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Sunset Surf Dominical - Day Lessons

275 m SW, 95 m SE of Bank Of Costa Rica, Dominical 11901, Costa Rica
+506 8917 3143
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Pura Vida

Superb. Surfing in the rain for a beginner lesson was amazing and powerful, and the intermediate... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Suki D
Taos, New Mexico

I was so scared of surfing and had a wonderful time! Beginner lessons are in the white water so it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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We are proud supporters of 1% for the Planet, Surf rider Foundation, and Sea Shepherd. Our instructors are certified by the ISA , Costa Rican Lifeguard Association, and are all avid surfers from around the globe. We will turn you from a "never ever" to an "intermediate" surfer by the time you leave our surf camp! If you are in intermediate surfer we will transport you to different surf locations where we will work on all aspects surfing point breaks to big beach break. Not only will we teach you everything you need to know about surfing we will show you around Costa Rica and make sure you experience this jungle paradise! Drop us an email to discuss booking a surf lesson or joining our surf camp.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 05:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
275 m SW, 95 m SE of Bank Of Costa Rica, Dominical 11901, Costa Rica
+506 8917 3143
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb. Surfing in the rain for a beginner lesson was amazing and powerful, and the intermediate lesson at Dominicalito was awesome! The whole experience was well-curated by Dylan, from clear and helpful safety information to kind and positive feedback for a bunch of total beginner...More

Thank Suki D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was so scared of surfing and had a wonderful time! Beginner lessons are in the white water so it didn't feel dangerous. Our instructor was Jorge and he was great. Made me feel very safe and helped me stand up on the board every...More

Thank sarahdnyc
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Booked a beginner lesson for my two sons (10 and 12 yrs old) and myself, on the suggestion from a friend. Dylan went out if his way to accommodate us, not having a scheduled lesson that day. He took the time to focus on surfing...More

Thank Herb S
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I booked a surf lesson with Sunset Surf for our short stay in Dominical. All of the instructors were very helpful and we wish we had time to book a second class in the intermediate group. We had a group of 9...More

Thank LMT123456
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Dylan is a wizard for sure. My son and I have never touched a surf board but decided to give it a try. After a very informative safety lesson and some practice on the beach, we headed to the ocean and Dylan had both of...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2017

If you're at all thinking about surf lessons, if you're even only 1% inclined to do so, check out Sunset Surf Dominical. We've got twin 14-year-olds, and we're in our 50's and 60's ourselves, none of us have any surfing experience, and we were all...More

Thank Catullus51
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I found Sunset Surf Dominical by "surfing" the internet.My review is not just of the day lessons but the whole week experience. I was a bit nervous sending two college age girls there not knowing anything about it but it was fantastic in every way....More

Thank fletcherobrien
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Dylan and his team are amazing teachers. I intended to try surfing once and then forget it. My mom wasn't interested in surfing at all as she was certain she was not coordinated enough.They promised my mom that they would have her up by the...More

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Got referred by a friend to this surfing company and had a blast. Started the day out with basics on dry land, then moved onto some dinky waves to get up on the board. After tackling the basics we took on some bigger waves and...More

Thank Arnold2020
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Thank you, sunset surf!!! We had the best time ever with you. We had a pretty tough start arriving with one day delay from Germany, but Dylan was very compassionate and made up for it immediately by calling us just upon arrival to invite us...More

Thank Anne W
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Hi, I'm very curious as to how much it costs per person, for someone who is about 15-16 years old, and would only be for one day. Also do you accommodate large groups? Thank you for your time.
19 January 2017|
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Response from CostaRicaSurf81 | Property representative |
Hello Eleni_96 Sunset Surf can accommodate any size group and and charge $55 p.p. for beginner surf lessons and $60 p.p. for intermediate surf lessons. They include everything you will need even organic sunblock! Have a... More
I've never surfed before. Would it be silly to sign up for a full day of lessons or would I be better off having an hour lesson and then trying it on my own for the day? I'm an excellent swimmer, former competitor in high school so the swimming part is easy and I've boogie boarded and body boarded. Also, it would be my husband, who has never surfed and my 2 kids ages 7 & 9, both fearless swimmers.
3 December 2015|
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Response from CostaRicaSurf81 | Property representative |
I agree with John first take a lesson so you understand ocean safety and the proper mechanics of getting up on a surf board then you can practice on your own in the white water. Then you should join an intermediate class... More