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SELINA SURF CLUB PUERTO VIEJO

Calle 256, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca - Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
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SELINA SURF CLUB PUERTO VIEJO
Reviews (5)
4.5 out of 5

The exuberance of Puerto Viejo will remind you of what’s important. A place where the ocean and the jungle meet in perfect harmony. The diversity of its people and the reggae vibes.. This is the Costa Rican Caribbean!

The Old Harbour asked Selina to dance… and dance we did!! A hostel experience like no other has emerged. Kayaking, snorkelling, surfing, jungle night walks, delicious afro Caribbean food, the mouth to watering chocolate made by soulful Bribri hands and hitting the Dance Hall Reggae night with all your new friends. The world tribe gathers in the perfect location. From dorm rooms to suites this social extravaganza will build lasting bonds that will endure the passage of time.

Location

Located on the shores of the Caribbean sea, Puerto Viejo is a paradise: exotic flora and fauna, amazing beaches with crystal clear blue water and incredibles surfing spots and conditions. Puerto Viejo is the perfect place to have a fun relaxing holidays.

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5 REVIEWS
     

Summary

Accommodation
     
Surf Lessons
     
Review from Nicole
Nicole

How did you like the accommodation?

Para enamorarse de Puerto Viejo
Me hospede con 14 personas y la verdad es que nos fue super bien , las camas super limpias al igual que los baños de las habitaciones y los baños de compartir, el desayuno es super rico y cómodo, se pueden alquilar bicis en el mismo lugar y eso es un éxito!, Su personal es super buena gente, realmente volvería otra vez !!

Review from Antonio
Antonio
Madrid, España
August 2018
Travelled with friends

How did you like the accommodation?

     

El mejor Selina en el que he estado...
He estado en varios Selina en mis viajes a centro américa, y en todos me he sentido genial. Pero éste ha superado al resto...
Como siempre, una atención formidable, unas instalaciones impresionantes, y el añadido de estar rodeado de animales en los árboles que hacían aún más divertida la estancia.
Alquiler de bicis, tablas y coches en el mismo hostel.
Muy muy recomendable.

Review from BCM
BCM
Toronto
June 2018
Travelled as a couple

How did you like the accommodation?

     

Gran hostal
Uno de los mejores en los que me he alojado jamás. Gran personal es amable, la comida vibraciones es buena, acceso a la playa, precios razonables y los eventos en el bar son un toque muy agradable y divertido nos dio pena irnos

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Review from Anita
Anita
Noruega
May 2018
Travelled with friends

How did you like the accommodation?

     

Personal increíble, gran ubicación y ajustar!
Nos llamaron inmediatamente a Selina, una vez llegamos. Carlos (el planificador tour) era increíblemente servicial. Él nos ayudó con las maletas y nos dieron agua fría tan pronto como llegamos. Él siempre nos registramos en para ver si estábamos haciendo bien. Sinceramente, todo el personal era tan servicial y alegre, realmente hizo que la estancia increíble. Es nuevo con una ubicación muy cerca del centro y una playa preciosa. La piscina está justo al lado del bar, que es genial para fiestas en la piscina. Siempre algo. Hay perezosos, justo por el agua del hostal! Recomiendo este albergue en el más alto nivel. Gracias por recibirnos!

Review from Juan Ignacio
Juan Ignacio

How did you like the accommodation?

     

Excelente lugar
Desde que llegué al hostel la atención fue excelente, el hostel es limpio y tiene muy buenos servicios, como el de la renta de bicicletas. La primera noche que me hospedé ahí me encontré con la sorpresa que tenían un grupo de música en vivo muy agradable. Tienen un servicio de buffet para el desayuno que vale la pena, ya que es rico y tiene buen precio.

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Number of people: 199
Air Conditioning
Bath Towels
Parking (free)
TV
WIFI (free)
Daily housekeeping
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Pets allowed
Sundeck
Surfboard hire
Surfboard Storage Area
BBQ Facilities
Breakfast (included)
Dinner (additional)
Hotel bar
Packed lunches
Restaurant
Snack bar
Bicycle rental
Canoeing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Pool table
Snorkeling
Surf school
Yoga

Additional Fees:

13% VAT

Extras:

Child friendly- Less than 3 years fro free ( Not allowed in shared room unless family rent the dorm). Extra bed only in the Suite ($20 extra charge). No baby cribs availables.
Pet friendly ($10 extra charge, taxes included)
Towels service from $1 (deposit $4)
Laundry service (extra cost)
Dorms
Room Type: Shared - Mixed
Sleeps: 18

The classic Selina option. Bunk beds with your own light and locker to keep your possessions safe and secure. This is the best way to immerse yourself in the Selina way of life and to meet your fellow travelers. If you’re traveling for some days this is the best way to make sure your wallet takes you further and its a great experience. Bathrooms are shared.

Private
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

If you want a nice rest and some peace and quiet while keeping an eye on your wallet, these rooms are the perfect option. Enjoy a comfortable full sized bed with a shared shower. You’ll get the full Selina treatment while having your own place to retire to in the evenings.

Standard
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

If you want a nice rest and some peace and quiet while keeping an eye on your wallet, our standard rooms are the perfect option. Rooms have a queen sized bed with private bathroom.You’ll get the full Selina treatment while having your own place to retire to in the evenings.

Deluxe
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

For those who still need their comforts while exploring. Our deluxe rooms are made for comfort and are designed with a keen eye for detail. These are large rooms with a private bathroom, king sized bed, A/C and depending on the location a private balcony to enjoy the scenic views.​

Unique
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

For those who still need their comforts while exploring. Our Unique rooms are made for peace and quiet with sound insulation and A/C ensuring you won’t be disturbed (or disturb). These are large rooms with private bathroom and king sized beds with your own little relaxation area. Depending on the location you may find yourself with a private balcony with a charming view.

You can never get lost

When you book you will receive our confirmation email with full travel directions of how to get to us.

We don't provide airport transfers but you can book one easily here: Airport Transfers

  • - Nearest Airport: San José
  • - Distance from Airport in kms: 215
  • - Time from Airport in a car: 4hours
  • - There is no train from the airport
  • - There is a bus from the airport

Come Surf With Us

Surf Lessons can be added in the booking steps if they are not already included in a package.

Instructors

SELINA SURF CLUB PUERTO VIEJO

Puerto Viejo has become one of the top destination surf spots for surfers in search of the best waves in Costa Rica. Because of its rolling coastline, white sand beaches and notoriously ‘hollow’ low tide waves, Puerto Viejo attracts surfers of different levels of expertise. Beginners, intermediates and advance surfers alike can find a perfect breaking wave that caters to their level of experience.

Main Surf Beach: Playa Cocle.

Surf Lessons we offer:

Beginner Surf Lessons

2 hours, Surfboard included. Student ratio: 1/4. Key concepts:
Beach safety
Positioning yourself correctly both on the surfboard & in the ocean
How to paddle, pop up & ride your first wave in the broken white water waves
How to get “out back” to the gree unbroken waves & ride them to the beach
How to play with speed & Turn in both directions
You will learn about rips, tides & surfer etiquettes

Intermediate Surf Lessons

2 hours, Surfboard included. Student ratio: 1/4. Key concepts:
How to paddle out through waves-acquire advence turtle rolling & duck diving skills
How to pisition yourself correctly in the line up
How to catch unbroken waves
Improve your timing
Taking the drop
Learn to turn (backside & frontside) and slow down on your board
How to read the ocean, to get the best waves, rips and current

Advanced Surf Lessons

2 hours, Surfboard included. Student ratio: 1/4. Key concepts:
How to paddle out through waves-acquire advence turtle rolling & duck diving skills
How to pisition yourself correctly in the line up
How to catch unbroken waves
Improve your timing
Taking the drop
Learn to turn (backside & frontside) and slow down on your board
How to read the ocean, to get the best waves, rips and current

Private Surf Lessons

2 hours per day. Surfboards included.
Lessons for your level

Surf Guide

Surf guidings are perfect for you as it include transport to/from beaches with the best conditions for your level. Our staff are here to accommodate all your needs & are equipped with the best local knowledge as well as passion for surfing.


Playa Cocle

Level: All Levels

Clear water and jungle are the amazing views that you will see while ride the waves!
Best time for surfing: high tide and northeast swell, you will find strong waves and current definitely all you need to enjoy.
It´s a famous place where take place lots of competitions each year.

Salsa Brava

Level: All Levels

Has been famous as one of the biggest waves of the Caribbean sea. Clear water in a reef where you need to have some surfing experience to enjoy the spot.
Best conditions: high tide.

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25°

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26°

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28°

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28°

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28°

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26°

PAYMENT

  • A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
  • Your balance is due to the property 7 days before arrival. The Property will contact you to collect payment. If you book within this 7 days then the property will contact you shortly after you book to collect the balance.

CANCELLING YOUR BOOKING

  • To cancel go to the MyAccount section and log in or register and you can cancel from within your account.
  • Your deposit is non refundable but can be used for the same property/surf school within one year of your original booking.
  • TERMS AND CONDITIONS Check-in is at 3 pm. If you arrive in the early morning you'll be more than welcome to chill in the common spaces, have some breakfast, use all of our facilities or just store your luggage with us and go exploring around the town while you wait for your room to be ready Check out is at 11 am, but we will keep your bags for free all day long if you need us to Smoking is not allowed inside bedrooms. In case you omit this rule $300 USD fine will be applied for smoking. AGE RESTRICTIONS Guests must be 18 years or older to stay in shared dorms. Please ask us for our children policy Please ask us for our pets policy CANCELLATION POLICY BOOKING CONDITIONS To fully confirm the booking we ask for a credit card number as guarantee. A deposit will be charged to this credit card (30%) and the rest can be paid upon check in. Until the deposit is not charged, the booking is not confirmed. This deposit will be refundable if cancellation policies apply. CANCELLATION / MODIFICATION During HOLIDAYS, BANK HOLIDAYS AND SPECIAL EVENTS, cancellations / modifications are free of charge up to 15 DAYS prior your arrival. After that, we will charge your credit card with 100% of the surf camp (including tax). Cancellations / Modifications are free of charge prior to 7 DAYS days before your check-in date the rest of the year. After that, the surf package will be non-refundable and you will be charged with 100% of the surf package. In case of No-show, 100% of the surf package will be charged to your credit card. We reserve the right and you hereby authorize us to charge your credit or debit card for any damage incurred to your room or the hotel during your stay (including without limitation specialist cleaning) or for any items that are missing when you leave. Same applies for our surf equipment. Different cancellation/modification policies apply for groups.

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