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Hotel Surf The Place

Billing itself as a surfer hangout, this hotel also offers lessons.

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Hotel Surf The Place

About this Hotel

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The Swiss owners of The Place have combined the famed tidiness of their home country—a custom-built rack neatly stores guests' surfboards—with design-conscious decor.

Of the eight rooms, five are bungalows. Each is themed—Ocean Breeze, Out of Africa, Spicy Colors of Mexico, and so on. Some have mosquito netting hanging from a square frame on the ceiling, which lends a bit of drama, and the en suite bathrooms are separated by saloon-style doors.

The Place bills itself as a surfer hangout, but the crowd is generally more novice than veteran, and many guests sign up for lessons—$45 for two hours, including board rental. (The hotel is on the nonbeach side of the street, however, and a 10-minute walk from a good surf break.)

A large pool is the focal point of an outdoor living room with lounge chairs and daybeds. On Tuesdays, a screen is hung over the pool for movie night.

There's no restaurant, but Frank's Place—with tasty ham-and-cheese omelets and shrimp with rice—is two minutes down the road on foot.

Note:This story was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.
 

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