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Richmond, Virginia
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“A trip of a lifetime!” It’s been five weeks since our trip to Surf Simply and we are still finding ourselves saying this to friends and family! My husband, Johnny, surprised me with this special gift to celebrate my (gulp) 50th birthday. Learning to surf has been on my bucket list for years and I feared I’d waited too long...

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was, hands down, the absolute best active vacation experiences that I have ever had. The level of professionalism and attention to detail by every single person on the Surf Simply Team, from pick-up to drop-off, was impeccable. You literally don't have to think about anything but surfing; someone would probably wake you up too if you didn't think about...

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1Thank mekisiel
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This trip was a stretch for me. I have a wife and a 3-year-old at home. I have no business going to Costa Rica for a week to surf, let alone to spend the majority of our family’s annual travel budget on myself. Although, I’m suspending my dad and husband of the year campaign for one more year. I’ve already...

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1Thank Channing J
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We had high expectations for this stay/trip and they were exceeded at every turn. Ru, Harry, all the coaching staff, chef Dennis, and all the administrative staff were extraordinarily kind, supportive, interesting, and truly masterful in everything they did. They brought my non-surfing wife into the mix by getting her in the water and teaching her some body surfing while...

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New york
Reviewed 22 February 2017

My third trip to Surf Simply was the best so far. Once again, the folks at Surf Simply delivered professional instruction, clean and very comfortable accommodations and food that is on par with any five star restaurant. Dennis and Eduardo set the tone with endless food combinations that are healthy and delicious. Jessie, my instructor for the week and the...

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Montezuma, ks
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I was born with a wanderlust. I crave the journey, and inevitably the destination is the beach. I had body surfed, boogie boarded and even stood on a surfboard a time or two. I just always knew I needed to surf. It's a thirst in my soul that i was never able to quench whether it be due to my...

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

A friend and I had the wonderful privilege to be students at surf simply for New Year's week. There are so many incredible reviews already posted I'm hard pressed to say it better or more convincingly... and really I don't want to share this place with more people because it's already so hard to get into and I want to...

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2Thank April T
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Having spent my whole life in the ocean (mostly LA and Fire Island beaches), I had long yearned to learn how to surf (but never found the moment). When I recently turned 53, it felt like a 'now or never' juncture and decided to book a week at a surf school. I deeply researched the options in hopes of finding...

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Ventnor, NJ
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This review is a month overdue because I am not sure I can articulate how I feel about Surf Simply. Here are the top 10 reasons you should book your trip TODAY: 10. Nosara – it’s a beautiful town. It’s amazing to see the wildlife around the Surf Simply compound and on your travels to the beach or around town....

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2Thank babybluebentley
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 20 January 2017

If you want to be a better surfer, then Surf Simply is for you, regardless of your skill level. This was my second time at Surf Simply and I'm ready to sign up again. Derek was my coach and he surpassed all my expectations. Turtle rolls through big waves scare me, but Derek was right there with me and I...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surf Simply has broken the surf camp mold by providing coaching of a standard one would usually expect to receive in more mainstream sports. The makes of the Surf Simply podcast (available on iTunes) offer all inclusive package from their beautiful boutique surf coaching resort in Nosara, Costa Rica. You stay incorporates not only - video analysis, theory sessions on everything from board design to surf forecasting, pool training and in water coaching during your two fun surf session each day; but also transfers, accommodation, yoga classes, massage, fresh home cooked food and a variety of destinations in the evening from beach BBQs to stunning cliff top restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf Simply

Address: Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Surf Simply Costa Rica/Nosara
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