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"But why just look like a girl in the curl? Kelea Surf Spa adds Costa Rica to its roster of destinations for rad women-only surf lessons and vacation packages
-- Marie Claire

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ELENICE SENN - Kelea Founder

Former professional bodyboarder from Brazil competed and surfed around the world until 1991. Always involved in water sports, Elenice started teaching surfing in 1994 when she co-founded Endless Summer Surf Camp with her husband, professional surfer, Jason Senn in San Clemente, CA. With the high number of women partaking in the sport of surfing

Elenice developed the idea of creating an all girl surf spa with Stephanie Tufts. In 2001 with the help of her partner Stephanie Tufts their dream became reality. Elenice, graduated from USIU with a degree in Teaching ESL and Spanish. With a passion for teaching Elli loves sharing her surfing knowledge with other women. “Surfing introduced me to many different cultures around the world, I love this sport, it allows one to be in touch with nature, stay physically fit and relaxed.

There is nothing a day of surfing can’t cure!


After a rewarding career as a Human Resources Executive, Laura decided to follow her passion to the sea. She is Rescue Diver, First Aid, and CPR certified. Laura has travelled the world from A to Z and brings to Kelea that unique global experience plus incredible customer service skills. As the onsite manager, she will make sure your stay with Kelea Surf Spa is delightful.

"The ocean has magical healing qualities." has always been her philosophy.

CRISTINA - Yoga & Massage Therapist

Our beautiful yoga instructor from Brazil, Cris has a soothing voice and demeanor that sets the tone for her amazing yoga class. Cris studied Hatha, Swasthya and Partner yoga in Brazil and India and has been teaching for 12 years. She is a world traveler, having lived in Peru, Ecuador and Panama, settling in Costa Rica 6 years ago. When asked why she lives

in Costa Rica, her answer is” Because of the nice people, world culture, lifestyle and the waves….”


Carlo, an Italian Restauranteur, relocated to Costa Rica in 1995 and fell in love with both the country and his wife Lili, a local Costa Rican. Together they founded Ritmo Tropical Hotel and Restaurant in Malpais. Their restaurant is one of the most popular in the area with locals and tourist alike. Carlo and Lili only use the freshest of ingredients delivered daily to create a
CARLO - Chef

fusion of local and Italian cuisine. Their expansive menu has everything from Fresh local fish, Jumbo Shrimp, Steak, to your Favorite Italian Pasta's and Pizza's.