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Surf Simply

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Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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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
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    5 of 5 stars
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Tuckahoe, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a week here to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. Surf Simply is by far the best vacation we have ever had. 8 people in our group were return clients, and now I know why! Remember those awesome days at summer camp, making new friends and doing fun activities? Well, I felt like I was at... More 

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Ripon, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Missing the waves at Surf Simply! I cannot say enough positive things about Surf Simply. The experience was top notch form the moment I stepped off the plane in Liberia. Rue and his phenomenal staff provided a trip of a lifetime and I cannot wait to come back! When you step onto the Surf Simply grounds, you are immediately greeted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time to Surf Simply, and I can see why there are so many returnees. This is going to sound redundant as my experience was just as amazing and wonderful as everyone else's review describe. I had never touched a surf board before going on this trip. By the end of it I was surfing out the... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are here on Trip Advisor you are probably trying to find that perfect Costa Rican Surf vacation, and you need look no farther than Surf Simply. But before you go please know that it could change your future vacation experiences forever. I know all the reviews tell you how great Surf Simply is, and guess what they are... More 

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Virginia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

January was my 3rd time to Surf Simply, so I can vouch for all of the glowing recommendations about the instruction and how the guests are spoiled with great lodging, food, service, etc. But, after some extended travel this year with a handful of surf coaching sessions in other countries, my reference to spoiled is about the instruction and surfing... More 

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Guam
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

I had a wonderful time at Surf Simply. Relaxing with great company from the staff and the best surf instruction for all levels. Andre was my coach and pushed me just the right amount. I was very pleased with my progress through the week as a beginner. I would recommend this trip to anyone looking for an active vacation.

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Rockville, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Just finished a week at the resort- and it's tough to not sound like all the other glowing reviews on Tripadvisor... This is the perfect place for any level surfer. They teach you to surf, not just stand. The coaching feels like you're playing for a division I team- video review, great equipment, world-class instruction, and a surf break that's... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Our week at Surf Simply has been truly wonderful..I never expected to be able to cope with being in waves ,let alone be standing up ,paddling out and catching waves by the end of the week!! The instruction was fantastic ,all the coaches were so patient and encouraging the theory feedback was especially helpful. The food was exceptional, all the... More 

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New york
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I wanted to finally learn the proper way to surf. This is by far the best instruction I have ever had. Video analysis is critical and helps to take you to the next level. The coaching was incredibly helpful and the accommodations, food and staff are excellent.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My wife and I just returned from our second stay at Surf Simply. WOW! This is a phenomenal place in so many respects (grounds, accommodations, setting, food, hospitality, service), but what no other place can even come close to comparing with is the amazing level of surfing coaching! Surf Simply has an enormously high bar set on coaching. The coaches,... More 

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