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    Shaka Beach Retreat

    Norte de Escuela 200 M | Village of Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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      2 adults
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          Traveller (197)
          Pool & Beach (80)
          Dining (29)
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          Overview
          • Excellent90%
          • Very good8%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible0%
          Travellers talk about
          “surf and yoga” (18 reviews)
          “chef jose” (5 reviews)
          “costa rica” (54 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
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          Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

          I was terrified to surf before coming to shaka. In fact I basically had no interest in surf. My husband signed us up and I reluctantly agreed once I knew that I could back out and just hang on the beach and do yoga if...More

          1  Thank swallace13
          Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 17 May 2017

          These are the kindest words and we couldn't be happier that you took the time to share them! We were also so HAPPY that you took to surfing after telling us that you had originally wanted to avoid it. The warm inviting ocean here definitely...More

          Reviewed 29 January 2017

          I discovered Shaka through internet research- not a personal referral. Prior to booking on-line I sent Shaka an email with some questions/concerns . Frank, an owner, quickly emailed me back and suggested we speak on the phone. A great phone convo ensued, and shortly thereafter...More

          1  Thank Laura M
          Reviewed 29 January 2017

          I had an amazing week at Shaka. It's in a great location, a 300m walk from the beautiful and quiet beach at Playa Hermosa. The staff are unbelievably welcoming and despite travelling on my own, I immediately felt part of the family. The rooms are...More

          Thank NINeil
          Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 8 February 2017

          It was great having you with us for the week, and we're always happy to know that guests love it here as much as we do! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us and the TripAdvisor community. Hoping...More

          Reviewed 24 January 2017

          I loved Shaka! Frank was very helpful and quick to respond which made planning my trip very easy. All of the staff at Shaka were amazing! They were all very friendly, accommodating and super cool people. Michelle and Kat were always quick to help with...More

          1  Thank shell62783
          Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 8 February 2017

          Thank you so much for your words of kindness. We truly are blessed to live in such a special place and share this piece of paradise with amazing people such as yourself. We also look forward to having you back for more great times. Pura...More

          Reviewed 12 January 2017

          We spent 2 weeks at Shaka over Christmas and New Years with our grown up kids and everyone had the best experience! The surfing, the resort, the beach, the food, the yoga and the team at Shaka are just excellent - "a home away from...More

          Thank worldexplorerSweden
          Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 8 February 2017

          I think you summed up the trip very well.....So much laughter, fun, and new friends. Everything we love about Shaka, and thrilled that you felt it too. We look forward to many more great times in the future:)

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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Beachfront
          • Restaurant
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • 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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          Traveller (197)
          Pool & Beach (80)
          Dining (29)
          Room & Suite (21)
          Hotel & Grounds (90)
          Family and Play Areas (5)
          Bathroom (2)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          kgsinger1
          Hi. How does one get to Shaka from the San Jose airport?
          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
          Hi. I was wondering what surf conditions are typically like in July and/or August. Thank you.
          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
          we have 20 family members. need to go christmas vacation 2015. would this work for us?
          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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