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Marina del Rey, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You stay at a perfectly maintained jungle resort, receive professional grade surf instruction, eat absolutely perfect food in abundance cooked by the master chef, Dani, and do this for a whole week. It is unbelievable how far the entire group came along in their surfing. Every single person I dealt with was an absolute professional. All the usual pains, inconveniences,... More 

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Thank Todd G
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived as a beginner surfer, and left with better technique, more confidence, and most importantly knowledge on how to further improve. My coach for the week was Will. He was knowledgeable, engaged, and an overall great human being. His instruction was focused on why I was making a mistake, rather than the mistake itself. My time at Surf Simply... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The resort staff and surfing coaches are simply superb! I was originally scheduled to visit Surf Simply solo due to my wife's work schedule. As luck would have it my wife's schedule opened up 2 days prior to my scheduled week and the surf simply team (Erika) miraculously found a way for her to join me and surf! We both... More 

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Thank teic0007
Atlanta, Georgia
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Surf Simply puts all the elements of a very high quality vacation experience together seamlessly. The coaching is excellent but so is the organization of the week. As others mentioned, the food is also very good and they were very sensitive to my vegetarian preference. Highly recommended!

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Thank Larry99514
San Clemente, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I booked the week at Surf Simply to celebrate our 27th wedding anniversary. My husband is a intermediate surfer and the depth of my experience is "here's a board... get out there and paddle then try to stand up". We got on the plane and Surf Simply took it from there - EVERYTHING from our taxis, food, schedule, etc. They... More 

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Thank desireetanner
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

My husband and I came to surf simply based on a recommendation from a friend who knew we wanted to learn to surf. Despite our friends enthusiastic recommendation, we were overwhelmed by how these guys have everything dialed in-- from the minute you arrive until departure, you don't have a care in the world except learning how to surf :-)... More 

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Thank Avril M
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Surf Simply has many well deserved fantastic reviews. Instead of adding another simply wonderful review, I am commenting from the perspective of a non-surfing guest. I am totally uninterested in learning to surf, however, my daughter and husband are both learning. My daughter had been to Surf Simply a few years ago and talked my husband and I into going... More 

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Thank Anne B
boulder
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Found this place a few years ago while searching online for some good surfing tutorials. Came upon the "Whiteboard Wednesdays" which are stick-figure tutorials on the physics of surfing. These were really helpful and fit the type of teaching I really like. Made a reservation last year and couldn't wait to come. We got to SS late and were greeted... More 

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Thank jhsidoc
London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

As all the other reviews will agree with me, Surf Simply really is a unique place. I spent an amazing week here. All of the coaches are not only great teachers, but all-round interesting and nice people. The focus on "technical" surf coaching is rather unique and does not exist in many places for the "hobby" surfer. Location: Nosara is... More 

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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

I just returned from my second visit to Surf Simply and once again, it was one of the highlights of my year. Last year on my first trip to Surf Simply, I met an amazing group of people who became good friends and we returned together this year. On this trip my coach was Fran and I cannot say enough... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surf Simply has broken the surf camp mold by providing coaching of a standard one would usually expect to receive in more mainstream sports. The makes of the Surf Simply podcast (available on iTunes) offer all inclusive package from their beautiful boutique surf coaching resort in Nosara, Costa Rica. You stay incorporates not only - video analysis, theory sessions on everything from board design to surf forecasting, pool training and in water coaching during your two fun surf session each day; but also transfers, accommodation, yoga classes, massage, fresh home cooked food and a variety of destinations in the evening from beach BBQs to stunning cliff top restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf Simply

Address: Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Number of rooms: 4
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