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Mal Pais Freedom Riding SUP

Mal Pais Central, Mal Pais Cobano, Costa Rica
+506 8737 8781
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Sunset SUP

Stand Up Paddle boarding was an amazing adventure. We paddled out and saw some really exhilarating... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
Daniel D
via mobile
a must do in Santa Teresa

we had the best time with Andy for our first SUP lesson ever. Andy is an incredible teacher and... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
Paris, France
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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 12 January 2017 via mobile

Stand Up Paddle boarding was an amazing adventure. We paddled out and saw some really exhilarating views. Andy and Edith are there along the way making sure you're ok. They were absolutely fantastic as instructors. Once you get your sea legs it's actually pretty relaxing...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 8 January 2017

we had the best time with Andy for our first SUP lesson ever. Andy is an incredible teacher and made us feel totally at ease and safe... His knowledge of the sports and the technic he taught us made us instantly hooked on this sport......More

Thank charlottelepot
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We are a group of 6 (4 adults & two teenagers) & have only SUP a few times before. Andy did a great job explaining techniques prior to starting & it was a gorgeous day, more relaxing than a strenuous exercise. I would recommend starting...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

If you are looking to rent a paddle board ,take a lesson or a tour this is definitely the place for you and you will get the best service and professional guidance. Good for all levels and surfers in the shop there is a variety...More

Thank daniel k
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Andy and Edith are super sweet. They care about making your experience secure and on your level. They gave me plenty of good tips for my SUPskills and then they are placed on the beautiful spot if Mal Pais. Thank you guys for 2 really...More

Thank fjerlet
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Great morning SUP that acclimates beginners to paddle boards in the ocean. We launched from a pretty cove in Mal Pais and did a loop near the surrounding coastline. Owners are very friendly and are SUP experts. Fluent in both English and Spanish. Would recommend...More

Thank katekamm
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Well, sadly back at work, but wanted to make time to say what a fantastic time we had with Andy and Edith. Just a fantastic trip. There were 4 of us with various levels of expertise. Edith, gave extra help and instruction as required to...More

Thank Bill34521
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Wow, what can I say!? Andy and Edith are true gems and they offer an SUP experience like no other! My husband and I have been SUPing before and have our own board at home, but we wanted a unique experience while here in Costa...More

Thank Candace N
Reviewed 3 May 2016

GREAT experience with Andy and Edith. They really took the time to explain SUP to us. Andy was technically our guide, but Edith came along and was super supportive as we were a little nervous. It was my first time and I felt truly comfortable...More

Thank Rebecca N
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Andy and Edith were awesome SUP tour guides!! We loved our sunset SUP tour and all the gopro pictures that Andy and Edith took turned out great! It will be a SUP tour we will never forget and we hope that we can do it...More

Thank chippackard
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