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Del Mar Surf Camp

Playa Hermosa, Jaco 61101, Costa Rica
1-855-8-335-627
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Ranked #8 of 66 Activities in Jaco
Type: Surf Camps, Sports Camps/ Clinics
Owner description: Del Mar Surf Camp is the premiere surf camp in Costa Rica with over nine years of experience teaching people how to surf. We provide a maximum of 2 to... more » Owner description: Del Mar Surf Camp is the premiere surf camp in Costa Rica with over nine years of experience teaching people how to surf. We provide a maximum of 2 to 1 student to instructor ratio with local Costa Rican surfers providing a safe and quality surf instruction guaranteed for everyone to catch waves. Our all inclusive surf camps include everything from daily yoga classes, daily nature walks & healthy meals to create the perfect vacation in paradise. Owned & operated by local Costa Rican, you can be rest assured that your experience will exemplify all the "Pura Vida" culture Costa Rica has to offer. « less
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage
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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

First time to Costa Rica and from the moment I stepped off the plane I was treated BETTER than could have imagined. I was there for a week and was treated like a king daily. The people at Del Mar Surf Camp know their stuff. From Surfing to Yoga the instructors were knowledgeable and friendly. Definitely going back and will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I spent a week with Del Mar Surf Camp at the beginning of August. It was absolutely one of the best experiences of my life! The people are so friendly and everything was top notch. My host Paola could not have been more fun, entertaining and educational about the area. It was as if I was vacationing with my best... More

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Gainesville, Florida, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This was our third vacation with Del Mar Surf Camp. As usual they did not disappoint. We enjoyed returning to the Jaco location. Our host Paola was awesome. She was a great companion in a very fun week of surfing, yoga, excellent meals and nature walks. I feel as though I have made a new friend and would love to... More

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Del_Mar_Surf_Camp, Owner at Del Mar Surf Camp, responded to this review

Greetings from Del Mar Team! Magical is a perfect word. That is how we live our life and try to share it with people that want to join our adventure. Thank you so much for your beautiful words. We are so proud of our country and waves. Paola and Marcel are awesome and we are stoked to have them in... More

Metairie, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Booked this through the hotel and am so glad I did. I have surfed before but my friend never had so we decided it would be best to book a lesson. Our instructor Walter picked us up from the hotel and drove us down to the beach. He took the time to get to know us and really tried to... More

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Del_Mar_Surf_Camp, Owner at Del Mar Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hello from Costa Rica ! Thanks for your words. We love Walter. He is the very unique and great instructor. We hope that you can join one of our surf camps soon and catch more waves with us. Del Mar Surf Camp Team More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The surf instruction and yoga classes were amazing. It was such a fun girls getaway. I was however disappointed with the accomodations. The beds were hard and uncomfortable and there was mold on my bathroom ceiling. The shower resembled a YMCA shower. The food at the hotel was really delicious but the service was poor. The front desk was also... More

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Maria del Mar A, Owner at Del Mar Surf Camp, responded to this review

Greetings from Costa Rica! Thanks for your review and feedback. We will make sure to let the hotel know about your comments. We are happy to know that you enjoyed our service with surf instruction and yoga classes. Pura Vida, Del Mar Surf Camp More

Richboro, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Wow. I cannot say enough wonderful things about the Del Mar Surf Camp. The staff is professional and overly helpful. This trip was all that I could have asked for and more. Thank you for an amazing week and an unforgettable experience.

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Del_Mar_Surf_Camp, Owner at Del Mar Surf Camp, responded to this review

Greetings from Del Mar Surf Camp! Thank you for your sweet comment. We are extremely happy that you enjoyed your week. Looking forward to see you again very soon ! Del Mar Team More

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We loved this place. The website really does not do it justice. The hotel was beautiful, with carved wood doors and a great tropical feel. The surf instructors were awesome, very patient and fun to hang out with. The surf conditions are so ideal, it's surprisingly easy to learn to surf. I highly recommend this surf camp and hotel to... More

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Maria del Mar A, Owner at Del Mar Surf Camp, responded to this review

Pura Vida from Costa Rica! Thank you so much for your comments about the Surf Camp and Club del Mar Hotel. We look forward to see you again. Pura Vida, Del Mar Surf Camp Team More

New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I decided to visit Costa Rica on a last minute birthday getaway and the staff at DelMar Surf Camp made that all possible. From Maria to Carlos to Pollo (surf instructor) they all went above & beyond to make not only my experience in Jaco incredible but also my birthday one that I won't forget. I am planning to return... More

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Maria del Mar A, Owner at Del Mar Surf Camp, responded to this review

Happy Birthday ! Thanks for choosing Del Mar to come and spend your birthday. We were delighted with your company and really look forward to have you back. It was great to get to know you. Remember that you always have a family in Costa Rica. Pura Vida, Del Mar Surf Camp team More

Marietta, Georgia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I have been wanting to surf Costa Rica for ten years so when I went looking for a surf school I was looking for a well reviewed site. They connected me with Costa Rican pro surfer Jefferson Tascon and I learned more than I expected. Jefferson is the man and after 5 days of surfing it was the experience I... More

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Maria del Mar A, Owner at Del Mar Surf Camp, responded to this review

Greetings from Costa Rica! Thanks for your kind review. We are so glad that your dream came true and you were able to visit our amazing country and ride some waves. Jefferson is a great instructor no doubt! We look forward to see you again and thanks for choosing us. Pura Vida, Del Mar Surf Camp Team More

Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

First trip as a solo female traveler and signed up for a week of surf and yoga through Del Mar Surf camp and staying at the Del Mar Hotel & Resort. It was the best week ever. My surf instructor Jefferson (WHAT UP!) is a real pro - legit, a Costa Rican pro - and got me up riding and... More

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Maria del Mar A, Owner at Del Mar Surf Camp, responded to this review

Pura Vida from Del Mar Surf Camp! Thanks for your nice review. It is great to hear that you took good advantage of Jefferson's knowledge and coaching skills. Also that you had a busy and wonderful week full of surf + yoga.. We look forward to see you again visiting Del Mar Surf Camp Del Mar Surf Camp Team More

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