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Blue Surf Sanctuary

Santa Teresa Costa Rica
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#9 of 29 hotels in Santa Teresa
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!
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga classes
Coffee shop
Bicycle rental
Car hire
Street parking
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Shallow end in pool
Breakfast available
Wine / champagne
Horseback riding
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
24-hour front desk
Private check-in / check-out
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Bottled water
Laptop safe
Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Family Resort
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Bearpaw wrote a review May 2020
Buxton, North Carolina2 contributions
This place is truly amazing. I arrived here with my wife for a 9 day birthday trip complete with surf package and ended up staying 40 days due to pandemic related complications. The beginning part of the stay was wonderful, with beaches open, great surf lessons everyday, fun company at the Sanctuary, meals and partying at local places. The Sanctuary sits at the top of a road that leads to what many consider the best beach in the entire peninsula. After about 5 days the other guests had evacuated, the beaches were closed, and surf lessons were suspended. We were scared because we did not know anyone but the hotel staff and did not have a good concept of how to manage in this country. We could not return to our home and the owners of Blue Surf Sanctuary gave us a very gracious offer to stay on at a reduced monthly rate. We gladly accepted and felt very safe and well taken care of by the wonderful staff here. We became friends with many of these people and in particular Pablo was extremely helpful in all ways with his sage advice and friendly manner. Physically this place is quite beautiful, with well appointed rooms with high ceilings and nice decorations, a small but well maintained pool, an excellent and well equipped outdoor kitchen, and beautiful landscaping. The only small negative would be the proximity to the road which can be noisy at times, but we got used to quickly as our home is similarly situated. To sum it up...we love Blue Surf Sanctuary!!
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Date of stay: March 2020
Quiet Diver wrote a review Mar 2020
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I spent 4 nights at Blue Surf Sanctuary while attending a BJJ camp. I found the staff extraordinarily friendly and helpful. The rooms and linens are clean. The pool was amazing. My favorite part was the dedicated space each room had in the communal refrigerator. Finally, they have a range of surfboards and are a quick walk to a solid break.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Max G wrote a review Feb 2020
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Had the best time at the Blue Surf Sanctuary. Lovely part of town, with the sea and amazing food options nearby. Couldn't fault it really. Toro the surf instructor was amazing too. Couldn't recommend more. Max
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Date of stay: January 2020
Elie A wrote a review Jan 2020
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We occupied a bungalow for the whole family (2 adults and 3 kids) and Blue Surf was our little piece of Paradise in Santa Teresa. Very clean amenities, nice charming pool for the kids, well equipped shared kitchen and very very kind and friendly staff. 1 minute walking distance from the beach and one of the best surfing spot in the area. Do not miss the incredible breakfast at Cafe Social located literally across the street and the surfing lessons with Toro, the kindest and most dedicated surfing coach we met so far. Recommended +++++
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Julie P wrote a review Dec 2019
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We spent a beautiful week at Blue Surf Sanctuary with our family. Some of us were interested in a lot of activity and some of us were interested in very little activity. Blue Surf was perfect for both. The active types took surf lessons, swam, rode ATVs and zip lines, which the amazing staff helped us to find and book. All of us fished, had lovely massages, walked on the beach, enjoyed the sunsets and ate dinners together. We also all enjoyed the beautiful tropical scenery and wildlife. It was a great time. Blue Surf has beautiful, well appointed bungalows. The staff are super helpful. The beach is just steps away. I can highly recommend it. NOTE: I do want to add a note about travel. Unless you are a VERY confident driver and just want to be behind the wheel, I do not recommend driving to Santa Teresa from San Jose. Either book the shuttle, which will pick you up at your hotel and take you straight to the door of Blue Surf or book the plane that flies into Tambor. We drove and it was so stressful. I won't do that again. However getting there was worth it. It was such a great week!
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Date of stay: December 2019
Room Tip: All of the bungalows were beautiful
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Frequently Asked Questions about Blue Surf Sanctuary
What are some of the property amenities at Blue Surf Sanctuary?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Blue Surf Sanctuary?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Blue Surf Sanctuary?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Blue Surf Sanctuary?
Conveniently located restaurants include Nami, El Facon, and Satori Terrace Sushi Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Blue Surf Sanctuary?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and yoga classes during their stay.
Is Blue Surf Sanctuary located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Santa Teresa.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Blue Surf Sanctuary?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.