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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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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Witch's Rock Surf Camp was a great overall experience. The staff were friendly, the food and fresh brews were yum, and the location could not get any better! Special mention to my awesome instructor, Rafa who made my surfing experience fantastic and memorable. The surf seminars were a great plus point. Our Sea Facing Tiki Balcony Room was basic, with... More 

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New York
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first trip to Costa Rica and we had a blast! All the Instructors were great and knowledgable. They were very patient with all of us beginners. My 7 year old daughter's Instructor, Erlyn was amazing. He was patient and friendly and won her trust and admiration. He stepped up on our first day when one of our... More 

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Riverside, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful time at WRSC! It was just a laid back, fun week of surfing for us and our three kids. The accommodations were clean, basic, and fairly large. The location was perfect. It was nice to be in walking distance to the town, and not behind a gigantic walled property, but enjoying the local vibe. The surf lessons... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: Access to surf Good surf equipment (this has clearly been addressed following former reviews) Clean/simple room Beer Most of the staff were charming Cons: Not really a surf 'camp' Organisation Some of the staff were about as 'pura vida' as a payday loan company/ the IRS Lack of communal facilities e.g. fridge I'm neither a frequent reviewer nor prone... More 

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Ryan W, General Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Ouch, I’m sorry we didn't live up to your expectations during your stay. We take your critique very seriously and will make adjustments in our description to make sure that people understand that we are not a basic surf camp with common areas for cooking. Its true as we have grown we have evolved into a business which tries to... More 

Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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8 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surf tours are great, drivers knowledgable of the surf areas. That being said. There is a steep walkway right where people are dropped off. Several people slipped some fell some caught themselves when stepping out of motor coaches. No warnings given or posted in the area The bed sheets were never changed, there was a small mark on sheet every... More 

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Ryan W, Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for your very important review of our business. We will use your critique as an important tool to better define our services and our response to client request. Rest assured that your complaints and critique of your stay with us have been addressed. I learned that our staff had contact with you several times during your stay and... More 

Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on our own little pub crawl we decided to do through Tamarindo. We made it to happy hour and enjoyed house brewed $3 beers. We watched the sunset and then enjoyed a massive bonfire. The feel was relaxed with picnic tables in the beach and strung lights. Beer was good and seen was relaxing. Great stop for... More 

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Carlsbad, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great IPA and wonderful view of the beach. We were only here for drinks but they were very good. Nice to find a good microbrewery while on vacation, just wish we would have tried the food too...next time!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't begin to explain all of the amazing attribute of Witches Rock. For more than a year I have been contemplating this trip and waiting for the perfect opportunity to take it. Finally it came at the first part of July. I traveled as a single woman and there was not one moment where I did not feel safe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Witch's Rock Surf Camp is the perfect spot to go if you are a solo traveller. I was put in a shared room with a fellow surfer and had the most incredible week! I met so many amazing people and found it very hard to leave. From the girls on reception to Pru Pru our boat captain and Josimar the... More 

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Central Florida, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Overall my wife and I had a great experience! I went off of the reccomendations on their website which led you to have ZERO doubt that they had a great selection of high performance shortboards. As of June 2015, there is not one HPSB in their boardroom.So I spent most of my first day there searching the local surf shops... More 

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