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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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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Witch's Rock is a magical place. Every member of the staff is friendly and helpful. The surf is a good size for beginners right outside the hotel. The food is plentiful and the beer is cold. Pura vida. We had a surf lesson every morning with Erlyn. To our surprise and delight, we were the only two students in our... More 

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fort walton beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We've stayed in all types of places, from Ritz to camping...WRSC is unique and unlike any place we've ever stayed. I would definitely stay there again. We were 2 adults and two kids ages 15 and 12. The kids stayed in the Tiki Room #18 and LOVED how cozy it was, the AC worked great and their window gave them... More 

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Glendale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

WRSC If you are looking for a vacation where you lie under an umbrella on the beach sipping a cocktail brought to you by the cabana boy, this place is not for you. If, however, you are looking for a week where you will push yourself physically, have fun, laugh a lot, make friends, and live simply and in the... More 

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