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Address: | Beach Front at Tortilla Flats Office, Dominical 11901, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8311 8950
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Dominical Waverider have the best trained surf instructors in Costa Rica,...

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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Great Beginner's Lesson

I had the Beginner's lesson the other day. They teach well, and are pleasant to deal with. I already have the next lesson scheduled from them.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Uvita, Costa Rica
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Uvita, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the Beginner's lesson the other day. They teach well, and are pleasant to deal with. I already have the next lesson scheduled from them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surfing lessons with Wave Rider have been great. It is not only about the pop-up also about safety and behaviour in the water. I improved my pop-up and learned to ride green waves as well. Wohooooo..... The general atmosphere was very welcoming and family like. I also enjoyed staying in this little beach town with the mountains and the jungle... More 

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Dominical Waverider is an amazing surf camp--and so much more. Not only do they provide exceptional surfing instruction that will have you standing up and surfing waves on the very first day, but they also set up and coordinate other activities in Dominical and the surrounding areas. Our two instructors, Jeanine (who co-owns the surf camp with her husband) and... More 

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DominicalWaverider, Manager at Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words, it make us very happy to hear you had a blast learning to surf and enjoying your vacation! Our team do everything they can to make sure you have the best time at DWRSC. We also had an amazing time hanging out with you guys and we look forward for your return!... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Hi Jeanine, I am reflecting on our wonderful holiday and just looked again at the beautiful photos you took of Rosa and Pablo at Dominicalita. They had a wonderful time and you were a tremendous help to them and Ruby/me. You have given these two little people the most wonderful gift of appreciating and beginning to experience the joy of... More 

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DominicalWaverider, Manager at Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank You for trusting DWRSC with your family. It was a lot of fun surfing with them. We can not wait to see everyone next year! Big hugs! Pura Vida, Dominical Waverider Team More 

Woodbine, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Surfing lessons with my boys 10 & 12. We had a great time, learned a lot and we're getting up most attempts. It was fun and exhausting, glad we did it.

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DominicalWaverider, Manager at Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat, responded to this review

Hola, I'm glad to hear you had all had fun. It's always nice to see a mother learning something new with her kids, unforgettable memories! Surf is a great exercise and you can be extra tired learning for the first time because you are using different muscles that your body usually works. Don't let that discourage you, you did really... More 

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Andrew and Jeanine provided great surf instruction to my wife, our 14 yr daughter, her friend and myself. Very patient with one to one personal instruction. We tried to book a follow up lesson during our trip but the afternoon rains had a different idea. Definitely among the best if not the best surf instruction in Dominical with the best... More 

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DominicalWaverider, Manager at Dominical Waverider Surf Camp & Retreat, responded to this review

Hi Rob, thanks for all the compliments and taking your time to write a review. We had so much fun surfing with you all! Too bad the waves got too big and conditions were rough the next days, it would be awesome to surf with you guys again, but SAFETY first!! We are looking forward to surf with you again... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We've been to beautiful Dominical three times with our kids, and each time they've had a lesson with Dominical Waverider. I can't say enough about this organization. They are very attentive, work extremely well with all ages and abilities, and are just great people to be with. Jeanine is lovely and very experienced in surfing. We can't wait for our... More 

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Paris, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The entire family loved learning to surf with Dominical waveriders! We had so much fun, we ended up surfing three times. They are very professional, friendly and you can see the passion for what they do. Kids are already asking when we can surf again. Thanks again for the great time guys. Highly recommended!

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Dominical, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

If you are looking to learn, improve your turns, or smash it! This is the company for you! The owners and staff at Waverider ROCK! My 2 kids ages 6 and 8 and my Husband and I loved our experience with this company and improved dramatically with them! I recommend Dominical Waverider Surf Camp to EVERY surf lover of any... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were looking for a surf camp in Costa Rica to visit online when we stumbled on Dominical Waverider. It by far had the best reviews, most activities, all at the best price. I mainly corresponded with Jeanine who always was very prompt when responding questions. We booked the tickets and suite and we we arrived we... More 

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