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Mal Pais Surf Camp & Resort

Lista de Correo, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
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Mal Pais Surf Camp & Resort
Ranked #10 of 10 hotels in Mal Pais
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Muskoka
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed in a cabina with shared kitchen from March 18, 2014 to April 1, 2014. We had an awesome time. My wife didn't surf, but thoroughly enjoyed hanging around the pool, meeting people and feeding iguanas. The room and kitchen were very clean, the restaurant had great food. The number of monkeys hanging around the camp... More

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chill, fun, open-air resort with cabins with pool, surf boards, good food, and great hosts! In your own little jungle garden right by the beach, and close to the awesome town. Best vacation to date - thank you Ross & Doug!!

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Cocoa Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Wow what a little nugget!! Mal Pais Surf Camp is a small professionally run resort. Real fun surfing right in font of the place at all sizes. Super friendly people and great food, clean pool. All the surfboards you need right here on premise If your in Mal Pais be sure to check it out.

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amsterdam
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We had a great time here, clean, easy going (honor system for drinks and boards) food was okay. Very close to beach, quiet at night with howler monkeys and squirrels and iguanas all around. The pool is big, the outdoor shower cool and nice people to talk to. Close, that is, walking distance to the strip with the restaurants and... More

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

This place is amazing. If you go to Costa Rica, you've got to stay at Malpais Surf Camp...even if you don't surf! Great, big and very clean cabinas. 5 minutes walk to the beach or you can also enjoy the big pool. The people are great too!

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

My s/o and I come back year after year. LOVE the surf camp and the folks that run it. Basic, clean accomodations(we do the cabina with 1 double bed and shared bathroom)great food, laid back vibe and super relaxing. I can't imagine not coming back again and again

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Pollock Pines, California
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Very well designed resort surrounded with tropical garden. Welcoming, friendly, and helpful staff. Great atmosphere! Varieties of luxury and budget types of accommodation. Great cafe, swimming pool, children playground, pool table, rest area with "library corner" for those who are interested. Nice ranch with open-air cabins, convenient sinks for doing some laundry which is great for surfers, soap in showers.There... More

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

The cabinas are great, with ample room for 6 people. It is clean and located a step away from the beach. The staff is very laid back and eager to help. The food was great although we went out for dinner most nights. The waves were the strongest I've ever seen and the beach was great.

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

In January 2013 we brought 20+ of our friends/family for our pre-wedding get together at the Surf Camp. We had come to the Camp five years earlier and tried to stay here, but hadn't reserved and they were full. We didn't forget this place and when we decided to get married in Costa Rica, knew right away this would be... More

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South Jordan, Utah
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

If you are looking to surf, relax, and get off the beaten path then the Mal Pais surf camp is for you. Beautiful grounds with a great pool (especially for kids), great food, and fantastic staff. We extended our stay twice during our trip with our two kids (2 and 6) at the camp because the staff made us feel... More

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Additional Information about Mal Pais Surf Camp & Resort

Also Known As:
Mal Pais Surf Camp Hotel Mal Pais
Mal Pais Surf Camp And Resort
Mal Pais Surf Camp Hotel
Mal Pais Surf Camp & Resort Costa Rica
Address: Lista de Correo, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Mal Pais
Amenities:
Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Mal Pais

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