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Costa Rica SUP Stand Up Paddle Adventures

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Costa Rica SUP Stand Up Paddle Adventures
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At Costa Rica Stand Up Paddle Adventures we offer high end, world class SUP Surfing Camps and high quality flatwater SUP Lessons. For Beginners, we offer high quality Stand Up Paddle Lessons in Tamarindo. For Intermediate/Advanced Flatwater SUPers...more
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At La Rotonda, the Roundabout at end of main road, next to Nogui's Restaurant on the beach | Apartado #56-50309, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
+506 8780 1774
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All reviews his wife flat water pura vida surf trip costa rica surf skills traveling alone tamarindo diria amazing experience great hosts every morning great trip great pictures great guy took pictures marco lydia
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

Visited Tamarindo in August with 3 friends from work and had an awesome experience with Marco and Costa Rica SUP Paddle Adventures. We rented SUPs from Marco's amazing quiver of boards. Marco was very flexible on timing and gave great recommendations on what boards to...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Wanted to write a review as we had a wonderful experience with Marco and Costa Rica SUP Stand Up Paddle Adventures. His board selection was great with real sup surfing boards by Starboard and Naish (sub 9ft paddle boards can be difficult to find). Marco...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

I contacted Costa Rica SUP Adventures inquiring about SUP surfing. I live in Florida and been doing SUP for a couple of years I feel I need some kind of formal coaching if I want to improve. I called Marco and during our long conversation,...More

Thank winfla
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Marco and his fellow instructor, Jose, are superbly qualified to ensure everyone has a a great time learning SUP surfing in Tamarindo. We progressed beyond expectation thanks to their intuitive approach to learning the basics and then building skills and confidence throughout the week. Marco...More

3  Thank Paul G
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Marco and team are incredible instructors. Able to really help you get up to speed and advance your skills ever day. They know all the best spots and pick each session based on conditions to make sure you get that balance between being challenged but...More

3  Thank JeffJ1680
Reviewed 18 June 2018

What a great trip with Costa Rica SUP Adventures! From the first contact by email with Marco everything was super easy. Marco suggested the right time to get some good waves. The transportation was great, the hotel was great, the SUP equipment was great, and...More

3  Thank ffchadbo
Reviewed 13 June 2018

I highly recommend Costa Rica Stand Up Paddle Adventures. I booked a lesson and a week long SUP board rental. First of all, Marco is a very personable guy who speaks great English. We scheduled the lesson and Marco picked me up right from our...More

3  Thank Larry K
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

So glad that I found and booked with Marco at Costa Rica SUP Adventures for my Tamarindo trip this past May. My objective was to score good waves and improve my SUP surf skills and Marco made it possible for me to accomplish both! Not...More

3  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This was my first time doing SUP and I had an incredible time with Marco and his wife Lydia! They took me out at 6am and the water was absolutely perfect for a beginner's lesson. Marco is a very experienced teacher and explained to me...More

3  Thank Natassha C
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Marco & Lydia were the perfect hosts for paddling in Tamarindo. They were generous, giving, social, and entertaining on all topics. They were always available to swap equipment or make quick fixes. Their advice on various surf breaks was helpful and probably life-saving! Their SUP...More

2  Thank SurfSupDad
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3 May 2018|
Response from 16MS | Property representative |
Hi Jacob, thanks for the question. In order to serve you better, provide accurate availability and be able to make suggestions on boards, paddles and other logistics, I am going to request that you send me an email to our... More
13 January 2016|
Response from 16MS | Property representative |
Hi Elisa, we prefer to work with at least 16 years old and older. A signed, full parental consent, waiver and release is required, and the parents are required to be present during the activity, for all minors. We do not... More
20 January 2015|
Response from 16MS | Property representative |
Hi EG, Thanks for your question. Yes, you can get an individual lesson as long as there is availability of instructors for the date you propose. If you wish to make a reservation and we have availability, we can tailor a... More