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    Shaka Beach Retreat

    Norte de Escuela 200 M | Village of Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
    (970) 379-9811
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    Traveller (198)
    Pool & Beach (81)
    Dining (29)
    • Excellent90%
    • Very good8%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “surf and yoga” (19 reviews)
    “chef jose” (5 reviews)
    “surf coaches” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
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    Reviewed 8 August 2015

    There are many wonderful things to say about Shaka! I am so grateful to the whole staff for creating a perfect week for me and my husband. Our room was beautiful, spacious, and clean, and we enjoyed relaxing in the hammocks in the afternoon. Chef...More

    Thank Kelly K
    Reviewed 2 August 2015

    My family and I spent six nights at this amazing resort learning to surf and exploring the area. Food was awesome - specially prepared by a Chef Jose - and served up always with a big smile. Owner Mike was always on property making sure...More

    1  Thank Amy M
    Response from Shaka C, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 4 August 2015

    The beauty of owning this business for me truly is the people I get to meet, and you were no exception. All of us loved having you, and enjoyed your zest for life. Such great memories. Thanks for being awesome!

    Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

    If you are looking for a nice surf spot and great people, thats the place! The accomodations, food and location are really good but the staff , including surf instructors are above all expectations, if trip advisor had 6 stars i would give to them....More

    2  Thank Flavio B
    Response from Shaka C, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 4 August 2015

    Flavio, such a pleasure getting to know you and being able to call you a friend. All of us enjoyed the time we spent in and out of the water, and we value your appreciation for our passion here at Shaka. We hope to see...More

    Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

    Shaka beach resort is an amazing hotel/retreat. It is only a 5 minute walk to the beach. Open friendly staff and always making you feel at home. Very highly advise you stay here. I have stayed twice and absolutely loved it. Near to every thing...More

    Thank Christian E
    Response from Shaka C, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 27 July 2015

    Thank you so much for the kind words. Glad you got to experience this piece of paradise with us! Shaka!

    Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

    I absolutely recommend staying at Shaka. The surf lessons were so personal and amazing! Megan the yoga instructor is very knowledgable and will give you some great stretches in between surfs. The food was also so delicious!! I dream of this place still! Great beach...More

    Thank Ann M
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Restaurant
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Price range
    • US$135 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Teresa
    • #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 (198)
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    Family and Play Areas (5)
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    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    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
    31 March 2016|
    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
    Carylon K
    30 December 2014|
    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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