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Catch waves with a lifelong surfer

Catch waves with a lifelong surfer

Duration:3.5 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I've been surfing as long as I can remember. I was a local semi-professional when I was younger, but now I’m an architect with a career focused on social design and working with marginalized communities in the area of San José. Now back in Jacó, I'm starting my own architecture firm, where I am trying to focus on generating a positive social impact in through architecture and urban design.
Juan
Juan
Juan
Juan

What we’ll do

We will start with a small introductory course covering some water safety basics and the fundamentals of surfing. While we are still on land, I will explain how to stand up on your board and how to ride waves all the way to the shore. Then we will walk to the beach for a two-hour surf lesson where you will learn how to paddle, stand up, and control your board in the water. Once all of us are…

What else you should know

Guests must know how to swim. We will be in the sun for at least two hours, so bring strong sunscreen. Bring your own rash guard or t-shirt.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
Surf equipment You'll get a surfboard, wax, a water bottle, and an adventure camera to use.

What to bring

Sunblock/ sunscreen
Towel
Bathing suit
Good vibes
Rashguard/ T- Shirt

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Where you'll be

We will welcome our guests at the Jacó Inn Hostel, located right along the Central Pacific at Jacó Beach. This is a booming surf town with good conditions throughout the year due to its geographical position. It has ideal waves for beginners, making it one of the best places to take your first class.

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 3 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Guests must know how to swim. We will be in the sun for at least two hours, so bring strong sunscreen. Bring your own rash guard or t-shirt.

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Juan
Catch waves with a lifelong surfer
8 reviews
$46/person
8 reviews
$46/person