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Costa Rica SUP Stand Up Paddle Adventures

Apartado #56-50309, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
+506 8780 1774
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Fantastic day

The water was calm and we got an early start. Marco and Lydia were delightful. They couldn't have... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kathy S
via mobile
The time of my life

Just completed my second surfing experience with Marco Salazar. Wonderful!!!!!!! Can't wait to go... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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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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Apartado #56-50309, Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
+506 8780 1774

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The water was calm and we got an early start. Marco and Lydia were delightful. They couldn't have been more patient and easy to understand. We were pros before we knew it. An absolute highlight of our vacation.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Just completed my second surfing experience with Marco Salazar. Wonderful!!!!!!! Can't wait to go back next year. In addition to being a great guy, he pays addition to all the details to make your trip everything you hoped for and more. He and his wife,...More

Thank ladybugrita
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being fairly new to SUP surfing I wanted to find a trip where the waves were good, the equipment is supplied and I could get personal coaching. Marco supplied all of that, and the hotel accommodations were very nice. We were picked up every morning...More

Thank sthnalum
Reviewed 9 May 2017

What a awesome experience. Marcos and José were great hosts and instructors. Took my paddle boarding to the next level. Can't wait to go back and do it again

Thank Jamie E
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Marco is the man! Great communication leading up to our trip to playa Grande about which sup to rent for the conditions. He delivered a high quality board and paddle and really made the rental experience easy and affordable (considering how much it costs to...More

Thank Fort F
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Wife and I were in Tamarindo on vacation. Marco on short notice planned a flatwater SUP trip for us. We had a great time and was definitely a high spot of our vacation! Marco is a cool guy and went above and beyond to show...More

Thank Ry L
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I looked into renting SUP's in Tamarindo but the place we were referred to by our hostel was sold out... We ended up being super excited that was the case! The sold out shop pointed us in the direction of Costa Rica...More

1  Thank Sublime_Lion
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This was my 4th year traveling to Tamarindo Costa Rica and calling Marco and Jose for paddle surfing lessons and equipment. Marco and Jose are the best at working with you to perfect your SUP surfing technique and ensuring you continue to get better. Very...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I contacted Marco (the owner), a couple of months before our first trip to Costa Rica, looking to rent some decent SUP Surf gear. He responded with a wealth of info on surfing options in and around Tamarindo, along with an inventory of the boards...More

Thank ibfreshvt
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I called Marco and he set me up in no time, for a 3 days of awesome SUP. Best selection of boards, best service, best guide and best coach that I have ever seen. Marco takes the time to give a personalized service, with passion...More

Thank kencarr0ll
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Elisa H
Do you allow kids to come for private lessons and/or stay on site and have lessons? We are open to staying off or on site. Thank you!
13 January 2016|
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
Can I get an individual lesson? Can a staff take me on an adventure by myself?
20 January 2015|
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