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Mal Pais Freedom Riding SUP

Mal Pais Central, Mal Pais Cobano, Costa Rica
+506 8737 8781
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Fantastic experience!

Andy took us out for two days while we were in Santa Teresa, and we had such a great time with him... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Patty W
Great SUP Tour

Two families including a 10 years old went out with Andy on a 2.5 hour SUP tour along the coast of... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
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Freedom Riding SUP Adventures was formed by Andy Seidensticker and his Costa Rican wife Edith. We started doing SUP lessons and tours five years ago in the fishing village of Mal Pais, taking clients all the basic fundamentals of SUP, and paddling clients into the Cabo Blanco Reserve. The business has grown quickly in the last couple years, and has now expanded into SUP rentals, clinics for all levels, and SUP adventure tours around the Nicoya Peninsula. We are passionate and true lovers of the sport of SUP and take teaching the sport very seriously. Edith competes on the Costa Rican National SUP Race Circuit, and has clinched the National Womens Champion two years in a row, in both long distance and short distance. Contact Freedom Riding if you would like to schedule a class, tour or rental for your next vacation.
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Mal Pais Central, Mal Pais Cobano, Costa Rica
+506 8737 8781
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Andy took us out for two days while we were in Santa Teresa, and we had such a great time with him! He knew just the right spots to take us to, and provided fabulous instruction and exceptional company. Andy is so passionate about the...More

Thank Patty W
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Two families including a 10 years old went out with Andy on a 2.5 hour SUP tour along the coast of Copa Blanco Nature Reserve. Andy was the perfect guide providing us with running commentaries on the wildlife, surf spots, political and cultural history of...More

Thank prattyboy
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We had a great afternoon beginners lesson with Andy - couldn't have asked for a better instructor. Got us to grips with the sport - which is awesome - had us seeing some of the best sights of our holiday within minutes. Can't recommend this...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Loved this experience and would highly recommend for beginners. Went as a couple and got an awesome lesson. Lots of technique teaching before you hit the water and guidance as you go through the course. Getting the GoPro pictures at the end was a nice...More

Thank Kelsey M
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Paddle boarding with Edith is not to be missed if you are in the area. I wanted to become a little more confidant on the ocean and my aim was exceeded. I can not believe I managed to stay upright in the 'rollers'. Edith makes...More

Thank victoria s
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I am a travel planner based in NYC and work with various groups looking for adventure in paradise. I always use Andy & Edith for stand up paddle board tours because I know that they will consistently deliver an unforgettable experience on the water. They...More

Thank NinaNeens
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Booking was easy, website was up to date and accurate. Andy and Edith kept communication a priority throughout the trip planning process and helped communicate what experience may be right for our group. Day of the tour was amazing, the best way to catch a...More

Thank Felilaafoa
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The first thing we booked after arriving in Mal Pais was a SUP lesson with Edith. The lesson was timed for the best tides and close to sunset for some great photos. We were a "mixed couple" in terms of athleticism and flexibility and Edith...More

Thank RuRuRoams
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The owners Andy and Edith are wonderful people and we had a great time on our morning SUP tour. We had never been paddling in the open ocean and they were extremely conscientious with regard to safety and designed the trip based on our experience...More

Thank sbzy1025
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Andy rented me a board and helped me plan an overnight SUP trip. He was super helpful and I couldn't have done the trip without him. He dropped me off in Tambor and I paddled back to Mal Pais. It was a terrific route and...More

Thank Zack A
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