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Corky Carroll's Surf School

Playa Guiones, Nosara 53211, Costa Rica
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6/8/2017 7/8/2017
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I first arrived to Corky Carroll's Surf School in Costa Rica, I was a little intimidated. Here were all of these young, fit people, and I am an old dude with some health issues. By the end of day one this was not a...More

1  Thank RICHARD R
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We came as newbie surf fans to celebrate and reward the end of another year of successful, diligent work on our kids part at the close of school. We left exhilarated, refreshed and rewarded as MUCH more accomplished surfers than when we arrived. Corky Carroll's...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017

I have been trying to get down to Costa Rica for 5 years now and when the opportunity arose, I jumped at it! CC Surf School has everything any surfer needs and the food was amazing! My room was huge with two beds, a bathroom...More

1  Thank ToddMichaelM
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Corky Carrols in Costa Rica was very impressive. Their behind the scenes staff worked tirelessly to deliver incredible food, pleasant accommodation and a clean and welcoming communal area. Overlaid on top of this under the relaxed management of the owner Colin, the instructors John, Max,...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

From the very beginning of the process to the final drop off at the airport, really the best surf vacation ever...knowledgeable, organized, efficient... Nothing could have been easier and more fun! Starting off with Kelsey, who made the initial reservations... She met our individual needs...More

Thank Scott R
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  • Top amenities
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 6
  • Location
  • Costa Rica >
  • Province of Guanacaste >
  • Nosara
  • Also Known As
  • Corky Carroll's Surf School Costa Rica/Nosara
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10 July 2017|
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Response from Eric Y | Reviewed this property |
It works really well in the rancho, i.e., the main area where the bar, dining tables, food, and large TV are. I think they may have upgraded it so it works better in the rooms as well. If not, the rancho is open to all from... More
2 January 2015|
Response from CarrieBlais | Reviewed this property |
It varies, if you have a group of four you get a steep discount bc it saves on transportation costs. They were way more affordable than the other surf schools and very hospitable!!!! If you email they can quote you a price.
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"Read the tips from Kelsey! They allow you to bring your own surfboards too!"
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"They are all great"
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"Good ventilation on end units. Lack of air conditioning not a problem in January. Jump in the pool if you are..."
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"There's wifi in the rancho (common area). I think only room #1 gets wifi in the room. But don't press..."
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