Surf More, Pay Less: South swell season is finally here!

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South swell season is upon us! As the Northern Hemisphere feels the re-emergence of Spring and Costa Rica’s dry season slowly tapers off, strong storms and big waves deep in the Southern Hemisphere are sending fresh south swells along our coastline. The underworld finally came back to life about a week ago when the first of a series of impressive storms tracked north-east up Chile’s coastline and sent a pulse of swell that we are currently enjoying right now. (literally, I just got out of the was pumping). And with a line of storms trailing behind, Costa Rica’s Pacific [&hellip post

Circuito Guanacasteco de Surf Returns to Tamarindo for its 5th Stop (and some high-flying action!)


  This weekend, April 12 and 13, the Circuito Guanacasteco de Surf will host their 5th event at the Tamarindo Estuary presented by Aqua and That’s Amore. Categories are available to men and women of all ages and the competition will showcase some of Guanacaste’s top surfers in the area. Since this upcoming event is basically held in our own front yard, we at Witch’s Rock Surf Camp couldn’t resist but to be a bigger part of the action. Unlike all previous stops in the circuit, this event will feature a 30-45 min Witch’s Rock Air Show where top aerialist [&hellip post

Sharing our love of beer at the 3rd Annual Craft Beer Festival, San Jose

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  This Saturday, April 5th, Costa Rica will explore the vast world of beer at the 3rd annual Craft Beer Festival at Avenida Escazu . With brewers traveling from all over the country to participate in the event, we at Volcano Brewing Company in Tamarindo couldn’t miss out on the opportunity to share our unique blends. The festival will feature more than 32 craft beers developed with style and imagination available for attendees to sample and enjoy. This event is a unique opportunity for attendees to taste the craft beers of Costa Rica and meet the brewers who are putting [&hellip post

What To Do In Tamarindo: Tours & Activities Beyond Surfing

Hot springs located near the Rincon de la Vieja volcano, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

….. Many of you are left with the question “What can I do when I’m not surfing”? Our immediate answer would be to go back out and practice surfing some more, but that’s our job! We eat, sleep & drink surf here. Don’t always listen to us though, because you would miss out on so many different sights & activities around Tamarindo. Whether you are looking to get a beach massage, go on a full day adventure to the volcano, or go deep sea fishing, our staff at Witch’s Rock Surf Camp can hook up anything your little surfer heart [&hellip post

The New El Vaquero Beachfront Brewpub in Tamarindo


….. Over the past few months, the El Vaquero bar (Witch’s Rock’s local watering hole) has undergone some mega transformations to the menu, setting, and event schedule alike. The new El Vaquero Beachfront Brewpub now has it’s own menu featuring cuisine such as pulled pork sandwiches, savory jalapeño poppers, cowboy steaks, BBQ ribs, and gourmet burgers to name a few. Don’t worry, our famous nachos will still be available upon request. We have recently added extensive open-air seating with scenic views, making El Vaquero the perfect destination for groups of all sizes. With the addition of our new 6-tap kegerator, guests can [&hellip post

Witch’s Rock Surf Camp Changed My Life


….. Surfing… and Witch’s Rock Surf Camp literally changed my life!   I learned to surf 8 years ago in Maui. I was a NY fashion girl straight out of my MBA program when my friend and I booked a trip to Hawaii to learn to surf. After my first wave, I was hooked. Surfing became an immediate obsession. I had just graduated, was looking for a job, and was in the death-throes of a 11 year relationship. What I loved about surfing was that I had to be in the present moment. I couldn’t worry about anything other than [&hellip post

Discounted Trips To Paradise! – Last-Minute Vacation Deals


….. Right now it probably seems like the winter season will never end. Struggling to get into that thick wetsuit to surf ice cold water? We feel for you! To help make your February awesome, Witch’s Rock Surf Camp is offering a last-minute deal that is valid from now until the end of this month. Book your surf trip by February 28th and receive 10% off your surf package as a new guest or 15% as a return guest. We want as many people enjoying paradise as possible, and we try our best to make sure money isn’t what’s stopping you. [&hellip post