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Surf Simply

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What really makes Surf Simply special is the attention to detail that you get from the coaches, founders, waitstaff, cooks, masseuse, and stretch instructor there. They really want to make you feel that they have gone over and above for you. It was my first time here, and Harrison (my coach) was unbelievably patient but also incredibly focused on making... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's hard for me to imagine there is another place, for anyone who loves surfing and has a desire to improve, as ideal as Surf Simply. Their combination of professionalism, organization, kindness and rich accommodations met and exceeded every expectation I had. I enjoyed absolutely everything about my week at Surf Simply, and learned a ton!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surf Simply is surf heaven. My priority for the trip was to improve my surfing. I was worried going into it because my expectations were so high. My coaches, Jessie and Harry met and exceeded all of my expectations. Jessie is one of the most positive and surf stoked people I've ever met. Her positive energy is infectious and it... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best team on teaching surf tecnique. It was our first time at the Surf Simply. Definitely we will go back. We learned a lot during the last week. Surf is a dificult sport and we still have a lot to learn. The team are very foccus on make the your week pleasant, helpfull, funny and on helping... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

At the time of writing this review, it's been just about four months since I got back from Surf Simply. I honestly meant to write this on the plane ride home, but for one reason or another, it got put on the back-burner. I still think about my week at the wonderful Playa Guiones and with the wonderful staff and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016

the week at surf simply was really one of the weeks ever. The team is incredibly friendly and the instructions are just really professional and changed my surfing completely. Living in Europe I don't have the chance to surf regularly and therefore my progress was pretty slow and I was already thinking that surfing might be not for me. But... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We just returned from our second two-week stint at Surf Simply. We've already booked our next two-week stint. We booked our recent visit and our next visit to coincide with the return of good friends, whom we first met at Surf Simply. Many guests are returning guests, in part because the place engenders a sense of community. That, in turn,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Our week was really amazing! We were blown away by how passionate all the coaches are about both surfing and teaching. The coaching is based on actual, thoughtful technique (not the norm for surf lessons) - including great education sessions on-land. There is great value if you have never surfed, or if you've been shredding for years. I've surfed for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

We just returned from the most amazing week at Surf Simply. We cannot wait to book our next trip. My husband and I found Surf Simply about 5 years ago when looking for video tutorial to help us with our surfing. We found Ru's "White Board Wednesdays" and were amazed at how much his tutorials helped us. At that moment... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

Not being a surfer, I was not sure what to expect, but it was Superb! The Staff was very accommodating , Dennis, the chef created such delicious and healthy meals, all from scratch! He is a wizard in the Kitchen. The food was better than any of the places we ate out at and they were great as well. The... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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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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