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This was such an amazing trip on so many levels. The area is beautiful, the rooms are spacious and the beds comfortable. It is run so well and everything is first rate. The instructors are ALL amazing. A special shout out to our instructor Henri....More
Just back from a vacation at Kalon, which trip I entered with high expectations based on these (and other) reviews and which vacation ultimately exceeded my already high expectations. If you read the reviews below, you will know that Kalon is a beautiful property with...More
A well-designed, tastefully decorated and ideally located property that overlooks the ocean and offers a spectacular view of the Costa Rican sunset, which is consistently beautiful every single night!
Charlie, the concierge/manager, is organized and friendly and helps with any request, large or small.
Kalon surf exceeded my expectations in every way. The food was excellent, the coaches were great, the rooms were spotless, the view was to die for. The wine could have been better, so next time I'll put in an order for better wine. I'll be...More
My wife and were looking for somewhere fun, romantic and exotic to spend our 10 year anniversary, which also fell on both of our birthdays. My wife found Kalon online after a quick search for "all inclusive surf resort." We were a little skeptical at...More
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Hi! It poured almost every day I was there, and I still had the best vacation of my life. The good news is, surfing is an activity that can be done quite happily in the rain -- after all, you're already wet! And I loved... More
Hi! It poured almost every day I was there, and I still had the best vacation of my life. The good news is, surfing is an activity that can be done quite happily in the rain -- after all, you're already wet! And I loved sitting in the rocking chair on the porch outside my room, reading while the rain fell.
As for the comment from "k m," they're pretty obviously either working for or being paid by a competitor. The ride to the beach was one of my favorite parts of the day, getting to know my fellow guests and our coaches.
Oh: And the waves were perfectly predictable, as far as waves go. They're waves. I was the least-advanced surfer of the group while I was there, and the coaches took time out to stay with me and help me improve while the more advanced surfers paddled farther out and caught bigger waves, worked on turns, etc. Go to Kalon!
^^As a "real" person who visited the resort in January and had a fantastic trip, as did all the other guests, take the above comment with a grain of salt. Feel free to email me personally if you have any Kalon questions or... More
^^As a "real" person who visited the resort in January and had a fantastic trip, as did all the other guests, take the above comment with a grain of salt. Feel free to email me personally if you have any Kalon questions or doubt my authenticity. On your mosquito question, we did not experience any mosquitos (other bugs, yes (it is a jungle after all), but no mosquitos. The resort is on top of a mountain with breezes almost all the time which could cut down on mosquito population.