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Pacific Coast Stand Up Paddle & Surf

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| 100 Meters East of Panaderia Tico, 50503, Costa Rica
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Best time on the Costa Rica coast

We did a lot of fun activities during our stay inland around the Arenal volcano, so when we got to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Samantha H
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Princeton, New Jersey
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Best boat and beach trip ever

We loved our Hidden Beaches trip with Juan Carlos and Jorge. On the boat ride out we saw amazing... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2018
sandradinbigD
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Dallas, Texas
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Experience the water from a different perspective! Based in Playas del Coco, we specialize in Stand Up Paddle tours, surf lessons, surf tours, snorkeling, beach bbq's and combination tours where you can do all of these activities in one day!
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“hidden beach” (19 reviews)
“private beach” (13 reviews)
“banana bread” (5 reviews)
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| 100 Meters East of Panaderia Tico, 50503, Costa Rica
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"hidden beach"
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"private beach"
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"banana bread"
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"great instructor"
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"sea caves"
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"hermit crabs"
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"grilled chicken"
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"villa buena onda"
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"romantic lunch"
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"multiple beaches"
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"private boat tour"
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"costa rica"
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"marine life"
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"humpback whales"
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"amazing lunch"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a lot of fun activities during our stay inland around the Arenal volcano, so when we got to the coast we only had this boat trip planned. I wasn’t sure what to expect but it was AMAZING! The private beach they take you...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

We loved our Hidden Beaches trip with Juan Carlos and Jorge. On the boat ride out we saw amazing sightings of flying mannas, sea snakes and then whales! The baby whale was flying completely out of the air. Both mom and baby were so cool...More

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Reviewed February 2, 2018

I hold back the 5 star for 2 reasons. We thought we were going to do some more paddleboarding than we did. Also, it did seem a little expensive. Now, that said, the reasons I go to 4 stars is that we had a very...More

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surfingshelley, Owner at Pacific Coast Stand Up Paddle & Surf, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and even more for having chosen to spend some of your valuable time in Costa Rica with us! We pride ourselves on the high level of personalized service that we give our guests, hence why...More

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

The day with Eddie was an experience! On our way out we saw a dolphin, lots of feeding fish, and incredible plantlife - most of which Eddie was able to describe to us! We caught a fish after pulling some lines behind the boat, then...More

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Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

Eddie picked us up from our hotel and we drove to Coco Beach. Boat was awaiting us. It was nice just being for us. On the way out of the cove we saw sea turtles and flying fish. Eddie dropped some lines to try to...More

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Reviewed November 19, 2017

My husband and I had a wonderful time with Flaco and our captain. The mangrove tour, snorkeling, SUP, water cave exploring, and video captured and created by Flaco were well worth it. The bonus tuna catch and amazing sunset, well, that just made the trip!...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

We went on a Hidden Beaches tour with Eddie, and it was fantastic! We got to go in tidal caves, paddle board, and snorkel. While on the boat, we saw whales, turtles, and dolphins. The beach picnic was delicious!

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

We were staying at Occidental Papagayo and I had booked excursion with Pacific Coast before I left the states. Shelley reassured me that everything was squared away for the day trip and she was so right!! Eddie was a great instructor. He had all of...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

We booked a private Beach BBQ through Costa Rica Tours. We stayed at Villa Buena Onda and they recommend this tour. We were picked up by Eddie and taken to nearby Coco Beach. He and Jorge took us out into the bay where we found...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

We booked our tour through Villa Buena Onda and Shelley did an amazing job of setting us up and giving us clear directions where to meet our guide. We met Eddie at Coco Beach and he was very friendly and personable! He got us on...More

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Megan G
January 7, 2017|
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Response from surfingshelley | Property representative |
Hola! For information regarding tour options and pricing, send an email to the Pacific Coast email (I'm not allowed to list it here but it is available on our website) and I'll be happy to send all the information directly... More
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Jena I
August 15, 2016|
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Response from ryetr03 | Reviewed this property |
We took our boys to surf at Playa Tamarindo and Playa Avellenas. Eddie with will get you connected with an instructor or he will take you if he does not have a boat tour scheduled. He is located at Playa del Coco which is... More
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Diana A
March 22, 2016|
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Response from surfingshelley | Property representative |
Hola! Yes, we do offer pick up and drop of from the Riu at a small additional charge. For all of our current tour offerings, rates and to make reservations, shoot us an email at the address listed on the Trip Advisor page... More
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