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Kalon Surf - Surf Coaching Resort

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Altos de Miramar | 4km de Costanera Hatillo, Dominical, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed at Kalon for two weeks over Christmas and it was simply wonderful! Truly a holiday that we will never forget. We didn’t have to think about a thing, absolutely everything about the experience was perfectly planned and executed, from the bespoke airport transfers, with a welcome telephone call from Manager Marcela en route, through to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My first visit to Costa Rica was amazing, and Kalon made it so. Kalon's management and staff take care of every detail and let's their guests sit back, relax, and surf! It was also my first time surfing, and again the coaches demonstrated excellent teaching abilities, patience, and motivation. If you want a carefree vacation doing something fun and physical... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Moderately off the beaten path, plan to dedicate your time here most entirely to surfing. We brought our teenage boys, and they enjoyed every moment and improved as well. Surf coaches were dedicated and patient. Playa Linda is warm with sandy bottom and waves every +/- 15 second- good for beginners BUT 3-4 hours of surfing at one go makes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We have just returned from a week-long stay (Nov 9 to Nov 15) at Kalon Resort and had an absolutely wonderful time. We travelled as a group of six friends (each looking to learn or, in one case, improve our surfing abilities) and had reserved all six mansion rooms for the week. We understand that the resort can host up... More 

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Goose Creek, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I was looking for an adventurous, active, surf vacation and researched Hawaii, Caribbean and Central America. Picked Kalon because of the great reviews but wasn't sure what to expect. Turned out to be one of the best trips of my life. From the minute you arrive in San Jose, everything is taken of, pick up, transportation, etc. The surfing is... More 

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My girlfriend and I arrive at Kalon as surf beginners, we stay for a week in June. The first thing we notice was their friendly staff, offering us beverages or anything they have in that beautiful beach hotel. When we got to the rooms we were very pleased with the modern beachy touches in the decoration, the bed was incredibly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I've been to Kalon Surf four times and it a fantastic place to learn to surf and stay. Beautiful green waves to surf for hours on, fantastic surf coaches, Roberto, Henry, and Andries assisting in your surfing goals. Marcela with her hospitality and Esmeralda with her outstanding gourmet meals. I cannot stress enough on what a beautiful and magnificent place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I am a 58 years intermediate surfer, on a trip with Isabella my daughter of 11 and Aberto of 15, these was a wonderful experience, Isa goes from being a beginner on they white water to ride 5 feet waves, Roberto the coach and the other guys makes these happen in a way that seem natural and very safe, Beto... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Its hard to describe an experience that was so amazing and life changing in a few words (let alone any). Kalon is truly one of the best trips you could ever do! A week spent at this magical little place will soothe your mind and give your body exactly what it wants... rest, sun, exercise, sea water, delicious food accompanied... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I spent a week at Kalon and I am disappointed to write that it did not meet my expectations, nor would I recommend this trip to anyone, especially for the price. These are the quick facts. - There is no air conditioning. - The house is located 25 minutes from the beach. That means ~1hr in the car each day.... More 

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Management response:

First of all, I would like to thank the reviewer for the feedback. In the end, any feedback can and should be used to get better, improve, listen and learn. At Kalon we believe that any vacation or trip starts when the first email of other form of contact is made. We believe that managing expectations, being honest and clear... More 

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Address: Altos de Miramar | 4km de Costanera Hatillo, Dominical, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Number of rooms: 6
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