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Vista Guapa Surf Camp

Las Lomas de Jaco, Jaco, Costa Rica
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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Our family of 5 (kids ages 13,10 and 7) just spent 4 nights at Vista Guapa and it was truly amazing. Not only did we all manage to ride some waves thanks to Alvaro, David and Dennis being such great teachers (we were true beginners), but we enjoyed every minute of our time on the water as well as our... More 

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Having loved our first visit to Vista Guapa last year, we decided to go back there again for our annual vacation. The personal attention during surf lessons and the feedback provided help you get better each day. The camp has a relaxed atmosphere, very clean, and you begin to feel like you are at home. All of the staff and... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Jason at Vista Guapa was amazing! He helped me plan my flights, and coordinated transportation - he was a travel agent guru who took care of all my itinerary details - THANK YOU Jason! When my semester ended I embarked on one of the most fascinating adventures I have ever been on! From the minute I arrived in Costa Rica... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Took two private lessons with Alvaro ... one on the first day of our trip at 6:00AM and one on the last day of our trip at 9:30AM. Both sessions Alvaro picked us up at our hotel on time (early actually) ready to go ... I had never surfed before so the first lesson we spent about 30 minutes at... More 

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Venice, Florida
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Go here. Go during YOLO week. This is the most action packed, fun, adventurous and challenging week you will ever experience. You will be well rested, well fed, entertained, exhausted and exhilarated. A surfing dream come true.

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so california
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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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2 reviews
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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
1 review
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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