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Surf Simply

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Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
Surf Simply

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    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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New York City, New York
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Surf Simply rocks. I stayed for two weeks in July of 2014. Ru was my coach the first week, and Fran was my coach the second week. The instruction is top-notch: Ru and Fran were both absolutely fantastic, as were the other coaches who pitched in throughout my stay. Ru has cracked the science of teaching surfing, and organizes each... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything is perfect at Surf Simply. All of these reviews are true. I had reviewed all these TripAdvisor reviews before I signed up until all of them kinda blurred together. One after another talking about how _____ was great and how they loved _____. When I decided to actually go though, I had last minute doubts about whether I had... More 

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Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You arrive into this sleepy surf town and it greets you with huge embrace; with the sun, sand and the Pura Vida lifestyle. The group at Surf Simply have broken down this technical sport and coach you thru each surf session, they execute it flawlessly. True professionals. They provide everything you need, as per their FAQ's, all you need to... More 

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Whistler, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

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
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

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 April 28, 2015

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 April 26, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 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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