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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Marieke and Jared were unreal hosts! From the beginning of the trip, they both made us feel like friends of theirs and constantly checked up on us to make sure we had everything we needed. They let us use their ATVs whenever we wanted to go off on excursions or to venture off to find a dinner spot (food was...

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Hannoversch Munden, Germany
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I stayed one week with Lucero and had the best time in Santa Teresa with them. The super friendly Marieke and jered made my stay as i were with friends. The hotel Griss was amazing: the pool, super clean room and good breakfast.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I booked my trip within a week of my travels and was so happy with the outcome! Marieke and Jared are both very personal, knowledgeable and trustworthy. Their responsive communication throughout my stay was super helpful, especially as a solo traveler and first visit to Costa Rica. My accommodations were just what I was looking for. Quiet, private, clean and...

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Khartoum, Sudan
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Lucero Surf Retreats is a family run business that puts an intimate and tailored touch to their retreat for each and every guest. The owners are personally involved in your vacation and go to great efforts to ensure each attendee has a positive experience. Not only are Marieke and Jared great organizers and providers, but they personally spend time with...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 11 May 2016

I was a solo female traveler on this trip and met a great group of other young travelers to hang with. Jared and Marieke are wonderful and really fun people to be around. They were really helpful at showing us around town, recommending things to do and the pointing out the best restaurants. Whatever we needed, they were there for...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We give Lucero Surf Retreats our highest recommendation. We spent a week with them along with our two children and seven other family members, and had the time of our lives. Marieke and Jared made us feel like we were visiting our best friends. They were exceptional. They were flexible and accommodating and arranged all our activities: zip lining, an...

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Reviewed 2 May 2016

Lucero Surf Retreats was an amazing experience. I traveled there with my sister for an escape to the sand and surf. Lucero is run my a couple who coordinate and organize the entire vacation for you. They coordinate great accommodations that are convenient to town, comfortable, and elegant. They supply the very best surf instructors - this first time surfer...

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Reviewed 5 April 2016

Lucero surf retreats planned an amazing family vacation!!! We had a large group (that included 5 children under 11) and Marieke & Jared made sure we all had the best time. They organized every aspect of our vacation and we loved it all -- surfing (with Jared and Mark), Yoga on the beach with Angela, ATVs to Montezuma (a favorite!)...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Our family just returned from a one week stay with Lucero Surf Retreats. If you are looking for an adventure in Costa Rica, with fantastic surfing instruction and conditions, fresh local food and gracious hosts, look no further. Marieke and Jared really went the extra mile for our family –from planning a special Easter egg hunt for the kids to...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We had a wonderful time, and felt highly taken care of by our hosts Marieke and Jared. They struck a terrific balance between curating our trip for us, and giving us time to experience the area on our own. They were highly responsive to any and all needs, and volunteered to have an Easter Egg hunt set up for us...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
LUCERO SURF RETREATS offers adventure travel with all inclusive Surf and Surf/Yoga packages to Santa Teresa in beautiful Costa Rica for single travelers, groups, families and couples! You will love a vacation with us because we provide a fun, friendly learning atmosphere for surfers and yogi's of any level with the perfect balance between surf, activity, yoga and individual free time. If you don't want to join one of our Group Retreats or standard packages let us know! With a lot of experience in travel planning, we will be able to arrange your vacation from beginning to end based on your personal wishes on dates that work best for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lucero Surf Retreats

Address: Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Lucero Surf Retreats Hotel Santa Teresa
Lucero Surf Retreats Nicoya
Lucero Surf Retreats Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Santa Teresa
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
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