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400 meters West of the Hotel Giardino Tropicale, Nosara 50206 Costa Rica
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#14 of 23 hotels in Nosara
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La Negra Surf House offers nine private rooms, surf classes, daily yoga and qi gong classes, and breakfast. La Negra is the located steps from the surf at Playa Guiones in Nosara. It is an ideal location for travelers that want to surf and practice yoga, qi gong and meditation during their stay in Nosara. Breakfast and daily classes in yoga and qi gong are included in the room rate. La Negra also has restaurant and bar, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is open to the public. La Negra is a great beach location in Playa Guiones. It is bordered by the Ostional maritime wildlife refuge (Refugio Nacional de Fauna Silvestre Ostional) and Guiones Beach, and shops, restaurants and bars are within walking distance.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga classes
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Airport transportation
Adults only
Non-smoking hotel
Private check-in / check-out
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Beth D wrote a review Mar 2021
Atlanta, Georgia28 contributions4 helpful votes
My husband and I had a trip booked for June of 2020 which we had to postpone until travel was allowed again - we went the first week of March and loved every minute. Derek has a gem in this little spot - the location is perfect, right at the entrance of a beach trail - and the vibe he's created is hard to beat. Laura was our amazing host and Juan Carlos took care of all our surfing and beach needs. Between Derek, Laura, Juan Carlos and all their dogs, La Negra has a pretty fantastic thing going. It was just what we needed to exhale from this crazy year!
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Date of stay: March 2021
Response from Derek Lemkin, Owner at La Negra Surf Hotel
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for the kind review. So glad you guys finally made the trip. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. Let me know when you are ready to come back.
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504nadinek wrote a review Mar 2021
4 contributions4 helpful votes
Can't beat the location. Board and bike rentals available onsite, super convenient and reasonable prices. Very happy with surf lessons with Juan Carlos and the crew at the surf school. Juan Carlos has a wide selection of boards. I've taken several private lessons before, and felt these were the best and helped me progress the most. Definitely helped me get some great waves! Also really easy to communicate and setup lesson times on whatsapp. Would recommend lessons and rentals here even if you aren't staying at the hotel. Room #6 is pretty cool, feels like you are staying in a tree house! Clean with good AC, a safe, mini fridge and good wifi, what else do you need? Laura with the hotel is super helpful and accommodating. Helped us schedule covid tests and arrange bike rentals. We will be back!
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
Response from Derek Lemkin, Owner at La Negra Surf Hotel
Responded 5 Mar 2021
Thanks for the positive review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again soon!
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Brandy K wrote a review Jan 2021
8 contributions2 helpful votes
I stayed at Le Negra with a group of 10 friends during the new year's holiday for 8 nights. The hotel offers an on-site surf school as well as daily yoga lessons. The staff is amazing and really made our trip great, they helped us set up tours, taxis and even dinner reservations. We cannot say enough good things about the manager Laura and her helpfulness. Staying at the hotel you get free breakfast, but even if I had to pay I wouldn't have cared because the food is AMAZING! Our server, Yef, did a great job accomodating our large party for breakfast each morning. We also enjoyed the lunch and dinner options. They have options for vegas and vegiterians. They also have some specialty cocktails, one called La Blanca that is vodka-based and almost tastes like icing (yummy). The hotel is located next to the walking path to the beach (nothing in Nosara is on the beach directly). The provided a beach/pool towel for each of us in our rooms and housekeeping was provided daily. The rooms are air-conditioned and there was no need for a bug net. The beds were a little hard, but talking to other friends in the area their beds were hard too so it wasn't just a La Negra problem. We loved it and hope to be back one day.
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Date of stay: December 2020
Response from Derek Lemkin, Owner at La Negra Surf Hotel
Responded 15 Jan 2021
Thank you for staying with us and for the detailed and positive review, Brandy! It was a pleasure hosting you and your friends. We hope you will come back and stay at La Negra again soon!
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SiriusSkier23 wrote a review Dec 2020
Breckenridge, Colorado509 contributions248 helpful votes
Very close to the beach and as.close as you can get as it is protected. Great rooms and a lively atmosphere. A fun bar and restaurant is on premises and it is delicious. This place is close to the Guinones Beach community and its entertainment and restaurants. There are options for long term rentals as well. Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Derek Lemkin, Owner at La Negra Surf Hotel
Responded 15 Jan 2021
Thank you!!! Let us know when you are ready to come back ; )
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Manxdee wrote a review Sep 2020
Santa Ana, Costa Rica6 contributions
Having been in Costa Rica for only a few months, we took a break out of San Jose to stay for a long weekend at La Negra and take in some beautiful beaches and surfing lessons. We weren’t sure what to expect as Costa Rica is only just starting to lift covid restrictions. From the moment we arrived Derek was so friendly and helpful, booking us tables at beautiful restaurants and very knowledgable about what was and wasn’t open at the time. He arranged surf lessons for us with Juan Carols which made our trip! Facilities included a gorgeous cool swimming pool, onsite surf boards, breakfast and perfect rustic rooms. Just a 5 minute walk to the beach where we spotted howler monkeys enroute. Beautiful sunsets in the beach and gorgeous vibes all round. Will definitely be back.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
US$73 - US$195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
La Negra Surf House
Costa RicaProvince of GuanacasteNosara
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Frequently Asked Questions about La Negra Surf Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to La Negra Surf Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Playa Guiones (0.4 km), Nosara Kids Camp (0.4 km), and Tennis Club Colibri (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at La Negra Surf Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at La Negra Surf Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at La Negra Surf Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to La Negra Surf Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Rosi's Soda Tica, Robin's Cafe & Ice Cream, and Pacifico Azul.
Are there opportunities to exercise at La Negra Surf Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and yoga classes during their stay.
Does La Negra Surf Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, La Negra Surf Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are pets allowed at La Negra Surf Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at La Negra Surf Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Is La Negra Surf Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.