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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 8434 0444
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Its an unique experience!!

Well, let me start with telling you the fact I never made SUP before, though I had did another kind of water activities before, I was a kinda afraid. But once in the water... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Edwin O
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Alajuela, Costa Rica

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well, let me start with telling you the fact I never made SUP before, though I had did another kind of water activities before, I was a kinda afraid. But once in the water everything feels so nice and Audrey helped a lot giving me confidence on myself. She actually did all the job, giving good advising, guiding you through... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Super fun day on the river with Audrey , she came to pick us up at our place and we drove for 45 minutes to playa pochote . We spend about 2 hours on the beautiful river with mangrove everywhere . We finish our day with the best ceviche ever and a beer by the sunset . Audrey is very... More 

Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had previously done both individual and group surf lessons with Audrey so our expectations were pretty high. Audrey did not disappoint. She took us on a beautiful river SUP tour near Playa Pochote. The banks of the river were lined with mangroves which definitely lent a wild adventure atmosphere to the tour, particularly as branches of the river narrowed... More 

portland, oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

OK - this is my second review of Costa Rica Surf n SUP, because ownership has changed hands. Often that means bad things, but not in this case! Audrey has expertly filled Nick's shoes, and may even need a bigger pair! The surf instruction is top-notch. Audrey explains things in a way that is easy to understand, and provides just... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

From the very beginning, Tiffany was super responsive when it came to inquiring about the different SUP tours and surf lessons. We ended up booking two surf lessons (Playa Hermosa) and a SUP tour in the Manzanillo River. We are SO HAPPY about our experience. Audrey was our surf instructor (Nic was in the USA, and Tiffany had an arm... More 

Queenston, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

This morning it was raining, serious. I was so nervous as he had given our group a seriously unbeatable rate and we had five kids so stoked. We showed up, and despite the rain and muddy roads took us for seriously the most magical Friday morning ever! Kids smiling, laughing saying, "this is the best!". He made everyone feel comfortable... More 

Abington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

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 

Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 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 

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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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 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 

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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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 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 

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 

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