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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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...how amazing these guys are. You'd be crazy to consider surfing with anyone else. The number of flights I booked and then skipped to keep surfing with Jeanine and Andy is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2016
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

...how amazing these guys are. You'd be crazy to consider surfing with anyone else. The number of flights I booked and then skipped to keep surfing with Jeanine and Andy is testament to how much fun it is to learn with them. You will be surfing within two days and feel like a Domi local within three. Go alone, go... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Jeanine, Andy and Jordie were all wonderful instructors who made us feel very comfortable and confident while learning to surf under their excellent instruction! They exceeded our expectations and in every aspect, very warm to us, making us feel right at home. We can't wait to get back out surfing again thanks to the passion they passed onto us.

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Los Angeles
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Jeanine & Andrew and their lovely team taught my 2 daughters - 10 & 8 - and myself (age unknown) to surf in just a few hours! Miracles do exist! They're excellent instructors and made the entire experience enjoyable on every level. Snacks, umbrellas, drinks and good cheer all also provided. We can't recommend these guys enough. If you find... More 

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Oakland, California
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157 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

We had our kids take a beginners lesson from Jeaniny, and they loved it and her. She's a lovely Brazilian who moved to Costa Riva with her American husband Andrew. They take care with the instruction, helping the students learn to surf but making it fun while building their confidence. Great job! They liked it so much they did an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

I got lessons with Jeanine and am blown away at the improvement of both of my girls 13 and 11. It was the highlight of our trip. She is an amazing instructor. We can't wait to come back.

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Dominical, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

My friends and I just went out with Jeanine for a ladies surf camp. We are all intermediate but really wanting to improve. She got us in to some amazing set waves and for the first time I was riding a short board. Her ability to guide us was amazing and we all had the time of our lives. Thanks... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

Jeanine and her crew took our daughter (4.5), son (3) wife and me for a lesson. At first our daughter was very timid, but Jeanine really knows what she is doing. She understands and reads the ocean very well and brings excitement and enthusiasm. It was so fun seeing the kids and my wife having their first surf experience. They... More 

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

Hola Bovo, Thank You so much for trusting us to teach your family to surf! It make us very happy to read this review, Jeanine and More are very experienced instructors, and they always make sure everyone gets the best out of our surf lessons. We also had a lot fun with your family that day and hope you all... More 

Montreal, Canada
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

I did the weeklong surf camp and I LOVED it! Jeanine is simply amazing. She's incredibly outgoing and enthusiastic and she really knows her stuff. More, my instructor, was fantastic. He was very patient, positive, friendly, and is just in general a great teacher who can help you improve quickly. Everyone is so passionate about surfing that it's impossible not... More 

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

Hi Bailey, What an amazing two weeks we had with you here! Just another reason to love our jobs, along with sharing our passion for surfing, having fun daily, we also make new friends for life. Thank You girl, we can't wait to see you back next year! Pura Vida! Dominical Waverider Team More 

Dominical, Costa Rica
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

I just came back to Domincal and had 3 amazing surf lessons! Jeanine was so much fun and so nice. I was a bit scarred at the beginning, but she was so professional and made me feel comfortable. Surf is really fun and a great exercise. I learned a lot about the currents and the ocean. Just after this few... More 

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

Hola Vero, Thank you so much for the kind words, it make us very happy to hear you are now confident to move up your surfing to the next level. You did amazing, only three surf lessons and you were already catching waves on your own and turning your board. Bravo! We agree Jeanine is an worderful teacher, we are... More 

Uvita, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

I recently took a surf lesson with Jeanine and it is clear how much she loves her job and working with people. She is very knowledgable and easy going which immediately puts you at ease. She wants to know what you are looking to accomplish and tailors the lesson accordingly. I would recommend anyone (children, beginners, long time surfers looking... More 

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