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August surf in dominical

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August surf in dominical

Hi there!

Im planning to surf for about a week during august in dominical and I have a few questions...

Weather conditions - Is it too rainy and should i look for another place?

Rent/buy surfboards - can I buy there a second hand surfboard?

Place 2 stay - any recommendation for a nice hostel?



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1. Re: August surf in dominical

You should experience sunny weather until 3 pm when the afternoon tropical rains show up, not a bad thing considering you do not have to go indoors, just under cover. Sunset Surf has board rentals and i have received good feedback from guests renting from Pineapple Surf. Rates in August are usually 15% lower than the rates in Dec>Apr and there are many choices walking distance from the main Playa Dominical. You might want to check out Domilocos just a short block from the beach and where Sunset Surf is located.

A nice place
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2. Re: August surf in dominical

According to the Instituto Meteorológico Nacional in average it rains on 25 days at that time of the year. But usually mornings are still nice. It's a bit dryer the further you go north in Costa Rica.

You will find a wide selection of used surfboards in Jaco. I assume you will be heading to Dominical from San Jose, so it's on your way. Other options would be to rent them in Dominical or get the delivered when you land in San Jose (http://www.sanjosesurfboards.com)

The Cool Vibes Hostel (http://www.hosteldominical.com) looks nice, it's across the street from the beach. We didn't stay there, we stayed at Hotel Montañas de Agua (http://www.montanasdeagua.com it's further up the road).

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3. Re: August surf in dominical

Sunset Surf. Dylan. awesome, and they organized all our activities, car, zip lines, canyoning, horse back riding, rafting, ocean kayaking etc etc.

two thumbs up!

avoid South Wave Surf shop. ripoff.

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