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“You Should try it.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Macao Surf Camp

Macao Surf Camp
Macao Beach | Bavaro, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
+1 809-430-9017
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Owner description: Three Jesus loving friends with more than 30 years of experience, got together to share their Stoke and all the benefits that Surfing gave them through their life; teaching kids from 4 to 76 years old to Surf, to respect the ocean and nature in general. We are in one of the most beautiful and undeveloped beaches of the Dominican Republic, on the Punta Cana area: Macao Beach, a localism free beach where everybody is welcome, with six different breaks and one of the safest beaches to learn how to surf, and yet exciting enough for experienced surfers. Literally making dreams come true, specially for those that dreamed all their life about riding waves, for those that want to make Surfing their main sports activity, and also for those that just want to get Surfing out of their "bucket list". Surf Shack with showers and lockers.
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“You Should try it.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

I have been to Macao Surf Camp for the last three years. I always have a good experience. The beach is beautiful, the waves are definitely rideable, and the Macao Surf staff takes care of you.

You really owe it to yourself to leave your resort and try this beach and Macao Surf Camp.

Nick B.

Visited January 2012
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Madison
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“Best Experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Our family spent a morning @ Macao Surf Camp. We are a family of 4 (kids 9 & 7). Our lesson began on the beach with clear instruction (in English). All of the instructors were excellent...motivating, patient, and really dedicated to making sure you are successful, specifically Gustavo, Daniel, and George. I never in a million years would have dreamed I could have surfed but I did!!! You surf for a while, take a break with fresh coconut water, and then it's back into the water. The service offered by Macao is top notch. We kind of felt guilty when they carried our boards for us but you could tell their attitude was "this is the way we do things here" so, no worries. Macao Beach is a beautiful place and you can sense the respect the company has for the amazing beach where they get to spend their days teaching others to surf. We would have gone back for another lesson if we had more time. Oh, and the Golden Retriever in the pics is "Jack" and yes, he really does surf!

Visited November 2012
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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“Best Experience of our DR Trip!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

This experience came up as one of the highest rated "things to do in Punta Cana" search on Tripadvisor and completely lived up to the expectations. Our initial worries about going with young boys (5,7,9) were quickly dispelled as our entire family had individual instructors who were in the water and by our sides the entire time. Rafael teaches a simple technique that will have you standing and surfing very quickly. Stick around to enjoy lunch on the fresh catch-of-the-day or for more surfing. I knew we had an awesome time when my 5 yr old asked if we could come back the next day! Thank you Rafael for making this an AWESOME family experience, I couldn't recommend it more!!!

Visited November 2012
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Abington, Massachusetts
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“Get up!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

Loved surfing with Macao Surf Camp! It's basically a one on one instruction, even though there were 10 of us that day. Each surfer has there own instructor, but everyone is giving you tips on how to improve. There was someone taking photos that we could purchase on cd at th end. No one woud have believed i got up on a surf board without the picture proof! I would definitely recommend surfing with Macao Surf Camp.

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“Best Experience Ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

The entire team at El Macao SurfAdventures are amazing! First time ever trying to surf and I want to go back. Everyone is paired with a surf instructor and help guide you through the entire day. Lots of laughs and fun and recommend anyone going to Punta Cana definitely try this!

Visited November 2012
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