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Boca Raton
Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

We just got home from our vacation and we are already planning our return trip. It all started with an email to WRSC. A really nice woman named Shawna answered all my questions and was so pleasant. We booked the penthouse suite for the 3 of us and counted the days until our vacation. When we arrived at the airport...

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New York
Reviewed 21 September 2014

We had a blast at Witch's Rock Surf Camp this September. Erlyn pushed us to get up and get our surfing stance worked out so we can get up and ridding. He helped us get going on our own instead of just pushing us into waves like many other instructors. Thus when we practiced on our own we actually caught...

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WRSC, Guest Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola Elena, Thanks for your review! It sounds like you made some improvements with Erlyn's expert coaching. And yes! Learning to surf is so much more than just popping up. Surfing has so much to do with reading the ocean, positioning in the water, and having the confidence yourself to catch each wave. I'll be sure to pass your message...

Woodland Park, Colorado
Reviewed 21 September 2014

I just returned from witches rock with my wife and we had a fantastic time. I am an upper intermediate surfer and enjoyed the intermediate group with our various trips to nearby breaks and my wife was a beginner. Even though the waves were very large (unusually so per all the locals I talked too) the first half of the...

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WRSC, Guest Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola Justin, Glad to hear both you and your wife had an enjoyable experience in both our intermediate and beginner programs. We take pride in the fact that whatever surf level you are at, we can accommodate you. Now that your wife is also hooked on surfing, we will hopefully see you two again soon :) Thank you for the...

Reviewed 21 September 2014

This was the second time I've been to Witch's Rock. The first time with my family. We had a blast! We have a 7 and 9 year old and it was perfect. Andres our instructor was great with the kids. We cannot wait to go back next year!

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WRSC, Public Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola Amy, Thanks for the positive review! We are very pleased to hear that you had a memorable family experience with us. Whether your traveling solo, with friends, or with your family, Witch's Rock is the perfect place to catch some waves. I'll be sure to pass your review onto Andres, Hope to see you all again, Pura Vida! WRSC

San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Woo hoo! What an awesome surf vacation! This place is fantastic. I went to WRSC alone and immediately met lots of other solo travelers. I also met some fantastic groups and people traveling together. It's easy to make friends here. The staff is super friendly and everyone is working to get you on waves! Small town, good vibes.

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WRSC, Public Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola Lara! Wow I can feel your enthusiasm from here! Thank you so much for your positive review and trusting us with your solo vacation. You're right, with a camp of like minded people all here for the same reason, it's super easy to meet new people and make life-long friends. Hope to see you again! Pura Vida. WRSC

Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed 24 August 2014

I had a father son surf trip this summer that was a blast! Pako and the rest of the instructors & staff at WRSC were terrific and everyday was a new adventure. We stayed at another hotel that they have a partnership with (Daria Resort) and the accommodations were perfect. I hope to make this a yearly trip- Benji-Jack

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WRSC, Public Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola Benjamin, Thanks for your review! Stoked to here you and your son had some good lessons here at Witch's Rock and enjoyed your Costa Rican adventure. I'll be sure to pass your kind words onto Pako :) Hope to see you two again, Pura Vida! WRSC

Gulf Breeze, United States
Reviewed 16 August 2014

I have been going to WRSC since 2006 and have found that they continually provide great service. I am an advanced surfer and always love the trip to Witches and Ollies. The guides always try to put on the best waves and we have never been disappointed. David and Chilo are the best. I was able to bring my son...

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WRSC, Public Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola David, Thanks for your review! Stoked to hear after all these years you are still our loyal client :) Yes, for the advanced surfers, Ollie's and Witch's is the usually the highlight of the trip. All day boat trip, perfect waves, always with your buddies. I will be sure to pass your kind words onto David and Chilo. Hope...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 16 August 2014

I LOVE THIS PLACE! I had always wanted to learn how to surf and for several years prior to finding Witch's Rock I did a lot of searching on the Internet to find a place to learn. I did not want to just travel somewhere and sign up for lessons while on vacation, I wanted surfing to be my vacation...

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WRSC, Public Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola Heidi, So happy to hear the positive feedback from your fourth trip with us! It sounds like you have really enjoyed your past trips with us and progressed each visit making your way up to the intermediate coaching program. Thank you for all your feedback and thorough review, I will make sure to pass this onto those you mentioned....

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Back in the US after my first solo trip out of the country and first trip ever to Costa Rica and I can not wait to go back! Tamarindo is a small, beautiful down dedicated to surfing and truly living the Pure Life - Pura Vida - its growing fast but I hope it will always keep the spirit and...

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WRSC, Guest Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola Nicole, Thank you for trusting WRSC with your first solo trip out of the US! We're always stoked to hear positive reviews from our solo travelers. You're right, Tamarindo is a beautiful town that emits the Pura Vida energy with Witch's Rock in the center of all the action. Glad to hear you had such a great time with...

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 11 August 2014

My husband and I are in our 40's and were looking for a get away without the kids. Witches Rock surf camp was perfect for this, we learned to surf, made new friends and had the time of our lives. The witches rock staff take care of everything and the surf instructors are patient and kind and can teach you...

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WRSC, Public Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola Siemsy, So happy to hear you enjoyed your get-a-way without the kids. Yes, Witch's Rock is a perfect place for any age or ability and super easy to meet friends. Glad to hear you had a blast staying with us. Yes, please, next time bring the kids and we'll keep on spreading the stoke! Pura Vida, WRSC

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Witch's Rock Surf Camp is a small beach front hotel in Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica. We have 18-rooms on the beach directly in front of the best surfing waves in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. We are located 45 minutes away from Liberia (LIR) Airport. We cater to surfers and anyone that wants to learn how to surf in Costa Rica. Come and join us for the surfing vacation of your life. Call Now! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Witch's Rock Surf Camp

Address: Enfrente de Economy Rental Car | Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: $164 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Witch`s Rock Surf Camp Hotel Tamarindo
Witchs Rock Surf Camp Tamarindo
Witchs Rock Surf Camp Hotel
Witch's Rock Surf Camp Costa Rica/Tamarindo
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“Room #9 has the sewer smell but a nice verandah”
 of 5 bubbles fawlcon, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“who cares about the room, you're there to shred some waves and drink some beers”
 of 5 bubbles 647ericf, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“This is a tough one. When it is busy, the ground floor rooms may not be the best choice but they were perfect for us.”
 of 5 bubbles stevedU6664TT, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask water front view”
 of 5 bubbles grouperman41, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Penthouse room has a shared deck that is pretty fantastic!”
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