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Reviewed 7 April 2016

Found this place a few years ago while searching online for some good surfing tutorials. Came upon the "Whiteboard Wednesdays" which are stick-figure tutorials on the physics of surfing. These were really helpful and fit the type of teaching I really like. Made a reservation last year and couldn't wait to come. We got to SS late and were greeted...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2016

As all the other reviews will agree with me, Surf Simply really is a unique place. I spent an amazing week here. All of the coaches are not only great teachers, but all-round interesting and nice people. The focus on "technical" surf coaching is rather unique and does not exist in many places for the "hobby" surfer. Location: Nosara is...

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2Thank finlon88
Reviewed 13 March 2016

I just returned from my second visit to Surf Simply and once again, it was one of the highlights of my year. Last year on my first trip to Surf Simply, I met an amazing group of people who became good friends and we returned together this year. On this trip my coach was Fran and I cannot say enough...

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2Thank Jennmarie456
New York
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I cannot say enough about Surf Simply. It is the finest surf camp experience anywhere. They have EVERY detail covered and are extremely attentive to all of the guest's needs and requests. The staff and instructors are all super positive and helpful in every way which makes learning easier and the entire experience that much better. One night some of...

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Tuckahoe, New York
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This is my second time here, and I'm already saving up for my next visit. We returned with 6 other guests we met at Surf Simply last year. It was the best reunion! Good times :) This time my husband and I had Asher as our coach. He's so encouraging and helpful. And I love watching him surf. Such style!...

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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 25 February 2016

When I first stepped foot on the Rancho, I was greeted with smiling faces and those smiles continued throughout the week. Part of this attitude can be contributed to the Costa Rican, Pura Vida lifestyle but more that, as the week went on it was clearly obvious that everyone at the Rancho truly enjoys their job and they all take...

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1Thank Tony A
New york
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Surf Simply is THE place to go if you want to learn how to surf or to improve dramatically if you are already capable. Its small (12 guests per week), which means you are essentially receiving one on one instruction. You will meet fun and interesting people and share a common interest. Video analysis done daily brings you to a...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2016

I started to learn how to surf last year and while I immediately fell in love with the sport, I was struggling with the instruction I received at the time. A good friend who has been to Surf Simply for a few years, recommended I join her this year and I am so happy I did. The instruction is fantastic....

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 20 February 2016

My wife and I returned to Surf Simply the first week of February, 2016, and once again had an unforgettable week. We travel with a mixed group of couples and individuals, and fill all twelve available spots at the resort. The accommodations are private bungalow style rooms with a central common area that includes pool, lounge area, and kitchen. Each...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 15 February 2016

My wife and I spent a week at Surf Simply. We had an amazing experience. The week is extremely well run and well organized. All details are prearranged including transportation to and from the airport. Guests simply don't have to worry about anything other than learning how to surf and having a good time. The grounds are comfortable and well...

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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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