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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Annie P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank James A
Marina del Rey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

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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Thank Peter X
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

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