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Hershey, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My first reaction when I found Surf Simply online in early 2016 was that it was too good to be true. The reviews were just too good, but there were so many of them I decided to take a chance and consulted my wife. "Go for it" was essentially her comment. So I did. That was a year ago, attending...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A week at Surf Simply is like being in a choreographed production, except it's all real. I went back over the holidays for the 3rd year in a row, and they've nailed it every time. It's truly personalized surf instruction with a 1:1 or 2:1 student-to-coach ratio that feels like there are 8 sets of watchful eyes ready to offer...

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Thank Joyce G
San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An incredibly thoughtful, designed experience to smoothly progress through levels of surfing ability. Ru and the team aggressively incorporate recommendations from guests to make the experience better and better each time. Highly recommend.

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Thank Drew S
Garberville, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is not only special and enjoyable it teaches skills that will stay with you forever. Having only "surfed" a handful of times before and always feeling like I didn't know what I was doing, I can confidently say Surf Simply has helped me replace fear with knowledge. I now feel I have the fundamentals in place so that...

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Whistler, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading the reviews, looking at pictures, watching endless videos of guests raving about everything from the quality of coaching, waves, beach, meals, lectures, massages, and Lulu's muffins, I expected that I was in for a productive and good time. The truth? Surf Simply actually under promises and over delivers. I know it seems hard to believe because the reviews...

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Waretown, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 December 2016

My only regrets about Surf Simply is that one: my week ended, and two: I have to wait a year to return because they are already all booked up  I spent a week with them in mid-November, and I think we surfed so much, everyone pretty much surfed themselves silly. All of the staff are amazing: the coaches, chef,...

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Palm Coast, Florida
Reviewed 17 November 2016

There are not enough stars to score this experience. By far worth every single dollar and cent saved!! We have been saving and planning this trip these past 4 years by(and thank GOD for Facebook) I knew a friend of a friend and so on who "liked" Surf Simply and because of that I began my journey of watching "White...

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Sunnyvale, California
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Look. I know what you're thinking. "It's kinda pricey". Worth it. Worth it and then some. Yes, the surf coaching and amenities and the food and the facilities and the waves. Yes. Yes. Yes. Totally amazing and top-notch. As is mentioned in every other review. But the most amazing thing about Surf Simply is the things you don't expect. So...

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Thank ttobrero
Reviewed 20 September 2016

What really makes Surf Simply special is the attention to detail that you get from the coaches, founders, waitstaff, cooks, masseuse, and stretch instructor there. They really want to make you feel that they have gone over and above for you. It was my first time here, and Harrison (my coach) was unbelievably patient but also incredibly focused on making...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 18 September 2016

It's hard for me to imagine there is another place, for anyone who loves surfing and has a desire to improve, as ideal as Surf Simply. Their combination of professionalism, organization, kindness and rich accommodations met and exceeded every expectation I had. I enjoyed absolutely everything about my week at Surf Simply, and learned a ton!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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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 

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Address: Playa Guiones, Nosara, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Nosara
Number of rooms: 4
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“Accommodations are currently in two room bungalows with a shared bath in each bungalow.”
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“All the rooms are great.”
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“They're all excellent. Pack simply. You won't need much.”
 of 5 bubbles ttobrero, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Every room is great!”
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