We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
04/02/2018 05/02/2018
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Playa Grande Surf Camp

    Playa Grande, Playa Grande 011, Costa Rica
    Lowest prices for your stay
    04/02/2018 05/02/2018
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    SAVE US$9
    Traveller (50)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Room & Suite (3)
    • Excellent78%
    • Very good17%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    Shuttle Bus Service
    2.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Write a ReviewReviews (102)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year

    1 - 5 of 90 reviews

    Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

    This surf hostel was pretty rad, very low key, with basic amenities - but everything you would need! There's a small grocery store nearby so we were able to cook most of our meals. It's a short walk to the beach, but to get to...More

    Thank Zoe T
    Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

    Less than 100m to a great beach, affordable and comfortable. Sam and Sarah go out of their way to ensure a positive experience and Vidier is a fantastic surf coach. The fact that due to it’s National Park status, the beach is free of vendors...More

    Thank Alphonse B
    Reviewed 21 August 2017

    Went here two years ago and had a lot of fun, so decided to do it again this year. The surf camp was great, clean and right by the beach. The owners were really nice - I had a lot of fun going out with...More

    Thank Benjamin R
    Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

    Every one who worked there was very welcoming and chilled. Rooms were clean and comfortable. The restaurants that's attached is very good. The lessons were great and I was surfing in no time. It's a great place to stay!

    1  Thank mike222802
    Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

    Bit of a delayed review, but stayed here for two nights in January and absolutely loved it! My friend and I were being mostly spontaneous and only decided on heading to Playa Grande in the am, but after a quick bit of research (and based...More

    1  Thank Jenny R
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Price range
    • US$50 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, HostelWorld and Agoda so you can book your Playa Grande Surf Camp reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Guanacaste >
    • Playa Grande
    • Also Known As
    • Playa Grande Surf Camp Hotel Playa Grande ,
    • Playa Grande Surf Camp Costa Rica
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (50)
    Pool & Beach (6)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (91)
    Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Playa Grande
    Hotel Cantarana
    287 reviews
    .20 km away
    Hotel Bula Bula
    374 reviews
    .37 km away
    Pueblo Dorado Surf Hotel
    44 reviews
    1.19 km away
    Hotel La Laguna del cocodrilo
    200 reviews
    1.33 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Cafe Mar Azul
    53 reviews
    .03 km away
    Seven Cave Bar & Grill
    190 reviews
    .29 km away
    The Great Waltini’s
    135 reviews
    .37 km away
    Sprout Tamarindo
    550 reviews
    1.53 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Pablo Surf School
    182 reviews
    1.55 km away
    Playa Grande Shuttle & Tours
    28 reviews
    .03 km away
    Seven Cave Bar
    7 reviews
    .13 km away
    Volcano Brewing Company
    20 reviews
    1.54 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Kevin A
    17 February 2017|
    Response from X5528YAdanielleb | Reviewed this property |
    Renting a car is the best way. We rented a car from Nosara to Playa Grande and then returned it at the airport. We started our trip in CR by using shuttles but it turned out to be super expensive and renting a car allows you... More
    Terry C
    31 January 2017|
    Response from PGSC | Property representative |
    We have 2 different lines of wifi that work great.
    Room Tips
    "Only the rooms with A/C. Seriously."
    Read review
    "Splurge on the AC if it's within your budget...the 'triangle' rooms made me feel like a kid again"
    Read review
    "The shared pilotes are an amazing value"
    Read review
    "just email Gerry- he is very responsive and a great host"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing