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“Outstanding lessons”

Costa Rica Surf Camp
Ranked #2 of 16 Tours in Dominical
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: We offer surf lessons and guides surf tours. We have the best selection of surfboard and bodyboard rentals in Dominical. Our surf shop has everything you need for surfing and enjoying the beach.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access
Reviewed January 12, 2014

I have surfed a few times and this was the second for my fiance. Her last experience (her first) was a terrible one in another country and she was determined to try again and hope the experience was better. Thankfully, where the other one failed, this one succeeded. Setting everything up via email ahead of time was very easy and when it came to the lesson we had a terrific time and learned a lot. We even came back a few days later to just rent boards to mess around on our own. A well run organization with quality surf instructors.

Thank therye
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Reviewed January 9, 2014

Had a great time surfing at Costa Rica Surf Camp this December. I came down from Quepos for a few half-day intermediate surf lessons and it was well worth the drive. Ezikiel and Falon are great teachers and a lot of fun to spend time with. Cesar and Kaitlin are great administrators. Thanks for everyone there for an awesome couple of days of surfing.

Thank Ari B
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Reviewed January 9, 2014

We spent 8 days in the Domincal region, with my two teenagers participating in the Costa Rica Surf Camp for 5 days. Kaitlin was our first contact and she helped us plan our entire vacation back in October. She recommended a very charming boutique hotel just outside of town, and also recommended various excursions perfect for our active family. Transport to and from the airport was on time, comfortable, and Cesar was super friendly and helpful. Upon our arrival, the kids were made to feel so at home with the surf instructors - great smiles, enthusiasm and so relaxed! The lessons were great; both kids were up on their boards within an hour, and they loved it! Surf lessons took place at two different beaches, so they learned to deal with different conditions. Katilin and the rest of the staff were so helpful with rides to and from town (we did not rent a car), with stops at the bank, grocery stores, whatever we needed. They recommended restaurants and local sites. We would definitely go back to this area of Costa Rica, it is perfect for those who want to get away from it all - from a time gone by really. No high-rise or chain hotels, no chain restaurants, and super friendly people. Costa Rica Surf Camp is a super family-run business that I would highly recommend. We will go back. Pura Vida indeed.

Thank Kelley602
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Reviewed January 8, 2014

We are a family of five and did 6 days of surf lessons with Ezequiel, Falum and Jorge. They were so patient, enthusiastic, and made us laugh the whole time. The waves are so consistent and with the choice of three different beaches, we were sure to get the best waves every day. The water was warm and the two hour lesson flew by quickly since we were having so much fun. We were rewarded with fresh fruit on the beach every day, which was very much appreciated. We appreciated the personal attention each one of us received and could really feel the progress as the week went on. We cannot say enough about the quality of the lessons. In addition, we always received friendly reception from Kaitlin who was knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. Cesar was professional, available and made sure to stop by regularly to see how we were doing. They sent us photos of our experience as reminders of our wonderful time in Dominical. We would not hesitate to return for more incredible surf lessons. Thank you to you all for an incredible time!!!!

Thank Kathryn S
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Reviewed December 30, 2013

Cesar and his crew are nothing short of the best you'll find in Costa Rica. A great balance of professional, friendly and personal, you couldn't ask for more. His partner Kaitlin helps to keep things running smoothly. We booked last minute and these guys went above and beyond to make sure our stay in Dominical was the best it could be.
Thanks guys!!

Thank Tysonjohnschutz
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