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    Shaka Beach Retreat

    Norte de Escuela 200 M | Village of Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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    11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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      2 adults
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          Traveller (188)
          Pool & Beach (78)
          Dining (29)
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          Overview
          • Excellent89%
          • Very good8%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “learn to surf” (16 reviews)
          “surf camp” (17 reviews)
          “chef jose” (5 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
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          Reviews (205)
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          1 - 5 of 205 reviews

          Reviewed 5 days ago

          I've stayed at Shaka twice now, in the past 5 months - its that great! It seems to attract a like minded crowd of people, you find yourself staying in a sort of commune and walk away with new friendships that seem promising to last...More

          Thank Natworldwide
          Hotel's Favourite
          Reviewed 6 December 2016

          This was without fail THE BEST EXPERIENCE I’ve ever had! We woke up at 5am every morning to the best Costa Rican coffee and their chef Jose cooking up a storm. The surf instructors are to die for – literally I was standing up after...More

          1  Thank 994JenniferW994
          Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach Retreat

          Thanks so much for your thoughtful review. The whole Shaka team is thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to sharing more great moments in the future!

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          My girlfriend and I recently spent 7 days escaping the snowy Rocky Mountains down at Shaka Surf Camp with Cat, Matt, Mike and the gang. We had an absolute blast and have nothing but great things to say about this place. The food was unbeatable....More

          Thank Cameron S
          Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach Retreat

          We are so stoked to read your review today. Thank you so much for sharing your experience! We loved sharing this little piece of paradise with you and hope that we can connect again soon! Pura Vida

          Reviewed 6 April 2017

          My 15yo son and I wanted to go surfing for spring break, and that's what we did, as well as swam in tide pools, went zip lining, watched and listened to howler monkeys, caught a jack on a fly rod, were mesmerized by a huge...More

          Thank cbgutmann
          Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach Retreat

          WOWWWWW, so happy to read your review. It warms my heart. We loved having you both and appreciate the time you took to share your experience. Major improvements in the water by the both of you (I noticed too!). I love your explanation of the...More

          Reviewed 28 March 2017

          An amazing week! I'm looking forward to returning! I stayed a week at Shaka Beach Resort with my boyfriend. We had a private dwelling with private bathroom and shower that was a 10 minute walk to the beach - past a family of howler monkeys....More

          1  Thank Jackie G
          Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach Retreat

          Thank you so much for sharing your experience! Was definitely a memorable week, and I too took a lot out of the mindfulness program! The whole staff thanks you for expressing your gratitude, and Chito especially likes how you're the first to get his name...More

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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Breakfast included
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          Details
          • Price range
          • USD 135 - USD 220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel Style
          • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
          • #7 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa
          • #11 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
          • Location
          • Costa Rica >
          • Province of Puntarenas >
          • Santa Teresa
          • 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
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          Traveller (188)
          Pool & Beach (78)
          Dining (29)
          Room & Suite (20)
          Hotel & Grounds (84)
          Family and Play Areas (5)
          Bathroom (2)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          kgsinger1
          Hi. How does one get to Shaka from the San Jose airport?
          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
          Hi. I was wondering what surf conditions are typically like in July and/or August. Thank you.
          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
          we have 20 family members. need to go christmas vacation 2015. would this work for us?
          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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