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Bodhi Surf School

La Flor de Bahia, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
+506 8712 8919
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We left energized and inspired!

Our vacation at Bodhi Surf and Yoga was amazing. We went to Bodhi looking to slow down and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nutmeg76
New surf pros

Travis was an amazing teacher and all of us had a great time spending time with him, learning more... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
mtwaddle1
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Bodhi Surf School focuses on community engaged yoga and surf vacations and retreats for individuals, couples, families, and small groups. Our goal is to teach you the theory, proper technique, and safety to have you surfing or doing yoga independently. At the Bodhi Shamabala Yoga Center, we have weekly Vinyasa Flow classes and also offer private yoga classes. Bodhi Surf is committed to incorporating sustainable business practices into our everyday operations. We love to share information on our area, both on the community of Bahia Ballena and the Marino Ballena National Park where we give our surf lessons and clinics. We also offer service learning for organized student groups interested in finding out more about Costa Rica. Above all, we aim to "awaken your inner surfer" and provide you with unique experiences that you will never forget.
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“bahia ballena” (35 reviews)
“yoga classes” (20 reviews)
“local community” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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La Flor de Bahia, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
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+506 8712 8919
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our vacation at Bodhi Surf and Yoga was amazing. We went to Bodhi looking to slow down and recharge, to get back into a daily yoga practice and to learn to surf. We left energized and inspired! The Bodhi Surf Team are professionals passionate not...More

Thank nutmeg76
achandrahuff, Owner at Bodhi Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

nutmeg76!! Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your vacation experience at Bodhi Surf + Yoga! We're so stoked to hear that you guys enjoyed it, that you felt you learned and left energized and inspired. We sure hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Travis was an amazing teacher and all of us had a great time spending time with him, learning more about the ocean and having very fun and informative surf lessons. Would highly recommend to anyone. Cheers guys

Thank mtwaddle1
achandrahuff, Owner at Bodhi Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

mtwaddle1 — thank you so much for taking the time to write about your surf lesson experience with Travis and Bodhi Surf, we are glad you enjoyed it! -Team Bodhi

Reviewed 27 March 2017

Our time spent at Bodhi Surf School was a life changing adventure. The Shuttle picked us up from our hostel in Alajuela and our driver Wally was very nice and was happy to stop at some tourist spots to allow for some pictures. When we...More

Thank Allison M
achandrahuff, Owner at Bodhi Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much, Allison T, for taking the time to write about you and your family's experience at Bodhi Surf + Yoga camp! We had such a wonderful time with all of you, and we hope you will be back for another visit! -Team...More

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Was looking for my next adventure and came across Bodhi surf school.... I love the ocean, swim and scuba dive, so why not try surfing? Bodhi has a unique approach to the fashionable "ecotourism" market; their business actually gives back to the community and the...More

1  Thank Lynn M
achandrahuff, Owner at Bodhi Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Lynn M — Thank you very much for taking the time to write about your Bodhi Sessions experience! We're so very happy to hear that you enjoyed it, that you felt you learned, and that you gained something that you will be able to take...More

Reviewed 31 January 2017

my friend and i in our mid 20's decided to attend bodhi surf sessions as a way to check off that bucket list and learn to surf. in the end, we got so much more! first, the location and weather in bahia ballena (the tiny...More

Thank Liz Y
achandrahuff, Owner at Bodhi Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Liz Y — Thank you so very much for your kind words! We're happy to hear that the Bodhi Sessions experience lived up to your expectations. We too enjoyed it very much, and hope you will come back for a visit in the future! -Team Bodhi

Reviewed 30 January 2017

Traveling with a friend, this was the perfect get away for us. The people at Bohdi surf camp are absolutely wonderful. Adrianne, Gibran, Pilar, and Travis were all so warm and welcoming. They went above and beyond in every situation, always making sure we had...More

Thank jderck
achandrahuff, Owner at Bodhi Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for this wonderful review, jderck! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the Bodhi experience. We had a wonderful week with your group — so many laughs! We hope to see you again down this way :) -Team Bodhi

Reviewed 30 January 2017

300 5* reviews out of 305. Kind of says it all really?! Quite honestly, if you are looking to explore a new area, learn new hobbies, get some sun and learn more about the world around you, then Bodhi Surf is the way to go....More

Thank Charlie A
achandrahuff, Owner at Bodhi Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Charlie A — thank you so much for taking the time to write this review of your experience! We're so glad it appealed to you on multiple fronts and cannot wait to see you again! -Team Bodhi

Reviewed 20 January 2017

Our family had the chance to take a lesson with Travis. He was such an awesome teacher ! We had already had 2 other surf lessons for beginners that were great elsewhere ; but Travis made it easier to understand, very easy going with our...More

Thank Linn G
achandrahuff, Owner at Bodhi Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your surf lesson experience with Bodhi Surf School, Linn G! We're so happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed the class and that our teaching methodology resonated with you guys. We sincerely hope you will...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017

I just got back from my week long Bodhi trip in Dec and I am already planning Round 2. The whole experience was life-changing and I had the time of my life. Travis, Gibran, Pilar and Adrianne, are all FANTASTIC! Travis and Gibran were excellent...More

Thank ashley m
achandrahuff, Owner at Bodhi Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience doing a surf and yoga camp here at Bodhi Surf School! We're excited to hear that you are hooked on surfing, and encourage you to continue to practice both surfing AND yoga...More

Reviewed 5 January 2017

I stayed at Bodhi Surf for a week in November and had the most amazing time. Adrianne, Gibran, Pilar and Travis run an amazing surf experience not just a surf school. I've stayed in a number of surf schools around the world and Bodhi Surf...More

Thank Rosemary H
achandrahuff, Owner at Bodhi Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2017

Rosemary H... we're stoked to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay here at Bodhi Surf School, and that you liked the surfing, yoga, lodge, community, and food! And thank you for saying that it ranks as one of the top surf schools you've...More

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Jessijean
27 November 2016|
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Response from elgibran | Property representative |
Hi Jessijean! Yes, we will schedule single lessons based on availability. Use the 'Contact' link on our website to send us an email. We look forward to hearing from you.
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