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Kalon Surf - Surf Coaching Resort

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 February 2016

As someone who has traveled fairly extensively, this was one of my most enjoyable and memorable vacations. Kalon has it all -- luxury accommodations, a beautiful pool and outdoor space, amazing views, and fantastic food. A week at Kalon is the perfect combination of relaxation and staying active. The Kalon surf instructors (Henry, Roberto, and Andres) are the BEST --...

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Thank you so much for such a beautiful and thoughtful response - you made the day of our team!! Thank you very much!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 February 2016

I just returned from a week at Kalon with two of my friends and cannot overstate how wonderful the experience was. From day one, we were treated to stunning views, delicious meals, and quality surf instruction. I had never been on a surfboard before this trip and by the end I was comfortable jumping on the green waves. My surf...

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Hi Gina! It was great having you and your friends sharing a beautiful week with us - we hope to see you next year for sure, we have your board ready and some new dishes for you to taste!

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 18 February 2016

My wife and I went to Kalon for our honeymoon. We had such a great time words can't describe! The food and staff were the best! The surfing was also great! I would recommend Kalon to anyone that wants to learn how to surf.

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Thank Justin S
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Thank you Justin, it was great having you and your wife staying with us and seeing you both enjoy so much. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 12 February 2016

Kalon Surf is hands down the best surf camp I have ever visited. The quality of the coaching is unparalleled. You get constant feedback in the water and there's a real helpful photo and video review after each surf. You also get a reminder of your focus goals for the day taped to your board. Plus you get to keep...

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Denton, Texas
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Our stay at Kalon was one of our best vacations ever! Really a wonderful place with an excellent staff. One of the other guests was there for her second trip, which she booked before leaving from the first trip. We booked two future dates before leaving from this stay. That should tell you all you need to know. "Camp" in...

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Reviewed 24 November 2015

Before we even got to Costa Rica, Charlie, Silene, & Kjeld did an excellent job communicating what to expect when we arrived (very accurate description of the taxis!). Andres got us safely to what would be our home for the next week. Which brings me to the house. To say the house and the view are beautiful, would be an...

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Thank you so much Kathy! And it was great to have Brian and you with us, and reading the review makes us very proud and needless to say very happy! I remember how we talked just before dinner on the first day, your and Brian's excitement, and then it is so great to see the amazing experience you had during...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 November 2015

I usually don’t write reviews for anything. But this is exceptional. I would love to share my experience here, so for people who is thinking about a solo vacation at Kalon know what they should not miss out! Before my trip, I had never been to Costa Rica, I had never surfed before. I always prefer to go to cites...

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Hi Raine, Thank you so much for your review! It was great having you and amazing to see you progress during the week! We have watched the movie you made several times and love it - we can't wait to have you back with us! See you soon!

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 18 November 2015

The staff and atmosphere were great. Surf instructors were great guys who really cared about making sure we all surfed. The one drawback was that I went solo and five couples showed up. I had been assured that there were generally equal numbers of single guests if not more. It was an uncomfortable experience for the first couple of days...

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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Kalon! We started to miss you before we even left! If you're looking to make a long story short: this place is astonishing and wonderful. Book a trip now. This is the kind of place you leave and can't really even talk about properly for a few days because you're still "processing." That's how amazing it was. My wife and...

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Thank you Matt! It is great to hear that you had such a wonderful week - and so much so, that you took the time to share it the other travellers around here. We hope to see you soon and exceed your expectations again! Ps. we just improved the WiFi - we will have you judge that upon your return...

Newport Beach, California
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Holy moly - where to begin?!?!?! Kalon is OUT OF THIS WORLD AMAZING. The location, view, rooms, amenities, food, service, surf coaching, hospitality, service, adventure, and consideration for every single aspect of your visit is on point. I have traveled to MANY places and consider myself a spoiled snob when it comes to resorts and hotels and this one is...

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Hi Jessica! It was a wonderful week! Definitely also because of you! Thank you to write about your experience in such detail! You made us and the team feel very very proud. We hope to see you sometime soon! Ps. We are implementing a new menu, we are you will love it!

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kalon Surf - The Luxury Resort in Costa Rica. We offer 7 nights all inclusive luxury surf camp for all levels in Dominical, Costa Rica. You just Surf, Relax and Enjoy amazing food, from the moment we pick you up in San Jose Costa Rica until we get you back there after a great week with us. Ocean View Luxury Rooms, Gourmet Food & Executive Chefs, Surf Coaching, Daily video coaching, Full range surfboards of our partners Firewire Surfboards & Kelly Slater Designs. Our surf coaching method makes sure you improve on a daily basis, regardless of your level and personal situation. With a full integration of video analysis, amazing coaches and a surf coaching method that works you will learn to surf & improve your surf during your week with us. Gourmet food is served throughout the week by our passionate chefs: sous vide & molecular cooking techniques, organic, wagyu beef, catch of the day and all very fresh. Our all Costa Rican staff, speaks perfectly english and are dedicated to not only make sure you have a perfect week, but also you get to feel the 'Pura Vida' part of Costa Rica. The best vacation of your life is awaiting in Paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kalon Surf - Surf Coaching Resort

Address: Altos de Miramar | 4km de Costanera Hatillo, Dominical, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Kalon Surf - Surf Coaching Resort Costa Rica/Dominical
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