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Kalon Surf - Surf Coaching Resort

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Altos de Miramar | 4km de Costanera Hatillo, Dominical, Costa Rica
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Denton, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay at Kalon was one of our best vacations ever! Really a wonderful place with an excellent staff. One of the other guests was there for her second trip, which she booked before leaving from the first trip. We booked two future dates before leaving from this stay. That should tell you all you need to know. "Camp" in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Before we even got to Costa Rica, Charlie, Silene, & Kjeld did an excellent job communicating what to expect when we arrived (very accurate description of the taxis!). Andres got us safely to what would be our home for the next week. Which brings me to the house. To say the house and the view are beautiful, would be an... More 

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Thank you so much Kathy! And it was great to have Brian and you with us, and reading the review makes us very proud and needless to say very happy! I remember how we talked just before dinner on the first day, your and Brian's excitement, and then it is so great to see the amazing experience you had during... More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

I usually don’t write reviews for anything. But this is exceptional. I would love to share my experience here, so for people who is thinking about a solo vacation at Kalon know what they should not miss out! Before my trip, I had never been to Costa Rica, I had never surfed before. I always prefer to go to cites... More 

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Thank Raine Q
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Hi Raine, Thank you so much for your review! It was great having you and amazing to see you progress during the week! We have watched the movie you made several times and love it - we can't wait to have you back with us! See you soon! More 

Tampa, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

The staff and atmosphere were great. Surf instructors were great guys who really cared about making sure we all surfed. The one drawback was that I went solo and five couples showed up. I had been assured that there were generally equal numbers of single guests if not more. It was an uncomfortable experience for the first couple of days... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Kalon! We started to miss you before we even left! If you're looking to make a long story short: this place is astonishing and wonderful. Book a trip now. This is the kind of place you leave and can't really even talk about properly for a few days because you're still "processing." That's how amazing it was. My wife and... More 

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Thank Matthew B
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Thank you Matt! It is great to hear that you had such a wonderful week - and so much so, that you took the time to share it the other travellers around here. We hope to see you soon and exceed your expectations again! Ps. we just improved the WiFi - we will have you judge that upon your return... More 

Newport Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Holy moly - where to begin?!?!?! Kalon is OUT OF THIS WORLD AMAZING. The location, view, rooms, amenities, food, service, surf coaching, hospitality, service, adventure, and consideration for every single aspect of your visit is on point. I have traveled to MANY places and consider myself a spoiled snob when it comes to resorts and hotels and this one is... More 

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Thank Jessica P
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Hi Jessica! It was a wonderful week! Definitely also because of you! Thank you to write about your experience in such detail! You made us and the team feel very very proud. We hope to see you sometime soon! Ps. We are implementing a new menu, we are you will love it! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

I read many of the reviews before deciding on Kalon Surf. I have to say it way surpassed my expectations! It was an unbelievable vacation! Everything was fantastic starting from the first communications. I turned 50 this year, and surfing was on both my husband's and my bucket lists. We hoped to just get up on the boards, and this... More 

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Thank drmomil
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Hi Rachel! We loved your energy and attitude during your stay with us and we can clearly see the same joyful you in the review! Thank you very much! With this review, you took us back to the beautiful week and made us look forward to having you again - pura vida and lots of love from all of us... More 

Incline Village, Nevada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I work hard and when it came time for a break I wanted to a great, different place, with more than laying around. I found Kalon and was intrigued. I asked about a availability and that initiate a very personalized correspondence on what I wanted, any special needs, diet, etc. I felt like I already knew the owners and staff.... More 

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1 Thank Soozahn
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Thank you Susan! A small human error caused a small hickup at the beginning and we are grateful and pleased to see that you recognized that we wanted to correct this in the best way possible. And now, while reading that you had such a nice week with us makes us feel proud and very pleased. We look forward having... More 

Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Where to begin…. From my very first inquiry to the last, the service was quick, attentive, warm, genuine, and professional. Silene, Marcella, and Charlie were great with answering all the questions I had in planning my trip and also during my stay. Kalon was the ideal place for me. As someone who loves to surf and wants to improve, the... More 

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Hi Sunny! Thank you so much for this review! Especially coming from you, someone with a background in luxury hospitality makes it even more special. We have read your blog about your experience with us, and we could not have asked for more - we are very thankful! See you in 2016! More 

Tabb, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

If you have the chance to experience Kalon Surf, and you do not take it, you will have missed an extraordinary life opportunity. Everything about Kalon Surf is outstanding: The mansion, the staff, the cuisine, the surfing coaches, the surfing. The mountaintop serenity and the Pacific sunsets helped make this the most pleasurable trip I have ever taken. I absolutely... More 

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