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Address: Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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Lola's

Nice beach with nice bar. Lolas. Good for surfer. Just one problem...the smell of the pig Lola was everywere had to wash everything after.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Nice beach with nice bar. Lolas. Good for surfer. Just one problem...the smell of the pig Lola was everywere had to wash everything after.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This beach is very different from any beach I had ever been to. It was one of the first beaches we visited in Costa Rica and it really represents the beauty of the land. On your way, the road is paved but the last 5 kms or so are not! So be ready to pass through some quaint villages and... More 

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Carlsbad, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Too bad I'm not a surfer! But the swells were great for ocean play and the water seemed a but cooler than Playa Tamarindo. Well worth the short drive.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is a great spot for everyone. Sit on the beach and watch the waves or get out there and surf. If you are staying in Tamarindo definitely consider taking a day to check it out. Lola's is the restaurant on the beach, closed on Monday's so ideally visit any other day in the afternoon to have a drink and... More 

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Miami, Florida
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We drove from Tamarindo to Avellanes, about 45 minutes away. The roads are not all paved so its mostly a rough ride. The beach is nice, lots of waves. The only restaurant is Lola's. It was ok....

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Outstanding surf beach. Shuttle from Tamarindo (Neptune Surf Shop) $12 r/t. Eat at Lola's, bring beach towel and go early to get a beach chair. Beautiful!

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Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Beautiful - and looks good for more advanced surfers. There was a smallish area for swimmers that appeared to have few rocks - otherwise the beach was treacherous walking. It poured rain while we were there - and EVERYONE went running for Lola's! We managed to snag a table and some sodas while we waited out the storm.

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Ponte Vedra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I absolutely love this beach! The restaurant here is awesome to! The pig tried to bite me but i did touch its face so oh well. Awesome surf, good fishing, beautiful sunset!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Nice long and white sand beach. Waves can get high and not recommended for open sea swimming. Is good for surfers, and other water sports. No Life Guards

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

great spot to surf. Surf is pretty consistent in this part of Costa Rica all year long. Never leave valuables in plain view inside your vehicle. Crime is generally pretty low there in my experience, but you will hear stories. And from personal experience , leaving shirts, hats , flip flops on the beach - each time they were taken.

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Address: Playa Avellanas, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo  >  Playa Avellanas

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