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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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My first my experience with Dominical wave rider, as a beginner surfer was scary to say the least. There were so many questions I had coming from Canada and not growing up near... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

My first my experience with Dominical wave rider, as a beginner surfer was scary to say the least. There were so many questions I had coming from Canada and not growing up near the ocean. I always wanted to surf whom doesn't. I was lucky enough to have lunch at Tortilla flats and met Surf Instructor Jeannie owner of Dominical... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We took three days of surf lessons with Andrew and he had us riding waves in no time! His knowledge of the ocean is outstanding, we learned much more than just how to surf. He guided us to beaches that fit our skill level and timed our classes to match the best tide. The equiptment was top notch, snacks were... More 

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Valley Cottage, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My daughter's dream was to surf in Costa Rica and thanks to Waverider, she will never forget it! Jeanine, her instructor, was a perfect match! Our daughter, who had had prior surf instruction, had a good basis for comparison. She found Jeanine's teaching to be extremely insightful and she felt she learned a lot in just an afternoon. Jeanine was... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The "learn to surf" experience was wonderful. Our instructors were friendly, set out the equipment which was all in great shape, and taught us about ocean currents and water safety before we went in to the water. The basic training on the beach was just right in length and then we were off with the instructors to give it a... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We had a wonderful day with Andrew and Simon in the water and Jeanine taking photos. They were all super friendly, and gave us great instruction both on and off the water. I'd definitely recommend these guys if you want to surf at Dominical.

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Gatineau, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

A group of us came to Dominical for a short two hour lesson. We were greeted by the most friendly instructors! They were relaxed, patient and gave us clear instruction (both on the beach and in the water). We all felt safe and confident. Within an hour the whole group was standing on the boards and surfing waves! Really an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

When I booked a trip to Costa Rica and made arrangements to join the Dominical waveriders surf school, I wasn't really sure how things would turn out. Although previous reviews were great, it's hard to really know. From the moment my arranged transportation arrived in San Jose, my great experience began. Then once I arrived in Dominical I was surprised... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I will start this review saying that Jeanine, Andrew and the whole crew at Dominical Waverider are absolutely amazing! They are genuine and truly engage with all of their students. My son took two classes with them and by the end of his second class he was on standing on every wave. We also took a class and got the... More 

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Waunakee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We have used wave rider two years in a row for our daughters , Jeanine ,ANdrew and staff are all top notch . Do not hesitate to use them,they are knowledgable and safe. Can't wait to Get back.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We just returned from a great vacation in Costa Rica. We rented a house in Uvita and the house manager arranged a surf lesson for 7 of us ( 3 adults/ 4 kids (ages 10 and 13). We had no idea what to expect. Most of us had never surfed before. Our first lesson was on Domincal beach. We were... More 

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