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Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed 24 August 2014

I had a father son surf trip this summer that was a blast! Pako and the rest of the instructors & staff at WRSC were terrific and everyday was a new adventure. We stayed at another hotel that they have a partnership with (Daria Resort) and the accommodations were perfect. I hope to make this a yearly trip- Benji-Jack

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WRSC, Public Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola Benjamin, Thanks for your review! Stoked to here you and your son had some good lessons here at Witch's Rock and enjoyed your Costa Rican adventure. I'll be sure to pass your kind words onto Pako :) Hope to see you two again, Pura Vida! WRSC

Gulf Breeze, United States
Reviewed 17 August 2014

I have been going to WRSC since 2006 and have found that they continually provide great service. I am an advanced surfer and always love the trip to Witches and Ollies. The guides always try to put on the best waves and we have never been disappointed. David and Chilo are the best. I was able to bring my son...

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WRSC, Public Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola David, Thanks for your review! Stoked to hear after all these years you are still our loyal client :) Yes, for the advanced surfers, Ollie's and Witch's is the usually the highlight of the trip. All day boat trip, perfect waves, always with your buddies. I will be sure to pass your kind words onto David and Chilo. Hope...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 16 August 2014

I LOVE THIS PLACE! I had always wanted to learn how to surf and for several years prior to finding Witch's Rock I did a lot of searching on the Internet to find a place to learn. I did not want to just travel somewhere and sign up for lessons while on vacation, I wanted surfing to be my vacation...

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WRSC, Public Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola Heidi, So happy to hear the positive feedback from your fourth trip with us! It sounds like you have really enjoyed your past trips with us and progressed each visit making your way up to the intermediate coaching program. Thank you for all your feedback and thorough review, I will make sure to pass this onto those you mentioned....

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 16 August 2014

Back in the US after my first solo trip out of the country and first trip ever to Costa Rica and I can not wait to go back! Tamarindo is a small, beautiful down dedicated to surfing and truly living the Pure Life - Pura Vida - its growing fast but I hope it will always keep the spirit and...

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WRSC, Guest Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola Nicole, Thank you for trusting WRSC with your first solo trip out of the US! We're always stoked to hear positive reviews from our solo travelers. You're right, Tamarindo is a beautiful town that emits the Pura Vida energy with Witch's Rock in the center of all the action. Glad to hear you had such a great time with...

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 11 August 2014

My husband and I are in our 40's and were looking for a get away without the kids. Witches Rock surf camp was perfect for this, we learned to surf, made new friends and had the time of our lives. The witches rock staff take care of everything and the surf instructors are patient and kind and can teach you...

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WRSC, Public Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola Siemsy, So happy to hear you enjoyed your get-a-way without the kids. Yes, Witch's Rock is a perfect place for any age or ability and super easy to meet friends. Glad to hear you had a blast staying with us. Yes, please, next time bring the kids and we'll keep on spreading the stoke! Pura Vida, WRSC

Staunton, Virginia
Reviewed 11 August 2014

It is a great place to go surf and enjoy the ocean. The staff and instructors are all friendly and helpful. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. The guests are all surfers (or on their way to becoming surfers), some with spouses and children along. Everyone seems to have a similar approach to life and thoroughly enjoy each other....

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WRSC, Public Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola Byron, Thanks for you review. We agree, most of the people who come here all have a similar mindset and adventurous outlook on life. That's why it's so easy to socialize and meet new friends! As yes, just recently we received over 20 NEW surfboards of all kinds of shapes. We are pleased to hear you found one that...

Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We went surfing to Costa Rica with my brother without knowing exactly what to expect. We arrived to the Witch's Rock Surf Camp and everything was Ready and waiting for us. We had our surfing sessions scheduled for the week and everyone was really helpfull. The surf was amazing, we went to 3 different beaches by boat and van, and...

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Hola Marcruiz, Sounds like you had a great time with us traveling to a handful of local beaches and hanging out with some of our awesome surf instructors! You're right, we really try to make your vacation as easy as possible. From the pick-up at the airport to two onsite restaurants with our own micro-beer, we try and provide everything...

Florida
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We were looking for the ultimate surf experience and this was it. We spent 7 days here and had surf lessons everyday. This was definitely an active vacation. The rooms are very rustic and simple ( bring towels/wash cloths) as a true surf camp should be. Our surf instructors were Maria, Axel and J. Luis...all fantastic. We spent the majority...

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WRSC, Public Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola Beachnteach, We're glad that your found your "ultimate surf experience" with us at WRSC! You're right, a vacation with us is certainly an active one. Surf lessons everyday, socializing with our dynamic pull of guests, and surf seminars every night will surely tire you out in the best way possible. Thank you for you kind words about our instructors...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I just recently got back from a week at WRSC and am already itching to go back. The resort itself is basic but super clean. The lessons are good, it was my first time surfing, my instructor was J. Luis, who rocked. He had me up and riding waves in no time. I met so many great people, which is...

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WRSC, Public Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola deeeejjjj, Glad you had an awesome time staying with us! Itching to come back ehh? Sounds great, we would love to heave you. If you didn't know already, return guests get 10% off their entire package so come back whenever! I'll pass your kinds words onto J. Luis. He will definitely be stoked! Thank you for the review! Pura...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 1 August 2014

This place is great! We took 2 surfing lessons here and absolutely loved it. This was our first time ever to take lessons and Maria couldn't have been a better fit. She was a great teacher and extremely sweet. The bar on the beach was a fun laid back place to finish up or start our day.

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WRSC, Public Relations Manager at Witch's Rock Surf Camp, responded to this review

Hola Kim, Thanks for coming to check us out. Sounds like you had a nice time surfing the waves in front of our location with our instructor Maria! I'll pass your kind words on to her. Come back anytime! Pura Vida WRSC

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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: ₹ 8,460 - ₹ 11,235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
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“who cares about the room, you're there to shred some waves and drink some beers”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles stevedU6664TT, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask water front view”
 of 5 bubbles grouperman41, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Penthouse room has a shared deck that is pretty fantastic!”
 of 5 bubbles troym820, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms around the pool downstairs are nice.”
 of 5 bubbles X7121CMrobertw, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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