Dominical Surf School
We offer all year round surf lessons, surf tours, weekly and monthly surf camp packages for all budgets.
WE ARE AUTHENTIC COSTARICAN SURFERS AND CERTIFIED INSTRUCTORS. Nothing can beat surfing Costa Rica with a knowledgeable native coach and host.
We got the professionalism, the knowledge and the skills that you need to learn how to surf or improve your surfing abilities.
Our instructors are certified by the ISA (International Surfing Association) highest surfing entity in the world.
- Kids Surf
- Beginner Surf
- Intermediate Surf
- Advanced Surf
- Private Surf
- Getting There
- Due to changing tides exact surf lesson start times are not decided until the week of your lesson.
- After you book we will contact you the week of your lesson to tell you your lessons start time.
From 6 years and up!
Student ratio is 3 people per instructor.
After you have taken 2 or 3 beginner lessons and you dominate the techniques we'll bring you to anothe spot where you can start riding the "green waves".
We' ll take you to the best surf spots with a surf coach and gopro, after the session you will have an evaluation of surfing with your own surf shots and we'll work on how to improve it.
We also offer one on one instruction if you are looking to learn as much as possible in a 2 hour lapse this is a great option.
Anywhere in the country
Prices from 01 January to 31 December
|Prices per person||1 Day||2 Days||3 Days||4 Days||5 Days|
|Kids Surf Lessons||USD$50||USD$100||USD$150||USD$200||USD$250|
|Beginner Surf Lessons||USD$50||USD$100||USD$150||USD$200||USD$250|
|Intermediate Surf Lessons||USD$50||USD$50||USD$150||USD$200||USD$250|
|Advanced Surf Lessons||USD$75||USD$150||USD$225||USD$300||USD$375|
|Private Surf Lessons
Prices per person
- We meet you at the beach
Surf conditions in Central Pacific - Dominical, Hermosa & Jaco:
Air Temp (°C)
The bigger swell season in the Central Pacific area is from May to November with waves consistently from 2-6 feet, sometimes bigger. Costa Rica's summer months & dry season is from December to April. Waves tend to be really fun clean 3-4 foot.
The main beach in this surf town is a long 3 km beach break good for beginners and intermediates with many different peaks. If the swell gets above head high it tends to close out. South of the bay is Roca Loca, a right reef break that can hold up 10 feet at times.
Further south is Hermosa beach. It has a really good vibe to hang out, meet people and get in the water every day. It is a 7km long dark sandy beach breaks that works best on high tide. If you want to escape the crowd head further south. The beach packs a punch and when it's bigger it will rip those board shorts right off you and challenge even the best surfer.
Further along the coast you will find Esterillos about 10k south of Hermosa. Another fun beach break that is a swell magnet and if your looking for an uncrowded wave, take a walk down the beach and pick a peak.
Still heading south you will find other spots include Seco, Bejuco and Playa Espadilla, a great beginners surf beach in the popular surf town of Manuel Antonio.
Less crowded than other surf towns in Costa Rica. Dominical is a much longer trek from San José so it does not tend to get the same amount of surfers that Jaco has. Dominical is a wave magnet and has been called the most consistent surf spot in Costa Rica. The towns main break, Playa Dominical works best on Mid to high tide as at low tide it can be just a shore dump. It tends to be a better spot for Advanced, intermediates as it can get powerful.
2km south is Dominicalito, a beachbreak that is great for beginners. Further on 1 km is The point, with rides of up to 250 meters! There are many more breaks to be discovered, and teh further on south you go the emptier the breaks.
Come surf Jaco, Dominical & Central Pacific Costa Rica with us....
- A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
- Your balance is due when you arrive at the beach.
- To cancel go to the MyAccount section and log in or register and you can cancel from within your account.
- Your deposit is non refundable but can be used for the same property/surf school within one year of your original booking.
What happens if the surf school cancel the Surf Lessons?
In the rare occasion that conditions do not allow for the surf lesson to go ahead you will be given a full refund.
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