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women's surf camp
If you are looking to learn to surf or improve your existing skills in one of the most beautiful locations in Costa Rica, search no more.
Our half pension Women's Surf Retreats is led by costa rican surfer Debbie Zec in her home town Dominical beach, in the South Pacific of Costa Rica.
As a former professional surfer and with 17 years of experience coaching people from all over the world, you can trust that you have come to the right place.
Together with her team of surf coaches and hosts you will be guided through a full Costa Rican experience, with much pride and excitement to show you the best that their beloved town has to offer!
what is included?
From the moment you land at SJO airport every details is taken care of to guarantee a stress free vacation!
Relax in nature, in the comfort of your beautiful bungalow, where you will have the opportunity to spot monkeys, iguanas, toucans, hummingbirds and scarlet macaws right outside your terrace!
There are 2 options for accommodation, shared and private.
The rooms at Villas Riomar Eco hotel are large and comfortable. Equipped with everything that you may possibly need during your vacation.
Only a 10min walk to the beach!
We offer private pick-up and drop-off for the group.
Our transportation partners will be serving two pick-up times from SJO airport on arrival day at 10.00am and 3.00pm. On departure day at 7.00am and at 11.00am.
Times can vary depending on the group necessities.
The ride from the airport to Dominical is about 3 to 3.5 hrs by car.
If you are an adventurous type and wanna save time and add some extra excitement to the trip, we suggest checking out Costa Rica Green Air in case you'd like to go for the Domestic flight option (extra cost not included in the package).
Breakfast is served daily from 7am to 9 am.
A delicious combination of typical Costa Rican style breakfast with many other goodies like pastries, pancakes, fresh fruits…etc.
5 dinners will be included à la carte from the hotel group's menu (main course, dessert, non alcoholic drink).
2 dinners outside the hotel will be not included.
Lunch is not included.
There will be 5 surf lessons included in this package with one rest day in between.
During our retreats we cather different surfing levels, which mean that the group may not always be together in the water. We will split the group if necessary in order to provide maximal surf conditions to all our participants.
Our semi private lessons will guarantee a maximized amount of waves, attention, feedback and loads of fun in a safe and friendly environment.
Coached by professional male and female coaches passionate about teaching and helping you to achieve your surf goals for the week.
Board rental is included for the week!
tours & activities
There’s so much to do in Dominical and we are very excited to show you around!
In your package we have included a tour to the famous Nauyaca waterfalls, one of our favorite (of many) waterfalls in the area.
There will also be 2 yoga classes included. Depending on tides we will be using Danyasa Yoga at 6.30pm or Rockstar Yoga at 8.00am.
There is a 60 min full-body massage included, after a few days of surfing, believe us, you will love this!
Besides these planned activities, there’s a list of possibilities that you can try during your free time, like paragliding, SUP in the mangroves, Bird watching, Zip Line, Rafting, Villas Alturas Wildlife Sanctuary and much more.
What a day looks like
7.00am - Wake up to the sound of the birds singing, stroll down the tropical lush gardens, watch the hummingbirds play as you get your coffee and enjoy your breakfast.
9.00am - We are going surfing! The van will be waiting outside the hotel and will bring you to your surfing destination.
9.30am - Enjoy the most epic views from the mountains embracing the seas, and surf some of the best waves you have ever seen in your life.
12.00pm - Time to go back to the hotel or to explore town, maybe chill by the pool, grab some lunch, take your siesta. This is your "you time", do as you please.
4.45pm - Let's meet again to watch the sunset together, maybe even have a margarita if you please!
6.30pm - Time for dinner, let's gather the troops and let's go shred that lobster, it's vacation after all ;)
9.00pm - Yes, we are sure you are ready for bed. Get some rest, we have a glorious day ahead!
upcoming women's surf camps in costa rica 2023
November 9th -16th. Signature package - SOLD OUT!
December 9th-16th. Collab with Central Florida Women Surfing (inquire for more info)
January 5th-12, 2024. Collab with https://www.wavealchemysurf.com/retreats
February 3rd-10th, 2024 - Signature package
March 2nd - 9th, 2024 - All Inclusive Retreat (full board) Beach Villa!
March 25th - April 1st. - All Inclusive Retreat (full board) Mountain Villa!- This is a collaboration with https://www.wavealchemysurf.com/retreats