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Mal Pais Freedom Riding SUP

Mal Pais Central, Mal Pais Cobano, Costa Rica
+506 8737 8781
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Highly Recommend!!

This was the second time I have taken lessons from Andy and had a great time!! Andy goes out of... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2015
Kansas City, Missouri
SUP Surfing rental Santa Teresa-Mal Pais

Andy has got a selection of wave SUP's available for the more advanced paddle surfers. Ask Andy... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2015
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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 8 July 2015

This was the second time I have taken lessons from Andy and had a great time!! Andy goes out of his way to explain everything about the boards, how to have the best possible time and safety features. He was patient with us and made...More

1  Thank Tami44535
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Andy has got a selection of wave SUP's available for the more advanced paddle surfers. Ask Andy about the surf conditions and he will be happy to tell all about local spots, tides and best time to go there.

Thank R B
Reviewed 8 April 2015

The experience with Andy was well worth the money that we spent. Based on what we were told, there are lots of other places that offer SUP instruction, but nobody focuses on safety and teaching the fundamentals of SUP like Andy does here. He sees...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 27 February 2015

None of the four teens have ever tried SUP. Andy gave a very thorough lesson prior to them entering the water. The kids commented that it was truly wonderful and they really appreciated what Andy had told them on shore. It truly helped when in...More

Thank sassifrass7
Reviewed 24 February 2015

If you are interested in SUP, but have never done it before and are wary, not to worry. Andy is the perfect instructor for you. After a brief lesson on beach we hit the water and I was standing and paddling in minutes. Andy was...More

Thank Jess_S_316
Reviewed 22 February 2015

I was really happy I did this in Santa Teresa. Reasonably priced, had great views, and would love to do it again. Andy was a great teacher for someone who had never tried SUP. He's really passionate about it and would know how to teach...More

1  Thank Elliott S
Reviewed 20 February 2015

I've done plenty of standup paddleboarding, but for many in our surf and yoga camp group from Pura Vida Adventures, this was a first-time experience. Everyone launched off the beach like a pro and we paddled out into the reserve and back and watched the...More

1  Thank Lynnette B
Reviewed 12 February 2015

This place was an located on a beautiful, secluded beach in Mal Pais. The trip was really easy to book and Andy was willing to work with us on times that were best for my boyfriend and myself. We were new to SUP so Andy...More

1  Thank Alex K
Reviewed 14 January 2015

I can't say enough about Andy and his team. We had young and old, no experience and some experience, nervous and excited. Andy made certain that each person got exactly what they needed. As a result, everyone had a fun putting. Everyone agreed it was...More

1  Thank JBinTN1
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Easy to find, good and friendly service. The only con was that it was expensive to rent a sup board compared to the prices of surf boards in Santa Teresa.

Thank annab68321
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