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Kalon Surf - Surf Coaching Resort

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Kailua, Hawaii
Reviewed 3 May 2016

My stay at Kalon was amazing, and my experience there was one I will always remember as one of the best vacations I have ever had. It was exactly what I was looking for in a surf resort (and so much more)...Top notch instruction, fun waves, gorgeous beaches, mind-blowing scenery, beautiful accommodations, excellent food, and very personalized attentive service. I...

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Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

We spend a week in the best surf resort in the planet!!! Amazing healthy food, beautiful location and a nice group of professionals!! Henry was so patient with my wife.I'm a surfer and this trip was basically for my wife to learn but been out there with Andres was awesome!! Good surfear with knowledge and the Pura Vida smile!!! Roberto...

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grand junction, co
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Charlie and each and every staff member went out of his or her way to make us feel comfortable and ensure we had an amazing experience. We were very impressed with how well they got along with each other and how that translated into how they treated us. We felt like part of the family by the time the trip...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 14 April 2016

I have stayed at Kalon twice now. The first time was in the old house -- one of the best trips I have ever taken -- but the new mansion is beautiful - sleek, comfortable, and well-maintained. The only difference now, though, is that they take you to a different break than before. It's a beach break that moves around...

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Hi CT, it was great having you for the second time and we love to hear that you like our new place! Unfortunately the surfing conditions were not everyday ideal (El Nino...) even, the 'old', more crowded, beach had the same issues. We can control a lot (with not optimal conditions, the surf coaches check the other beaches before hand...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 February 2016

As someone who has traveled fairly extensively, this was one of my most enjoyable and memorable vacations. Kalon has it all -- luxury accommodations, a beautiful pool and outdoor space, amazing views, and fantastic food. A week at Kalon is the perfect combination of relaxation and staying active. The Kalon surf instructors (Henry, Roberto, and Andres) are the BEST --...

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Thank you so much for such a beautiful and thoughtful response - you made the day of our team!! Thank you very much!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 22 February 2016

I just returned from a week at Kalon with two of my friends and cannot overstate how wonderful the experience was. From day one, we were treated to stunning views, delicious meals, and quality surf instruction. I had never been on a surfboard before this trip and by the end I was comfortable jumping on the green waves. My surf...

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Hi Gina! It was great having you and your friends sharing a beautiful week with us - we hope to see you next year for sure, we have your board ready and some new dishes for you to taste!

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 18 February 2016

My wife and I went to Kalon for our honeymoon. We had such a great time words can't describe! The food and staff were the best! The surfing was also great! I would recommend Kalon to anyone that wants to learn how to surf.

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Thank you Justin, it was great having you and your wife staying with us and seeing you both enjoy so much. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 12 February 2016

Kalon Surf is hands down the best surf camp I have ever visited. The quality of the coaching is unparalleled. You get constant feedback in the water and there's a real helpful photo and video review after each surf. You also get a reminder of your focus goals for the day taped to your board. Plus you get to keep...

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Denton, Texas
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Our stay at Kalon was one of our best vacations ever! Really a wonderful place with an excellent staff. One of the other guests was there for her second trip, which she booked before leaving from the first trip. We booked two future dates before leaving from this stay. That should tell you all you need to know. "Camp" in...

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Reviewed 23 November 2015

Before we even got to Costa Rica, Charlie, Silene, & Kjeld did an excellent job communicating what to expect when we arrived (very accurate description of the taxis!). Andres got us safely to what would be our home for the next week. Which brings me to the house. To say the house and the view are beautiful, would be an...

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Thank you so much Kathy! And it was great to have Brian and you with us, and reading the review makes us very proud and needless to say very happy! I remember how we talked just before dinner on the first day, your and Brian's excitement, and then it is so great to see the amazing experience you had during...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kalon Surf - The Luxury Resort in Costa Rica. We offer 7 nights all inclusive luxury surf camp for all levels in Dominical, Costa Rica. You just Surf, Relax and Enjoy amazing food, from the moment we pick you up in San Jose Costa Rica until we get you back there after a great week with us. Ocean View Luxury Rooms, Gourmet Food & Executive Chefs, Surf Coaching, Daily video coaching, Full range surfboards of our partners Firewire Surfboards & Kelly Slater Designs. Our surf coaching method makes sure you improve on a daily basis, regardless of your level and personal situation. With a full integration of video analysis, amazing coaches and a surf coaching method that works you will learn to surf & improve your surf during your week with us. Gourmet food is served throughout the week by our passionate chefs: sous vide & molecular cooking techniques, organic, wagyu beef, catch of the day and all very fresh. Our all Costa Rican staff, speaks perfectly english and are dedicated to not only make sure you have a perfect week, but also you get to feel the 'Pura Vida' part of Costa Rica. The best vacation of your life is awaiting in Paradise. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kalon Surf - Surf Coaching Resort

Address: Altos de Miramar | 4km de Costanera Hatillo, Dominical, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Dominical
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Kalon Surf - Surf Coaching Resort Costa Rica/Dominical
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“They only have 6 or 8 rooms and I believe they are the same, so no advice here. All rooms have an amazing view.”
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“The rooms are the same. All lovely and have a balcony and view.”
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“Room was beautiful w/ powerful fan & overhead ceiling fans. But, bring light clothes to sleep in since it can be warmer some nights.”
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