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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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Fun day with great instructors

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Me and my boyfriend stayed in Domilocos Hotel, it was great, the room was always clean and nice and the bed was sooooooooooo comfortable!! The Tours that we made (zip line, mangroves kayak and nauyaca waterfalls) were perfect organized and the guides were so funny! I had 5 surf lessons, and they were absolutely fantastic, my teacher Jeanine was amazing,... More 

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

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

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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