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Blue Surf Sanctuary

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Santa Teresa~ Mal Pais, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I chose Blue Surf Sanctuary for our 20th Anniversary. We wanted a place where we could relax, surf, and relax some more. We couldn't have picked a better place than Blue Surf Sanctuary. The property is a 100 meters to the beach, has a great plunge pool that's refreshing, and the grounds and bungalows were immaculately maintained.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I stayed at Blue Surf for 5 nights and had an amazing time. Everyone on staff was super helpful and really made our trip special. The hotel is a short couple hundred feet walk to a beautiful beach and awesome surf break. We can't wait to visit Santa Teresa again!

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first time in Costa Rica was fantastic. The online booking process was excellent. Blue Surf is 100m to the beach and close to the shops and restaurants. Our ATV was reserved by the staff and delivered to us. Toro (an excellent surf instructor) and Sofia were so kind, as were the entire staff. We used the outdoor kitchen often... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveled there with my boyfriend and another friend and we all shared the Pacifico suite with two queen beds. The bungalow was more than spacious enough for the three of us, with very high ceilings, an excellent working AC, and beautiful bathroom. Initially walking into Blue Surf, I said, "Wow". It is just absolutely gorgeous, and the perfect hideaway. It... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Absolutely loved it there! It was beautiful, close to the beach, clean and peaceful. The rooms were spacious and the pool was just perfect. The staff were incredibly helpful and went out of their way to make sure we enjoyed our stay.

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Wildwood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The time I spent at Blue Surf was relaxing and laid back. The grounds, well maintained,,, the villas, very clean and comfortable,,, the hosts, friendly and helpful in every way I needed assistance. Hummingbirds flitter outside the villas. Monkeys howl in the early morning trees. Iguanas and geckos present with every turn of the head. And, if you are lucky... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

My sisters and I spent three nights at Blue Surf Sanctuary and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It's a really pretty and laid back place. "Maggie," Sofia and Johnny were lovely and accommodating. Breakfast and Pilates classes at the very swishy Flor Blanca hotel were wonderful. We are not surfers and found the surf too strong for swimming or even much... More 

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Crested Butte, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Bungallows are very comfortable. Ours did not have the best Wifi connection. It would have been nice to have beach towels provided, and the pots and pans in kitchen need updating. Staff were all very friendly and helpful. Biggest drawback is that BSS is close to road so it was a bit noisy.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This place is absolutely amazing! Wonderful staff that is very friendly and helpful. Very private with very clean facilities. My daughter and I stayed there for a week and felt like family the whole time. They took care of arranging all of our activities and the surf instruction was excellent. The rooms are very clean and up to date with... More 

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Montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

If you are looking for a place to unwind and improve your surf skills, look no further. The Blue Surf Sanctuary is the perfect combination of quiet luxury and surf instruction. Toro will remind you about that surfing is all about having fun. Plan on US$20 per day to taxi to restaurants nearby - walking is awkward.

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