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Swell Surf Camp

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Hands down, an incredible trip. I stayed at Swell for 7 days and couldn't have designed a better experience. The instruction, food, fellow travelers, and options for other adventure were all fantastic. - As a beginner surfer I wanted solid instruction in warm water with...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

I stayed at swell for a week with a friend. Some things about it were exceptional and others were poor. The breakfasts and dinners were amazing! The kitchen, grounds, office (Haoudy), and security staff are all very friendly. Our room was large, comfortable, and very...More

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Response from GoGapSport, Owner at Swell Surf CampResponded 2 July 2017

Hello Candace, As you are the 'other half' of the two ladies we warned would be thrown out of Swell for your appalling behaviour, both at the camp and in the water whilst surfing, I will refer you, and any other readers, to our management...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is a special place, unlike anywhere I have been before. It is not a hotel, and it is not a hostel. It is adventure camp for grownups. It’s not overly luxurious in the classic sense, but it is modern, clean, and beautiful, and the...More

Thank Paige M
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I stayed at Swell a few weeks ago. For me it was the most expensive place I've ever stayed/ the most expensive holiday I've been on so I was really expecting something amazing. I was quite disappointed though with a few things, mostly surf/lesson related....More

1  Thank 15maz
Response from GoGapSport, Owner at Swell Surf CampResponded 12 June 2017

These two women came to stay with us in May. Within two days of their arrival, I was receiving emails from two other guests at Swell complaining about their behaviour (one of whom was a guest who had stayed with us twice already). Their complaints...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is one of the only vacations I've been on where I was looking for dates for my next trip before I even left the airport. It was my first solo-trip and I had no idea what to expect. I read reviews (just like you're...More

Thank Shannon G
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US$40 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Jenna F
30 December 2017|
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Response from Dreamer1000 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't answer this definitively, but I certainly wish I had more time to stay longer than a week.
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Simon M
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Response from pnutcox | Reviewed this property |
No I did not use 2Checkout. From here in the states we used PayPal.
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Kingztron
16 April 2015|
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Response from GoGapSport | Property representative |
Hi there Kingztron, our average guests range is from 19 years to 44, but on occasion we have had 16 year olds and 65 year olds. The wonderful thing about Swell is that it feels like a family (but even better as everyone... More
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"Dorm rooms would be the best value"
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"The dorms were great. I had 2 others for half my stay & was alone for the rest. Very spacious &..."
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"Dorms are super nice. Sometimes you have the whole dorm to yourself."
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"All premium rooms are lovely, overlooking the pool. For a cheaper option the dorms are really tastefully..."
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