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Surf Simply

Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New york
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from an amazing week at Surf Simply! Many of the other reviewers have spoken about the great things about Surf Simply: the instruction and coaches, the accommodations, the food, the organization, the location. All true and all amazing. One of my observations about Surf Simply, is that it is clear that a lot of work and thinking have... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a most enjoyable week learning to surf with such positive and patient instructors. The entire experience was first class from the pickup at the airport to the meals at the facility...nothing was left undone. The accommodations were wonderful including the pool, yoga/ classroom, and massage room. Overall, I would highly recommend the Surf Simply program as it really works... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful week at Surf Simply. Excellent surfing instruction with personal coaching, video review, and very organized program. Facility is very nicely appointed with individual villas for guests, pool, excellent meals and wonderful staff. Weather is beautiful and community is safe. Very enjoyable week.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really like this place because the people who make it happen are very thoughtful hosts and GREAT teachers. This was my third trip and I'm still learning a ton (some of which Harry patiently taught me for the third time). The coaches are very enthusiastic about what they do and what you're doing - super fun. I recommend Surf... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surf Simply was an amazing experience! The staff at the resort were super personable and attended to every detail. The food and drinks were great! The surf instructors were very fun, patient, knowledgable and let us go at our own pace and ability. I would recommend this to anyone. I was a new surfer and feel very comfortable surfing now.... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our third visit to Surf Simply was yet again outstanding. It seems like each year the owner, staff, and coaches continue to refine the small details and make it better still, despite the resort and coaching/learning experience being already a well conceived and well executed program. If you have ever had even a small desire to learn to surf or... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three times is the charm -- this was my third visit to Surf Simply, and as the old ad campaign used to say, "quality never varies." Some of the original staff have moved on or are planning to, but the new staff are great and Surf Simply continues to evolve. Sarah the chef has moved on, but Jair, the new... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If I was being selfish, I'd write something bad, anything bad, just bad bad bad. But that would be driven by a purely selfish gene, a gene that wants to make sure that there is a vacancy when I want to book my next visit. Because having just returned from my 2nd trip to Surf Simply, there will most definitely... More 

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Montana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Surf Simply is the perfect name for this place. Everyone who works there works to make your experience perfect. The owner Ru finds out what you want and then makes it happen. The coaches are all great but in particular our coach Prado was magnificent at teaching two 60 plus year olds step by step to surf. The staff was... More 

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Address: Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Number of rooms: 4
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