What’s Happening at Witch’s Rock ~ December Newsletter

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   Although it took some planning and coordination, we managed to round up the whole WRSC gang for this epic WRSC Family moment to celebrate the holidays. Can’t you just wait to see these smiling faces again in person? Big thanks to everyone who made this possible, especially our special guests who keep coming back again and again! You are the reason that our big happy family keeps growing year and year again.    Give the gift of Surf for the Holidays   Because how many pairs of socks do you actually need? Give the gift of surf this holiday [&hellip ...read post

Surf Science : The Swell Producers of Costa Rica

Tamarindo Estuary reeling from a SW swell last August

Waves are nothing more than traveling vessels of energy. Born from strong winds blowing in all corners of the planet, ocean waves traverse thousands of miles through open water just to come crashing down for our enjoyment. Aside from the visual aesthetics of watching perfectly peeling waves, an experienced surfer can also obtain detailed information of wave’s origin just by observing a few specific qualities in the surf-zone. For example, the time in-between consecutive waves [swell period] has a direct correlation to the wave’s overall travel distance. (Longer period = longer travel time = more energy!) In terms of surf [&hellip ...read post

WRSC presents…..Surf Hacks! Episode 1

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By now, most internet users have seen the popular “Life Hacks” videos popping up across news feeds everywhere. These clever videos offer up a variety of helpful “hacks”, and plenty of “AH-HA” moments to assist you with many of life’s random tasks. And now, on behalf of Witch’s Rock Surf Camp, we are presenting our unique version of this internet sensation……. Surf Hacks!  Here at WRSC, with a total of more than 400 years of surfing experience, we know just about every Surf Hack out there. With this blog series, we will be posting monthly videos showcasing our camp, our [&hellip ...read post

The Amazing Adventures of Frisco Fletch!

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A few weeks ago WRSC had the privilege (once again) of hosting the man, the legend, Frisco Fletch! After publishing his first blog, Fletch was kind enough to let his creative energy flow and produced this short clip from his most recent trip highlighting his hunt for the elusive green-room.. If you, too, have a creative project from your stay at Witch’s Rock, please don’t hesitate to send it over! (if we like it, we could help you out on that elusive bar-tab From everyone here at Witch’s Rock, muchas gracias Fletch!  Pura Vida. Enjoy.   ...read post

Here’s what’s happening at Witch’s Rock ~October Newsletter~

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   Playa Avellanas Give the Gift of Surf this Holiday Season! Back by popular demand, GIVE the Gift of Surf for Christmas this year & receive 10% off of the regular season pricing. If you don’t recall the amazing deal from the past couple of years; buy a WRSC gift certificate byDecember 24th for your loved one, or even for yourself for a future trip, and receive 10% off the regular season prices (15% for return guests). The dates can be left undetermined or you may book a specific date, it is totally up to you. Contact our ladies in the [&hellip ...read post

Tamarindo takes steps forward with new Lifeguard program.

Early morning warm ups in Tamarindo Bay

Tamarindo Bay now rests a bit safer.. Two weeks ago began the start of a week-long, Tamarindo lifeguard training program hosted by Captain Luis Hidalgo and the Asociacion Nacional de Guardavidas Costa Rica. This intensive training program readied up over 15 Tamarindo locals with all the lifesaving skills they may need when a fast-acting situation occurs. Here at Witch’s Rock, we were lucky to include two of our lead instructors, J.Luis and David Torres, in this week-long program. Each day started with a 4-hour, in-water training coarse followed by a 4-hour, lifesaving theory class. The classes focused on physical training, victim retrieval [&hellip ...read post