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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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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
1 review
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
2 reviews
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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 

Brooklyn, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

If you want a to learn to surf on secluded beaches where it is almost always only you and your group and instructors you should come here. The beaches were beautiful and as a new surfer the open waves and beaches were perfect. I didn't have to worry about being in anyones way. The food here is amazing. I am... More 

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

Thank you so much for your review, it makes us very proud and happy to read your experience and will share it with the team. We cannot wait to have you back with us! Pura vida, Kjeld More 

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Kalon is an interesting place. I’m not sure how to describe the experience- on the one hand it was a great escape from the monotony of my normal life, but…. on the other it was kind of a let down. It could be my expectations were too high but …the house was gorgeous, though;). Nice open and airy, the house... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to read that you enjoyed our beautiful hotel, the fantastic food and that our surf coaching kick started not only your surf but also your love for surfing! That is what we want. The second part of your review is a bit off (even contradicting with your own previous comments) and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

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

Thank you so much for staying 2 weeks with us! Reading your comments and experience makes our team incredible proud and fuel their passion even more. We started Kalon to give exactly this reason: for our guests to have an incredible Costa Rican surf experience, and to build a team full of passionate, loving, ambitious locals that can deliver this... More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
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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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Kjeld S, Owner at Kalon Surf - Surf Coaching Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, 'one of the best vacations' make us very proud! We hope to have you back with us soon! Pura vida, Kjeld More 

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