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School of the World Surf Camp

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of 5 (myself and 4 kids, ages 17, 15, 12, and 7) were at School of the World for a week. We did the surf and Spanish lessons. Instead of staying at the school (which would have been great - the accommodations were...More

Thank Ang V
Response from kirsten w, Front Office Manager at School of the World Surf CampResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We are very happy to hear you had such a good time at SOTW. We really enjoyed having you here (Inez and Grisel mentioned it's very quiet in the house and they miss...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I stayed at SOW for about 2 weeks to learn surfing and also do Spanish photo and yoga. We couldn’t have had a better experience. From the accommodations to the teachers to the other students, it was perfect. The surf instructors are...More

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Response from kirsten w, Front Office Manager at School of the World Surf CampResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to write this review - it's worth a lot and we can't thank you enough. We're very happy to hear you had such a great time with us. Big hug from all of us and we hope to see...More

Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

This was my first trip to CR, and I went alone. Took the photography course, and instructor took us to some beautiful places while giving us expert instruction. My room was peaceful, quiet, bed was dreamy (I have major back problems, and I had the...More

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Response from kirsten w, Front Office Manager at School of the World Surf CampResponded June 27, 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to write this review, we really appreciate it. We are very happy to hear you had such a good time with us and we hope to see you back one day in the future!

Reviewed June 17, 2018

Summary: I am a married man in my early 50s and was on my first-ever solo vacation. I can't remember the last time I had so much fun. Loved the surfing, yoga, and Spanish and all the people at School of the World. Can't wait...More

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Response from kirsten w, Front Office Manager at School of the World Surf CampResponded June 22, 2018

Dear Tim, Many thanks for taking the time to write this detailed review, it's very much appreciated. We always try to do everything and more to make sure everyone has the best experience possible here. It's amazing to read that this was acknowledged and that...More

Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

The rooms / hotel setup is really nice, simple and organized around communal areas (kitchen, hangout area, small pool) so everyone gets to know each other. It’s a short walk to town and near a bunch of bars etc. You can walk to the beach...More

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Airport Transportation
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Response from Prawet J | Reviewed this property |
You will love it. I am much older than you are and stayed there for a week a couple months ago. There are always a few older ones. Ask to get a single room with air condition and separate bath room (on the second floor... More
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Response from Prawet J | Reviewed this property |
I only took Spanish here. There are two female teachers and the Spanish program evolves around surfing but not that bad. I had plenty of time to work and/or going out to practice and have fun alone (most if not all... More
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Response from Andrew C | Reviewed this property |
The kitchen is a shared. There is free coffee, so you don't have to bring that (you may need to make it in the morning, it goes fast). Every food item you could need is at "mas o menos" (a Walmart company) that is a short... More
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"My room had hardwood floors and was on the second floor. It may be a bit more expensive than the other rooms..."
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"Book early to get one of the newer rooms."
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"On rainy days, you'll appreciate the rooms that are closest to the main hall and kitchen – Jaco is a..."
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"When you book make sure they put you in the main building otherwise you may miss the camaraderie that takes..."
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