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Surf Simply

Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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Surf Simply
Ranked #1 of 20 Specialty lodging in Nosara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just back from my second time at Surf Simply. I feel a little conflicted writing this review - on the one hand I feel it would be very wrong not to share how amazing the camp, the people, the accommodations, the food and Playa Guiones are. On the other, I don't want too many people to know how great it... More

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Belfast, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is my second trip to Surf Simply. Although I didn't think it was possible, the place is even better than 4 years ago when I wrote my first glowing report. My daughter and I try to go on a surf trip to Costa Rica every 6 months and this is by far the best bet if you want to... More

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just spent a truly memorable 2 weeks with Surf Simply, our fourth visit and we now consider ourselves lucky to call Ru and his incredible team friends. The coaching has once again been second to none, over the 4 visits we have been systematically improving, not through luck, but through detailed analytical feedback and training. We have progressed... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a somewhat experienced (but def still beginner) surfer, I was nervous to take on a full week surf camp like Surf Simply. I was worried that I would either be stuck working with true beginners or left flailing in the back with people much better than myself. Immediately on arrival to Surf Simply, these fears were alleviated. The 12... More

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Louisville, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My trip to Surf Simply was one of the best trips I have been on. It has the right mixture of relaxation, that everyone wants while on vacation, and surfing. As a beginner going into the week, I had no idea what I was getting myself into, or what to expect at all. The coaches are incredibly thorough when they... More

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Topsail Beach, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I wanted to preface this review by mentioning that I have never posted anything to the internet before this, yet as the title of my review implies we had such a phenomenal time during our week at Surf Simply I sort of felt compelled to share my thoughts (my wife and I stayed June 7-14, 2014 as FYI). I wanted... More

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virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Just returned from a week that went by way too quickly at Surf Simply. I actually tried to stay another week, but they were all booked…and for good reason! First I’ll start by saying I’ve been to other surf camps where, while they were great for true beginners, I never received the individual attention I was seeking to take my... More

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Topsail Island, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My husband and I had the pleasure of taking a week to work on our surfing at Surf Simply. My surfing capability was nonexistent (we live at the beach so I dabble a little - read: try to stand up, fall off, Repeat), my husband's was much better (i.e. he was so excited to be there he acted like a... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I emphatically agree with the other positive reviews about Surf Simply -- the resort amenities were top-notch, the food was amazing, the organization and execution by the staff was excellent, etc. Without downplaying those aspects of the experience, I wanted to underscore the excellence in coaching at Surf Simply. The high level of coaching, to me, makes the week not... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

My first thought following my week at Surf Simply was when can I come back. It is truly an exceptional experience! Ru and the entire Surf Simply team are amazing. Francela is an incredible surf coach. Thank you for your patience! Perfect days...eat healthy meals, surf, review theory, massage, yoga, relax etc. in the intimate environment Ru has created. It... More

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

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Surf Simply has broken the surf camp mold by providing coaching of a standard one would usually expect to receive in more mainstream sports. The makes of the Surf Simply podcast (available on iTunes) offer all inclusive package from their beautiful boutique surf coaching resort in Nosara, Costa Rica. You stay incorporates not only - video analysis, theory sessions on everything from board design to surf forecasting, pool training and in water coaching during your two fun surf session each day; but also transfers, accommodation, yoga classes, massage, fresh home cooked food and a variety of destinations in the evening from beach BBQs to stunning cliff top restaurants. ... more   less 
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