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Address: 500 Metros Norte De La Escuela, Montezuma 98022, Costa Rica
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Peaks 'n Swells Surf Camp provides incredible, one of a kind beachfront...

Peaks 'n Swells Surf Camp provides incredible, one of a kind beachfront lodging, top surf instructors and sought-after yoga instructors to deliver a high performance surf camp in an uncrowded and stunning part of Costa Rica. Peaks offers a fast track surf experience for those wanting to progress in their surfing or beginners who are serious about wanting to learn to surf. The small camp sizes in an uncrowded area offering a variety of surf breaks will ensure an unintimidating and true surfing experience. Live your dream! Surf with Peaks 'n Swells!

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Best Family Vacation Ever

This was just an awesome experience from start to finish. We are a family of five and none of us had ever been on a surfboard before. The program is designed in such a way that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Needham, Massachusetts
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Needham, Massachusetts
1 review
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was just an awesome experience from start to finish. We are a family of five and none of us had ever been on a surfboard before. The program is designed in such a way that even total novices like ourselves can progress throughout the week to a point where you can actually develop the fundamentals of surfing and catch... More 

2 Thank RJN7877
Wenham, Massachusetts
1 review
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

This will go down as one of our favorite weeks together. Everything about PnS was fabulous, the food, rooms, location. But its the people who made it so special. Ryan and Hillary made us feel right at home. Niko's fun-loving and patient instruction was tip top and all the surf coaches were warm and excited to share their love for... More 

2 Thank zipperk
Oakland, California
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We love Peaks n Swells. Went there in 2016 & are returning in 2017. Our two boys loved the place & its a great, relaxing family location. Food is wonderful &

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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Hands down, one of the best family vacations we have experienced so far. Beautiful location with beautiful grounds, howler monkeys included in the palm trees! Our hosts Hilary and Ryan were brilliant in the way they made the week run so smooth and flawlessly. My husband and I, along with our three teenagers were all up on our surfboards before... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

From the planning of the trip to the daily activities of the camp, Hillary and Ryan's attention to detail make for an amazing experience. The individual houses are comfortable and private, located 20 steps from the beach front. The grounds are well groomed and home to a handful of local animals (monkeys, butterflies, iguanas, parrots), that are fun to watch,... More 

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37 reviews
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

I've enjoyed a number of surf camp vacations in Costa Rica and we looking to try a new place and experience some new surf breaks. I was intrigued by Peak n' Swells for its family surf focus and a comprehensive experience that included yoga. My partner and I were completely wowed by the experience. From the pre planning, the payment... More 

1 Thank KLCalgary
Olympia, Washington
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

PNS was an amazing experience for me and my husband this year. The individualized surf coaching meant that both of our surfing skills progressed significantly. The video and photo analysis of the group was invaluable, and in addition, the head surf coach gave nightly lectures on surf theory, wave formation, etc. The food was home made from local ingredients, delicious,... More 

1 Thank Surferchickolywa
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

I had a great time at Peaks n Swells. It truly feels like a family and the atmosphere is wonderful. Earlier this year, I went to a different surf camp in Costa Rica and Peaks n Swells is my favorite by a mile. The surf instructors are amazing and so patient. The one on one ratio can not be beat.... More 

1 Thank Moira W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Hillary and Ryan hosted the best camp we've taken yet! They and their excellent cadre of instructors made us feel like part of a cozy family. In the water we were exceptionally well-cared-for, and enjoyed a rotating roster of instructors, giving us an array of valuable advice. Video and still-shot analysis of sessions are ALWAYS so helpful. Yoga, food and... More 

2 Thank Carla W
Truckee, California
2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

On the Peaks 'n Swells website, you can read all about the set up of the Family Camp. It reads like the vision of the perfect family vacation -- perhaps too good to be true. Our family of four (mom, dad, daughter 8y, and son 10y) just returned from the greatest family vacation we have every had and realized the... More 

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