Come Experience the
Costa Rica Surf Life

Travel to Tamarindo, a tropical surf town surrounded by multiple surf breaks. Surf amazing waves, create lifelong friendships, and relax on the beach at Witch’s Rock Costa Rica Surf Camp.

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Why Witch's Rock

Over 50,000 guests have stayed at Witch's Rock Surf Camp since we started in 2001.

Here's a few reasons why:

Beachfront Location Surf Camp

Beachfront location

Years of Surf Lessons Experience

Years of experience

Great Vives Surf Hotel

Positive vibes

Surf packages for all levels

Surf packages for all levels

Great service for a great price Surf Camp

Great service for a great price

“I’ve been here again and again over the last 7 years and I keep returning because of the hospitality and wonderful experiences I have every time I’m at Witch’s Rock.  If you want to learn to surf or are a surfer looking for a great place to get great waves, this is the spot.”

Michael Bufo

February 17, 2022

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Surf Camp Packages

Learning to Surfing in Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Beginner Surf School

The best Costa Rica surf camp since 2001.

We teach you everything about surfing from the ground up.

Learn the skills and etiquette to catch and ride green waves consistently and confidently.

Intermediate Program

Catch more, bigger waves with our expert surf instructors.

Explore other surf breaks in the area by land and boat.

Continue improving your skills with video analysis and in-water coaching.

Intermediate Surf Program Tamarindo Costa Rica
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Advanced Surf Tours

Surf Costa Rica’s top spots.

Our expert guides know the local conditions and take you to where it’s breaking best every single day.

Surf the famous Witch’s Rock, Ollie’s Point, Playa Grande, Avellanas, Marbella, Nosara, and more.


Unforgettable surfing experiences to share with everyone in your family.

Receive personalized surf camp programs for everyone in your group.

Customized packages can include zip lines, sunset catamaran tours, hot springs and more.

Family Surf Vacations
Witchs Rock Costa Rica Surf Camp Tamarindo

Stay Right On The Sand

Our beachfront hotel puts you right where
you want to be. On the surf.

Keep an eye on the conditions. Score the best
waves. Surf your brains out.

Witch's Rock Surf Camp
has Surf Camp Vacations for Everyone.

This surf camp package is perfect for adults, kids, single travelers, groups, families, and friends.

7 night vacation packages

starting at $1852

(Prices in USD)

All surf camp packages include:

Stay in our beachfront hotel overlooking Tamarindo’s best waves. We are the perfect home base for your Costa Rican surf vacation. We have  Single Queen Rooms,  Double Queen Rooms / Penthouses and Apartment-Style Rooms

Many rooms have an ocean view. All rooms are close to the sand and include air conditioning and streaming fast wifi.

Surf camps include a combination of daily surf lessons, surf seminars, surf tours by van and boat, videography, video analysis, and a graduation surf trip and party.

Beginner surf camps are based in Tamarindo. Intermediate surf programs provide instruction in Tamarindo as well as surf trips to other nearby surf breaks. Advanced surf tours provide no surf instruction and take you to wherever the waves are breaking biggest/best..

This isn’t your normal free breakfast.

Choose from anything on the breakfast menu in our beachfront restaurant Eat at Joe’s. Prepare for your big day of surfing with large portions of tasty beach grinds.

Whether you need help choosing the perfect board for your first lesson, or you are an experienced surfer who doesn’t want to pay the fees to bring your board, we have what you need.

You can test and change boards as many times as you like all day long. We have over 250 surfboards in our rental fleet: long boards, mid-range, shortboards, and alternative shapes by Firewire, Robert August, Von Sol, Walden, and more.

On Friday, we take you on a surf trip to another beach so you can practice your skills in more challenging conditions.

On Friday night we host a graduation party. Watch a custom video memorializing your week at Witch’s Rock Surf Camp and receive your diploma.

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Meet the Founder of
Witch's Rock Surf Camp

Joe Walsh witchs rock surf camp Tamarindo Costa Rica

Joe Walsh
Founder, Witch’s Rock
Surf Camp

My name is Joe Walsh, I’m the founder of Witch’s Rock Surf Camp.

Witch’s Rock was born from a dream that turned into a reality. In 2001 we drove a school bus from San Diego to Tamarindo to start the best Costa Rica surf camp and here it is.

My goal is to provide you with a great place to stay, fun waves to ride, and the chance to make lifelong friendships. I hope to see you in the water. 

Pura vida!

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