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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
+506 8780 1774
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Finest SUP Surf Camp in Tamarindo

Marco and his fellow instructor, Jose, are superbly qualified to ensure everyone has a a great time... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Paul G
Very fun, focused, excellent SUP Surf week. Customized to our skills and needs.

Marco and team are incredible instructors. Able to really help you get up to speed and advance... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
JeffJ1680
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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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+506 8780 1774
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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
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Reviewed 15 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
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Reviewed 19 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
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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
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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
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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

3  Thank Natassha C
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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

2  Thank SurfSupDad
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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

2  Thank dcomfort1
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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

3  Thank John D
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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

3  Thank Susan S
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591kobi
3 May 2018|
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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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