Surf Hotels

A good surf hotel is worth its weight in surf trip gold.
An extra special surf hotel is even better.

You’ve just won the surf trip jackpot because this is the best collection of extra special surf hotels in existence. We’ve scoured the planet and vetted hundreds of places to create this collection of outstanding hotels at epic surf destinations.

We have a high criteria for this collection, and all hotels are carefully selected. These properties were hand-picked with surf goals in mind, and they also offer a holistic travel experience. This translates to amazing hotels and resorts with an elevated sense of design, cuisine, amenities, and plenty of activities for any non-surfing companions.

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Nosara, Costa Rica

from $179

Modern surf hotel with posh amenities and surf club located a five minutes’ walk to the many peaks of Playa Guiones.

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

from $320

Luxe beachfront boutique hotel with one of the best oceanfront locales in Costa Rica and easy access to surf. Spacious oceanfront bungalows.

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

from $229

Boutique surf and yoga retreats set on a jungle hillside with top-notch surf lessons and extraordinary hospitality.

Nosara, Costa Rica

from $115

Charming boutique hotel in the heart of Nosara, only a few-minute walk to the main surf break at Playa Guiones.

Hacienda Iguana, Nicaragua

from $90

Design-forward boutique hotel surrounded by lush golf course grounds on Nicaragua's wave rich Emerald Coast. Rooms and villas available.

Playa Santana, Popoyo, Nicaragua

from $200

All-inclusive boutique surf hotel at Playa Santana in Nicaragua's Tola Province. Daily meals, yoga, and surf guiding included.

El Zonte, El Salvador

from $200

Oceanfront surf hotel and academy in El Salvador with excellent food, top-notch
training facilities, and epic waves out front.

Santa Cruz, Portugal

from $55 dorm / $175 private

Surf-chic eco-friendly hotel on Portugal’s west coast. Ocean views, heated pool, jacuzzi, skatepark, and surfer-friendly amenities.

Ericeira, Portugal

from $22 dorm / $49 private

Artsy and colorful surf house with awesome views of the charming village of Ericeira and its many surf spots. Private rooms and dorms.

Azores Islands, Portugal

from $150

Modern and thoughtfully designed oceanfront resort with dazzling views in the beautiful Azores Islands.

Santa Cruz, Portugal

from $330

Eco-friendly luxury hotel along Portugal’s Costa de Prata. Sprawling coastal property with beautiful unique guest rooms and villas.

Ahangama, Sri Lanka

from $175 per person

All-inclusive luxury surf and yoga retreats for all levels at a modern tropical locale in southwest Sri Lanka.

Mentawai Islands, Indonesia

$200 per person

All-inclusive surf resort on a stunning stretch of white sand beach with Lance’s Right (AKA Hollow Tree’s) break out front.

Bali, Indonesia

from $80

Mule Malu is a charming boutique hotel nestled into the cliffs above Bingin Beach in the heart of the Bukit Peninsula.

Rote Island, Indonesia

from $180

Eco-friendly island-chic surf resort on the beautiful island of Rote. On the doorstep of Rote’s headline surf break, T-Land.

Upolu, Samoa

from $270

Adults-only beachfront resort set on 33 lush acres with a pool and overwater restaurant.
5-10 min boat ride to three uncrowded breaks.

Krui, South Sumatra, Indonesia

from $49

All-inclusive beachfront surf camp in South Sumatra with insane waves and beautiful views at an affordable price point.

Qamea Island, Taveuni, Fiji

from $164 per person

Private beachfront bungalow getaway nestled into 12 acres of rainforest in northern Fiji. Great surf minus the crowds.

Troncones, Mexico

from $240

Design-forward beachfront boutique hotel with beautiful views on the tranquil shores of Troncones, Mexico.

San Pancho, Nayarit, Mexico

from $200

Stylish eco-friendly hotel with ocean views on the Riviera Nayarit. Saltwater pool, lush gardens, easy beach access, and close to surf.

Sayulita, Mexico

from $60

Bohemian chic hideaway in the heart of Sayulita. Morocco-meets-Mexico style with a whole lot of charm at an affordable price.

North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii

from $299

Oceanfront resort with stunning views and plentiful amenities surrounded by undeveloped coastline on Oahu’s surf-rich North Shore.

Encinitas, California

from $165

Surf-inspired boutique hotel in Encinitas within easy walking distance to consistent surf and local restaurants. Eight unique rooms available.

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