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Surf Simply

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 23 April 2014

My husband recently returned from a one week stay at Surf Simply. He had nothing but wonderful things to say about the instructors, food, accommodations, and other guests. He also learned to surf (a lifelong dream)! He hopes to return again next year. He also had a great time zip lining on his "day off" from surfing.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Earlier this month my son and I spent a week at Surf Simply. If you want to learn to surf, or improve your surfing, this is the place to go to. The coaches (Oli, Francela, Ross, to name a few) are outstanding: enthusiastic, dedicated, patient, clearly passionate about the sport and truly motivated to see you succeed. Although they work...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 20 April 2014

This is the best place to learn or improve your surfing, coupled with every detail of your vacation taken care of for you by an amazing group of people, in the perfect location. The Surf Simply coaches are all passionate surf geeks and excellent teachers. They break down each skill into specific goals and use video analysis to help guests...

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 18 April 2014

We stayed a week at Surf Simply in Nov. 2011, and this year we talked my cousin's family of 5 into joining us for a week in April 2014. I could not recommend spending that much on a trip without extreme confidence in the crew at Surf Simply. We started the trip with high expectations, and Surf Simply lived up...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 10 April 2014

5 star, 5 star, 5 star… can the reviews be true? Yes. For me, the way Surf Simply handles the details is what earns that extra star. Easy pick-up at the Liberia airport—no waiting for other guests' flights to arrive, just us in the taxi. As we neared Nosara, the driver called ahead and Dani was at the gate to...

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 April 2014

OK, here is the short review: Yes, the other reviews are correct, it really is that good - go ahead and make your reservation now. Slightly longer version: Location - Nosara, actually Playa Guiones, is a quiet little beach town, nothing over two stories, surrounded by tropical forest. It is mostly vacation houses with a couple little strips of shops...

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5Thank TJ_Nashville
Reviewed 22 March 2014

I throughly enjoyed my first visit to Surf Simply a year ago but during the week you are given so much information and so many tips that it is hard to digest it all. My second time around all the information started to really sink in. My coach Ollie was so clear in explaining the angled take off - why,...

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Ulverton, Canada
Reviewed 15 March 2014

We've been at Surf Simply in 2011 and 2012 and it was great experiences. We decided to come back this year and we had a great time. The coaches are outstanding ! Ross worked hard all week with us and helped us to achieve our goals. When you go there, you know that you will improve your surfing. The feedback...

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Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 13 March 2014

There is a very clear reason why Surf Simply repeatedly receives positive reviews… they provide a surf experience like no other. Ru, the owner of Surf Simply, has established a formula to not only teach surfing (to all level of surfers), but provide the right balance of relaxation, fun, adventure, and social aspects to make a week there truly be...

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Summerville, South Carolina
Reviewed 12 March 2014

I am totally stoked with my recent Surf Simply experience. First and foremost the surf coaching is outstanding. I have been surfing on and off for over 40 years, and had come to a stagnant phase in my surfing. I wanted to be able to surf more vertical and perform floaters to get over instead of around crashing sections in...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surf Simply has broken the surf camp mold by providing coaching of a standard one would usually expect to receive in more mainstream sports. The makes of the Surf Simply podcast (available on iTunes) offer all inclusive package from their beautiful boutique surf coaching resort in Nosara, Costa Rica. You stay incorporates not only - video analysis, theory sessions on everything from board design to surf forecasting, pool training and in water coaching during your two fun surf session each day; but also transfers, accommodation, yoga classes, massage, fresh home cooked food and a variety of destinations in the evening from beach BBQs to stunning cliff top restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf Simply

Address: Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Surf Simply Costa Rica/Nosara
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