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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

We have been fortunate enough to have been able to visit this little slice of surf paradise 3 times now, and we can honestly say that it won't be our last.....it's hard to give something up you love quite so much!! Again the coaching was second to none, not just a 'handle turning' exercise but real tailored instruction that was... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Second time at Surf Simply. I can't think of a better way to spend a holiday. The coaching is tops, the weather is perfect, and you almost always get waves. I had heard that Surf Simply had its act together, but I continue to be impressed with how well run the operation is. It's obvious that they put a lot... More 

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Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Surf Simply has taken the standard surf school to a whole new level in order to take your surfing to the next level - whatever your surfing level. I second all of the rave reviews about Sarah's cooking, the beautiful location and bungalows, the friendliness of every Surf Simply team member and the beauty of Playa Guiones. Having been a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

If you want to truly add surfing to your life, stop looking and just book a trip. OR, if you already enjoy surfing, want to get better, and just need a vacation... stop looking and just book a trip. Ru has built an incredible experience down in Costa Rica. Everything has been considered; every detail is spot on. From the... More 

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Hidden Hills, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Learning to surf was a sort of bucket list item for me. A close friend had two words of advice: learn in warm water, and learn at Surf Simply. I took him at his word, and I'm thankful to him for the advice. The trip and the experience exceeded my expectations. I have very fond memories of the entire experience.... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

You’re probably reading this wondering if Surf Simply is the right choice. How do you know? IT IS!!! A 9 day trip (with a night on each side of the trip in Liberia) away from our kids was a huge opportunity and we wanted to maximize the choice. We both had very little experience on a surf board, although none... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Myself and my husband did some surfing in the past but no one has ever given us such spot on feedback which enabled us to notice our bad habits and understand what our level of surfing was in general. Excellent detailed instructions, photos and video analysis delivered in fun atmosphere by articulate Surf Simply coaches helped us to advance our... More 

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Quebec, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

If you are looking for adventure and not having to care of anything...and if you are not the kind of person that like to stay on the beach and drink all day...you are at the wright place. You will be in the hands of professionals.... I am working in the hospitaly industrie and I am telling you will be served... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

I heard about this through a friend and was immediately interested. Trying to coordinate the trip was made easy through Ru, all of his recommendations were spot-on from how to prepare for the trip, what to bring and even where to stay in San Jose since I arrived a day early. Everyone was extremely friendly and welcoming, and I felt... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Just back from Nosara, Costa Rica and an amazing week at Surf Simply, Surf School. They have really done an outstanding job with this place. I have taken the odd surf lesson here and there, where I’ve been thrown out on a board and told to “pop up” but this school is a far cry from that. The founder Ru... 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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