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    Shaka Beach Retreat

    Norte de Escuela 200 M | Village of Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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    Overview
    • Excellent90%
    • Very good8%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “surf and yoga” (19 reviews)
    “chef jose” (5 reviews)
    “surf coaches” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
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    Reviewed 28 April 2015

    Just back from a week at Shaka Beach Retreat and had to write a review. As a solo traveler I was a bit nervous but this was one of the best vacations I have had:) Everyone at Shaka was super friendly, food was amazing, accommodations...More

    2  Thank Stephanie S
    Reviewed 4 April 2015

    I'm going to start by saying that this trip was, hands down, the best trip of my life. I've been lucky enough to have traveled extensively (Tahiti, Hawaii, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Panama, all over the Caribbean, African, Europe, you get the picture) and my vacation...More

    5  Thank DRJILLYBEAN
    Reviewed 1 April 2015

    We started out by missing the 5pm ferry and didn't arrive at Shaka until after midnight. We were immediately greeted by one of the amazing volunteers and showed to our room. The room was spacious and spotless, minimal on decor, great porch with a hammock...More

    2  Thank ATXtwo
    Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

    This place is an absolute gem! Without a shadow of a doubt the best experience on my holiday in Costa Rica! Whilst the beautiful location close to the gorgeous beach clearly plays a part, the team have put together a wonderful place which guarantees a...More

    1  Thank laurent b
    Reviewed 7 March 2015

    A group of seven of us stayed here in March, 2015. We couldn't have had a better experience. Everyone who worked at Shaka was no nice! The food was amazing and Mike, the owner, had the answer to every question. Several of us were visiting...More

    1  Thank Marcus32a
    Barcelo Tambor
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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Restaurant
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
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    • Price range
    • US$135 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
    • #7 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa
    • #11 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Santa Teresa
    • Also Known As
    • Shaka Beach Retreat Hotel Santa Teresa ,
    • Shaka Surf Camp Hotel ,
    • Shaka Surf Camp Santa Teresa
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    Traveller (197)
    Pool & Beach (80)
    Dining (29)
    Room & Suite (21)
    Hotel & Grounds (90)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
    Bathroom (2)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    kgsinger1
    24 November 2016|
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    Response from shakasurf | Property representative |
    Thanks for the email, there are several options for transferring to Shaka from San Jose. Most guests choose the puddle jumper flight from San Jose to Tambor, then they choose a taxi ride from Tambor. Our website has a travel... More
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    lmeixner
    31 March 2016|
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    Response from Mike B | Property representative |
    Thank you for your question and interest in Shaka. Conditions throughout the year are consistent, especially if you're a beginner. We also tend to experience more consistent swells during these months which can mean bigger... More
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    Carylon K
    31 December 2014|
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    Response from shakasurf | Property representative |
    Carylon, Thanks for the email and for thinking of Shaka for your trip, unfortunately we do not have enough room for 20 guests. You should be able to find some amazing places to stay, best of luck and have a great night.
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