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Shaka Beach Retreat

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Norte de Escuela 200 M Village of Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa Costa Rica See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful location with the most amazing staff to make your time at Shaka truly memorable. I became a much better surfer in the week I was there. The instruction is tailored to your ability level so if you have some experience (like I...More

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had booked a week long stay at Shaka, and by the end of day one, I went to Mike to see if there was any way for me to extend my stay, at least just a little longer! The entire team at Shaka was...More

Thank Lily S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't express enough how much I truly enjoyed my stay with Shaka. From the moment I arrived they made me feel welcome and excited for my stay. It had been many years since I last surfed, and Mike was very helpful in assessing my...More

Thank Sam B
Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and potential future guests! We couldn’t be happier to have shared our piece of paradise with you. Until the next time! Pura Vida from all of us

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

what can I say but thank you for an awesome time at shaka. beautiful place, chill vibe, super clean, attentive staff, great food, professional instructures, great variety in boards, awesome yoga platform, best beach... I could go on. I loved my 10 day stay at...More

Thank dondom
Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 2 weeks ago

What can we say, but THANK YOU for taking the time to share your awesome time at Shaka with everyone else! We appreciate any amount of time we get to share with our guests, but it's always extra nice when we get to spend an...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

The staff is wonderful - friendly and accommodating. You couldn't ask for anything more.The food is beyond expectation. Breakfast, Lunch and dinners meals prepared by Chef Jose are out of this world. The accommodations are clean, modern and well air conditioned. Everything was in perfect...More

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Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you kindly for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with the rest of the world. It means so much to us! We do our best to continually provide a seamless operation, when of course the remote jungle doesn't...More

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Located just 5 minutes North of Mal Pais and Santa Teresa, is the highly desirable neighbourhood of "Playa Hermosa." Shaka Beach Retreat is a jungle haven offering private villas nestled amongst the tropical ...More surroundings. A short walk leads to one of the most beautiful quiet beaches in the heart of Hermosa's "Surf Zone". Perfect for swimming, relaxing on the sand, and surfing of all levels. Join us for our popular Surf and Yoga packages to experience a true piece of paradise! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
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On the Beach
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Family
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Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
USD 135 - USD 220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shaka Beach Retreat Hotel Santa Teresa
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Shaka Surf Camp Hotel
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Shaka Surf Camp Santa Teresa
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Shaka Beach Retreat Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
,
On the Beach
,
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
USD 135 - USD 220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Shaka Beach Retreat Hotel Santa Teresa
,
Shaka Surf Camp Hotel
,
Shaka Surf Camp Santa Teresa
,
Shaka Beach Retreat Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
Location
Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
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Traveller (229)
Pool & Beach (82)
Dining (31)
Room & Suite (25)
Family and Play Areas (5)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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kgsinger1
24 November 2016|
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Response from shakasurf | Property representative |
Thanks for the email, there are several options for transferring to Shaka from San Jose. Most guests choose the puddle jumper flight from San Jose to Tambor, then they choose a taxi ride from Tambor. Our website has a travel... More
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lmeixner
1 April 2016|
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Response from Mike B | Property representative |
Thank you for your question and interest in Shaka. Conditions throughout the year are consistent, especially if you're a beginner. We also tend to experience more consistent swells during these months which can mean bigger... More
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Carylon K
31 December 2014|
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Response from shakasurf | Property representative |
Carylon, Thanks for the email and for thinking of Shaka for your trip, unfortunately we do not have enough room for 20 guests. You should be able to find some amazing places to stay, best of luck and have a great night.
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