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Learn to Surf

Our Costa Rica surf camp instruction is designed for the beginner to the progressing intermediate

Surf & Yoga

Adventure surf retreats, yoga retreats, or combined surf & yoga retreat.

Fun Activities

Unique activities to enjoy while vacationing. Our staff can arrange everything.

Ocean Healing

OHG adaptive surfing. Providing once in a lifetime vacations to kids and their families.

Shaka Beach Retreat

Surf Camp Costa Rica

Just North of Mal Pais and Santa Teresa, in the highly desirable beach town of Playa Hermosa

Surf camp costa rica

Shaka Beach Retreat offers a fun-filled Costa Rica surf camp with both surf and yoga packages. The perfect solution for an easy tropical escape, with a dose of challenge and adventure. We provide daily surf lessons for guests of all levels. From first-timers who’ve never paddled out on a board, to lifelong wave-shredders looking to up their game to the next level, Shaka offers a fun and informative surf experience. Join our daily yoga classes in our private yoga shala, surrounded by lush jungle and monkeys. Offering an intimate operation with some of the most experienced, professional, friendly and fun instructors that any surf camp has to offer. Choose surf and yoga packages varying from a few days to multiple weeks, with as much or as little surfing included as you can handle. We also offer exclusive yoga retreats and daily classes with our in-house  yoga expert  Megan Panchinin. surf and Yoga retreat costa ricaShaka Beach & Surf Retreat of Costa Rica is a private tropical haven nestled in lush jungle surroundings, home to a diverse array of local flora and fauna, monkeys, birds, and native fruit trees. We offer Comfortable, spacious villas, Costa Rica yoga retreat and surf camp packages at an affordable price. Our boutique hotel is an alluring example of modern tropical architecture.” Our villas offer a perfect environment to relax and recover from the day’s adventures in the water. From lush tropical gardens to our open-air rancho, which includes a fully-equipped entertainment area, Shaka is an ideal place to chill out until you’re ready to paddle out again. Our beautiful teak wood villas are perfect for accommodating couples, close friends, solo travelers and family gatherings.  A short walk leads to one of the most beautiful tranquil white sand surfing beaches in all of Costa Rica. Perfect for swimming, relaxing on the sand, and learning to surf.  Enjoy a sunset under the swaying palms at this safe, sandy, family-friendly beach break.

 Surf  Vacations


Shaka’s surf vacations blend the relaxing comfort of a luxury beach retreat with the exciting and exhilarating experience of riding some of the world’s most consistent waves. Owned and managed by professionals and experienced surfers who know how to give clients the surf vacations they desire. We have packages that are as diverse as our clients – from honeymooners to Wall Street brokers and families. 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 beach-side villas, you might think you’re on your own private island. They are tranquil and private, constructed in the native style and built to perfection, yet they also offer modern amenities, including AC, hot water, private bathrooms, free wireless internet and a 24-hour staff that is here to make sure your surf vacation experience is perfect. It’s the best of both worlds.