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Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat

| Beach Front at Tortilla Flats Office, Dominical 11901, Costa Rica
+506 8311 8950
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My first surfing experience

I got a lesson from Morales who was extremely professional and took the fear out of the ocean. He... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2016
Danielle D
via mobile
Great introduction to surfing

I took my two children - 12 and 9 - to surf lessons with Domincal Waveriders and it was the... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2016
DavidM_Chi
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Dominical Waverider have the best trained surf instructors in Costa Rica, our surf lessons are designed for all ages and levels. Owned by Dominical Lifeguard Captain, all surf instructors are certified lifeguards and experienced surfers. Whether you are new to surfing, need support moving into bigger waves or simply want to improve your surfing skills then our surf camp is the right choice for you! We offer surf vacation packages that will provide you with everything you need to get the most out of your time in Costa Rica, including surf lessons, yoga, accommodations, transportation, tours and adventures to amazing natural attractions. Immersed yourself in the "Pura Vida" vibes and come have a vacation of a lifetime with us!
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| Beach Front at Tortilla Flats Office, Dominical 11901, Costa Rica
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+506 8311 8950
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Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

I got a lesson from Morales who was extremely professional and took the fear out of the ocean. He was encouraging and really made an emphasis on safety which I appreciate as a lifeguard. Definitely would recommend him.

Thank Danielle D
Reviewed 3 May 2016

I took my two children - 12 and 9 - to surf lessons with Domincal Waveriders and it was the highlight of our trip to Costa Rica. I was nervous because my youngest is not a strong swimmer but the staff, who are trained lifeguards,...More

Thank DavidM_Chi
Reviewed 4 April 2016

My adult daughters and I decided to take up surfing while visiting Uvita and Dominical and signed up for two lessons with Jeanine and the Dominical Surfrider school. Booking was through email and was easy. Our first lesson was at low tide in Dominical with...More

Thank dogswithdots
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Our trip to Costa Rica would not have been complete without some surfing, and we got a great lesson from Dominical Waverider! My parents, my brother, my husband, and I visited CR to celebrate my dad's 60th birthday. The 5 of us took a surf...More

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DominicalWaverider, Manager at Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2016

Hola! Thanks for taking your time to write a review. I'm so glad to hear it was well worth it for you to drive from Manuel Antonio to Dominical to surf with DWR! It make us so happy to know the whole family had fun...More

Reviewed 2 April 2016

I cannot say enough good things about my experience with the awesome people of Dominical Waverider! From the beginning, they were extremely attentive and made sure that my friend and I were taken care of. I booked a custom 6 night, 7 day surf camp...More

Thank Amy M
DominicalWaverider, Manager at Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2016

Amy M, Thank you for the stellar review, nothing make us more happy then hear how much our clients enjoyed a week experience at DWR surf camp. Lots of surfing, exploring and laugh went down last week, thanks for coming enjoying Costa Rica with us,...More

Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

From the first email to final goodbyes, Jeanine and Andrew genuinely had our best interest at heart. Jeanine was ever attentive and caring while Andrew's knowledge and passion for the ocean meant you couldn't help but feel stoked to be in the water, regardless of...More

Thank Jay W
DominicalWaverider, Manager at Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2016

Jay W, Thank you for the kind words, we are glad to hear you scored waves and enjoyed the jungle experience. We also had an amazing time surfing and spending time with both of you. One of the greatest things about our job at Dominical...More

Reviewed 15 March 2016

My kids, ages 10 and 13, have taken lessons from Dominical Waverider multiple times and each time I am impressed with how well the kids respond and learn. The knowledge shared is very good, but more importantly it is shared in a very personable manner....More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Spent nine days in the care of Dominical WaveRider. Jeanine, Andrew, and Jordy are great people, generous with their time, hospitality, surfing knowledge, and love of Costa Rica. It was like hanging out with good local friends sharing in their passion for surfing. Jeanine arranged...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 25 February 2016

My wife and I had a our first surfing lesson on Monday and loved the experience. The instructor to surfer ratio was essentially 1:1 and the quality of instruction was excellent. The instructors were upbeat, friendly, and encouraging. We both had several runs and showed...More

Thank JMRRT
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We will definitely be back! Thanks Andrew, Jeanine and Jordi !! Everyone had a great time. I can't believe how quickly you got the beginners surfing:) You have a very professional operation and i hope to surf with you again very soon. Great to meet...More

Thank Lee55711
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Kim C
23 July 2016|
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Response from DominicalWaverider | Property representative |
Hi Kim! August is a cooler month, we have sunny days and rainy nights. We are experiencing early mornings partly cloud lately, but that is something new for us. Don't forget to bring lots of sunscreen and I suggest a light... More
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