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Address: 100m S del hotel Iguana Dorada, Nosara 5233, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 2682 4039
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We are a tourist information stop that also provides Surfboard, Bodyboard,...

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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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 places in Nosara and I think if this place wasn't here I might have gone insane... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 April 2016
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 of movies and now, a mini hotel kind of thing in the back, called villa... More 

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Aptos, California
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles 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 for a ding they said occurred while in our possession. Not a big deal, but... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!!

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Monkey-ish, Owner at The Frog Pad, responded to this review

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

Peoria, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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 guy. Only drawback: because there were 4 of us, we had to split into two... More 

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Thank Sammwiches
Monkey-ish, Owner at The Frog Pad, responded to this review

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 More 

Camarillo, California
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80 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

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

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Monkey-ish, Owner at The Frog Pad, responded to this review

Thanks Trisha! More 

Westfield, New Jersey
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125 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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. You can also rent bicycles for $10/day and get all kinds of information about the... More 

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Monkey-ish, Owner at The Frog Pad, responded to this review

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 More 

Ottawa
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 in 20 minutes from Dave about the "why's" of surfing, than I did with 2... More 

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Monkey-ish, Owner at The Frog Pad, responded to this review

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

California
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37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 trip, hired a tuk-tuk, bought gear, books, water...whatever you need. The best part was the... More 

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Monkey-ish, Owner at The Frog Pad, responded to this review

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. More 

Nosara, Costa Rica
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 does't work or is not available, so these "old fashion" little disc are awesome!!

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1 Thank Nikki C
Monkey-ish, Owner at The Frog Pad, responded to this review

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

Annapolis, Maryland
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2014

Plenty of great movies to rent at the frog pad. Dave and his staff go out of their way to be accommodating and friendly. If there are adventures or tours you would like to set up the Frog Pad will make it happen.

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We do what we can Jeff. Thanks for the review! More 

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