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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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YESSSSSS!!

Absolutely amazing! Extremely professional, knew their stuff, were so nice about everything! We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Erik B
Highly recommended!

I just took my first two classes with Roberto and Stefanie, and I still can't believe how much fun... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Caroline V
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely amazing! Extremely professional, knew their stuff, were so nice about everything! We showed up later in the day for a first-time surf lesson were so accommodating in getting us food before! The instructors even during the lesson were imparting their knowledge of how to...More

Thank Erik B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just took my first two classes with Roberto and Stefanie, and I still can't believe how much fun I had! I never thought that even the initial learning part would be so entertaining! They are very professional teachers, explaining it all in a super...More

Thank Caroline V
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Every once and a while one has a trip experience that is just life changing and Dominical Waverider Surf Camp was that one for me! Jeanine Haddad the owner of Waverider was simply amazing! She ensured that every detail was perfectly worked out from my...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

From the moment we arrived in Costa Rica we felt completely taken care of, from the airport transfers, greeting at Hotel, itinerary for the week that allowed flexibility for our preferences, surf lessons that got us all up, to the excursions ......etc, Jeanine went above...More

Thank Shelley T
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

As with many of the other reviews ... these guys are just great, Couldn't ask for a better crew to learn how to surf. Jeanine, who runs / owns the place is a fantastic communicator, She is very calm and always looking to satisfy her...More

Thank Jifffer
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

I never though I could surf... but I am now! We come down to Costa Rica each year and this is our 4th year using Dominical Waveriders for our surf lessons. This spring break, we were surfing the 4-5 feet of waves in Playa Dominicalito...More

Thank AnnickNadeau
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This is our fourth time taking lessons with Dominical Waverider. They are simply the best! We wouldn’t think of going with anyone else. We’ve gotten to know Jeanine and the surfing coaches over the years and they never disappoint. They are so patient, accommodating, and...More

Thank Sue S
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

This place is the absolute BEST! They handle EVERYTHING for you. All you have to do is show up at the airport. They handle your transportation, hotel reservation, surf equipment, and activities. And the instructors are all great! Also, you can choose what type of...More

Thank libbyky
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Traveler W, Front Office Manager at Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thank you so much for your beautiful words.We are happy to know that you enjoyed our service. It was great to get to know you. Looking forward to see you again very soon ! Pura Vida!

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Can highly recommend Dominical Waverider; friendly, professional and great teaching skills - go for it!

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Traveler W, Front Office Manager at Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thanks for your review. We are stoked to know that you enjoyed surfing with Dominical Waverider. . It was a true pleasure to meet you and can't wait to see you back. Pura Vida!

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

I booked the Backpackers Ride package with Dominical Waverider during a recent visit to Costa Rica. It was the highlight of my trip. The owners and instructors were so friendly and stoked to share their love of surfing and Costa Rica! My surfing improved with...More

Thank Christopher K
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Traveler W, Front Office Manager at Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

We have no words to express how much we appreciate your magnificent review. Super happy to hear that you had a blast! Thanks for choosing us and we look forward to have you back in Costa Rica surfing with us! Pura Vida!

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Kim C
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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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