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Las Lomas de Jaco, Jaco, Garabito Municipality Costa Rica
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#2 of 44 B&Bs / Inns in Jaco
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Our Eco-Lodge features lovely guest bungalows all with an unobstructed view of the ocean, each with two individual rooms with private baths, air conditioning, two Twin beds or one Queen-sized bed and large decks with hand-crafted, native-wood furniture and comfortable hammocks for relaxing. The decks are ideal for enjoying the breeze, watching the sun rise over the hills and set over the Pacific Ocean, or taking in a visit from the family of macaws living near the property. Our bungalows are equipped with small safes for the storage of valuables, small refridgerators for snacks and drinks, and coffee machines for that morning wakeup. We do look to promote a relaxing environment and for you to "unplug", therefore our rooms do not have TVs, telephones or Internet connections, enabling our guests to enjoy the Pura Vida of Costa Rica. We do offer business center servies and free WiFi in the main house. We have a lovely pool and two Yoga decks which also serve as our massage decks, one of which looks out over the ocean, the other over the pool. Our massuese can also offer services on the deck of your bungalow or in your room, and couples massages are available as well. Other spa services such as manicures, pedicures, and haircuts and styling can be arranged. Our concierge is available 24 hours a day to meet all of your needs including shuttle services into town, tour bookings such as camopy tour, horseback riding, ATV, crocodile and much more, private fitness and Yoga instruction. Our staff of professional surfers and SUP surfers are the #1 rated in Jaco for surf and SUP lessons. We currently staff a 5-time National and Central American Champions, as well as other top-ranked professional surfers and SUP surfers. All staff members are certified by the International Surf Instructor Association (ISA) and are certified in CPR, First-Aid, and Open-Water Lifesaving Techiniques. We also currently staff a veteran Beach Lifeguard that worked in Texas, Hawaii, and California, with EMT and Big Surf Rescue training.
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carlie s wrote a review Apr 2021
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My boyfriend and I had the chance to stay at Vista Guapa for a couple of days while in Jaco! It was an amazing stay, Kandice was a great host! We also had the chance to learn how to surf from David who was a great instructor. The views were insane and the rooms were comfy!
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Date of stay: April 2021
Jeremy S wrote a review Apr 2021
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Staff was amazing! Kandice helped arrange all of our tours, surf trips, rides to Manuel Antonio, all the good restaurant hook-ups! Took priceless photos of a few occasions that we will cherish forever. The surf instructors David, Anthonny, Brian, Derrick and crew were the best to go to the beach and surf with. From beginners to intermediate surfers in our group they helped all of have a blast and give the real good vibes. Plenty of good waves were had by all. Overall the Breakfast staff Marlin and Maria killed it and it was such a treat to have the coffee ready in the morning and amazing local style breakfast with fresh fruit and drinks each day. Super good after a morning surf! Can't say enough about our family time there! Best vacation in a long time
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Date of stay: April 2021
Room Tip: All bungalows have a good view. We liked #2
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Christina G wrote a review Apr 2021
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Vista Guapa Surf Camp is top notch! We just had the most unbelievable vacation with friends and family and truly got the local Costa Rican experience. Surf lessons in the morning were epic! David led the charge from Vista Guapa and we were blessed to have Anthonny, Brian & Nacho as well. As a beginner, not only did I fall in LOVE with surfing, but my kids did too. The more advanced surfers in our crew also took away so much knowledge from the surf staff. All the staff is welcoming and friendly. Every morning you get a delicious Costa Rican breakfast with coffee, freshly squeezed juice and fruit to fuel you for the day. Kandice is amazing! She makes sure you are well taken care of. She is so attentive, helps with all your activities and excursions, massages, yoga classes and where to find the great local food spots. She goes above and beyond to make your stay memorable. We also did the SUP, horseback riding, ATV's & zip-line excursions - all super memorable! The rooms are set up on the hillside so you have awesome views to the ocean. You have a nice deck with hammocks where you can sit and relax. I liked to watch the sunrise and hear all the birds in the morning, then head to the yoga deck and start my day with a little meditation. The rooms are clean, comfortable, have air-conditioning and hot showers. No TV's (which is nice) but has Wifi. The pool is perfect and refreshing, surrounded by tons of mango trees. There is also a workout deck area with all the equipment you need to get a good workout in. I could go on and on, but the bottom line is Vista Guapa does not disappoint. If you want to get away and do just a little or a lot, the staff here will hook you up with all you need. We can't wait to return and are grateful for the friendly hospitality and life-long memories we will have of Jaco and Vista Guapa Surf Camp. Pura Vida!!
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Sunny wrote a review Mar 2021
Manly, Australia12 contributions2 helpful votes
We absolutely loved our stay at vista Guapa. Originally we were supposed to stay just one night before heading to Santa Teresa but ended up staying two and would come back in a heartbeat! This was our favourite accommodation of the trip so far. Kandice and all the other staff made us feel so welcome with personalised recommendations and went above and beyond to accommodate us. The bungalows are so relaxing with the decking and hammocks outside as well as so many facilities on the property. We really enjoyed walking around the gardens, the pool, swings and slack line, as well as a beautiful yoga deck and gym area. I would highly recommend this place for anyone wanting a truly relaxing stay at what you would picture when you think of a perfect Costa Rican holiday. You won’t be disappointed!
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Steve D wrote a review Feb 2021
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The rooms are clean and the views incredible, and just minutes from the beach. No TV’s just a natural setting with exotic birds and iguanas to help escape the world. I am a new surfer and nerd student who watches hours of you tube videos learning and absorbing information. David the surf instructor showed me things I never found anywhere else. I was reading waves in minutes, catching them and working on turning all within a week under his guidance, he is one of the best who knows exactly what the waves and you are doing. He drives to multiple locations if needed to find the best waves for you which is better than being stuck on one beach with other camps that are locked into their location. If you are going for surfing in Jaco Beach you have to get with David. When not surfing you have Kandice who is tireless at making sure you have a great experience. She is a foodie and knows the best places to eat and the best things to order at those places and she is never wrong. She is American and made it really easy for us regarding language and logistics. The open air main house is great with a few friendly dogs, we learned all their names and snuck them food from the fantastic breakfast they make. A super nice staff and a gorgeous pool make this a favorite location and we can’t wait to go back. If you want a natural family feel type location away from the noise and lots of people (with or without surfing) this is the only place to go.
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Date of stay: February 2021
US$106 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
vista guapa surf camp hotel jaco
Costa RicaProvince of PuntarenasGarabito MunicipalityJaco DistrictJaco
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Frequently Asked Questions about Vista Guapa Surf Camp
Which popular attractions are close to Vista Guapa Surf Camp?
Nearby attractions include Tico Pod Art House & Gifts (2.0 km), Jimmy T's Provisions (3.9 km), and Jaco Beach (1.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Vista Guapa Surf Camp?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Vista Guapa Surf Camp?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Vista Guapa Surf Camp?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Vista Guapa Surf Camp?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Vista Guapa Surf Camp?
Conveniently located restaurants include El Chicano Mexican Food, Los Mahi Tacos de Cholo, and Ohana Sushi Tapas Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Vista Guapa Surf Camp?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and fitness classes during their stay.
Does Vista Guapa Surf Camp have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Vista Guapa Surf Camp offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Vista Guapa Surf Camp?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Does Vista Guapa Surf Camp have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.