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Vista Guapa Surf Camp

Las Lomas de Jaco, Jaco, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I am long overdue in writing this review. I have actually been to Vista Guapa three times, and I did write a review the first time, when I traveled there by myself in 2006. I've traveled there 2 times since then, and hope to go again soon. Each time I've gone has been a different, always excellent experience. The first... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I just returned from my trip there about a week ago and am already trying to figure out when I can return. The staff is amazing!!!!! You feel like you are part of their family. They prepare the most delicious breakfasts and coordinate all activities. In addition, they accompany you to dinner. It's a great way to submerge yourself in... More 

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Pinellas Park, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Went to Vista guapa for the Yolo Experience that my friend Christian Cook put together. And after meeting Wendy, and Alvaro Solano, and the staff at Vista Guapa, i knew I made the right decision to go. They took care of everything. Woke up to coffee and toast w/ PB&J, and then the staff loads the boards and we pile... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Just got back from a wonderful family vacation at Vista Guapa, Costa Rica. As others noted, our room on top of the hill overlooking Jaco and the Pacific was clean and comfortable, and the breakfasts were tasty and filled us up for the day's adventure. What really stood out for me was the staff. Not only were they extremely knowledgeable... More 

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Manasquan, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This was a trip I gave to myself for my 50th birthday! Wow!! 50 is off to a great start! We were greeted by Edwin! Alvaro and Wendy make you feel right at home! Accommodations very clean and comfortable. The week was just magical! I'm still talking about my trip! I drink coffee every morning out of my mug with... More 

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I have just returned after my 4th visit to Vista Guapa Surf Camp since Nov 2012. I can report I am still smiling! Alvaro is a Master! I am so happy I started to surf with Alvaro. Each time I return he builds upon my skill set (both regular and SUP surfing). I cannot be happier with my accomplishments under... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

After easily making our way through the San Jose airport we were met immediately by Edwin Rojas of the Vista Guapa Surf Camp. After stopping for lunch near the airport we were shuttled for a 1.5 hour drive to Vista Guapa. There we were met by Alvaro and Wendy Solano who graciously welcomed us for the weeks stay. Our cabin... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I had a great experience at Vista Guapa. All of the staff were extremely friendly and professional. The breakfast every morning was incredible, and we were taken out to dinner every night. The bungalows are neat, comfortable, and cleaned daily. Alavaro and Wendy went out of there way to make our stay one to remember. We surfed every afternoon and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I recently went to Vista Guapa with my brother. We spent 3 days there and it was the highlight of my trip to Costa Rica. I had high expectations for the camp and them 100% exceeded them! Alvaro was extremely kind and professional. He get us up and taught us all the basics of surfing. The entire staff was extremely... More 

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Edmundston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

At first, arriving at vista guapa, i tought this was going to be ok. As the hours passes, i realized that this was going to be a fabulous experience! Alvaro and wendy have a way of making you feel right at home and i would even say as part of the family. The cottages on the mountain are spacious, clean... More 

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