Picturesque Location

Includes All Gear

All Levels Welcome

Beach, Sun and Surf’s Up!

Have you always wanted to learn to surf but never had the chance? Paddle 9’s surf lessons on Manuel Antonio Beach are the opportunity you’ve been waiting for! The shorter but consistent waves of Manuel Antonio beach offer perfect conditions to learn how to ride a surfboard and, depending on the tides, offer great settings for more experienced surfers as well.

Why Book With Paddle 9?

Our experienced and enthusiastic instructors will guide you on the best way to get up on the board and catch some waves

The turquoise waters and lush palm-lined background of Manuel Antonio beach make this a gorgeous spot to hang loose and soak up the sun

Bring your sunscreen and beachwear and we will take care of the rest! Gear, transportation, rash guards and beach chairs are included and we will also provide refreshing fruits and water

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Trip Details

Pricing & Logistics


$70 per person (adults 8+)
+ 8% sales tax starting July 1st, 2022
+ 13% sales tax starting July 1st, 2023

Departure time

Dependent on high tide, please contact us to schedule

Meeting point

The Paddle 9 tour office in Quepos or we can provide transportation from anywhere in Quepos or Manuel Antonio.

Pickups outside of Quepos or Manuel Antonio are available for an additional cost. For more information or to schedule a pick up outside of these areas, please contact us.


Available daily, all year round


3.5 hours

Group size

2 person minimum – 8 person maximum


  • All gear
  • Fruits
  • Waters
  • Transportation
  • Rash guards
  • Chairs

Not included

  • Picture package (available at an extra cost)
  • Guide gratuity

What to bring

  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Beach footwear
  • Sunscreen

Trip Overview

In this Manuel Antonio Beach surf lesson you will be accompanied and guided by our local surf instructors that know perfectly how to read the waves and choose just the best one for you to ride. In this lesson you will acquire the tools you need to learn how to safely paddle out, read waves and catch waves. After spending a couple hours in the water, reward yourself with some fresh tropical fruits and a sunbathe on the soft sands of this stunning beach setting.

Good to Know

Please advise us of any health conditions, recent injuries (especially back, neck or shoulder surgeries) or medical procedures that could affect your tour experience. Let us know about pregnancy, back pains, and any walking as well as dietary restrictions or preferences.

We have two rules at Paddle 9: 1) Be safe! and 2) Have serious fun! Paddle 9 prides itself in running safe tours and transport with the best logistics and safety procedures in the industry. Our guides and staff are well-trained in emergency situations and take your safety very seriously. Should an accident occur, we are covered by a comprehensive umbrella liability insurance policy.

Have more questions? You can check out our FAQ page.

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