Shaka Beach Retreat Costa Rica is the premier surf camp in Costa Rica. It is essentially your perfect solution for a hassle-free tropical escape, with a dose of challenge and thrilling adventure. It's a world-class operation with some of the most experienced, professional, friendly and fun instructors of any surf camp Costa Rica has to offer.
You can look forward to daily yoga lessons for you and your mates, with all levels of experience and skill. We also offer luxurious spacious villas and surf and yoga retreat at affordable prices. Treat yourself to the ultimate tropical surf and yoga vacation in Costa Rica. Experience a blissful mix of adventure, relaxation, and escape. Take a deep nap whilst lounging in a hammock surrounded by lush jungle, where you may spot native birds and monkeys that call our tranquil property home.
Experiences and highlights you can look forward to taking away with you:
Daily yoga classes
Unlimited surf equipment use
Daily surf lessons and guidance
Daily sunrise snack, brunch, and dinner
Unlimited snorkel gear use
5 nights accommodation
Beginner and Intermediate Skill level
6 days with instruction
During your surf and yoga getaway you will be staying in a villa with a private bathroom. Each of the luxurious spacious villas is surrounded by stunning tropical gardens and native fruit trees. Our teak-lined villas are built with modern tropical architecture set within and surrounded by the serene tropics. Our guests love the privacy and tranquility of each villa designed with local architectural expertise, though fully equipped with modern amenities such as air conditioning and hot water.
Shaka Beach & Surf Retreat of Costa Rica is located in the beautiful region of Mal Pais, Santa Teresa, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica. It is a private tropical haven nestled in lush jungle surroundings, home to a diverse array of local flora and fauna including monkeys, birds, and native fruit trees.
Shaka is located in northern regions of Santa Teresa, a quaint, spunk filled fun town with leaking with cultural opportunities, delicious cuisine and night-life scenes. But in our luxurious beach-side villas, you might think you're on your own private island.
Some cool things to do (optional)
Whilst on your retreat you will have plenty of time on your hands to check out the local area and enjoy the activities at your disposal. Below are some of these options. Some of these options may include additional costs.
If you have any questions or you would like to make further arrangements, you can do so by contacting Shaka Beach Retreat. Simply click on the Contact Organizer button to send a message to Shaka Beach Retreat.
ATV peninsula tours
Cabo Blanco nature reserve tour
Waterfall, canopy and zip line tours
Daily brunch and dinners served from Sunday to Friday
Daily surf lessons from Monday to Saturday
Unlimited surf and snorkel equipment use
Please check with your nearest Consulate or Embassy of Costa Rica whether you need a visa to enter the country. You can also check out their website http://www.costarica-embassy.org/ for more information on applying for a visa.
Do not forget to inform us if you have any specific dietary requirement.
For more information about the retreat, please send us a message. You can do that by clicking “contact organizer” button.
How to get there
Arrival by airplane
Please ensure that your flight to lands at Tambor Airport (TMU).
Arrival by bus
Departing from the bus terminal in San Jose, the direct bus makes the same journey as the private shuttle buses, from San Jose to Puntarenas, the distance is about one and a half to two hours, to Paquera via the ferry for one and a half hours, and then to Santa Teresa for one and a half hours via the same bus.
The bus leaves the pot twice daily, at 06:00 and 14:00, in order to meet up with the ferry's twice daily crossing. Upon arrival in Santa Teresa, get off the bus and take a taxi to Shaka Beach Retreat in Playa Hermosa, approximately 15 minutes and cost 12 to 15 USD.
Arrival by shuttle
If you would like to make use of a private service there are a number of companies that provide a private shuttle service to Shaka Beach Retreat. They will collected you from San Jose Airport (SJO) and you will be driven in a small air-conditioned van to Puntarenas for approximately one and a half to two hours.
At Puntarenas you will leave the van and board the ferry, taking your bags with you.
Arrival by taxi
Upon arrival at Tambor Airport (TMU), get a taxi to Playa Hermosa, which is approximately 40 minutes and costs roughly around 60 USD.