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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 25 February 2016

When I first stepped foot on the Rancho, I was greeted with smiling faces and those smiles continued throughout the week. Part of this attitude can be contributed to the Costa Rican, Pura Vida lifestyle but more that, as the week went on it was clearly obvious that everyone at the Rancho truly enjoys their job and they all take...

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New york
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Surf Simply is THE place to go if you want to learn how to surf or to improve dramatically if you are already capable. Its small (12 guests per week), which means you are essentially receiving one on one instruction. You will meet fun and interesting people and share a common interest. Video analysis done daily brings you to a...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2016

I started to learn how to surf last year and while I immediately fell in love with the sport, I was struggling with the instruction I received at the time. A good friend who has been to Surf Simply for a few years, recommended I join her this year and I am so happy I did. The instruction is fantastic....

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 20 February 2016

My wife and I returned to Surf Simply the first week of February, 2016, and once again had an unforgettable week. We travel with a mixed group of couples and individuals, and fill all twelve available spots at the resort. The accommodations are private bungalow style rooms with a central common area that includes pool, lounge area, and kitchen. Each...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 14 February 2016

My wife and I spent a week at Surf Simply. We had an amazing experience. The week is extremely well run and well organized. All details are prearranged including transportation to and from the airport. Guests simply don't have to worry about anything other than learning how to surf and having a good time. The grounds are comfortable and well...

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Reviewed 10 February 2016

I've been to surf simply for 4 years in a row. I'd like to think you can stop reading now, but if you're OCD like me and the details are what matters most know that Surf Simply has the details nailed down as tight as any operation you could imagine. I have traveled throughout the Caribbean and South Florida. I...

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3Thank Caldy89
Reviewed 6 February 2016

If you have an interest in surfing, go here. If you think that you would like to become better at surfing, go here now! To my knowledge and substantial research, Surf Simply is the only coaching program of its kind. The resort only coaches 12 surfers per week. Surfers are arranged into very small groups based upon ability. The ratio...

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Virginia
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Surf Simply is so excellent, one might wonder, can it get any better? After my fourth stay this January, there were a handful of new things that collectively took things to a next level which I didn't think was possible (see my 3 other glowing reviews). While individually each improvement might not make a big difference, what struck me is...

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Reviewed 5 February 2016

This was my fourth trip to Surf Simply. It's hard to believe, but Surf Simply keeps getting better. Ru Hill and his team provide hands down the best surf instruction you can get outside of a pro coach, and the resort keeps getting better. The accomodations have been upgraded with improved wifi, Dennis, the new chef is just terrific, and...

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Finding Surf Simply by accident one day after trying to catch waves unsuccessfully in North Carolina, I discussed the Surf Simply program in Costa Rica with my wife and she agreed I should go, so I signed up for two weeks. I thought their reputation was too good to be true, but it is true. I consider Surf Simply to...

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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.”
 of 5 bubbles spk52819, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are great.”
 of 5 bubbles robyna910, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“They're all excellent. Pack simply. You won't need much.”
 of 5 bubbles ttobrero, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Every room is great!”
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“All rooms were great!”
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