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Address: Sesame street, Dominical beach | 50mts west of Diuwak Hotel., Dominical 60504, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 8673 9543
07:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

We give personalized attention. (1 instructor per 3 person ratio).


We give personalized attention. (1 instructor per 3 person ratio).

  We are local! When you choose to surf with us you support a small family business not a foreign company. Experience Costa Rica the way it should be.

  We count with all accreditations and certifications for instructing since 2007. Trust the local experts!

Our services:

Daily Surf Lessons - Surf Camp Packages - Board Rental

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Surfing with Debbie

my first time surfing in beautiful Costa Rica and could not imagine a better experience than with Debbie. We surfed in Jaco Beach and Debbie knew the perfect beaches to visit... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2014
sapan m
Hoboken, New Jersey
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Hoboken, New Jersey
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

my first time surfing in beautiful Costa Rica and could not imagine a better experience than with Debbie. We surfed in Jaco Beach and Debbie knew the perfect beaches to visit. She was extremely knowledgable and able to taylor our lesson to our experience level. We had an amazing day surfing and I was even able to catch some Sweet,... More 

Thank sapan m
Sisters, Oregon
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Dominincal Surf Lessons gave us a fantastic family outing that we will cherish forever. Deb and her team took all six of us (2 adults and four kids) out into the waves and taught us how to ride them. The instruction and supprt both in and out of the water was excellent. All of the kids got up and rode... More 

Thank Clayton W
Houston, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 8 April 2014

Only my 2nd surf trip, both in Costa Rica, but I cannot imagine a better experience with an instructor. Debbie was prompt, professional, energetic and extremely knowledgeable. She went out of her way to assure that we had good waves (location), good instruction (her personally and assistants), video of our trip, and a safe time in the water. She listened... More 

Thank jjburdin
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 7 April 2014

My family and I went down to Dominical for a day trip to try out the surf and to check out the quaint town. We met Debbie and her instructors by the beach. They had 5 first timers (2 adults and 3 kids) up on the boards within minutes. She has a great attitude and really knows her stuff. She... More 

1 Thank Keith R
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Every year we travel to a different surfing location in Costa Rica. Every year we have been slightly annoyed by the service / instruction / and knowledge of surfing spots with the other guides. This is the first year out of 4 that we left bragging about how incredible our surfing guide was. She was on time / extremely helpful... More 

Thank Lilleonard
Farr West, Utah
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Reviewed 2 April 2014

We took surf lessons from debbie and marcos- HIGHLY recommend!!! THey were the best! there were 4 of us- neither of us had really surfed before- we all got up quick and had the best time! They were great instructors and so fun! Our surf lessons were at Dominical and would recommend over Jaco- it is just the coolest place!!!... More 

Thank kwatson007
Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 1 April 2014

highly recommend the surf lessons at jaco beach! i was very nervous at first because my son is not the best swimmer and tends to give up when having a hard time learning something new. after an informative and graspable dry-land lesson with our instructors Jefferson & Byron, we made our way into the water with perfect waves for beginners.... More 

Thank mama_mga
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 24 February 2014

I stayed in Jaco/Dominical area this Jan/Feb for a month and I had the pleasure of taking surf lessons with Debbie and a member of her team Josymar for 3 of those weeks! I cannot recommend them enough! I have surfed before but it had been a while! With the knowledge and feedback they gave me I managed to take... More 

1 Thank kim j
San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 February 2014

My friends and I recently stayed in Jaco and took surfing lessons with Dominical Surf Lessons. The school is run by Debbie, a local Costa Rican who is passionate about surf, teaching surf, and her beautiful country. Her school offers lessons in Jaco and Dominical. Debbie is super experienced and provides great feedback. As an advanced beginner, she really helped... More 

1 Thank rockerssurf
2 reviews
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Reviewed 21 January 2014

This was my first time trying to surf and I didn't expect to be able to stand up on the board during my first lesson. I was standing up after the first 3 waves, which was mostly due to the great technique Debbie taught at the beginning. The instructors gave super helpful advice throughout the lesson and they were really... More 

1 Thank Sab G

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