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Address: 275 m SW, 95 m SE of Bank Of Costa Rica, Dominical 11901, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 8917 3143
09:00 - 05:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 05:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

We are proud supporters of 1% for the Planet, Surf rider Foundation, and...

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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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... read more

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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 time when I figured I would be drowning most of the time. Great value too!!

Thank sarahdnyc
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 and ocean safety first, making sure we understood the potential risks and hazards, as well... More 

Thank Herb S
Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews
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 people with 3 instructors, which seemed like a perfect ratio. Dylan, the owner, was our... 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 us on the board the first try. We were just in the shallow whitewater but... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
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 riding surfboards standing up by the end of a two-hour lesson. Well, some of us... More 

Thank Catullus51
Washington, DC
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3 reviews
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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. Really off the beaten path and authentic which can be hard to find. They had... More 

Thank fletcherobrien
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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 end of the first lesson--which they did! We "caught the surfing bug" and ended up... More 

Thank Rachel W
Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
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 I was up on the board in no time. The instructor was very patient and... More 

Thank Arnold2020
Dusseldorf, Germany
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3 reviews
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 for spontaneous afternoon surf including the beautiful sunset in Dominical. We knew immediately that we... More 

Thank Anne W
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We loved Sunset surf lessons and the instructors were fun and knowledgeable...Dominical and Dominicalito with a waterfall in between. Owners were an amazing young family that were happy to help with all our surf needs. Pura Vida!

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