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    Shaka Beach Retreat

    Norte de Escuela 200 M | Village of Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
    (970) 379-9811
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    Overview
    • Excellent90%
    • Very good8%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “surf and yoga” (19 reviews)
    “chef jose” (5 reviews)
    “surf coaches” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    11 - 15 of 214 reviews

    Reviewed 20 June 2017

    I’m not the type of person that routinely says that places and/or people or “special” but Shaka really is special. My wife has been to surf and yoga retreats in Costa Rica and Mexico, and Shaka is her new favorite We had a fantastic week...More

    Thank zgskier
    Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 3 July 2017

    Thanks so much for taking your time to spread the word about Shaka, and for sharing such encouraging things with all of us. It's always nice to see that our passions are truly appreciated. We loved having you and hope to share many great laughs...More

    Reviewed 15 June 2017

    The people, the location, and the accommodation at Shaka were all amazing!!! I had never been to Costa Rica or surfed at all before this trip. I loved that the location was so remote - it made it feel so much more special. I travelled...More

    1  Thank jdr2104
    Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 3 July 2017

    So excited and happy to read your review. They truly never get old, and you shared great aspects of Shaka and the surrounding environment which will benefit future guests. We all thank you for taking the time to do so. We too love this time...More

    Reviewed 5 June 2017

    As a solo female traveler who has never surfed before, I was a little nervous about booking a week at a surf retreat, but I've always wanted to give surfing a try. I picked Shaka based on the reviews and it did not disappoint! This...More

    1  Thank kpcmvb
    Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 6 June 2017

    Awwww, we are so happy to read this review together as a team this morning. The sun is shining, birds chirping, and the boards are all set, ready to hit the waves for another day of fun! We couldn't be happier that you got to...More

    Reviewed 31 May 2017

    I just wanted to say that I have done surf trips in the Caribbean so I didn't have high expectations coming to Shaka. I was dead wrong. Shaka was on another level! The villas were simple and elegant. It comes with AC and was kept...More

    Thank Tiffany T
    Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 6 June 2017

    Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with the everyone. It really means the world to us! You touched on so many of the aspects that make Shaka so special, especially the attention and love this team has every day....More

    Reviewed 24 May 2017

    I've stayed at Shaka twice now, in the past 5 months - its that great! It seems to attract a like minded crowd of people, you find yourself staying in a sort of commune and walk away with new friendships that seem promising to last...More

    Thank Natworldwide
    Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 6 June 2017

    Such kind words that make us all smile:) We definitely love the picture you've painted about what we've created here. Especially the part about being un-pretentious. We are blessed with a team of like minded individuals who truly care about what they do and we're...More

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    About
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    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$135 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Teresa
    • #4 On the Beach Hotel in Santa Teresa
    • #7 Family Hotel in Santa Teresa
    • #11 Romantic Hotel in Santa Teresa
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
    • Costa Rica >
    • Province of Puntarenas >
    • Santa Teresa
    • Also Known As
    • Shaka Beach Retreat Hotel Santa Teresa ,
    • Shaka Surf Camp Hotel ,
    • Shaka Surf Camp Santa Teresa ,
    • Shaka Beach Retreat Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
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    Traveller (198)
    Pool & Beach (81)
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    Hotel & Grounds (90)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
    Bathroom (2)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    kgsinger1
    24 November 2016|
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    Response from shakasurf | Property representative |
    Thanks for the email, there are several options for transferring to Shaka from San Jose. Most guests choose the puddle jumper flight from San Jose to Tambor, then they choose a taxi ride from Tambor. Our website has a travel... More
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    lmeixner
    31 March 2016|
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    Response from Mike B | Property representative |
    Thank you for your question and interest in Shaka. Conditions throughout the year are consistent, especially if you're a beginner. We also tend to experience more consistent swells during these months which can mean bigger... More
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    Carylon K
    31 December 2014|
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    Response from shakasurf | Property representative |
    Carylon, Thanks for the email and for thinking of Shaka for your trip, unfortunately we do not have enough room for 20 guests. You should be able to find some amazing places to stay, best of luck and have a great night.
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