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Playa Grande Surf Camp

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I’ve stayed at the camp twice now and have had such an excellent time on both trips. I traveled solo the first time but ended up meeting two Canadian girls who’ve become good friends of mine. We decided to come back together this year. Sara...More

Thank Kianoosh H
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Visited Playa Grande Surf Camp for the third time last week... never fails to disappoint! It's a lovely place to relax by the beach, surf all day, and the people running it are great. It's nice to have Tamarindo nearby, but be far enough away...More

Thank Benjamin R
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We had the most amazing time surfing with Vidier. He is the best Instructor that we've ever had. The accommodations are sizeable, clean and nice. Food and service were great. Staff/Management were visible, friendly and helpful. Can't wait to go back to Playa Grande Surf...More

Thank kgriffith33
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
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Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Shuttle Bus Service
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Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
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US$38 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Owen B
16 April 2018|
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Response from PGSC | Property representative |
Lessons are 40$ and can be booked on our website. We will email you with the time of the lesson based on the tides.
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Kevin A
17 February 2017|
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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
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Terry C
31 January 2017|
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We have 2 different lines of wifi that work great.
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"Only the rooms with A/C. Seriously."
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"Splurge on the AC if it's within your budget...the 'triangle' rooms made me feel like a kid again"
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"The shared pilotes are an amazing value"
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"just email Gerry- he is very responsive and a great host"
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