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Playa Avellanes

Tamarindo, Costa Rica, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 10 Attractions in Tamarindo
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Beautiful beach. Hung out at Lola's. My son and I boogie-boarded alongside the surfers. Could use some additional seating/chaise lounges on the beach.

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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69 reviews 69 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Avellanes is a beautiful beach. There are no buildings, hotels, or shops on the beach. There is only one restaurant (Lola's) that you can see as you walk down the beach. There are hotels and a few other places to eat, but you don't see them. The are hidden behind the trees. There are a few spots with rocks so... More

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The place is so peaceful. Love the road to go there and love lola's. It is a great place to chill and go surfing. You can make nice walks and just enjoy your day.

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Prince George, BC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Beach is awesome, but Lola's is getting very expensive. Perhaps, pack a picnic lunch to take with you

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stayed at the JW Marriott in this area and love the gated community- beautiful fields, forests, homes, golf course and equestrian center- if staying at the JW, drive around the loop and enjoy the beaches and pristine area.

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Calgary, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Not that far from Tamarindo by car; but if you're an intermediate to advanced surfer..Absolutely worth the drive.

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Love this place and I love the restaurant Lolas! Good surf. Perfect if you want to escape Tamarindo for a couple of hours

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This beach is no natural with only one restaurant Lola's on the beach. If you surf this place is a must!! Walked down the beach yesterday after surfing walked and found some green coconuts in a nearby tree. Great place!

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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Getting here is a challenge because the road is a low class Costa Rican special filled with potholes. The parking lot was a mud hole we did not stay long enough to figure out why anyone would want to go there !

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Louisiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is the best beach ever....beautiful sand, no vendors. one restaurant-lola's- which allowed us to use their chairs to sit and watch the waves in the shade. They also had great food and drink. This was peaceful and just perfect.

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