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Costa Rica SUP Stand Up Paddle Adventures

En la Rotonda de Tamarindo, at The Roundabout, next to the Surf Shack Restaurant | Apartado #56-50309, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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Great Time Surfing with Marco

I highly recommend Costa Rica Stand Up Paddle Adventures. I booked a lesson and a week long SUP... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Larry K
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Orangeville, Canada
Excellent SUP surf trip!

So glad that I found and booked with Marco at Costa Rica SUP Adventures for my Tamarindo trip this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris M
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Aspen, Colorado
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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 we offer 2-4 hour SUP Tours in Tamarindo, Pirata, Danta, Conchal, Las Catalinas and to other beautiful nearby beaches. For Intermediate and Advanced SUP Surfers, we offer Coaching and Guided Tours in Tamarindo, Avellanas, Grande and other great SUP surf spots by our local sup surf instructor/coach/guides. We have exciting SUP Adventure Travel guided tours and vacation packages ranging from 4 hours to multi-day. We will customize and plan the adventures closely with you. Join us and learn paddle board surfing or reach your "next level" here, in beautiful Costa Rica.
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En la Rotonda de Tamarindo, at The Roundabout, next to the Surf Shack Restaurant | Apartado #56-50309, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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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

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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

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

If your in or around the Tamarindo area and want to rent a paddle board, go to Costa Rica Stand Up Paddle Adventures and Marco will take care of you. He has a huge selection of boards for all skill levels, we rented a couple...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Marco and Costa Rica SUP Adventures are awesome! This was my 7th trip to Costa Rica and I normally bring my own board so I'm very particular on what I want. I rented a performance surf SUP and the board provided was exactly as advertised....More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

I, after coming across Marco’s website and speaking with him on the phone, spent my 50th birthday with him and his wife Lydia. It was my first trip to Costa Rica. I traveled alone, and yet I was never alone and I had the time...More

1  Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

I am from Portugal , a sup lover intermediate ! I went in contact with Marcos by email and from the beginning I had all the informations I need to be sure I would have a nice experience! What a week!! Good boards and paddles...More

Thank Fernando A
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

I just spent 4 days with Marco around Tamarindo and would highly recommend him to surfers and paddlesurfers. First, he is extremely experienced as a teacher and coach and helped me with foot positioning, balance,and form on the board. He used pictures and videos (extremely...More

Thank tom s
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I did SUP paddling for first time and I love it! Marco takes really good care of you, felt safe and no stress at all. It was great experience and will do it once again for sure!

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591kobi
3 May 2018|
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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
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Elisa H
13 January 2016|
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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
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E G
20 January 2015|
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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
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