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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 trip. Great people

I went for a 3 day trip to Playa Dominical. Jeanine was outstanding. She organized everything from my hotel to rides to lessons without a hitch. She was incredibly friendly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Veeshal M
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Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great teachers and staff. The beach itself was not our favourite as we are traveling around the world and have visited a large number of other beaches (this was was quite rocky). The beach aside, this was a experience. We were very happy with the lesson and the patience the teachers had with our kids.

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Thank astrid g
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went for a 3 day trip to Playa Dominical. Jeanine was outstanding. She organized everything from my hotel to rides to lessons without a hitch. She was incredibly friendly, helpful, and organized. The instructors were great and had a great time getting to know them and the area. Can't recommend Dominical Waverider highly enough.

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Thank Veeshal M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definetely the place to go for surfing lessons. Not just great lessons with competent instructors but also very nice, friendly people!

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Thank Aris H
Tarrytown, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't recommend WaveRider highly enough. Jeanine and her instructors were incredibly nice, friendly, helpful and even managed to get all of us surfing! We had so much fun the first day we went back for more and even rented boards two more days. Even before we arrived Jeanine had helped us set up not just surfing but also a... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jeanine is very knowledgeable. From booking lessons before my trip, to planning which beach to surf and getting us there. She explained everything about tides, currents, breaks, surfboards... In the water, she was confident and direct. I knew I could count on her to point out hazards and teach me to pay attention and learn for myself. She pushed me... More 

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Thank erikafriesen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

good moment, good vibes, and excelent teachers! realy sympathic moment during the 3 days lesson. I learn all i need to continue to practise I recommend you that lesson pura vida

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Thank Lucas P
Uvita, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

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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Thank williamhouston1111
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

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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Thank Gucci27781
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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Thank adamanders
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 

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