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Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat

| Beach Front at Tortilla Flats Office, Dominical 11901, Costa Rica
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AMAZING!!!!!!!

Every once and a while one has a trip experience that is just life changing and Dominical Waverider... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MJGBuffalo
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Buffalo, New York
Above and Beyond Service with Dominical!

From the moment we arrived in Costa Rica we felt completely taken care of, from the airport... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shelley T
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Victoria, Canada
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Dominical Waverider have the best trained surf instructors in Costa Rica, our surf lessons are designed for all ages and levels. Owned by Dominical Lifeguard Captain, all surf instructors are certified lifeguards and experienced surfers. Whether you are new to surfing, need support moving into bigger waves or simply want to improve your surfing skills then our surf camp is the right choice for you! We offer surf vacation packages that will provide you with everything you need to get the most out of your time in Costa Rica, including surf lessons, yoga, accommodations, transportation, tours and adventures to amazing natural attractions. Immersed yourself in the "Pura Vida" vibes and come have a vacation of a lifetime with us!
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| Beach Front at Tortilla Flats Office, Dominical 11901, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every once and a while one has a trip experience that is just life changing and Dominical Waverider Surf Camp was that one for me! Jeanine Haddad the owner of Waverider was simply amazing! She ensured that every detail was perfectly worked out from my...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived in Costa Rica we felt completely taken care of, from the airport transfers, greeting at Hotel, itinerary for the week that allowed flexibility for our preferences, surf lessons that got us all up, to the excursions ......etc, Jeanine went above...More

Thank Shelley T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As with many of the other reviews ... these guys are just great, Couldn't ask for a better crew to learn how to surf. Jeanine, who runs / owns the place is a fantastic communicator, She is very calm and always looking to satisfy her...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

I never though I could surf... but I am now! We come down to Costa Rica each year and this is our 4th year using Dominical Waveriders for our surf lessons. This spring break, we were surfing the 4-5 feet of waves in Playa Dominicalito...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

This is our fourth time taking lessons with Dominical Waverider. They are simply the best! We wouldn’t think of going with anyone else. We’ve gotten to know Jeanine and the surfing coaches over the years and they never disappoint. They are so patient, accommodating, and...More

Thank Sue S
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

This place is the absolute BEST! They handle EVERYTHING for you. All you have to do is show up at the airport. They handle your transportation, hotel reservation, surf equipment, and activities. And the instructors are all great! Also, you can choose what type of...More

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Traveler W, Front Office Manager at Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Thank you so much for your beautiful words.We are happy to know that you enjoyed our service. It was great to get to know you. Looking forward to see you again very soon ! Pura Vida!

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Can highly recommend Dominical Waverider; friendly, professional and great teaching skills - go for it!

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Traveler W, Front Office Manager at Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Thanks for your review. We are stoked to know that you enjoyed surfing with Dominical Waverider. . It was a true pleasure to meet you and can't wait to see you back. Pura Vida!

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

I booked the Backpackers Ride package with Dominical Waverider during a recent visit to Costa Rica. It was the highlight of my trip. The owners and instructors were so friendly and stoked to share their love of surfing and Costa Rica! My surfing improved with...More

Thank Christopher K
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Traveler W, Front Office Manager at Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

We have no words to express how much we appreciate your magnificent review. Super happy to hear that you had a blast! Thanks for choosing us and we look forward to have you back in Costa Rica surfing with us! Pura Vida!

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Reviewed February 24, 2018

Second time surfing with Dominical Waverider and it was the highlight of our trip again. The surfing at Dominical and Dominicalito was amazing. We can't recommend Waverider highly enough - you won't find better (or nicer!) instructors anywhere. If you can, ask for "Flaco" -...More

Thank darrellr320
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Traveler W, Front Office Manager at Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

You are so amazing to take the time to write such a cool review! We are very proud to have Flaco as part of our surf instructors. He is great! We look forward to see you back in Costa Rica! Pura Vida!

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

Planning a surf lesson for 10 east coast city dwellers is an undertaking. Jeanine was fantastic communicator, answering all of my silly questions and making me feel crazy comfortable with the transaction. Roberto was a great and insistent teacher - he didn't let any of...More

Thank ClaudiaF1234
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Traveler W, Front Office Manager at Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Thank you so much for your words. We feel super happy to hear that you enjoyed the surf lesson. Roberto and Spencer are all amazing people and we feel blessed to have them in our team! Look forward to see you again. Pura Vida!

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Kim C
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Hi Kim! August is a cooler month, we have sunny days and rainy nights. We are experiencing early mornings partly cloud lately, but that is something new for us. Don't forget to bring lots of sunscreen and I suggest a light... More
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