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    Shaka Beach Retreat

    Norte de Escuela 200 M | Village of Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent90%
    • Very good8%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travelers talk about
    “surf and yoga” (19 reviews)
    “chef jose” (5 reviews)
    “costa rica” (56 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair access
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    Reviewed March 27, 2017

    An amazing week! I'm looking forward to returning! I stayed a week at Shaka Beach Resort with my boyfriend. We had a private dwelling with private bathroom and shower that was a 10 minute walk to the beach - past a family of howler monkeys....More

    1  Thank Jackie G
    Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded May 17, 2017

    Thank you so much for sharing your experience! Was definitely a memorable week, and I too took a lot out of the mindfulness program! The whole staff thanks you for expressing your gratitude, and Chito especially likes how you're the first to get his name...More

    Reviewed February 27, 2017

    Many of the reviewers have already described the daily "schedule" of meals, surf, yoga, so I won't do that. In short, if you are looking for a beginner / intermediate surfer experience, with great daily yoga, and fresh, healthy, delicious meals eaten al fresco with...More

    1  Thank JFLY177
    Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded May 17, 2017

    Thanks a million for your in-depth review! I think you described your experience quite well, and also added a few great traveller tips for future guests. It was great welcoming you into our home, and hope that we can share a similar experience sometime soon.

    Reviewed February 21, 2017

    Shaka was the perfect experience! It felt more like staying with old friends than at a vacation resort. The Shaka family opened their lives to us, taught us to surf, practiced yoga with us, and helped us enjoy the Pure Vida lifestyle for a week....More

    Thank Jonathan P
    Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded May 17, 2017

    Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. We absolutely love the guests that stay with us. All of which become family real quick, yourself included! Thanks again:)

    Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

    I was terrified to surf before coming to shaka. In fact I basically had no interest in surf. My husband signed us up and I reluctantly agreed once I knew that I could back out and just hang on the beach and do yoga if...More

    1  Thank swallace13
    Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded May 17, 2017

    These are the kindest words and we couldn't be happier that you took the time to share them! We were also so HAPPY that you took to surfing after telling us that you had originally wanted to avoid it. The warm inviting ocean here definitely...More

    Reviewed January 29, 2017

    I discovered Shaka through internet research- not a personal referral. Prior to booking on-line I sent Shaka an email with some questions/concerns . Frank, an owner, quickly emailed me back and suggested we speak on the phone. A great phone convo ensued, and shortly thereafter...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • $135 - $220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
    • #7 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa
    • #11 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Santa Teresa
    • Also Known As
    • Shaka Beach Retreat Hotel Santa Teresa ,
    • Shaka Surf Camp Hotel ,
    • Shaka Surf Camp Santa Teresa ,
    • Shaka Beach Retreat Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
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    Traveler (197)
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    kgsinger1
    November 23, 2016|
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    Response from shakasurf | Property representative |
    Thanks for the email, there are several options for transferring to Shaka from San Jose. Most guests choose the puddle jumper flight from San Jose to Tambor, then they choose a taxi ride from Tambor. Our website has a travel... More
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    lmeixner
    March 31, 2016|
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    Response from Mike B | Property representative |
    Thank you for your question and interest in Shaka. Conditions throughout the year are consistent, especially if you're a beginner. We also tend to experience more consistent swells during these months which can mean bigger... More
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    Carylon K
    December 30, 2014|
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    Response from shakasurf | Property representative |
    Carylon, Thanks for the email and for thinking of Shaka for your trip, unfortunately we do not have enough room for 20 guests. You should be able to find some amazing places to stay, best of luck and have a great night.
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