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.

Central America

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Lucero Surf Retreats

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

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

from $1,375 per week

nantipa boutique surf hotel

Nantipa

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica

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

from $320

the gilded iguana surf hotel

The Gilded Iguana

Nosara, Costa Rica

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

from $179

the sunset shack surf hotel

The Sunset Shack

Nosara, Costa Rica

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

from $115

malibu popoyo boutique surf hotel

Malibu Popoyo

Playa Santana, Nicaragua

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

from $200

rapture nicaragua surf camp

Rapture Surfcamp Nicaragua

Playa Maderas, Nicaragua

Laid-back surf camp nestled into the jungle above Playa Maderas. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced surf packages available.

from $122

aurea surf villa

Aurea

Hacienda Iguana, Nicaragua

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

from $100

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Puro Surf

El Zonte, El Salvador

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

from $200

Europe

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Tiny Whale Surf Lodge

Lagos, Portugal

Upscale boutique surf camp in the countryside on Portugal’s stunning Algarve coast. Daily meals and surf lessons included.​

from $675 per week

areias do seixo surf hotel

Areias do Seixo

Santa Cruz, Portugal

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

from $330

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Noah Surf House Portugal

Santa Cruz, Portugal

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

from $175

memmo baleeira surf hotel

Memmo Baleeira

Sagres, Portugal

Design hotel with ocean views surrounded by great surf in the Algarve on Portugal’s southwestern tip. Two pools and spa.

from $90

santa barbara eco resort surf hotel

Santa Barbara Eco-Beach Resort

Azores Islands, Portugal

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

from $180

Indian Ocean

clubhouse at ulu surf hotel

The Clubhouse at Ulu

Bali, Indonesia

Sophisticated boutique hotel perched high on the cliffs above Uluwatu at Bali’s most epic beach club. Ocean views and chic suites.

from $275

rapture bali surf camp

Rapture Bali

Bali, Indonesia

Modern surf camp on the southern coast of Bali’s Bukit Peninsula. Private suites and spacious dorm rooms available.

from $40

mule malu surf hotel

Mule Malu

Bali, Indonesia

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

from $80

six senses laamu surf hotel

Six Senses Laamu

Laamu Atoll, Maldives

Impeccable luxury resort on a private island in the Maldives with easy access to uncrowded surf. Striking overwater and beachfront villas.

from $1,140

awera surf resort

Awera Surf Resort

Mentawai Islands, Indonesia

Upscale all-inclusive surf resort on a private beach in the Mentawai Islands with unlimited surf boat service and waves for all levels.

from $175 per person

hollow trees surf camp

Hollow Tree’s Resort

Mentawai Islands, Indonesia

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

$200 per person

nirbana surf camp

Nirbana Surf & Yoga Retreat

Ahangama, Sri Lanka

Luxe all-inclusive surf and yoga retreat at a riverside villa in Sri Lanka. Stays include daily surf lessons, yoga, meals, and more.

from $1,090 per week

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Soul & Surf Sri Lanka

Ahangama, Sri Lanka

All-inclusive luxury surf and yoga retreat for all levels at a beautifully designed boutique property in southwest Sri Lanka.

from $1,240 per week

Mexico

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Lo Sereno Casa de Playa

Troncones, Mexico

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

from $240

Pacific Islands

six senses fiji surf hotel

Six Senses Fiji

Malolo Island, Mamanucas, Fiji

Luxury resort in Fiji on a stunning tropical island near world-class surf. Beachfront villas and 2 – 5 bedroom residences available.

from $960

maqai eco surf resort

Maqai Eco Surf Resort

Qamea Island, Taveuni, Fiji

Private beachfront getaway nestled into five acres of rainforest on a remote island in northern Fiji. Great surf minus the crowds.

from $175

sinalei surf hotel

Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa

Upolu, Samoa

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

from $270

United States

turtle bay resort surf hotel

Turtle Bay Resort

North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii

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

from $299

surfhouse surf hotel

Surfhouse

Encinitas, California

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

from $165

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