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Shaka Beach Retreat Costa Rica is the premier surf camp Costa Rica and is your perfect solution for a hassle-free tropical escape, with a dose of challenge and adventure. Its a world-class operation with some of the most experienced, professional, friendly and fun instructors of any surf camp Costa Rica has to offer. Our yoga surf retreat offers daily lessons for guests of all levels of experience and skill. We also offer luxurious spacious villas and surf and yoga retreat at an affordable price. Treat yourself to the ultimate tropical surf and yoga vacation in Costa Rica. Experience a blissful mix of adventure, relaxation, and escape. Lounge in a hammock surrounded by lush jungle, where you may spot native birds and monkeys that call our tranquil property home.
During surf and yoga package you will be staying in a villa with private bathroom. Each of our luxurious spacious villas is surrounded by tropical gardens and native fruit trees. Our teak-lined villas are built with modern tropical architecture set amongst 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.
Breakfast is served daily from 7.30 a.m. - 10.00 am. Start your day at yoga beach retreat with a healthy breakfast; choose from Costa Rican coffee, orange juice, fresh tropical fruit, and daily special such as French toast or Spanish omelet. Every Sunday join us for brunch, on the menu: Huevos Rancheros and Mimosas!
Surfing lessons are scheduled for 7.30 a.m. Monday through Saturday, with Sunday being a rest day for the instructors. We have a wide variety of surf boards to choose from during your stay at Costa Rica yoga surf retreat.
We are excited to offer daily yoga classes at the nearby world class yoga studio Pranamar. Both morning and afternoon classes vary in levels and styles will take place in the oceanfront studio. Yoga mats are available for your use.
Take yoga classes in the afternoon. Your afternoons are free to plan as little or as much to do as you would like. Enjoy a good book in a hammock, or rent an ATV to take to the zip lines and waterfalls in Montezuma. We can arrange all of your activities for you from Shaka.
Shaka serves dinner nightly Sunday-Friday. Our dinners may include fresh fish tacos, hand tossed pizza, Pasta Alfredo with garden salad, and chicken with rice. We can also cater the menu to be vegetarian friendly. The kitchen is closed on Saturday night, so that our guests, volunteers, and employees can enjoy one of our many international restaurants or the local night life in town. Enjoy a cocktail while you watch the sunset, or take in a local band.
Shaka Beach & Surf Retreat of Costa Rica located in Mal Pais, Santa Teresa, Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica 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 Santa Teresa, a quaint, funky, fun town with abundant cultural opportunities, delicious cuisine and night-life scenes. But in our luxurious beachside villas, you might think youre on your own private island.
Below are some options for your free time and extra activities during surf & yoga in Costa Rica. Some of these options may include additional costs. If you have any inquiry 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: There is no better way to explore the peninsula then on an ATV or Quad as we call them. Great for all day getaways or just to run down to the market, Quads are the preferred mode of transportation for most of the locals. There are several Quad rental shops in Santa Teresa and we will happily line one up to be delivered for you.
Cabo Blanco nature reserve tour: Cabo Blanco is Costa Ricas oldest nature preserve. Just 30 minutes away, this is a very special place to go for a hike.
Horseback riding: Spend an afternoon riding on our local beach.
Massage: We can schedule a relaxing massage in the comfort of your villa. Our experienced massage therapists can perform a variety of therapeutic massages to meet your taste, including deep tissue, Swedish, relaxation, or sports massage.
Sailing: There is a new sailboat in town that will take you on a half or full day tour to enjoy the breathtaking views of southern Nicoya from a new perspective, the ocean.
Snorkeling: Shaka Beach Retreat has snorkeling gear available for your use during a guided tour to the local tide pools. Cabuya island is well known for its abundance of fish and there are several tidal pools and rock lagoons around Manzanillo worth exploring. We can also set you up with an all day boat excursion to Tortuga Island if desired.
Spa: Santa Teresa is home to several spas, offering luxurious ocean front services such as facials and body scrubs.
Sport fishing: There are 2 locations that you can take off from, Mal Pais and Montezuma. The boats can hold up to 4 people with 2 people fishing at a time. The waters here are heavy with Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Spanish Mackerel, Snapper, Sea Bass and Dorado.
Surfing: We have many beach breaks in the Playa Hermosa and Santa Teresa area for surfers of all levels.
Waterfall, canopy and zip line tours: The tour in Montezuma takes around 4 hours and is a ton of fun. After a brief introduction and some training, you harness up and take off. After 3 or 4 zip lines, you will hike down to the river and get to play in the waterfalls before taking 3 more zip lines. This is a great afternoon tour so bring your camera.