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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

Located 2 Kilometers North of Mal Pais and Santa Teresa

Surf camp costa rica

Shaka Beach Retreat is a tropical fun-filled surf camp. We are the perfect solution for an easy getaway, with a dose of challenge and adventure. You will receive surf lessons 6 days per week, starting with the very basics and progressing as you improve through the week. Shaka also offers daily yoga classes in our private yoga studio. Expand your practice while taking in the sights and sounds of the jungle.

Enjoy morning fresh fruits and granola, brunch, and dinner prepared by our own chef. Fresh fish and locally grown fruits and vegetables will keep you feeling light and energized during all of your weekly adventures.


yoga-shala-homeShaka Beach & Surf Retreat of Costa Rica is a private tropical haven nestled in lush jungle surroundings, home to a diverse array of monkeys, birds, plants, and native fruit trees. Our villas are an alluring example of modern tropical architecture providing a perfect environment to relax and recover from the day’s adventures. The open-air palm rancho, is an ideal place to chill out until you’re ready to paddle out again.

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.

Shaka’s surf vacations blend the relaxing comfort of a beach retreat with the exciting and exhilarating experience of riding some of the world’s most consistent waves. A small intimate operation, owned and managed by professionals and experienced surfers who know how to give guests the surf vacation they desire. Shaka guests are typically a mix of solo travelers, couples, and groups of friends.

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 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. It’s the best of both worlds.