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Address: La Flor de Bahia, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8712 8919
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Description: Bodhi Surf School focuses on community engaged yoga and surf vacations and...
Bodhi Surf School focuses on community engaged yoga and surf vacations and retreats for individuals, couples, families, and small groups. Our goal is to teach you the theory, proper technique, and safety to have you surfing or doing yoga independently. At the Bodhi Shamabala Yoga Center, we have weekly Vinyasa Flow classes and also offer private yoga classes. Bodhi Surf is committed to incorporating sustainable business practices into our everyday operations. We love to share information on our area, both on the community of Bahia Ballena and the Marino Ballena National Park where we give our surf lessons and clinics. We also offer service learning for organized student groups interested in finding out more about Costa Rica. Above all, we aim to "awaken your inner surfer" and provide you with unique experiences that you will never forget.
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Awesome instructors and kid-friendly!

The instructors are simply amazing and also give lessons on taking care of our oceans. They are totally hands-on and work wonderfully with kids and adults. Will never use anyone... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Fruit Cove, Florida
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Fruit Cove, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The instructors are simply amazing and also give lessons on taking care of our oceans. They are totally hands-on and work wonderfully with kids and adults. Will never use anyone else in Uvita!

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asever
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I am so thrilled that my company arranges surf lessons with Bodhi Surf. Once again, our group had a phenomenal experience in correspondence, lessons, and on the water. Travis is a great instructor and very well organized. We appreciated his thoughtful curriculum and commitment to the much greater and deeper causes behind their surf mission. Also, we were very glad... More 

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achandrahuff, Owner at Bodhi Surf School, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing about your experience with Bodhi Surf School! We're glad to hear that your surf experience was "phenomenal", and that our lesson methodology resonated with your group! We sincerely hope that we will see you again down here again someday! :) -Team Bodhi Surf More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Since we were going to Costa Rica, we figured there's no better time to learn how to surf. Arriving at Bodhi, we were impressed by their buildings and property - absolutely beautiful! We headed over to the beach and Travis taught our group the basics of surfing by breaking it down into segments and getting comfortable on the board before... More 

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downtownstef — Thank you so much for your wonderful words. We're very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your surf lessons and found them both fun and educational. We hope that you will be back to visit us! Pura Vida! -Team Bodhi Surf More 

Colton, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Learned how to stand on a surf board and surf in two lessons, really fun time and really quality surf lessons

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achandrahuff, Owner at Bodhi Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful review, Alex H! We hope you are able to keep up on your surfing, and come see us if you're ever in the area again! -Team Bodhi Surf More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I am so glad I stumbled upon this gem of a place when booking our Costa Rica trip. We spent 7 days learning how to surf with Gibran, while exploring the local area. We were able to kayak, snorkel, zipline and visit local restaurants all within a short distance of Bodhi. Gibran's passion and enthusiasm for surfing and the ocean... More 

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achandrahuff, Owner at Bodhi Surf School, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, Kristykay312! We're happy to learn that you two were happy with your Costa Rican surf vacation here in Bahia Ballena with Bodhi Surf School. You both did exceptionally well and we sincerely hope that you will continue surfing! And of course, we hope to see you again down here :) -Team Bodhi... More 

Montpelier, Vermont
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I was the leader of a group of college students and the surf lessons, community activities, and level of professionalism in organizing our nine days of activities, lodging, and guides was superb. The surf lessons (we did two formal lessons) were outstanding and remarkably all of the students were able to successfully surf on their own after two lessons. One... More 

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Todd C — thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience with Bodhi Surf School on behalf of the student group you brought down. We're stoked to hear that you were satisfied with our services, from arranging transportation to activities and providing surf lessons. We hope to see you down in Bahia Ballena again in... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The trip to Bodhi was amazing! It was my first time in Costa Rica and I will be back again soon. The team, Pilar, Adrianne, Gibran, and Travis, were very welcoming and attentive. Whether it was assistance from Adrianne with obtaining a local rental car, a recommendation for dinner, or help with travel logistics the team was extremely helpful. The... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Bodhi Surf School, John J! We're beyond stoked that it was such a positive experience for you, and that you benefitted from both the surfing and the yoga. It was also great to learn that the Bodhi Surf Lodge proved to be a comfortable and peaceful area for you... More 

Spokane, Washington
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Surf Instruction - I had never really surfed before, tried a couple times without instruction and got frustrated paddling about in the whitewash. On day one under the instruction of Gibran, I was riding whitewash, by day three I was catching green waves, standing and having enjoyable rides. It only got better from there. Gibran is a very good surfer... More 

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Darrin C — thank you so much for your very thorough review of your time spent at Bodhi Surf School! We're very happy to hear that you found both the surfing and yoga instruction to be beneficial for you, and that the other aspects of your stay exceeded expectation! It was great fun spending time getting to know you, and we're... More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The team at Bodhi Surf and Yoga looked after our every need, made sure we were well prepped for our holiday and then made it a very special week in a low key and relaxed way. We did the surf and yoga package and the experience of both was exceptional. From being welcomed by Travis and Maya, who showed us... More 

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achandrahuff, Owner at Bodhi Surf School, responded to this review

Wow, Caroline B. What a wonderful thing to read first thing this morning! Thank you so much for taking the time to write these extremely kind words about your time with Bodhi Surf School. We're so so so glad that you guys enjoyed your experience here, and that it was a nice "intro" experience to Costa Rica and surfing. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Spending time with the team at Bodhi Surf School was simply amazing. The personalized surfing and yoga sessions were incredible and so much better than we could have ever expected. We had first timers for both surfing and yoga but Gibran and Pilar's teaching methods allowed us to relax, learn the techniques and have a blast. We were able to... More 

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achandrahuff, Owner at Bodhi Surf School, responded to this review

GarryBroznya - thank you so much for this wonderful review of your surf and yoga experiences with Bodhi Surf School. We're so glad to hear that our teaching styles worked for you guys, and that you left with a solid knowledge and desire to further practice in both! We really do hope that you two will be back so we... More 

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Address: La Flor de Bahia, Uvita 60504, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8712 8919
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Uvita

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