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Any of the tours are excellent

I or my husband have been on a few tours/activities with Javier - SUP, Surfing, Mountain Biking... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Kayaking and SUP through the mangroves

Javier is an excellent and accomodating guide! Our family of 7 (children ages 15, 17, 19, 21, 23... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Chesterfield, Missouri
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Pargos Adventures is a Surf Shop that provide also activities like Stand up paddle board Tours/ Lessons/Expeditions/ Supyoga Lessons, Surf Lessons, tours, rentals, Mountainbike Tours, hiking to waterfalls, snorkeling and also rent all kind of...more
Calle Paulina Gomez, Los Pargos, Playa Negra 5303, Costa Rica
+506 8356 2038
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

We only rented a SUP for a few days, and never met the owner of the shop. The gentleman managing the shop didn't seem to have a firm knowledge of fees for his equipment rental, and the price seem to change on the board, and...More

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condegalier, Propietario at Pargos Adventures Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Hello Wayne, I’m sorry you got this inconvenient with my employee, he is new working at the shop, will talk to him about this issue, thanks a lot for the feedback, also if you have a paypal account I will be happy to return your...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018

I or my husband have been on a few tours/activities with Javier - SUP, Surfing, Mountain Biking, etc. and all were all wonderful. He prepares you for the activity thoroughly, is very knowledgeable about the activity itself and the surroundings (wildlife, local tips, good places...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Javier is an excellent and accomodating guide! Our family of 7 (children ages 15, 17, 19, 21, 23) weren't sure if we wanted to try SUP for the first time, so opted for kayaks. However, Javier brought 2 sup boards for us to try. Everyone...More

Thank Gdonlin
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I was fortunate enough to have adventured on not one, but three of Javier's in-depth tours of the local area, which included an incredible waterfall tour, challenging mountain bike to Tamarindo and an ocean stand up paddle tour that highlighted my trip. Javier was very...More

Thank Elise D
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We started our surfing experience by watching the pros and big surf with no intention of ever actually being able to surf... then we met Javier. He told us first timers he would have us up and surfing in 30 minutes and that he would...More

Thank sirhc1984
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I rented a board From Pargos on a recent trip to Playa Negra. Before heading down, I got in touch with Javier about renting a board. Pargos was conveniently located close to Playa Negra, which was really nice and made it easy to get in...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 9 March 2017

javier is the best tour guide. knows all the fun things to do and helped us plan a day of fun. even showed us an easy way to release turtles.

Thank Chad V
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I just came back from Costa Rica and did a SUP Eco tour and 2 days of surf lessons with Pargos Adventures. Javier is a wonderful instructor and is one of the best teachers I've had! Highly recommend!!

Thank rachellecali
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

WoW!! If you want to learn how to surf in 20 minutes ask Javier at Pargos Day Tours to take you out! Javier had my class up on our surfboards on our very first try!! What a great guy, Javier is. Javier not only taught...More

Thank Kristie W
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The guys at Pargos Adventures were so cool! This was our local rental shop. The owner Javier took us to a sweet SUP spot on the river and rented us surfboards for the week. We really loved their friendly vibe and laid back attitude. I...More

Thank Amy M
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