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Surf Simply

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Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

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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