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Houston
Reviewed 3 October 2014

I've wanted to learn to surf for over 40 years and chose WRSC as the place to learn. Although I had some trepidation about the trip and the learning, the WRSC staff was extremely patient with me as I "kicked the tires" via a lot of back and forth emails. They were very flexible as we worked out a package...

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Reviewed 2 October 2014 via mobile

Very nice staff. Very helpful all the way around! Great experience overall! We are not surfers at all... We went there with a group. The instructors were very nice and patient with us. There are many other things to do there if you decide surfing is not your thing! Beaches are beautiful! The subsets were spectacular!

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Thank Alisa W
Mansfield, Texas
Reviewed 29 September 2014

It's been a week since we returned from our trip to WRSC and we can't wait to come back! We had the best time and are looking forward to planning our next trip down. Beginning with Leo our driver picking us up from Liberia airport, to Josimar our surf instructor, and we can't forget about Maxi, Andres, and the front...

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2Thank Shea K
Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

Spent almost every day of our 24 days in tamarindo at the witches rock beachfront bar/ brew pub "el vaquero". My family fell in love with the staff and they took great care of us. On our 2nd to last day we met Robert August and it was the icing on the cake. The surf instructors were very friendly in...

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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 24 September 2014

I went here alone in Feb of 2013. Meant to go with a friend but she had a family tragedy just the week before and couldn't make it. My reservations were paid and the flight was non-refundable so I had to go. I would like to say that IF you are young or rich or both, this is perfect for...

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Boca Raton
Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

We just got home from our vacation and we are already planning our return trip. It all started with an email to WRSC. A really nice woman named Shawna answered all my questions and was so pleasant. We booked the penthouse suite for the 3 of us and counted the days until our vacation. When we arrived at the airport...

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New York
Reviewed 22 September 2014

We had a blast at Witch's Rock Surf Camp this September. Erlyn pushed us to get up and get our surfing stance worked out so we can get up and ridding. He helped us get going on our own instead of just pushing us into waves like many other instructors. Thus when we practiced on our own we actually caught...

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

Hola Elena, Thanks for your review! It sounds like you made some improvements with Erlyn's expert coaching. And yes! Learning to surf is so much more than just popping up. Surfing has so much to do with reading the ocean, positioning in the water, and having the confidence yourself to catch each wave. I'll be sure to pass your message...

Woodland Park, Colorado
Reviewed 22 September 2014

I just returned from witches rock with my wife and we had a fantastic time. I am an upper intermediate surfer and enjoyed the intermediate group with our various trips to nearby breaks and my wife was a beginner. Even though the waves were very large (unusually so per all the locals I talked too) the first half of the...

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

Hola Justin, Glad to hear both you and your wife had an enjoyable experience in both our intermediate and beginner programs. We take pride in the fact that whatever surf level you are at, we can accommodate you. Now that your wife is also hooked on surfing, we will hopefully see you two again soon :) Thank you for the...

Reviewed 22 September 2014

This was the second time I've been to Witch's Rock. The first time with my family. We had a blast! We have a 7 and 9 year old and it was perfect. Andres our instructor was great with the kids. We cannot wait to go back next year!

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

Hola Amy, Thanks for the positive review! We are very pleased to hear that you had a memorable family experience with us. Whether your traveling solo, with friends, or with your family, Witch's Rock is the perfect place to catch some waves. I'll be sure to pass your review onto Andres, Hope to see you all again, Pura Vida! WRSC

San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Woo hoo! What an awesome surf vacation! This place is fantastic. I went to WRSC alone and immediately met lots of other solo travelers. I also met some fantastic groups and people traveling together. It's easy to make friends here. The staff is super friendly and everyone is working to get you on waves! Small town, good vibes.

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

Hola Lara! Wow I can feel your enthusiasm from here! Thank you so much for your positive review and trusting us with your solo vacation. You're right, with a camp of like minded people all here for the same reason, it's super easy to meet new people and make life-long friends. Hope to see you again! Pura Vida. WRSC

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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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 

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Address: Enfrente de Economy Rental Car | Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Tamarindo
Price Range: $178 - $236 (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!”
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