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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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Best First SUP Lesson

This was my first time doing SUP and I had an incredible time with Marco and his wife Lydia! They... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Natassha C
Marco & Lydia wonderful hosts to CR!

Marco & Lydia were the perfect hosts for paddling in Tamarindo. They were generous, giving... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SurfSupDad
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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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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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 5 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 25 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

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Reviewed 24 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 14 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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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We booked 4 days of board and paddle hire for myself and my son. I paddle a lot so I booked Marco to give my son some lessons. By day 3 my son was catching as many waves as me and on days 4&5 he...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

What a great experience! Marco is so knowledgeable and ensures you have a fantastic time on the water. We had so much fun!

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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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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
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E G
19 January 2015|
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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
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