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    Blue Surf Sanctuary

    Santa Teresa~ Mal Pais, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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    May 7
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 7 December 2016

    The huts are exactly as depicted, clean and comfortable. Plenty of warm water for showers. Blue Surf Sanctuary will place a large drinking water station into your room for just 10$. The pool is nice for children or for a quick dip after coming from...More

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    Response from Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Sanctuary

    Thank you for your review! We are thrilled to know you had a wonderful time at Blue Surf Sanctuary! Our staff are truly amazing people and enjoy our guests as much as our guests enjoy them! Hoping you return in the future! Pura Vida, Kelly

    Reviewed 6 December 2016

    Blue Surf is an amazing place to meet people, relax and get some surf in. Surf coach Toro is one of the highlights of staying here. If you want to learn or improve your surfing skills Toro will make it happen. He is patient, very...More

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    Response from Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Sanctuary

    Thank you for your review TBHuskyNation! We are thrilled to know you had a wonderful time surfing with us! Come back soon! Pura Vida, Kelly

    Reviewed 27 November 2016

    All of the staff was super helpful and made our trip relaxing and enjoyable. The surf lessons were amazing and we progressed much further than we expected! If you're looking to stay in this area, Blue Surf Sanctuary is the spot!

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    Response from Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Sanctuary

    Thank you for your kind review, Sam! I am happy to hear you progressed in your surfing more than you expected and that you enjoyed your time with us! Hoping you make a return visit! Pura Vida, Kelly

    Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

    We first discovered the area on a surf camp package in early November 2014. The rainy season was ending and the town was a bit quiet. The bungalow we stayed in at Blue Surf Sanctuary was spacious and the grounds and pool were beautiful. We...More

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    Response from Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Sanctuary

    Hearing from return guests has to be the BIGGEST compliment of all time! We appreciate you taking the time to write such a thoughtful review of Blue Surf Sanctuary. All of your tips about town are spot on and yes, ST has grown so much...More

    Reviewed 14 October 2016

    If you're looking to stay at Blue Surf, look no further. My fiancé and I recently stayed at Blue Surf Sanctuary for a birthday/surf getaway. We purchased a package with Blue Surf and I was amazed at how much came with it! Daily breakfast and...More

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    Response from Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Sanctuary

    Dear Noelle, Thank you for your kind and thoughtful review of Blue Surf Sanctuary! We are so very happy to know you enjoyed your stay as much as you did and cannot wait for your return visit! Our staff adored you and were more than...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 138 - USD 152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    Biggzy
    Just wondering if someone could tell me about the layout of the resort, most importantly the Tranquilo bungalow. Is this room close to the entrance or closer to the pool. Is this room noisy or quiet. Is there an afternoon beach bed underneath or not? Thanks
    21 October 2015|
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    Response from Aaron M | Property representative |
    Blue Surf Sanctuary is comprised of 4 well-designed and thought out bungalows. While standing at the western edge of the property, you will see bungalows Armonia, Sereno, Pacifico and Tranquilo slightly staggered and equally... More
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    chevreuilBzh
    Bonjour, je voudrai savoir si il y a des restaurants et bar a proximité du blue surf sanctuary?
    17 December 2014|
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    Response from puravidakelly |
    Yes, there are bars and restaurants within walking distance to Blue Surf Sanctuary. There are also taxis for transportation as well as bicycles and ATV's for rent. Oui, il ya des bars et restaurants à distance de marche de... More
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    "Depends what you need for sleeping accomodations. Armonia is the only one with a king bed. Two have 2 queen..."
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    "Would not request the Tranquilo bungalow- it is the noisiest and has roads on two sides of it."
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    "All bungalows are ok"
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    "Armonia Bungalow is beautiful"
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