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Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp

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Main street next to Alamo Rent a Car, Tamarindo 50309 Costa Rica See on map
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Shuttle Bus Service
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We surfed for 8 days with Blue Trailz. We were taken to different spots and were given a private instructor for the duration. Special mention to Carlos, Koen and Sandy who went out of their way to make everything right. I would recommend surfing with...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably one of the best place I visited for layback pure vacations. The staff was amazing. Sandra was lovely and super knowledgeable of the underground Tamarindo. Marciela was very professional and helpful. Juan is probably the coolest guy you'll ever meet. We haven't tried anybody...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

We booked our Tamarindo stay through Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp, but stayed at the luxury hotel option right next to them at Jardin del Eden. Our hotel stay was perfect, and they offered not only a free incredible breakfast (homemade fresh eggs, waffles,...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Location right across the street from the main Tamarindo break and nearby the river was excellent. Away from the main Dude-Bro part of town, but town is small enough to walk everywhere easily. I had 5 surf lessons (never surfed before). Carlos was a great...More

Thank MC S
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Great lessons with Grettle. So much fun (we are complete beginners at surfing). Stopped in to a lot of shops to inquire about lessons and this was the only one who gave us info not just about having a lesson but choosing a good time...More

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Blue Trailz Hostel & Surf Camp in Tamarindo, Costa Rica, is a vacation experience for budgets of every level. We offer; stays in our intimate hostel, surf lessons under the guise of our local bilingual More instructors, board rental from our extensive range at our our surf shop, tours of the local area (if you stay with us) and package deals incorporating all this (and more!) with our value Beginner Surf Camp, Yoga Surf Camp or Luxury Surf Vacation. We’re located just steps away from the crystalline sea, on Tamarindo’s main street, near the buzz of all the best bars and restaurants. And both our private and dorm rooms offer unlimited air-con, hot showers, kitchen facilities and orthopedic mattresses. Making friends and chilling out comes easily too, thanks the hammocks and speakers we’ve kitted out our common area with. Book with Blue Trailz today. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$ 18 - US$ 77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$ 18 - US$ 77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
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Room & Suite (22)
Pool & Beach (7)
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"Single rooms with the kitchen looked pretty big for the price."
13 Jan 2018
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"Dorm rooms are great, only 6 people and pretty spacious. They have a/c and their own bathroom"
18 Nov 2017
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"Dorm rooms are clean and quiet"
18 May 2017
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"Get a private room unless you want to share with strangers"
22 Mar 2017
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