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New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 May 2013

Everyone, please stop writing all of these "excellent" reviews for Surf Simply... you're letting the secret out! My first trip was amazing, and my return trip was even better, and I want to make sure that there's room for my 3rd visit. So please, stop telling everyone how really great this place is. Certainly shouldn't mention how beautiful the beaches...

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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 3 May 2013

The surf conditions are great, the coaching is great, and the facilities & food are great. I love surfing but have never really progressed in the way I had hoped I would, so I was looking for a camp/trip where I could get some great instruction. I stumbled onto the Surf Simply podcasts and was very impressed by the technical...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 April 2013

Read some of the many other glowing reviews for Surf Simply and you'll notice that many of the people are repeat guests. There is a reason for that........ The place is awesome! This was my third time at Surf Simply in CR (I've also been to France with SS). The reason I keep coming back is because I've had the...

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New York
Reviewed 25 April 2013

To put it simply, Surf Simply is awesome and good for the soul! Ru and his team have created a highly personalized training experience set in a low-key, positive vibe, casual, fun and incredibly welcoming atmosphere! There are no egos here - only dedicated, fun, and patient coaches (special shout out to Harry who was my coach) who know what...

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Nosara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Reviewed 21 April 2013

The details: I have been surfing for three years, and I have been struggling to get down the line consistently, turn, carve, not nosedive, basically trying to get to the next level. I came across the Surf Simply podcasts (http://www.surfsimply.com/podcast) and they were incredibly informative, but when I found out that there was a school associated with and directed by...

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Holyoke, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 April 2013

I was fortunate enough to spend an amazing week at Surf Simply in February 2013. I was a true beginner when I arrived in Nosara and I left with there a wealth of knowledge because of the experienced and knowledgeable instructors. Every detail of the week had been planned so well that I was able to totally relax and focus...

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Belleair Beach, Florida
Reviewed 6 April 2013

This is the last day of my week at SurfSimply and I leave with a heavy heart.I enjoyed myself so much...Ru Hill has created the perfect all inclusive surfing academy. The Casitas were new with 2 bedrooms, living room and kitchen. The common area was great with a nice deep pool, kitchen, and hanging out couchThe instructors are all beautiful...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 24 March 2013

I cannot say enough about our experience at Surf Simply. These guys really know their stuff and Ru has assembled a fantastic group of staff and fellow coaches to execute a very well-conceived program and schedule. The villas are not luxurious but they are very nice and certainly comfortable, the food is absolutely outstanding and the coaches, process, and overall...

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Swansboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 18 March 2013

The week spent at Surf Simply was superb. Detailed coaching,daily viedo feedback allowed us to correct our bad habits and see improvement in the next day's session. Family style meals fostered a close camaraderie for all the guests making the surfing experience all the more enjoyable. The coaches "know" their trade craft and were able to consistently provide a easily...

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Miami
Reviewed 17 March 2013

If you are serious about surfing, Surf Simply in Nosara, Costa Rica is an excellent place to improve your surfing skills, meet interesting people, and have lots of fun doing so. By “serious” we mean ready and willing to push yourself mentally and physically (even when you are getting beat down by the pounding whitewater) to get that indescribable reward...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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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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“Accommodations are currently in two room bungalows with a shared bath in each bungalow.”
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“All the rooms are great.”
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“They're all excellent. Pack simply. You won't need much.”
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“Every room is great!”
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