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Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat

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Address: Beach Front at Tortilla Flats Office, Dominical 11901, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8311 8950
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Description: Dominical Waverider have the best trained surf instructors in Costa Rica...
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 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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Fantastic surf lesson!

My husband and I have had a handful of surf lessons on various annual vacations, so our lesson with wave riders was a refresher, but Andrew (and his crew) was awesome! His... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Crested Butte, Colorado
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Crested Butte, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

My husband and I have had a handful of surf lessons on various annual vacations, so our lesson with wave riders was a refresher, but Andrew (and his crew) was awesome! His passion for surfing and teaching others shines through. In addition to refreshing our brains on how to surf, we learned some good info about how to get out... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

My girlfriend and I did our first ever surf lesson with Andrew and Jeanine at Dominical Wave Rider. We had an absolutely fantastic time! Andrew's instruction on surfing was great, his knowledge of surf and ocean safety was very informative and comforting and he clearly demonstrated how passionate he was about teaching. Jeanine hung out, snapped some photos and helped... More 

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Dominical, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I have lived in the area for 14 months and have had the pleasure of both knowing Jeaninie and Andrew and their team of experts for quite some time...if you are looking to just get up on your board or progress to the next level...they are AWESOME! You will be treated with EXCELLENT customer service and leave feeling empowered!!!! Quite... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Andrew our surfing instructor was fantastic. He is a native San Diego surfer with decades of experience. He carefully explained all the nuances of surfing in areas with large tidal changes like Dominical and taught us how to manage and even benefit from rip tides and other surfing challenges. They supplied top notch equipment, instruction and got all 3 of... More 

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Nelson, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I have been trying to learn to surf for a couple of years. I can stand in the white water pretty consistently but can't seem to catch a green wave. Jeanine helped take me out back to learn to read the water, paddle out in a rip, roll and read the waves that I should be catching. I really enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

first surf lessons with the waveriders very competent and a lot of fun . Jeanine welcomes you right away to the surf familie.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The couple that run this camp are great! They are excellent teachers (especially Janine!), able to teach surfers of all levels. They will help you find a place to stay, recommend places to eat, and arrange any activity you are interested in. We did a lot of yoga and visited a waterfall and zip line. I would return to Dominical... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We stayed in Dominical the last three nights of our three-week-trip to Costa Rica. We asked in our hotel if they could recommend us a surfing teacher for a private lesson the next day. We are beginners, who tried surfing from time to time before. We wanted to do our next step in the water and try to get our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Dominical Waverider Surf Camp was our best choice to learn surf! They are excellent teachers and inspirational people. I will definitely go back there to learn more surf with them!

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Dominical Waverider made our surf vacation super special. We were all given personal attention felt like we were visiting new friends. They were very organized and punctual and had us on the go everyday with surfing, yoga, waterfall tours, or zip-lining. The Dominical Waverider team gave us top notch surfing instruction and had us all ripping up Dominical waves most... More 

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DominicalWaverider, Owner at Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat, responded to this review

Wow, we love hearing all the compliments and that you would like to come back once a year!!! Thank you so much for taking your time to share your experience at our surf camp, it means a lot to us, we work hard to make sure our clients have the best time during their vacation with us. We would love... More 

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