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Witch's Rock Surf Camp

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I found myself with a few weeks off of work so I decided to book a last minute solo surf trip to Costa Rica and chose Witches Rock based on ease of booking. The whole week was totally plug and play. I was picked up from the airport, had a room, board rental, transportation by boat and van to surf... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had never surfed before and had Rafa as my instructor, he was awesome! Because of him I was quite successful in my first lesson!! The nachos and beer are great! The Volcano Brewing IPA was delicious. The prices were very reasonable too. The service is awesome, the bathrooms are clean!! Would recommend Rafa for first timers for sure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My kids were interested in surf lessons and we went with Witch's surf shop. They offer lessons in a private and semi private setting. My kids (14 & 11) got Rolo as the instructor. They took three 2 HR lessons over three days with him. He was always on time and really patient with them. They enjoyed the lessons and... More 

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Thank Ashish B
La Jolla, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just returned from a week at Witch's Rock SC and can't wait to go back! The rooms aren't impressive, super basic and could use some updating. However they were clean and the air worked which was awesome. We didn't spend much time in the room anyway so it wasn't a big deal. The best part of the trip was... More 

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Thank nczaplewsk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

WRSC lived up to the hype. We did the advanced surf group and had an amazing time. Our instructor was David, guy is awesome, more energy than any person I have ever encountered. He makes sure you get great waves and most importantly have fun. Can't wait to go back!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to chill and have a beer. Their nachos are fantastic and are huge so don't expect to be hungry afterwards! This isn't a fine dining establishment but it's perfect for a chillaxed party atmosphere! Next time I will come here and hire a board

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Thank David M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to WRSC for a week in July and it was fantastic! The surf camp has a shop, two restaurants, a pool and a large number of good quality surf boards so the facilities are perfect. I was on the beginner surf program and it was very good. Every morning we went out in groups of max 3 students... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Witches Rock where we met for a private surf lesson. While we did not use the actual surf camp, it looks like an ideal place for beginners. Our kids were able to easily get up on the waves. there are great facilities here - restrooms, parking for a tip, nice place to sit and the restaurant was... More 

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Thank travelkat2570
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the surf camp with 10 days of surf instruction from Manrique. I learned so much in the line up with being coached and cheered on by Manrique. He also was great at giving places to visit when there was no surf. Definitely going back to visit!

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Thank Amy G
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friday, 07/22/16, we arrived at Witches Rock Surf Camp for a couple of days of surfing. Little did we know that a local American surfer had been attacked by a crocodile that morning around 7am while crossing the river mouth at the surf camp location. The surfer had his lower leg almost bitten off during the attack, lower leg had... More 

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

Keith, We are sorry you feel as if Witch’s Rock Surf Camp did not properly inform you of the tragic incident near our business on July 22, 2016. First it should be noted that the victim was not a guest at our business and that this attack occurred before lifeguards were on duty in the estuary when the individual was... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Witch's Rock Surf Camp is a small beach front hotel in Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica. We have 18-rooms on the beach directly in front of the best surfing waves in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. We are located 45 minutes away from Liberia (LIR) Airport. We cater to surfers and anyone that wants to learn how to surf in Costa Rica. Come and join us for the surfing vacation of your life. Call Now! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Witch's Rock Surf Camp

Address: Enfrente de Economy Rental Car | Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: $125 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Witch`s Rock Surf Camp Hotel Tamarindo
Witchs Rock Surf Camp Tamarindo
Witchs Rock Surf Camp Hotel
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