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Witch's Rock Surf Camp

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I originally planned to spend a week here, but ended up extending my trip by a few days. I had never surfed before and had been told it is very hard. IT IS! BUT, my instructor had me up and riding in the whites on the first day and catches my own green waves by the end of the week....

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Witch's Rock S, General Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola! We are so pleased that you chose to come to Witch’s Rock Surf Camp. Thank you for your very kind review. We hope that you will join the team of loyal guests who come year after year. It was a thrill meeting you and we home you come again. Thanks. WRSC

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Witch's Rock Surf Camp is a great destination for any family that wants to enjoy a surf centric vacation. Great instructors and guides, boards, Tamarindo, Playa Grande, boats & vans to other spots, and great food are all right there. The rooms are clean and cool, spartan but comfortable. (The idea is to be outside.) The food at both Eat@Joes...

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Witch's Rock S, Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you chose to come to Witch’s Rock Surf Camp! Thank you for your very kind review. We hope that you will join the team of loyal guests who come year after year. It was a thrill meeting you and we home you come again. PURA VIDA! WRSC

NC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband booked this trip for his 50th bday and when his buddy was unable to go, I was next in line to tag along. I am not a surfer however, and this has been on his bucket list for quite a while so I was happy to be a part of it. It definitely was a different type of...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Volcano brewing is part of Witch's Rock Surf Camp. Best place to see surfers and great view of sunset. The food is great but caters to more bar-esque food such as burgers and finger food. We must not forget that this is also a Brewing company and Witch's Rock Pale Ale and Hazzelhopp IPA are a must try.

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I want to thank everyone at the Witches Rock for a wonderful two weeks. From the staff at the front desk to the ladies providing the massages (who kept me going everyday) Thank You!! I have traveled all over the world and this was by far my best experience3. My surf instructor Monique had me riding on the first day...

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Castle Pines, Colorado
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This review is for the Witch’s Rock experience but does not include a review for accommodations. On-site accommodations at Witch’s Rock were sold out when we booked our trip and online reviews made us wary of the Dorado. So, we chose to stay at the Diria. Please reference our Diria review for details, but the summary is we didn’t think...

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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Ok, first, why Costa Rica over anywhere else. Well we didn't want to travel to a country where the number one advice is "just stay on the resort." We wanted to experience a country, and the culture. Costa Rica provides the safety, and a people who are welcoming enough to allow you to do just that. As for Witch's Rock,...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Witch's Rock is the absolute best place to learn to surf... they have it down to a science. Being my first time surfing, I was nervous about a lot.... the ocean, if I were going to be able to do it, if I were in shape enough for it, etc. The staff and especially the instructors put all my fears...

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This was the best 7 day structured surf camp of my 18 day trip. In my 3 lady dorm I met true gems. Similar in age and skill level, almost like they paired us up well. The instruction is perfectly laid out, the conditions are amazing. The surf is literally steps from your bedroom. The free breakfast is delicious and...

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Ashburn, Virginia
Reviewed 16 February 2017

What a great choice we made! I wanted to learn to surf before turning 50 and this was the place to go. My first instructor was a bit impatient with me so I asked for a another who ended up being fantastic. I was notably improved each day and by the end of the week, was catching wave after wave...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Witch's Rock Surf Camp is a small beach front hotel in Playa Tamarindo, Costa Rica. We have 18-rooms on the beach directly in front of the best surfing waves in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. We are located 45 minutes away from Liberia (LIR) Airport. We cater to surfers and anyone that wants to learn how to surf in Costa Rica. Come and join us for the surfing vacation of your life. Call Now! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Witch's Rock Surf Camp

Address: Enfrente de Economy Rental Car | Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: ₹ 8,110 - ₹ 10,769 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
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Witchs Rock Surf Camp Tamarindo
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“Go Surf!!!”
raymondsb1966, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The penthouse rooms are huge and the deck is awesome.”
ljsays2016, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room #9 has the sewer smell but a nice verandah”
fawlcon, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“who cares about the room, you're there to shred some waves and drink some beers”
647ericf, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“This is a tough one. When it is busy, the ground floor rooms may not be the best choice but they were perfect for us.”
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