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Address: Apartado #56-50309, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 8780 1774
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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.

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El Ultimo

If you are looking for the best hands on instruction with explanation as to Why, then Marco and Lydia are you ticket. Beyond going the extra mile to ensure our first visit was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2015
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Tampa, Florida

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

If you are looking for the best hands on instruction with explanation as to Why, then Marco and Lydia are you ticket. Beyond going the extra mile to ensure our first visit was awesome, with hotel, transportation, and safety, they are really Great people as well. We are coming back next year to show that our "homework" was completed. :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Ok folks....here's the deal: Marco Salazar is the real deal....he knows and understands SUP Surfing....he's a native of CR and lives the PURA VIDA lifestyle....he has the best Boards & paddles ....and sets up you in the best accommodations in Tamarindo....he will always bring you to the break that either suits your skill level or is breaking the best that... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Had 2 fantastic days with Marco, former surf champion, teaching us how to get better! Hands on, and no fuzz! We liked it very much. He can also fix your teeth as he is a former dentist!

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

My first experience with Costa Rica SUP Adventures was March 2015 when I learned to handle head high waves going frontside. I came back to Marco to take it to the next level. With his instruction, I'm thrilled to have learned to go backside and am starting to string together turns. And the waves have gotten bigger! Learning something new... More 

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Dublin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

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 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

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 

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San Clemente, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 

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St. Augustine
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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 

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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 

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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
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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 

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