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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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Kalon Surf - Surf Coaching Resort
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where to begin…. From my very first inquiry to the last, the service was quick, attentive, warm, genuine, and professional. Silene, Marcella, and Charlie were great with answering all the questions I had in planning my trip and also during my stay. Kalon was the ideal place for me. As someone who loves to surf and wants to improve, the... More 

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Tabb, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

If you have the chance to experience Kalon Surf, and you do not take it, you will have missed an extraordinary life opportunity. Everything about Kalon Surf is outstanding: The mansion, the staff, the cuisine, the surfing coaches, the surfing. The mountaintop serenity and the Pacific sunsets helped make this the most pleasurable trip I have ever taken. I absolutely... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The title says it all...my husband and I just returned from a week at Kalon Surf and it was by far the best vacation we've ever been on. If you're looking for a trip where you feel accomplished, relaxed, in good health and well-fed WHILE having the best time ever then this is the trip for you. You'll meet amazing... More 

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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My wife and I spent last week at Kalon, and had a terrific experience. It’s a high-end surfing school tailored for the beginner but still plenty of fun for an intermediate surfer. (It is not for someone who wants to charge big Costa Rica surf – for this, go to one of the many surf camps.) The best part for... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

4 of us stayed at Kalon last week and it was nothing short of a magical experience. Everything was absolutely fabulous! You can tell the main focus of the week is surfing but food comes in as a close second. The meals were amazingly creative and just as delicious. I’m a huge fan of the organic way they put their... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Where do i start with this piece of heaven? After a long winter we were really looking forward to getting away from it all and spending a week concentrating on our board technique in the water (just standing up!). On arrival into San Jose we were met by Andreas who drove us to Kalon which is located a few hours... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Kalon Surf exceeded my expectations. The staff were kind and helpful, the mansion was gorgeous, the food delectable, and nice SUVs for transportation. I would highly recommend this destination to anyone interested in a surfing vacation. Go as a beginner and return home loving surfing!

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Kalon Surf Camp…. I think of a boutique Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton, Hotel Sofitel… with surfing… They pick you up from the airport in San Jose with their own driver and SUV. Room and accommodations are first class. Once getting there, the property is gorgeous, in fact their website doesn’t do it justice. I went by myself and didn’t know... More 

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Kalon Surf with our friends (2 other couples) and had a very memorable vacation. The six of us travel often together and we like to stay active while also taking some time to relax. Kalon was a great mix of physical activity and relaxation. None of us had ever surfed before and we enjoyed... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I stayed at Kalon in March 2015 with my teenage daughter. I've been surfing for a few years, and my daughter had been surfing maybe once or twice. I've been to several surf camps over the years, and this is by far the best one I've ever attended. If you've searched around, you already know it's on the expensive side,... More 

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Kjeld S, Owner at Kalon Surf - Surf Coaching Resort, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very nice words! It was great having you! We really appreciate your detailed feedback and make sure we pass it on to our team as well - reading your comments, and realizing the experience you had, is why we started Kalon and why we constantly try to improve it day after day. We hope... More 

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