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 mountains, 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 greeted by warm smiles from friendly locals, come across some great restaurants and bars where you can meet and chat with other surfers and 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 2 small supermarkets, a bank, several internet cafés, surf shops and some great places to collect souvenirs.
At the mouth of the Barú 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 DOMINICAL?
Dominical is a world-class beach break, considered the most consistent surf spot in Costa Rica. Conditions here change dramatically from low tide (fast, hollow tubing waves) to high tide (fun, walling, 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 AND 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, horse-back riding on the beach, ocean and river kayaking to world-class fishing charters. There are Arts and Crafts fairs, massage and healing centers, lots of seasonal and religious festivals, and Spanish schools to boot.