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Address: | Beach Front at Tortilla Flats Office, Dominical 11901, Costa Rica
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+506 8311 8950

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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I had an amazing experience at Dominical Waverider. It was one of the highlights of the trip and Jeanine and her staff were awesome to deal with and very knowledgeable. Where they... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an amazing experience at Dominical Waverider. It was one of the highlights of the trip and Jeanine and her staff were awesome to deal with and very knowledgeable. Where they went above and beyond, however, was after my trip. I left a pair of sunglasses at a hotel in San Jose. After tracking them down with the help... More 

Thank Cullen M
Stratford, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 10 people of varying ages (8-45). We had a great experience with Dominical Waverider - Jeanine and her staff are professional and friendly. They took lots of time explaining everything to all of us, as we were all beginners, and as a result everyone went out into the water with a clear sense of what... More 

Thank megmully
Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Summer, sun, juicy pineapple, nice waves, a charming team who knew everything about surfing and how to pass this knowledge to their clients (beginners as well as intermediates), always keeping safety rules in mind. The client - teacher ratio was extremely good, so everybody could improve his/ her surf skills. And lovely sweet pineapple after the lesson made the day... More 

Thank rib_and_elbow
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've just had 4 days in Domincal which was lovely. Jeanine at Waveriders couldn't be more friendly and helpful. I had two lessons with Gonzales and cannot recommend him enough! He is an excellent teacher and very positive and patient! I learnt more with Gonzo in just 2 lessons than I did with 4 lessons at the previous place up... More 

Thank Nic B
Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best surfing lessons i've taken in Costa Rica. I traveled around the country for there months, so i tried a couple different schools here and there but none of them were as good as wawerider. Even though i only took four lessons, I got everything so Well explained that i could actually start to understand the whole concept of... More 

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Thank Maja L
Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had Spencer as our instructor for our first surf lessons. He was very knowledgable, patient and fun! He went over important safety information efficiently and had us in the water quickly. My husband and I both were up on our board in no time! Jeanine was kind enough to come take pictures of us while we were surfing.

Thank layneseamont
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

This was my 3rd year with Dominical Wave Rider, and I like this group more and more each year. They'll get you hooked on surfing, then do everything they can to improve your skills. They know where to stay, eat, and drink, and what to see during your trip. Highly recommended!

Thank ashleyest
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

These guys are total pros ... personal attention, qualified teachers, a simple, structured approach to learning to surf -- and some of the nicest people you'll find.

Thank Kyle M
Louisville, Kentucky
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

My third year returning to surf with Dominical Waverider. Jeanine takes care of everything and makes it all so easy. All the instructors are great!

Thank libbyky
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

We are not in our 20's and weren't quite sure we were up to surfing, but Will and Josue made it so much fun. They were encouraging and patient and made sure we had the best time. We were all able to get up and experience riding the waves. The surf shop offered to let us use there chairs, showers,... More 

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