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SELINA SURF CLUB SANTA TERESA

Calle Brunela s/n, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

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SELINA SURF CLUB SANTA TERESA
Reviews (5)
4.5 out of 5

THIS SURF TOWN WILL BE IN YOUR HEART FOREVER, NO DOUBT.
Santa Teresa is a remote beach town in Costa Rica that seems to have a little something more, a secret power if you like. Its an energy that can’t be explained but can definitely be felt by all. The long white sand beaches, the endless barrels, the music, the parties, the mind bending culinary experience and the beautiful people that walk the streets will bring you to Santa Teresa, but its that magnetising energy that makes you never want to leave.

Selina Santa Teresa, is a playground that totally vibes with the town’s artistic environment and culture. With a bed and a room for all tastes this Selina has an electric social atmosphere and soon to to to be life long friends awaiting your arrival.

Here you can surf, paddleboard, snorkel, or check out some amazing marine fauna. Take an adventure on horseback or ATV and discover Montezuma’s waterfalls, or put on your boots and explore Cabo Blanco, the oldest nature reserve in Costa Rica. After the sun goes down, you can get down at the local dancehall, or stay up all night long dancing to the beats of international DJs.

Location

Santa Teresa 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, Santa Teresa attracts surfers of different levels of expertise. Beginners, intermediates and advanced surfers alike can find a perfect breaking wave that caters to their level of experience.

Selina Surf Club is located in Santa Teresa spot. Playa Santa Teresa presents a variety of beach breaks, point breaks and high swells for the more experienced surfers, and Playa Hermosa is a long sandy beach with easy going beach breaks, both lefts and rights, well suited for surf beginners. The surf is better at low tide when waves tend to be faster. Santa Teresa is also a popular yoga destination.
Just 10 to 15 minutes of rest of the most importants spots in the area.

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5 REVIEWS
     

Summary

Accommodation
     
Surf Lessons
     
Review from Ian
Ian
Ontario
November 2017
Travelled with friends

How did you like the accommodation?

     

Excellent place, super clean, the food very good. Staff too were good people, especially Junior! Surf lessons package was perfect for me

Review from Sergi
Sergi
Madrid
August 2017
Travelled with friends

How did you like the accommodation?

     

Gracias a todos los trabajadores del selina pero en especial a Maily, nos trató muy bien y nos recomendo unos sitios preciosos.
Ambiente surfero, mucha gente joven.
Las habitaciones son muy cómodas.

Review from Johanna
Johanna

How did you like the accommodation?

     

Excelente experiencia
Excelente en todos los aspectos... vivimos una maravillosa experiencia durante nuestra estadía. Sin lugar a dudas, lo mejor fue la atención recibida por parte de su personal, de quienes recibimos trato amable, gentil y siempre con una gran sonrisa dispuestos a ayudar y con una actitud inmejorable. Definitivamente superó nuestras expectativas, recomendado al 100%... Pura vida

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Review from Herwig
Herwig
Frankfurt
April 2017
Travelled with friends

How did you like the accommodation?

     

Great fun. Staff, the location, the common areas, the activities and tours, the events and parties... great set up.



How were the surf lessons?

     

Junior was a great surf instructor, I definitely progressed throughout the week

Review from V.T
V.T
Buenos Aires
January 2017
Travelled as a couple

How did you like the accommodation?

     

Selina tiene todo lo que necesitás para pasarla bien, comida, piscina, excursiones, fiesta, actividades para todos los gustos. Especial atención por parte de Junior que nos llevó junto con Daniela en un paseo en bicicleta hasta el Penón, siempre bien dispuestos y con la mejor energía!
Sabrina, la profe de yoga, divina! Hermosas clases en el sunset con el mar de frente...gracias!
La pasé súper bien, volvería sin dudas y recomiendo ampliamente!

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Number of people: 199
Air Conditioning
Kitchen
Parking (free)
TV
WIFI (free)
Daily housekeeping
Gift shop
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Pets allowed
Surfboard hire
Surfboard Storage Area
Breakfast (included)
Packed lunches
Restaurant
Snack bar
Bicycle rental
Canoeing
Diving
Hiking
Horseback riding
Pool table
Snorkeling
SUP
Surf school
Yoga

Additional Fees:

13% VAT

Extras:

Laundry service (extra cost)
Pet allowed (extra cost/only in private rooms)
Towels service from $4 (deposit $6)
Airport transfers (extra cost)
Dorms
Room Type: Shared - Mixed
Sleeps: 12

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.

Suite
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

A one of a kind option for any traveler that wants a room with plenty of space as well as a concept based design. You likely have not experienced any other room like this as Selina has reserved the most private location on the grounds for our suite option. The suite room is not just about size or luxury, it’s the attention to detail that creates the amazing experience.

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: Liberia
  • - Distance from Airport in kms: 250
  • - 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 SANTA TERESA

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

Main Surf Beach: Santa Teresa & Playa Hermosa

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.

SUP Lessons

2 hours, Surfboard included.


Santa Teresa

Level: Intermediate

Santa Teresa is a long beautiful white sand beach with two main peaks: La Lora and Roca Mar. All year aroundwaves and consistent swells.
Surfing is better at low tide when get faster.
For intermediate and advanced

Playa Carmen

Level: Beginner

The perfect place for beginners and intermediate surfers. Playa Carmen is located between Santa Teresa and Mal País, is a small beach with a sand bottom break long at the right and shorter at the left.

Mal País

Level: Advanced

Different waves in the same place!
Mal País have a lots of rocks and is a good spot for intermediates and advanced surfers.
Best swells are from a proper southern direction for the waves to be good.

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31°

Surf beaches around Santa Teresa
Playa El Carmen is the most popular spot in this laid back Santa Teresa surf area. It is an excellent open beach break for all standards. Surfing Playa Santa Teresa is a mix of sand and volcanic rock which create some barrel riding waves. Hermosa offers gentler waves, an excellent spot for beginners.

Air temperature in Santa Teresa is the same year round 32°C. The seasons can be divided in two: From December to April you have the Dry Season, and from May to November the Wet Season. The busiest time for tourism in Costa Rica is the Dry Season.

Santa Teresa is a year round surf destinations. From April to October is the larger swell season. From December to March waves are smaller but nice and clean, usually around 4 foot and it is probably the best time to stay at a Santa Teresa Surf Camp. The Wind is not usually a major factor and glassy offshore conditions are usually best in the morning.

The area has dozens of waves off the beaten track waiting to be explored and surfed from Manzanillo in the north and around to Montezuma on the other side. Come Surf Santa Teresa with us...

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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