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Surf Simply has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, Outside Magazine, The Wall Street Journal and CNN. Surf Simply offer one week, all-inclusive technical surf coaching courses which have revolutionized the way the sport is taught. You can get to know the coaches and coaching methodology by checking out Surf Simply’s video tutorials on Youtube or listening to the Surf Simply podcasts. Our team of 8 ISA and ILSF qualified coaches are surf geeks who work with just 12 guests each week, replacing ambiguous surf lingo with clear, concise, systemized coaching. A week at Surf Simply is all inclusive. So everything is taken care of for you from the moment you land in Costa Rica: transfers, food, drinks, massage, stretch classes, photos, custom video, surf coaching and accommodation at our beautiful new resort, designed by Gensler and completed in October, 2018.
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Barb G wrote a review Mar 2020
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An amazing experience all around!! I wanted to learn how to surf and discovered Surf Simply through a friend's recommendation. It exceeded my expectations!! The building, common areas and accommodations are excellent, the food is superb (amazing on site chefs) and the surf coaches are skilled to teach all levels. An amazing experience! I'll be back!.....
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Responded Mar 30, 2020
Hi Barb. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We're looking forward to seeing you again.
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Brad B wrote a review Mar 2020
Cincinnati, Ohio38 contributions9 helpful votes
This is my fourth time to surf simply. As always, the food, service, coaching, and camaraderie is off the charts. There simply is not a better place to improve your surfing - whether you are an expert or want to try for the first time. New for this year though is that i was there with my son just before Covid-19 got really bad in the US. I was incredibly impressed at how they adapted to keep us all safe during the week. As the week drew to a close, we faced cancelled flights home and big decisions. We ended up deciding to stay in Guiones for a few months (it feels safer here). Everyone was unbelievably helpful to get me set up here with everything I need. A great deal of my decision to stay is that I feel i have a long list of friends here that i can count on. Ru, Adri, Harry, Jessie, Derek, Marlon, Dennis, Will, Harrison, and everyone else are not just employees at a resort - they are now my friends. No matter how long the wait is, go ahead and book now. You will not regret it.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Room Tip: all rooms are great but those on the top floor have sunlight from dawn. request one downstairs...
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Responded Mar 30, 2020
Thank you so much, Brad. We're lucky to call you, Kimberly and Luca friends.
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nick wrote a review Mar 2020
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Surf Simply has created something beautiful. They have created a space that encourages people from all walks of life, to connect & share their passion for surfing. The team of staff that they have put together is extraordinary. The attention to detail in every department was remarkable. The food that was art & magic in my mouth. The massages were intuitive, relaxing & rejuvenating. The stretch classes just what the body needed. The images media team captured of me doing what I love, was a gift. The images taught me so much & will continue to motivate me. The coaches were amazing. Every guest improved so much in just a matter of days. Highly recommend the fishing adventure offered on your down day. I left Surf Simply feeling inspired, grateful & full of stoke. Any expectations that I may have held for this adventure, were vastly exceeded.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Responded Mar 16, 2020
Your words mean a lot to us. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this. We all enjoyed getting to know you and hope to see you again soon.
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JarLaur wrote a review Feb 2020
Somerville, Massachusetts1 contribution
The folks at Surf Simply are the consummate hospitality professionals. Every detail is thought-out; every aspect of your stay has been planned. You are free to focus on one thing and one thing only: surfing. From coaching, to massage and stretching sessions, to board selection, to amazing meals to keep you fueled, it's all been covered. Now, if only the wait list to return wasn't so long...
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Responded Feb 17, 2020
Thanks so much, J. We hope to see you two again soon.
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Jules P. wrote a review Feb 2020
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My husband and I cannot recommend Surf Simply highly enough. Everything about the resort, from the rooms, common areas, (delicious and bountiful) food, board selection, stretch classes, massages, amenities and laundry service to, of course, the surf sessions and theory lessons, is brilliantly designed to make sure guests are able to maximize their week(s) of intensive surf coaching. Our coach, Derek, was incredibly knowledgeable and attentive, in addition to being an all-around great human being. We both saw substantial progress during our week at Surf Simply and came home itching to keep practicing our new skills. Can't wait to go back.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Responded Feb 10, 2020
Thank you so much for coming to stay with us. We hope it's not too long before we see you both again.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Surf Simply
Which popular attractions are close to Surf Simply?
Nearby attractions include Playa Guiones (0.5 miles), Nosara Refuge for Wildlife (0.7 miles), and Jungle Escape Nosara (0.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Surf Simply?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Surf Simply?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Surf Simply?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Surf Simply?
Conveniently located restaurants include Dolce Vita, Cafe de Paris Restaurant & Bakery, and Robin's Cafe & Ice Cream.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Surf Simply?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Surf Simply have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Surf Simply offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.