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Calle Gemellas, Jaco, Garabito Municipality 61101 Costa Rica
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We offer 4 and 7 nights fully immersive surf packages. Surf Synergy provides a comprehensive system to develop Surfing and Standup Paddling skills. Our wholistic approach will immerse you in all facets of these sports to ensure your success as a competent Surfer or Paddler and a better version of yourself, regardless of your experience or fitness level. Our center is designed and oriented to provide world class athletic and wellness tools to everyone who participates in our programs. We believe everyone has the potential and everyone deserves the opportunity and resources to constantly improve in these areas. For our coaches, our client’s success is their success. Our mission is to provide a powerful and enjoyable resource for that process of ongoing development. We do look to promote a relaxing environment and for you to "unplug", therefore our rooms do not have TVs or telephones , enabling our guests to enjoy the Pura Vida of Costa Rica, with focus on Surf, Relaxation and Wellness. We do offer business center services when needed for the unavoidable need for work. Our concierge is available 24 hours a day to meet all of your needs, including shuttle services into town, Adenture Tours, Massages, Spa Services,, Fitness and Yoga instruction. We pride ourselves with staffing only the very best, in all areas of Surf Instruction, Wellness, and Food. Our guests experience in all categories are of the upmost importance to us, and continually strive to make your visit the ultimate, and hands down, the very best.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Yoga classes
Free breakfast
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Horseback riding
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Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
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ginafrat wrote a review Nov 2022
Denver, Colorado4 contributions7 helpful votes
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This place was just the best! From the food to the focus on overall healthy and wellness. My three sons learned so much more than just how to surf. Thank you surf synergy! Loved the accommodations and the staff’s attitude—- the staffs answer to every request was “yes we can!”
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Take advantage of ALL the activities-even if you are tired. Especially the 6am yoga-was magical
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SVTLondon wrote a review Aug 2022
Majorca, Spain26 contributions3 helpful votes
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As a solo female traveler I was searching for a retreat where I could get surf lessons, practice yoga but more importantly felt safe and comfortable able to relax and unwind. It was SO much more than that!! After a long flight they organised my transfer and when I got to the retreat Krissia warmly welcomed me with fresh fruit and Dylan chopped a fresh coconut, I had arrived in Paradise. In the evening I had the best meal I tasted in a long time, cooked by Pedro and his team in the kitchen (I came for the surf but the food really is 5 star and an amazing additional experience). Not to forget the long table in the main house which means all guests (and staff) eat together creating a really beautiful social community feel. The next morning it was yoga at 6am with Catalina who knows exactly how much to stretch and mobilise you without making it too tricky, getting you ready for your surf and providing you with the most beautiful start to your day. Onwards to breakfast which is again so good, I'll post a few pictures! Surfing was great fun, I hadn't realised it was one on one instruction which is super helpful. The team have several surf and paddle surf champions in their midst but don't let that put you off, they are the nicest most friendly and helpful team wanting you to improve your surf skills and have a great time. You couldn't be in better hands! Besides the surf and yoga I had the pleasure of doing two breathwork sessions with Marcel (did you know we all breathe 20,000 times a day?). He helped me understand so much more about breathing, oxygen, heart rates and how body and mind can work together it was fun and insightful. Marcel is also passionate about ice baths and I can totally see why, the breathwork is a helpful tool here as it gets rather chilly. But with his help, the amazing essential oils he lets you breathe in (I'm so going to do more of this at home) and the breathwork you can do it and your whole body feels amazing afterwards. There is so much more I could write but it's best you just go ahead and book your trip, there is no better present (and investment in your personal health) you can give yourself/your family! Pura Vida 🌊🌊🌊🤟
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Surf Synergy Jaco, Agencia/Consultora at Surf Synergy
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks Darling. We loved having you with us!! See you soon
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Tom L wrote a review Nov 2022
11 contributions4 helpful votes
I stayed at Surf Synergy last week and it was fantastic!! All of the staff were friendly and made me feel like I was their only guest. They cater to clients of all skill levels, from Olympic athletes to young children just starting out. My surf coaches David and Marcel took the time to work with me on technique and safety before we even got in the water. All of the staff are surfers and really enjoy what they do. When I came back from an excursion, they were all interested to hear about my experiences. They make it soooo fun!! The grounds of the resort are beautifully kept. Heather is the Director and she is on top of everything. Anytime I went to Heather she totally hooked me up. Krissia was wonderful the way she always had my days all arranged for me. I always had something fun to do, or I could just chill. They take such good care of you, its very hard to leave,
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Date of stay: November 2022
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karltil41 wrote a review Oct 2022
Gibraltar3 contributions2 helpful votes
Surf synergy is an absolutely awesome place! The staff are great, friendly and super attentive to your every need. The food is delicious and incredibly healthy. You also get to surf at empty beaches that are really beautiful! I was only there for 4 nights but wish I could have spent more time there.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Surf Synergy Jaco, Agencia/Consultora at Surf Synergy
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks Karl. We really enjoyed having you with us. Hope we can see you soon!
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Alice K wrote a review Sep 2022
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I stayed here for just a solo weekend and my only regret was not staying longer! I came here because I really wanted to improve my surfing skills and this was the perfect place to do so. They have best-in-class surf instructors and tons of resources (surf skateboards, a pool, training deck, etc.) that will really take your skills to the next level. In addition, the facilities are top notch and probably some of the best I've seen during my travels in CR. The accommodations are clean and modern they offer great amenities and add-ons (yoga, massages, other optional activities). In addition, the food is SO healthy and delicious and it was so nice not having to worry about my meals while I was there. Everyone I interacted with was so kind and helpful, and I'm definitely planning on being back soon for one of their surf series. Would highly recommend!
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Surf Synergy Jaco, Agency / Consultant at Surf Synergy
Responded 29 Sep 2022
Thank you Alice! It was a pleasure to have you here.
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John C wrote a review Aug 2022
San Luis Obispo, CA, United States2 contributions2 helpful votes
I am a 76 year old grandfather with almost no experience in the ocean, so when my son and his family invited my wife and me to travel with them to Costa Rica to a surf camp I pictured us enjoying the sun and the sand and reading our books. The actual experience was immeasurably better!! Every morning began with yoga, the first of many new experiences, with a world-class instructor. That was followed early in the week with on land instruction in getting up on a surf board (well, why not?). Later that day we were transported to a nearby beach known for ideal surfing conditions and met by a highly qualified surf coach, one per student! Yes, I was intimidated, but with the help of a patient coach who held the very large board and chose the right waves, I was able to get on my feet and ride, if only briefly, after just a few tries! Each day that followed my confidence was better and the rides got a little longer. Each evening the coaches provided a video analysis of each student, pointing out what we did right and how we might improve. And yoga and surfing were not the only new experiences! Our week at camp included instruction in the most healthful way to breathe, multiple massages, immersion in an ice bath, and zip lining at a nearby park - all included! Breakfast, lunch, and dinner we’re also included and the food was consistently extraordinary! But, with all this, the single most impressive feature of Surf Synergy has got to the the amazing warmth and kindness of the staff, from the camp manager, to the coaches, to the kitchen help and the administrators. It is difficult imagine a better all-around experience than a week at Surf Synergy!
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Date of stay: August 2022
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Response from Surf Synergy Jaco, Agency / Consultant at Surf Synergy
Responded 24 Aug 2022
It was such a pleasure to meet you and your family! Thank you for choosing us and being such an inspiration! Please come back and see us soon!
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David B wrote a review Aug 2022
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Surf Synergy is an incredible place! A beautiful, full immersion Surf Camp situated on a lush hillside just outside of Jaco Costa Rica. This is my second trip to the resort and I will definitely be returning in the future. Breathtaking views, knowledgeable, friendly instructors and staff, lovely accomodations, fantastic flora and fauna with coconut, star fruit and mangos trees, as well as interesting and colorful wildlife. The decor is relaxing and comfortable with incredible woodwork and a comfortable feel. The bungalows are quaint, roomy, airy, fresh and bright. The surfing instruction and locations are top notch and there are many other activities to enjoy. Massage, Yoga, latin music jam session, salsa classes, therapeutic ice bath and breath training are just some of the other things to do. As well as a choice of several off-site activities that are available through the resort. If you are visiting the area and in search of an experience of a lifetime, do not hesitate to book some time in this little slice of paradise. Pura Vida!
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Misha Morales, Agency / Consultant at Surf Synergy
Responded 11 Aug 2022
We love having you at Surf Synergy David! Cant wait to see you again :) enjoy the rest of your trip in CR
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Mark S wrote a review Jul 2022
Covington, Louisiana110 contributions9 helpful votes
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We spent a week with family and friends at Surf Synergy. We have been to Costa Rica many times staying at camps or in Air BnB’s and surfing on our own. Surf Synergy has such a strong team of Surf Coaches, Camp Organization and a full service restaurant that will blow you away. We did not expect this amazing experience, they definitely exceeded any pre conceived ideas of what we would experience. The camp staff was very accommodating to help tailor the trip to what we wanted to experience, and the ability to adjust on the fly if we decided to change direction. The Surf Coaches provide amazing oversight before you paddle out and while you are in the water. After each surf session we all get together and watch videos of all our waves we caught and each coach offers ideas and suggestions on what to do to expand our surfing technique. I’ve never had this level of coaching in the past and it was so helpful. The overall vibe of the camp is great, everyone loves their job and it shows. We can wait to return and see all the wonderful people at Surf Synergy and hopefully keep getting better in the surf. Breathing training Yoga Ice bath training Surf/SUP Birdwatching This place has it all. If you have a chance book a trip to Surf Synergy. You never forget the experience.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Book ahead and immerse yourself in all that Marcel and Dave offer to improve your surfing.
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Response from Misha Morales, Agency / Consultant at Surf Synergy
Responded 11 Aug 2022
Thanks for visiting us! Hope to see you soon.
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Jennifer K wrote a review Jul 2022
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There is nothing that can be improved at Surf Synergy! From the welcoming staff, Krissia, to mouth watering meals by chef Pedro, and yoga with Catalina that wakes up your soul, you’ll never want to leave. It was amazing to learn how to surf with knowledgeable coaches for a life-changing opportunity that I can’t wait to experience again! Watching my daughter surf with confidence and enthusiasm is the best experience! Thank you to the entire community at Surf Synergy!
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Misha Morales, Agency / Consultant at Surf Synergy
Responded 11 Aug 2022
Jenni thanks for visiting us. Hope to see you and your daughter some time soon!
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Don Long wrote a review Nov 2021
Jaco, Costa Rica21 contributions7 helpful votes
When I travel i like fewer surprises and more quality and attention to service. I have stayed here a few times and I like the same friendly staff and same clean rooms with awesome views. The best part is they got TOYS, They got surfboards they go SUPS they got jet skis they got dune buggies bikes for rent and you name it. The pool is super maintained and the grounds are well kept
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Response from Surf Synergy Jaco, Agencia/asesor at Surf Synergy
Responded 2 weeks ago
Gracias :) always a pleasure to make our costumers happy!
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PRICE RANGE
US$621 - US$622 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
vista guapa surf camp hotel jaco
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Vista Guapa Surf Camp
LOCATION
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasGarabito MunicipalityJaco DistrictJaco
NUMBER OF ROOMS
6
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Frequently Asked Questions about Surf Synergy
What are some of the property amenities at Surf Synergy?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Surf Synergy?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a view of the mountains.
What food & drink options are available at Surf Synergy?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Surf Synergy?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Surf Synergy?
Conveniently located restaurants include El Manglar Restaurante & Bar, Chinita Pacific, and Soda Raquel.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Surf Synergy?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and yoga classes during their stay.
Does Surf Synergy have airport transportation?
Yes, Surf Synergy offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Surf Synergy?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Does Surf Synergy have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Surf Synergy accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.