Witch’s Rock Surf Safari departs from Playas del Coco every day if we have good weather conditions and a good swell in the area. The boat is a 28 ft Boston Whaler with twin 225 outboards, a toilet, and a sweet water shower. The ride to Santa Rosa National Park, where this spot is located, takes around 45 minutes to get there. The captain is fully bilingual and an expert surfer at Witch’s Rock.
Witch’s Rock Surf Safari departs daily from Playas del Coco; if you are in Tamarindo Beach, Playa Grande, or some other location, you must be at 7:00 am in Playas del Coco (one hour drive).
Witch’s Rock Surf Safari (Roca Bruja in Spanish) is a trip that all pro surfers should take during their stay in Guanacaste. This renowned surf break is located at the Santa Rosa National Park. The beach offers you a sandy bottom with left and proper breaks, the best season is through the months of December to March as it has offshore winds, but the place gives you excellent waves throughout the year.
Witch‘s Rock is a world-class surfing spot that allows you to ride unique tubes and fast walls, the best location is in the south of the river, which offers more giant waves.
Witch’s Rock Surf Safari also takes you to Ollie’s Point; is best surfed at low/mid tide and has a sandy, reef bottom for all types of surfers. Ollie’s Point is one of the most northern points on the west coast of Costa Rica, with a world-class break.
On your way back, it is possible to enjoy some snorkeling time or visit some of the beaches at the Papagayo Gulf. Depending on the tide you can visit Playa Huevos, Nacascolito or Palmares. there are excellent spots to observe some underwater life.
Ground transportation is not included; if you are staying in Tamarindo Beach or surrounding areas, please let us know if you need this service. If you have your own transportation, you should depart from there at 5.30 am as the drive to Playas del Coco takes you one hour.
Note: All our Witch’s Rock Surf Trips are private; if you are a lonely rider, let us know, and we will try to allocate you to some trips as we put single surfers on a waiting list.
From Coco Beach, Playa Hermosa, Ocotal, Riu Guanacaste Hotels, Secrets Papagayo, El Mangroove, Occidental Papagayo & Villas del Sol. As well from Planet Hollywood Costa Rica, Andaz Papagayo & Four Seasons Costa Rica
Includes Bilingual captain, boat transportation, fruits, water, and drinks.
What to bring: Sunblock, towel, swimsuit, hat, extra water, sunglasses, wax, and surfboard.
*The Entrance Fee to the National Park is not Included. Add $17 per person.
*Ground transportation not included.
Departure: 7.00 am / Return: 3.00 pm approx.
Duration: 6-7 hours approx.
Taxes are not included.
2 guests min. to operate the tour.
Surfing Level: Challenge-Difficult / This is not a beginner’s break; strong winds and currents are present in the area, and waves and pipes can be intense during some parts of the year.
*Note: If you suffer from high or low-pressure problems, asthma, or any heart problem, please let our guide know and bring your medication with you. As well, if you have any knees, hip, and back problems that are difficult for you to hike, it is necessary that your info to us before taking the tour.
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