Dominical, Costa Rica
Sunset Surf camp is located in Playa Dominical, situated halfway down the Pacific coast of Costa Rica near the Osa Peninsula. Dominical beach is tucked away at the base of the Talamanca muntains, where the jungle meets the sea.
This charismatic little surf town has a charm of its own. Unlike other more popular surfing towns in Costa Rica, Dominical has avoided the mainstream tourist market, maintaining its original, rustic, Costa Rican appeal.
During a stroll down the main street (dirt road) you’ll be greated by warm smiles from friendly locals, come across some great restaurants and bars where you can meet and chat with other surfers as well as tourists alike.
For a small town, Dominical has quite the nightlife, on various nights you can find live music and dance the night away until the wee hours of the morning.
Also, you will find two small supermarkets, a bank, several internet cafes, surf shops and some great places to collect souvenirs.
At the mouth of the Baru River, which winds its way down through the mountains behind the beach Dominical attracts not only surfers, but anyone with a taste for adventure: fishermen, birdwatchers, wildlife enthusiasts,etc… ” This is the jungle on the beach.”
What are the waves like in Domincal?
Dominical is a world-class beach break, considered the most consistent surf spot in Costa Rica. Conditios here change dramatically from low tide (fast, hollow tubing waves) to high tide (fun, wailing, rippable waves).
Dominical and its surrounding beaches offer waves for all level of surfers from complete novices to advanced surfers.
What Other Things Are Going On In & Around Dominical?
This fun little surf town has some great bars and restaurants with live music and arranged party nights. We will let you know what’s happening where and when.
There are loads of tours from hiking to waterfalls, horseback riding on the beach, ocean and river kayaking to world class fishing charters.
You can also visit arts and craft fairs, massage and healing centers, as well as the seasonal and religious festivals along with the Spanish schools to boot.