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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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Whistler, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived as a slightly nervous beginner surfer with a huge desire to really learn how to surf. Ollie was professional, very encouraging, and patient. He had us catching unbroken waves by the end of the week. I now have the knowledge and confidence to keep surfing. This was to be a 'once in a lifetime' trip , but we... More 

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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been casually surfing for about 5 years (summers, NJ mostly) and work with a good instructor a few times per season. It would have taken me 2-3 summers to learn what I was taught in a week at Surf Simply... particular thanks to Jessie & Asher for overall awesomeness and pushing me outside my comfort zone (8' wave)! Great... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had heard great things for many years about Surf Simply. Everything we heard and read about was true, plus so much more. What an amazing time! Jair cooked us the most amazing meals, and the food in town was delicious. It was so nice to spend a week not having to worry about anything other than... More 

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San Francisco, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good: - Surf trips - Surf coaching - Photography and videography - Food - All inclusiveness - Massages - Yoga - Professional, friendly staff - Comfortable accommodations - Non-surfing activities available Bad: - Mosquitoes in May - Long drive from airport

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San Jose, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've read a few of the reviews, and won't repeat the comments about food, location, friendly staff, etc. All are true. I came here as a level 3 surfer looking to improve, and that is what I found. This was the perfect trip for me, but maybe not for everyone. Everything was planned out for us, so no effort/thinking on... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such an amazing adventure! I've never surfed before this trip and was quite nervous but from day one everyone made me feel at ease. The coaches are amazing and talented - a special shout out to Andre and Jessie! I'll definitely be back to challenge myself again!

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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 April 1, 2015

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 March 30, 2015

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

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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