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    Shaka Beach Retreat

    Norte de Escuela 200 M | Village of Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          Traveller (197)
          Pool & Beach (80)
          Dining (29)
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          Overview
          • Excellent90%
          • Very good8%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “surf and yoga” (18 reviews)
          “chef jose” (5 reviews)
          “costa rica” (54 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
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          Reviews (209)
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          1 - 5 of 209 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          The people, the location, and the accommodation at Shaka were all amazing!!! I had never been to Costa Rica or surfed at all before this trip. I loved that the location was so remote - it made it feel so much more special. I travelled...More

          1  Thank jdr2104
          Hotel's Favourite
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          One of the best times of my life! My friends and I wanted to have a surf vacation that included some yoga (not mostly yoga and maybe surf). One of the many reasons we selected Shaka was because of the instructor to student ratio, and...More

          Thank HeidiMar
          Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 2 weeks ago

          THANK YOU!!! Your review is such a great start to the morning and a reminder to continue doing what it is we believe in. Your comment about not being a "one size fits all" experience really means a lot! We strive each day to break...More

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          As a solo female traveler who has never surfed before, I was a little nervous about booking a week at a surf retreat, but I've always wanted to give surfing a try. I picked Shaka based on the reviews and it did not disappoint! This...More

          1  Thank kpcmvb
          Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 2 weeks ago

          Awwww, we are so happy to read this review together as a team this morning. The sun is shining, birds chirping, and the boards are all set, ready to hit the waves for another day of fun! We couldn't be happier that you got to...More

          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          I just wanted to say that I have done surf trips in the Caribbean so I didn't have high expectations coming to Shaka. I was dead wrong. Shaka was on another level! The villas were simple and elegant. It comes with AC and was kept...More

          Thank Tiffany T
          Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 2 weeks ago

          Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with the everyone. It really means the world to us! You touched on so many of the aspects that make Shaka so special, especially the attention and love this team has every day....More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago

          I've stayed at Shaka twice now, in the past 5 months - its that great! It seems to attract a like minded crowd of people, you find yourself staying in a sort of commune and walk away with new friendships that seem promising to last...More

          Thank Natworldwide
          Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 2 weeks ago

          Such kind words that make us all smile:) We definitely love the picture you've painted about what we've created here. Especially the part about being un-pretentious. We are blessed with a team of like minded individuals who truly care about what they do and we're...More

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          822 reviews
          #1 of 6 hotels in Tambor
           
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          #2 of 26 hotels in Santa Teresa
           
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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Breakfast included
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$135 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel Style
          • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
          • #7 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa
          • #11 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Puntarenas >
          • Santa Teresa
          • Also Known As
          • Shaka Beach Retreat Hotel Santa Teresa ,
          • Shaka Surf Camp Hotel ,
          • Shaka Surf Camp Santa Teresa ,
          • Shaka Beach Retreat Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
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          Traveller (197)
          Pool & Beach (80)
          Dining (29)
          Room & Suite (21)
          Hotel & Grounds (90)
          Family and Play Areas (5)
          Bathroom (2)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          kgsinger1
          Hi. How does one get to Shaka from the San Jose airport?
          23 November 2016|
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          Response from shakasurf | Property representative |
          Thanks for the email, there are several options for transferring to Shaka from San Jose. Most guests choose the puddle jumper flight from San Jose to Tambor, then they choose a taxi ride from Tambor. Our website has a travel... More
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          lmeixner
          Hi. I was wondering what surf conditions are typically like in July and/or August. Thank you.
          31 March 2016|
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          Response from Mike B | Property representative |
          Thank you for your question and interest in Shaka. Conditions throughout the year are consistent, especially if you're a beginner. We also tend to experience more consistent swells during these months which can mean bigger... More
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          Carylon K
          we have 20 family members. need to go christmas vacation 2015. would this work for us?
          30 December 2014|
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          Response from shakasurf | Property representative |
          Carylon, Thanks for the email and for thinking of Shaka for your trip, unfortunately we do not have enough room for 20 guests. You should be able to find some amazing places to stay, best of luck and have a great night.
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