We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Next to Nogui's Restaurant, on the beach front, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506-8780-1774
Website
Improve this listing
Description: Costa Rica Stand Up Paddle Adventures offers high end, world class Paddle...
Costa Rica Stand Up Paddle Adventures offers high end, world class Paddle Surf Camps.We offer quality lessons for beginners and SUP board rentals in Tamarindo.You can enjoy our SUP and Yoga retreats, our yoga instructors can teach on the paddle board, the beach or in the studio.For intermediate and advanced SUPers, we offer coaching and guided tours by our local sup surf instructor/guides in our SUP camp. 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.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 78 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 76
    Excellent
  • 1
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
First SUP experience was awesome!

Always wanted to try SUP and thought our trip to CR was a great chance to do it. Contacted Marco before we left and made reservations. Arranged transportation from Playa Conchal... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
K S
,
Dublin, California
Add Photo Write a Review

78 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Dublin, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Always wanted to try SUP and thought our trip to CR was a great chance to do it. Contacted Marco before we left and made reservations. Arranged transportation from Playa Conchal to Tamarindo through him as well and driver was there exactly when he said he would be. Lesson started on the sand with all the basics and then we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

First time to CR and it was amazing!! The country is beautiful, I've been surfing for 40 + years. And sup surfing for the past 5. I asked a friend and recommend Marco @ Costa Rica SUP adv. And his knowledge of the local area & waves . Was second to none , he put us on great waves with... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Clemente, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My wife and I spent twelve days in Costa Rica. I’m an advanced SUP surfer and she has flat water SUP experience but has never surfed. What a fantastic experience we shared in Costa Rica! I got to surf epic waves at different locations most everyday. You would be lost there without Marco’s guidance and service. He will take you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
St. Augustine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Second trip to Costa Rica. Mainly wanted to SUP surf. First priority was to find right rental board. Search led to Marco at Costa Rica SUP Adventures, among others. Marco sent board inventory with make, length, width and volume (and pictures). Great selection. Took my own paddle but he also had top end lightweight carbon paddles. In searching for board... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We inquired about SUP surfing lessons for our vacation to Tamarindo in June. The primary reason we wanted to visit is for the surfing. We originally intended to buy the package deal (SUP lessons and hotel combo) but we were concerned that it would be noisy at night on the main street. The group also grew from just 2 of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
16MS, Manager at Costa Rica SUP Stand Up Paddle Adventures, responded to this review

This “review” is not true! All of the different services that are listed in our website are available to anyone wishing to make a reservation. This person has never used any of our services so she really doesn’t know how we work and shouldn't compare us to others. We are not the only game in town, but we believe that... More 

Providence, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

My wife and I took a SUP lesson on our honeymoon last week and we had a fantastic time. From the great advice we got from Marco before we came, his responsiveness, his excellent instructor, Jose, to his follow up after our lesson we could not have been more impressed or pleased!! We HIGHLY recommend Costa Rica SUP Adventures!!! Tip:... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
United States
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We really enjoyed our first SUP surfing experience. The staff here are so knowledgeable and kind. Marco and Lydia actually told us to come back on a different day because this was our first time, and the wind was too strong for beginners. He wanted to make sure that we would enjoy ourselves without having to worry about our safety.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Redwood City, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Before spending a week in Tamarindo with Costa Rica SUP Adventures, I thought paradise could be found in Central California. Now I know the truth: SUP surfing in 82 degree water, without a 4/3 wetsuit, with calm winds and a building swell, on good equipment, and being coached by Marco and Jose, two terrifically enthusiastic and kind people, is truly... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for paddle board school for all kind of level, you came to the right place!!! If you are looking for the perfect spot in tamarindo, you came to the right place!!! And above all of that there is Dr marco , who will make you the perfect sup vacation. We will definitely come back again!!! Roi... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My friend and I made a rather last minute decision to go on this surf adventure, and it ended up being one of the best surf trips we've ever been on. From the minute we stepped out of the airport, Marco had everything arranged perfectly. We were picked by our friendly driver in a clean, spacious van and made it... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3

Travelers who viewed Costa Rica SUP Stand Up Paddle Adventures also viewed

Tamarindo, Province of Guanacaste
Pavones, Province of Puntarenas
 
Tamarindo, Province of Guanacaste
Tamarindo, Province of Guanacaste
 

Been to Costa Rica SUP Stand Up Paddle Adventures? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Costa Rica SUP Stand Up Paddle Adventures and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Royalton, Minnesota

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Costa Rica SUP Stand Up Paddle Adventures staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?