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Address: 250 m North of Bar La Lora Amarilla, next door to Cuesta Arriba, Santa Teresa 84070, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-2640-0328
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Description: We offer surf lessons, stand up paddle boarding tours, and multi-day...
We offer surf lessons, stand up paddle boarding tours, and multi-day clinics in the Santa Teresa area. Our highly-trained staff ensures safety and excitement as you discover the wonders of Costa Rica. Ideal for individuals, friends, and families. Our scenic pueblo of started out as a remote fishing village. It is known for its long beaches, warm Pacific ocean, friendly locals, and relaxed atmosphere. We have been here since 2001. We are proud of our surfing roots and wish to share our passion and the pure vida spirit.
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Surf and SUP

I surfed with Nick during our honeymoon in August, I signed up for 3 surf lessons for myself and SUP for the two of us. I have taken surf lessons other times on vacation but never... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Abington, Massachusetts
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Abington, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I surfed with Nick during our honeymoon in August, I signed up for 3 surf lessons for myself and SUP for the two of us. I have taken surf lessons other times on vacation but never 3 in a row, which I wanted to do to be able to put what I learned to use. The first time out, the... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

My wife and a mutual friend of ours stayed with Nick at his surf shack for 6 nights and in mid July. It was a great experience and would definitely recommend it to others. Surf: I had one beginner and a couple of intermediate lessons with Nick over the duration of our trip. We went to numerous spots and tried... More 

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CostaRicaSurfAndSUP, Owner at Costa Rica Surf & SUP, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review man! It was really good having you guys here for a couple weeks. You best be practicing your pop up for the next time we get in the water! Cheers bro! More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Nick was my daughters' surf instructor for a couple of days in Santa Teresa. We wish we could have had more lessons, but our trip was ending. There wasn't anyone else in the lesson the second day, but we had no private lesson fee...We didn't feel hustled or shorted in any way, and feedback was given throughout the lesson, which... More 

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CostaRicaSurfAndSUP, Owner at Costa Rica Surf & SUP, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! You guys were such a rad family. It was my pleasure to spend the time with you all and to get your daughter surfing! I love it when someone gets hooked! It will never go away. Surfer for life now!! Hope to see you all again soon. Cheers! More 

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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I've tried surfing two other times so I'm a total beginner. Nic took us to the best place for beginners and at the right time (the rip currents can be very dangerous so going with someone who knows the tides and landscape is a must!) He gave us such clear and easy instruction that I got up on my first... More 

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CostaRicaSurfAndSUP, Owner at Costa Rica Surf & SUP, responded to this review

Hey, thank you so much for taking to time to write a review for us! I'm glad you were so pleased. Hope to see you down here again soon! Cheers! More 

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I have been wanting to try SUP Yoga for some time now and finally had the chance to do last week with Nick from Costa Rica Surf and SUP. A group of us were picked up and taken to Manzanillo which is a small beach town a bit north of Santa Teresa. We were taken to a spot where the... More 

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CostaRicaSurfAndSUP, Owner at Costa Rica Surf & SUP, responded to this review

Hey chica! Thanks for the rad review! We'll be doing another trip soon. See you soon! Cheers More 

portland, oregon
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I'm not even sure where to start with this review, other than to say Nick is the best. This is my fifth trip to Costa Rica, and my third to the Nicoya. I had taken surfing lessons the past two years I was here, and was underwhelmed with the level of actual caring of the instructors. I did some research... More 

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CostaRicaSurfAndSUP, Owner at Costa Rica Surf & SUP, responded to this review

We miss you!!! Thank you for the awesome detailed review. We all had such a great time with you here. Not just one of our favorite students, you are one of our favorite humans! Hands down. Can't wait until the next time you are here. We will have another great time. Cheers! More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My wife and I had the most wonderful day with Nick. SUP in the morning and surf lessons in the afternoon. Nick gave us a good run down on safety and then patiently got us middle aged folks up in the surf. My hope was that my wife would have a great experience, so she would be interested in surfing... More 

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CostaRicaSurfAndSUP, Owner at Costa Rica Surf & SUP, responded to this review

Hey, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review. It is very much appriciated. I'm glad I was able to be a part of you amazing experience and that I was able to get your surf stoke going! Looking forward to the next time. Cheers! More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Nick and victor are awesome people and wonderful coaches! They love children and taught my children with great care! I felt safe and my daughter is totally hooked! We can't wait to return! Very good one on one lessons! Highly recommend!

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CostaRicaSurfAndSUP, Owner at Costa Rica Surf & SUP, responded to this review

Hey! Thank you so much for the awesome review! So stoked that you had such a great experience. Hope to see you down here again soon. Cheers! More 

New York City, New York
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Where to start Nick & Victor made our life and trip amazing! They spent individual time with our children and invested in them which resulted in our little girl catching some nice waves! She actually said mom I found the thing I love! I think the waves are perfect for all levels! These guys know their stuff! Def. going back!... More 

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CostaRicaSurfAndSUP, Owner at Costa Rica Surf & SUP, responded to this review

Hey! Thanks for the great review! We had an awesome time with you and the family. Definitely looking forward to your next visit. Cheers!! More 

Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Where to start! Went on a solo trip to Santa Teresa hoping to learn how to surf and ended up falling in love with the sport and the place. 100% all the credit goes to Victor and Nick for everything! I spent about 3 weeks at the house taking lessons and couldn't have asked for a better time. In fact,... More 

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CostaRicaSurfAndSUP, Owner at Costa Rica Surf & SUP, responded to this review

Gloria!! Thanks for the awesome short story. You're the best! We miss you the most! I'm sure we'll see you again in a few weeks. you can't stay away. More 

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