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    Shaka Beach Retreat

    Norte de Escuela 200 M | Village of Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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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” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
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    1 - 5 of 212 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Wish I was still at Shaka! Had an incredible week there, and I can't say enough good things about the resort, location, and the people. I'd go back in a heartbeat! Amazing surf lessons with Danny, yoga with Steve, and Michele, Matt, and Mike were...More

    Thank Sherry L
    Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to share a few words about your trip. These reviews truly are a blessing to us and we are so happy you enjoyed your stay at Shaka! We will continue to perfect our craft and hope that you can...More

    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 29 May 2017

    One of the best times of my life! My friends and I wanted to have a surf vacation that included some yoga (not mostly yoga and maybe surf). One of the many reasons we selected Shaka was because of the instructor to student ratio, and...More

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

    THANK YOU!!! Your review is such a great start to the morning and a reminder to continue doing what it is we believe in. Your comment about not being a "one size fits all" experience really means a lot! We strive each day to break...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I wish I could keep Shaka Beach retreat my little secret!! In a beach town full of yogis, surfers, and hostels, Shaka provides an unique level of comfort. They think of everything from prepared meals, private rooms, recommendations, fresh juice, a sweet dog, and walking...More

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    Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 2 days ago

    The entire team at Shaka thanks you for such kind words. We never get tired of reading the positive feedback from guests such as yourself and it keeps us energized to continue pushing ourselves to offer the very best experience in Costa Rica. We loved...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    As a well-versed solo traveler but first time surfer, my week at Shaka was an amazing experience. After extensive internet research looking for "a trip with a purpose" I settled on surf camp in Costa Rica. The Shaka website had me hooked as I found...More

    Thank ksalli
    Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 2 days ago

    So touched that you would take the time not only to write a review, but one that focuses on so many of the aspects that we hope makes Shaka as special to others as it was to you! We are so happy that you enjoyed...More

    Reviewed 7 August 2017

    I'm finding it hard to put into words what an extraordinary time I had at Shaka. This place is truly special, and what makes it special is the amazing people who put it together. I feel like this is the type of place that I'd...More

    1  Thank Annie P
    Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 9 August 2017

    I don't even know where to begin. This review was so thoughtful and detailed. It put a smile on all our faces when we sat down to read it together! We work hard at surrounding ourselves by the very best people which in turn attracts...More

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    Additional Information about Shaka Beach Retreat

    Address: Norte de Escuela 200 M | Village of Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
    Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
    Price Range:US$135 - US$220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    Hotel Class: 0 star
    Number of rooms: 8
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    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
    • #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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    kgsinger1
    23 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
    30 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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