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Witch's Rock Surf Camp

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Enfrente de Economy Rental Car | Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Witch's Rock Surf Camp
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boulder, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So my wife and I loved our vacation in Tamarindo for many reasons. BUT at first...it took a little adjusting. Adjusting to the smells, sounds, heat, dust, speed of the shuttle, beer, shift from dry to rain season, beach break, soft top to hard top etc etc. All in all a great learning experience...on so many fronts. Our class of... More 

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White Rock, British Columbia, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, son and I spent 5 days here. It was their second time at Witch's Rock Surf Camp. The highlight of this spot is definitely the staff. We surfed almost every day and took lessons. The staff are very friendly and helpful but it does help to know a few words in Spanish as they are not all fluent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just got back May 2nd after spending a week at Witch's and we're already planning our next trip back! The atmosphere is relaxed and laid back and conducive to meeting other travelers. We had a great time with the other guests and definitely made lifelong friends. The staff are really helpful and everything you need to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I travelled with our 7 month old son and a family member to act as a babysitter. We enjoyed the surfing every morning and made it to several of the seminars in the afternoons. We stayed in one of the 'penthouses' - the kitchen made it easy to prepare food for the baby and save some costs... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back from Witch's Rock and I would highly recommend it! We are already talking about when we can return! The vibe of the place was very laid back - pretty much what you would expect of a place run by surfers. Shuttle pick up at the airport was a convenient and the driver was very friendly. We stayed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a beautiful area with really beautiful people. Everyone works really hard to make a difference and make your vacation wonderful. In Tamarindo, they only have lil problems... No big problems. If you wanna learn to surf or take on the more advanced stuff, your first stop has to be Witches Rock... Great fish tacos too!!! Thanks Elizabeth for taking... More 

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Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to WRSC 3 times now and I keep meaning to write a review because I love it so much, so here I go. I first came 3 years ago with a group of women friends who are all athletic, we're all moms and we just wanted to have an adventure learning something new while the husbands and... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I booked a spur of the moment solo surf trip to Witch's Rock upon a friend's recommendation. It was absolutely the best surf trip I've taken ... maybe the best trip period. The waves were amazing, the people were super friendly. I can't say enough positive things about the people there. WRC made everything easy ... took us to where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Witch's is incredible. David is an awesome guide and "Maxi waxi" is the man in the rental shop. Waves were amazing and entire camp was nothing short of perfect!! Every trip was planned out special for our group and transportation was prompt and friendly. Walter and Nicolas made the long trip to Ollies a breeze! Can't wait to come back!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The surfing was great. However the actual place to stay in Tamarindo is pretty much a party. A bunch of kids partying, drinking and acting obnoxious. I came to Witches Rock to Surf not to drink beer all night and then wake up at 6am to go surfing all day. I had to ask tp be moved to another hotel... More 

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