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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... More 

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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... More 

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Virginia
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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... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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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... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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... More 

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Thank spk52819
Newport Beach, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2016

This second experience with the Surf Simply Team again hit all of the superlatives of experience both in and out of the water. From my view, they occupy a Category of One when you add up the highly personalized instruction, the video and photo analytics, the input of all coaches in a natural/friendly approach, and of course a world class... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 14 December 2015

Where is the 6th star for exceeded expectations? I highly recommend Surf Simply. I've been to a couple of surf schools in different countries, which were always fun, but Surf Simply seems to be from another planet. I learned so much in one week as the coaching is about the skills behind the sport, not about the perfect pop up.... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 December 2015

I traveled to Surf Simply in June 2015 with my sister-in-law and I can honestly say it's the best vacation I’ve had. Everything is well planned, communicated and executed flawlessly. The layout of the camp makes it easy to hang out all as a group with a choice of either sun or shade in the pool or at the dining... More 

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Thank Danielle M
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 30 November 2015

It was incredible my trip to Surf Simply. They are really excellent teachers, have a very developed methodology and science behind the day by day practices. The instructors are very kind and love what they do, at the same time know how to give you the right feed backs to help you improve. Plenty of infrastructure, film makers, photographers, etc... More 

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Thank RobertoAguiari
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

I can't recommend surf simply highly enough - my week there was one of the best experiences of my life! The surf conditions were perfect and the coaching from Asher was second to none. He was always enthusiastic, patient, clear and answered all of my many questions about surfing and long boarding. My surfing improved thanks to feedback and video... More 

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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 

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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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