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    Vista Guapa Surf Camp

    Las Lomas de Jaco, Jaco, Costa Rica
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    US$165
    US$165
    US$165
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    Overview

    • Excellent88%
    • Very good6%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “learning how” (5 reviews)
    “skill level” (4 reviews)
    “pura vida” (30 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Beachfront
    3 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    What a wonderful property, so peaceful and relaxing. I had a massage by the pool, the view is captivating. Alex was an exceptional host attending to our needs. The staff was friendly and the food was wonderful. Very personal attention. Plus the dogs that live...More

    Thank Dana R
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My family and I recently returned from a week of vacation in Jaco at Vista Guapa. Alex (the owner) and his staff were absolutely amazing! When we arrived at the airport in San Jose, Vista Guapa picked us up at the airport in a very...More

    Thank zlv2017
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I booked my trip to Vista Guapa based on the glowing reviews of it found here. Once I got to the camp, I realized that they were written when the camp was under different management. The food is excellent, and David, one of the instructors,...More

    Thank skylar2017
    Response from VistaGuapa, General Manager at Vista Guapa Surf Camp

    At Vista Guapa, we value all comments, opinions, and suggestions shared directly or through TripAdvisor. We are sincerely sorry that your trip did not fulfill your expectations. We are under new management and we specifically strive to provide a positive and pleasurable experience to every...More

    Reviewed 20 February 2017

    My wife and I love Vista Guapa, the people that run the place (Alex), the people who work there (Giselle, María, Edwin) and the surf instructors (David, Anthony, Alvaro, etc). We have just returned from our third trip and we are already planning our next...More

    1  Thank Matthew D
    Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

    Well what a place this is! A great location on the edge of Jacó. Your host, Alex is a great in every way and gives the impression that nothing is too much trouble. Many guests enjoy great surfing lessons as part of various packages and...More

    1  Thank IanonTour2009
    Aparthotel Vista Pacifico
    433 reviews
    #7 of 44 hotels in Jaco
     
    Villa Caletas
    1,282 reviews
    #2 of 44 hotels in Jaco
     
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    657 reviews
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    Oceano Boutique Hotel & Gallery
    478 reviews
    #3 of 44 hotels in Jaco
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$118 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    pastywhite9696
    Hi, pastywhite9696. What would you like to know about this accommodation? Hello - we are looking for rooms may 10 thru the 17th. It is me (Dad) and my son (18) who want to learn surfing anf get a feel for Jaco. Website shows only rooms left are queen beds. Is there a way to get a cot or separate bed) for my son?
    21 April 2017|
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    Response from alexfieglein |
    You can email info at our website address
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    Grahamtastic
    Do you offer transport to and from San Jose airport to your surf camp?
    10 March 2015|
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    Response from SFAshley | Property representative |
    We do! We offer transportation to and from San Jose International Airport (SJO) for our guests Included in our package pricing.
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    Victor A
    Hi! We are 5 people from Sweden and wondering if you have room for us 5 days from 28/12 to 02/01- 2015. Phone 0046 703 905704 Best regard Victor
    19 December 2014|
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    Response from SFAshley | Property representative |
    Hi. Thank you for your interest! We have 2 rooms available for those dates. We could put 3 in one room (with separate twin beds) and 2 in another (with either a Queen bed or two twins). Please let us know if you are... More
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    "All the rooms were the same."
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    "Rooms in Cabinas 1 & 2 are best."
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    "The cabinas at the top of the hill have amazing views (if you can handle the walk up)"
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    "They have free wifi at the base of the camp. Good way top disconnect and enjoy those you are with. Get a data..."
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