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Campbell River, Canada
Reviewed 9 March 2014

I generally go on vacation trying to have low expectations so I'm not disappointed, but that was impossible for this trip given the reviews on this site and the word of mouth. Amazingly, Surf Simply manage to exceed every expectation. I went with my almost 15 yr old son, both of us having surfed but not had much formal instruction....

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Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 7 March 2014

I'm a stay-at-home mom of two young kids. My husband recommended I go to Surf Simply after he went here with his surf buddies last year. He said that during a stay at Surf Simply I would only need to worry about whether I was eating and sleeping enough to have energy for surfing. He was right! My friend and...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 6 March 2014

A group of us from Columbus, Ohio went to Surf simply in February. I had several friends that had been to SS before and they set my expectations very high. The experience with Ru and his staff was exceptional and exceeded all these expectations. The instruction of surfing was so professional and knowledgable, so much so they got a bunch...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 3 March 2014

Spent a week there in early Feb with 12 other guys. It was one of if not the best trip I have ever been on. The accommodations, staff, classes, meals were all outstanding. I was surprised just how fast Ross (my instructor) was able to get Brett and I surfing! Cant wait to return. I have shared the Youtube video...

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Nosara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Reviewed 2 March 2014

After an incredible first experience at surf simply last year, I had to come back again. All I can say is that this place defines "relentless consistency". Every trip advisor review, youtube video, google + rating consistently describes surf simply as "the best experience ever". The coaching is fantastic, the food is phenomenal, the accommodations and location are perfect, the...

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Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 1 March 2014

At Surf Simply, there is an old surfboard, covered in blackboard paint, that they write the day's schedule on. On a typical day, the board looks something like this: breakfast - surf - yoga - lunch - surf theory/video analysis - surf - dinner. If that sounds remotely good to you in the abstract, you should go, because the reality...

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2Thank Michael P
Reviewed 24 February 2014

The reviews of Surf Simply sealed the deal for my booking there, and now it's only fair for me to add to the series of accolades so that others can enjoy this incredible experience (although please leave enough space so that I can go back next year). My wife and I just returned from an amazing week there. I went...

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Canaan, New Hampshire
Reviewed 24 February 2014

There is a reason Surf Simply has a 5 star rating. It is amazing. The coaches are professional, students of their craft and gracious wonderful hosts. The instant surf tribe they create with the other guests gives you friends for years to come. Ru, Harry, Sarah, Laura, Jesse and Kerianne were all beyond knowledgeable and encouraging. The food is delicious,...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Just back from an incredible week with the gang at Surf Simply. Hopefully this review is not ordinary but gives you an insight into the way that the resort is built and catered to learning how to surf. First off, the grounds are beautiful, and Ru is a pretty serious dude when it comes to attention to detail. For example,...

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Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2014

If you want to learn how to surf, having never done so, this is your place. If you like to bask in the sun in February (for Yankees) by a beautiful pool during the afternoon, this is your place. If you are tech savy and loathe being out of touch and need wifi, apple TV, advanced AV systems, and a...

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  • Pool
  • 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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