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Blue Surf Sanctuary

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Santa Teresa~ Mal Pais, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the great fortune of having Toro and Danny surf with us for the week we were in Costa Rica. My two boys, age 9 and 11, really looked up to them as mentors...both Toro and Danny shared their own experiences of surfing growing up and as adults, which helped them to understand the passion of surfing and how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We stayed in Armonia lodge for 1 week to celebrate my birthday and get some waves in a stunning location. We were not dissapointed. If anything we were surprised at the high quality of the accommodation, the attentiveness and personal nature of the staff as well the location. When they say 2 minutes to the beach: they mean like 1... More 

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you so very, very much! It warms my heart to read your review. Getting to spend time with you was so much fun and surfing with you the absolute highlight! Your kind words about our staff, accommodations and Toro mean so much to us. Receiving these high praises and thanks make all the hard work worth it. We aren't... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I went from being a first time surfer (had never done it prior to this vacation) to paddling out "past the break!" Toro was so kind and patient. He was able to teach me so much - water safety, surf etiquette, surf technique, etc. I always felt safe with him, which was most important to me. However, he was able... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

We just got home from a fabulous week at Blue Surf Sanctuary. We are already looking at dates to go back. We loved everything about it! The staff were so warm and fabulous and the rooms were large and cleaned beautifully everyday. We decided to rent a quad for the week. The staff coordinated everything and it was delivered right... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for 8 nights, a group of 3 families with young kids. The shared kitchen is great, so is the small pool which offers some shade during the hot mid-day hours. The team was super friendly and helpful - the receptionists, cleaning team, night guards, maintenance - really everyone!! We had great time there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

If you are going to Santa Teresa and are thinking about surfing, there truly is no other option than Blue Surf. The rooms are awesome. AC, electricity, big shower and comfy bed. You need nothing else because you should be outside enjoying their many shaded lounge areas, the pool or the 2 min walk to the Pacific ocean. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Blue Surf Sanctuary was all we needed to have an incredible Spring break experience. My husband was the only one with surf experience (he was in heaven!) but all of us got up by the third day. Our children (10 year old son and 7 year old daughter) had a fantastic time! Toro and Danny were incredibly patient, kind and... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

I love Santa Teresa and try to go a couple of times a year. I found this small hotel located 50 meters away from the beach, nice staff, comfortable rooms. We talk a couple of surf lessons, Toro the instructor was excellent, patient and professional!

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

If you're looking for a tropical getaway with some adventure and a lot of relaxation, Blue Surf is just the place. My boyfriend and I stayed here for a little over a week in January and it was incredible! The bungalows are quaint and clean, with a short walk to the beach. Staff was incredibly friendly and made our stay... More 

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

I just returned home after a wonderful, week-long stay at Blue Surf Sanctuary. I traveled to Santa Teresa as part of a group to attend a wedding at a nearby property. Our travel planning started online early last year, and Kelly was so helpful to us with all of our questions and then with making our reservations. Once we were... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Surf Sanctuary is a small boutique hotel & upscale surf school located in magical Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, 100 yards from the sand!Gorgeous bungalows with daily housekeeping, A/C, pool and fully equipped kitchen. We pride ourselves on our stellar customer service, our use of organic soaps and consciousness about our beautiful oceanWe offer both accommodations only, surf packages or surf lessons to outside clients! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Surf Sanctuary

Address: Santa Teresa~ Mal Pais, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $122 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Blue Surf Sanctuary Hotel Santa Teresa
Blue Surf Sanctuary Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
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