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Topic: Santa Catalina Accomidations

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Santa Catalina Accomidations

« on: January 23 2012 21:01:00 »

I am in school online and looking for a good surf spot to chill, knock out online classes, and surf.  Santa Catalina looks good to me but I want to know about the availability of internet there.  Anyone have some insight?



RE: Santa Catalina Accomidations

« Reply #1 on: January 24 2012 07:01:00 »

I was at the Punta Brava surf lodge a few years ago, very very basic accommodation, not cheap, barely electricity, so don't think the internet would be any good there either.

Good wave, shitty town.
Have fun



Re Santa Catalina

« Reply #2 on: January 29 2012 12:01:00 »

Hotel Catalina has free Internet if you are staying there.  Look it up.



RE: Santa Catalina Accomidations

« Reply #3 on: February 11 2012 10:02:00 »

if u find outlet me know. i can split costs and provide a little company on those waves you be riding. i went to peru last october and was kinda cold and lonely on the outiside cuz i traveled alone. and the water is cold... reply thru email, i dont have internet only on my phone.


José Werleman

RE: Santa Catalina Accomidations

« Reply #4 on: February 16 2012 17:02:00 »


I've been to Santa Catalina in 2004. Got me some good friends over there. If your looking for a place to crash and cheap. I could hook you up maybe.... i stayed there for 20 days. Good surf when it's on. early morning sessions where the best. And right close by there is an internet cafe. should be okey for a small village.
It's called cabana's de Rollo. when i was there, it cost me $7,- p/p/n..(for a bed)..
I recommend chek it out.

Try the arepitas, food is really cheap and alcohol also.



Wave Hunter

RE: Santa Catalina Accomidations

« Reply #5 on: October 16 2012 09:10:00 »

There is free Wifi in some place in Santa Catalina, including Surfside Inn, which is right in front of the wave. They also have free coffee in the mornings, and the rooms are pretty cheap (from about $12-$40) There is a nice social area too. In town, there is an internet cafe that has FAST satilite internet



RE: Santa Catalina Accomidations

« Reply #6 on: October 16 2012 10:10:00 »

That Surfside inn still looks like the dump it was when it was called the Punta Brava surf lodge. Some new paint on the outside is not good enough to ever get me to stay over there again. The worst place I have ever stayed at, waste of time and money

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