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Epic is happy to announce that you can now Surfski Costa Rica with Epic expert, Dale Ponsford, an experienced instructor. Through Epic Kayaks Coast Rica, you can now purchase your favorite epic kayak, do surfski lessons or just paddle the beautiful coast of Costa Rica.

In Costa Rica "Pura Vida" means "Pure life" and symbolizes the idea of simply enjoying life and being happy. Costa Ricans live a simple, uncluttered life with a deep appreciation for family, friends and beautiful nature that surrounds them. The thick jungle is inhabited by various types of monkeys, sloths, iguanas, birds and reptiles & the tropical coastline boasts views of uninhabited mountains, lush rainforests, national parks and spectacular islands, providing a stunning area to holiday with family or super charge your personal fitness level.

On a daily basis, Epic Kayaks Costa Rica offers touring and training in the southern tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, including an opportunity for all levels of paddlers to enjoy time out in the ocean.  On a guided tour, explore the untouched waters, while sightseeing, whale watching and viewing the abundant bird and sea life of the Pacific Ocean. If you are new to paddling, you can learn surfski in Costa Rica & benefit from a low-impact, cross training sport, which can advance your fitness level & balance for all types of other sports!

For the more experienced paddler, Epic Kayaks Costa Rica offers intense training sessions. Push your envelope to improve your fitness, endurance level, and strength while experiencing the uniqueness of off shore ocean kayaking. You will paddle various locations with a chance to circumnavigate the crystal-clear waters around the island of Cabo Blanco Reserve.

The home of Epic Kayaks Costa Rica is in Santa Teresa/Mal Pais, where you can find 5 star hotels, all-inclusive lodges, mouthwatering cuisine from all over the world and a multitude of activities to entertain the entire family; including surfing (all levels), yoga, horse tours, ATV tours, hikes, mountain biking, fishing, zip lining, whitewater rafting, diving and more. If you are flying solo, indulge in all the activities offered and be catered to exclusively on a personalized paddle retreat! 

Epic surfskis await your arrival in Costa Rica to start living "Pura Vida!” For more information on Epic Kayaks Costa Rica or to make a booking, please contact Dale Ponsford, info@epickayakscostarica.comor visit

Dale Ponsford:

Dale owns & operates Epic Kayaks Costa Rica with his wife Melissa, who is a qualified Yoga therapist. Dale also travels back and forth to Maui to offer personal coaching and clinics in the summer months from June to August. He is an extremely experienced surfski paddler & racer & has competed as a surfer. He worked as an Epic expert in Australia for 12 years before moving to Costa Rica.

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