilling water sport.

Whether you're a seasoned pro or a complete beginner, this surfing experience in Manuel Antonio promises to be both challenging and rewarding. Embrace the spirit of Costa Rica's Central Pacific coast as you embark on this unforgettable adventure – and don't forget your sunscreen!

What's included

  • Transportation
  • bilingual instructor
  • equipment

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