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San Clemente, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just returned from a week at Blue Surf House. We were traveling with my brothers family and the layout of the house and rooms was perfect. Each couple had their own Master bedroom with ensuite bath and out door shower. The pool was a plus, as it can get pretty hot down there. Staff was amazing. The location is...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful week! Blue Surf Sanctuary was the perfect place to relax for a week. With only four bungalows it meant that the place wasn't overrun with lots of guests. We stayed for 1 week and everything was lovely. Our room was clean and comfortable, amenities were extremely good. We made use of the communal kitchen and when we...

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Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We spent 7 nights at the Blue Surf Sanctuary in March 2017. It was exceptional. We are a family of 3 - 2 adults and 1 13 year old. We stayed in Armonia - as it has a king bed and a single bed. We had read reviews about noise and dust - neither of these were issues for us....

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind and thorough review of Blue Surf Sanctuary! We are thrilled you had such a wonderful time and all your expectations were met (and hopefully exceeded)! Continue surfing and we look forward to seeing you again! Pura Vida!

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Took two familys down for surf camp and had a great time. The rooms were very clean and close to the beach. The covered area with kitchen and hang out area was perfect for our group. Everyone was so into the surfing that we skipped the snorkel tour to keep surfing. Toro did in awesome job getting everyone up on...

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Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Perfect clean rooms, super close to a really nice part of the beach, everybody in the staff was super nice! Great for couples or group of friends! The kitchen area was really clean and well equipped!!

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Petersburg, Alaska
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We stayed 10 days here at Blue Surf. Bungalows are very nice and kept extremely clean. Grounds are pretty and kept clean as well. Staff is very friendly! Wishing though we had only stayed a few days and moved on to a different place. Location is a bit outside of town which is probably a bit better than the places...

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words about our staff--yes, they are very friendly, hardworking and always helpful. Our housekeepers and groundskeepers make sure the property is well kept and clean. I did want to respond to this review in as such that the time of year this guest traveled was the absolute PEAK season (Christmas/New Year's) of travel in our...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Stayed at the BSS for 5 days. Nice place with 4 bungalows, clean, friendly staff. The premises are small, with a small pool and a kitchen (fridge and stove, oven not working, so forget about pizza's). Bear in mind that the place is not at the beach, that's a 2 minute walk down a gravel road and the main road...

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed 3 nights/4 days with husband and two teenagers and had a blast. Great location and accommodations for surf holiday and starting point to explore the area. Staff was extremely helpful and always greeted us with cheer and tips to make our stay more enjoyable. Fantastic food options for dinning out or cooking in at the outdoor kitchen/dining area. We...

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Sanctuary, responded to this review

Hi Jessica! Thank you for your review of Blue Surf Sanctuary! We appreciate your feedback about Blue Surf and are very pleased to hear you had a wonderful time! It sounds like next time you will have to stay longer! Pura Vida, Kelly

Mawgan Porth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We have just returned from the BEST holiday of our lives since our little boy came along! It was just what the doctor ordered - the bungalows are spacious and beautifully decorated and spotlessly clean, plus the AC works a treat! We watched hummingbirds, gorgeous red squirrels and amazing lizards from our Balcony which felt as though we were perched...

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Sanctuary, responded to this review

Kate, thank you for your kind and thoughtful review of Blue Surf Sanctuary! Our staff truly enjoyed every moment they spent with your family and were sad when it was time for you to depart! We are ecstatic our property met (if not hopefully exceeded) your expectations -- Blue Surf and Santa Teresa have a magical vibe and from what...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 6 December 2016

The huts are exactly as depicted, clean and comfortable. Plenty of warm water for showers. Blue Surf Sanctuary will place a large drinking water station into your room for just 10$. The pool is nice for children or for a quick dip after coming from the ocean. The kitchen is adequately equipped for real cooking and very clean. Salt, pepper,...

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Aaron M, Owner at Blue Surf Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are thrilled to know you had a wonderful time at Blue Surf Sanctuary! Our staff are truly amazing people and enjoy our guests as much as our guests enjoy them! Hoping you return in the future! Pura Vida, Kelly

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue Surf Sanctuary is a small boutique hotel & upscale surf school located in magical Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, 100 yards from the sand!Gorgeous bungalows with daily housekeeping, A/C, pool and fully equipped kitchen. We pride ourselves on our stellar customer service, our use of organic soaps and consciousness about our beautiful oceanWe offer both accommodations only, surf packages or surf lessons to outside clients! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Surf Sanctuary

Address: Santa Teresa~ Mal Pais, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
Price Range: $186 - $225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Also Known As:
Blue Surf Sanctuary Hotel Santa Teresa
Blue Surf Sanctuary Costa Rica/Santa Teresa
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