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The Frog Pad

100m S del hotel Iguana Dorada, Nosara 5233, Costa Rica
+506 2682 4039
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David, Alex and the Frog Pad staff are great!

David and his team are excellent. We've been renting boards and bikes from them for 7+ years. They... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
markmintzer
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Most important place in nosara

Okay, so the title is pretty lofty but totally accurate for me at least. This is one of my favorite... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2016
batgirlandflamebird
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Los Angeles, California
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We are a tourist information stop that also provides Surfboard, Bodyboard, Bike, Board Game, Snorkel Kit Rentals. We have a large used book collection and a huge variety of DVDs for rent. Chat us up about the area, any tours offered in Nosara, your favorite movies, how the waves were, or the state of your aunt's sprained ankle.
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20 Feb 2017
“David, Alex and the Frog Pad staff are great!”
18 Apr 2016
“Most important place in nosara”
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100m S del hotel Iguana Dorada, Nosara 5233, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

David and his team are excellent. We've been renting boards and bikes from them for 7+ years. They are always helpful and flexible. They also go above and beyond. My wife had a medical emergency this past year and they totally took care of us...More

Thank markmintzer
Monkey-ish, Owner at The Frog Pad, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thanks Mark! It was great to see you again and glad that you two are all good. Take care and see you again next year! Dave

Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Okay, so the title is pretty lofty but totally accurate for me at least. This is one of my favorite places in Nosara and I think if this place wasn't here I might have gone insane the first few trips. They have a huge selection...More

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Monkey-ish, Owner at The Frog Pad, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

I'd love to have more kids books as well, but these are the breaks with used book shops in foreign countries. Next time you're around find me as ask about my collection of books. I've kept many from my childhood, but don't sell them. Dave

Reviewed 17 April 2016

We visited April 2016 with 3 boys ages 13-18. They have a nice board selection. They do not have soft top boards. Best for experienced surfers. When we returned our boards they looked over them meticulously for any dings. We were charged an extra $10...More

Thank casaquer0
Monkey-ish, Owner at The Frog Pad, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

I'm glad that you enjoyed the selection of boards. It's not fun for us to charge for dings either and we've revised how we check the board out now by having the renter make sure to check the board over as well and we take...More

Reviewed 1 March 2016

If you need help with *anything* the guy that runs Frog Pad is super knowledgeable and helpful, plus the used book section is fabulous! You can even rent movies, board games, surf boards, and bikes!!

Thank Piper W
Monkey-ish, Owner at The Frog Pad, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2016

Thank you for enjoying what we offer. Hope to have you back again soon.

Reviewed 22 January 2016

Mark (at least i think that was our instructor's name -- strong Boston accent) took 4 of us out on our first-ever surf lesson. I felt like we got great instructions from him. really a lot of fun. I definitely recommend surf lesson's from this...More

Thank Sammwiches
Monkey-ish, Owner at The Frog Pad, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2016

Thank you for your review. We're looking into cloning Mark for future group lessons, but until then we'll try and keep him busy and clients smiling. Take care, Dave

Reviewed 14 January 2016

Everyone is always very helpful! They have a great selection of DVD's, and they have a used book trade.

Thank Trisha S
Monkey-ish, Owner at The Frog Pad, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2016

Thanks Trisha!

Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

I don't know how we missed this place, run by Nosara's answer to Clark Kent. The Frog Pad has saved us from lots of aggravation on rainy evenings in, as we have been well stocked with newly released DVDs and a wide variety of books....More

Thank Ann R
Monkey-ish, Owner at The Frog Pad, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2016

So happy that you (and the kids) enjoyed our place. We hope to continue keeping everyone entertained and happy on their vacations. Take care and see you next time. Dave

Reviewed 25 March 2015

Dave and his crew were fantastic in making our 2 week holiday in Nosara. We rented our boards from them, were given good local knowledge about practically everything and found it was our go-to spot for all things Nosara and area related. I learned more...More

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Monkey-ish, Owner at The Frog Pad, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2015

Hey there. Thanks for the review! We'll keep doing what we do and I hope that we'll see you again soon..

Reviewed 19 January 2015

This was one of my favorite places in Guiones...kind of strange I know, but it was just such a one stop shop. We rented umbrellas for the beach; $5 all day. Rented surfboards; $15 per day...pretty much the going rate in town. Booked a fishing...More

1  Thank catelefono
Monkey-ish, Owner at The Frog Pad, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2015

Thank you for your review and I hope that we see you again next year. I'm glad that you were pleased with Alex and Adriana as well. They are a great team.

Reviewed 31 December 2014

So many titles to choose from. When you arrive to the jungle some forget how difficult it is to get the comforts of city life. Frog Pad helps with that.Not only do they provide surf board rentals and snorkel gear, they have DVDs. Sometimes wifi...More

1  Thank Nikki C
Monkey-ish, Owner at The Frog Pad, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2015

Thans Nikki! Keep coming back for those great DVDs!!

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