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    Shaka Beach Retreat

    Norte de Escuela 200 M | Village of Playa Hermosa, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
    (970) 379-9811
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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” (3 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 214 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I had the most awesome time, the combination of what Hermosa beach, Costa Rica and the staff at Shaka do. Amazing Mike who does everything to make your stay the best, Yoga Steve whose daily yoga classes always bring a smile and wicked playlists, Kathryn...More

    Thank Susan E
    Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 4 days ago

    So excited and happy to read your review today. We couldn't be happier that you had such a wonderful experience staying at Shaka, and can't wait to make more amazing memories. A warm hello from everyone on the team, and a lot of pura vida!

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    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

    3  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 2 October 2017

    A few housekeeping items: 1) Apologies for the delayed review. 2) I have never reviewed on TA but my magical time at Shaka compelled me to put my experience into words to share with others. The beginning… In April of 2017, I was burned out...More

    Thank Michal N
    Response from Mike B, Owner at Shaka Beach RetreatResponded 4 October 2017

    I can't say how grateful we all are to read reviews like this. Reading about your experience at Shaka put a smile on all our faces and we couldn't be happier that it had such an impact on you. The whole team loved your company...More

    Reviewed 30 August 2017

    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 18 September 2017

    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

    Reviewed 27 August 2017

    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 18 September 2017

    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

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    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
    • #1 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Teresa
    • #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
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    Family and Play Areas (5)
    Bathroom (2)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    kgsinger1
    24 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
    31 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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