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Castle Pines, Colorado
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Patrick L
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Only drawback was not enough local beers on tap. Good guest beers. Enjoyed meeting both the locals and the visitors. Need to offer a double IPA and bummed their most popular beer was kicked. Staff was very friendly and engaging!

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Reviewed 10 February 2017

Freindly, food is good . Been several times. Priced right. Menus is basic as any public style. Breakfast is always good. The pinto rice is excellent as are the smoothies. We will go back. Marlboro was our server and was wonderful.

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I have been to WRSC twice before, it was however in the very early days of the camp (over 10 years ago). While I miss what Tamarindo was and the small town feel, WRSC has maintained their overall excellence. I was able to come back without surfing in 10 years. I received excellent instruction from Flaco, which was done with...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Went solely for the brewery, tried 3 beers, returned 2 days later for a flight. Great selection particularly liked the Stone IPA. Not a great place to eat although the menu looked reasonable, tables arranged roadside or next to a large fridge

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 5 February 2017

My Fiancee and I just spent the past 9 days at Witch's Rock while both participating in the surf camp. We were taxied from the Airport to Witch's Rock by Luis, who although could not speak English, made every effort to communicate with us on the drive to Tamarindo. Although a lot of talking was lost in translation it was...

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  • Breakfast included
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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: $175 - $232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Witch`s Rock Surf Camp Hotel Tamarindo
Witchs Rock Surf Camp Tamarindo
Witchs Rock Surf Camp Hotel
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“The penthouse rooms are huge and the deck is awesome.”
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“who cares about the room, you're there to shred some waves and drink some beers”
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“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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