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Playa Santa Teresa

15 Km de Cobano, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
26400080
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

One of the best beaches in the world for surfing and just living. You could spend the day just sitting and enjoyinh the people, or the magnificent nature, rather than surfing on the ocean's waves: in both cases, you would just love it.

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great little surf town full of ATV, dirt bikes and dirt roads. Dogs just sleep on the road while trucks, busses and cars just maneuver around them! Quaint! Lots of small hotels and hostels, lots of yoga and organic food establishments. Very mellow. I really don't want to give great reviews of my new paradise find because I LOVE the... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Busy, yet mellows at night. Good surf spots for all levels close by. Good restaurants (Koji's (Japanese/sushi), Red snapper (seafood), Bistra del la Mar (seafood/steak/curry), Burger place- not sure of name (not just burgers must try tuna ceviche...Amazing!!); great for yoga, surfing, beaching, families/couples/friends vacation. Will come back.

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Tampa, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I could have spent all day and all night on this beach, and I very nearly did. Often great surf there, always great views, and an unbeatable sunset. After dark, look out for baby sea turtles and bioluminescence in the water!

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We went for surf lessons out on Playa Santa Teresa. The waves were great. A lot of reviews I have seen complain about petty theft and while it's true, I imagine if you left your stuff sitting out on the beach anywhere SoCal the same thing would happen. It is a little rough around the edges and doesn't have the... More

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Ada, Ohio
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This beach is great, even if you don't surf. LOTS of sand and not a lot of rocks. The surf is a bit rough to just swim, but good for boogie boards and playing in the waves.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you want to go to a beautiful beach surrounded by lots of nature and in a town filled with charming people, nightlife and good vibes, this is the perfect place! However remember that the ocean is rough and with big waves, but great for surfing.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

It is an excellent place to enjoy the incredible natural surroundings. Beautiful beach with many interesting places to eat.

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Chardon, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Beautiful beach to stroll down, especially around sunset. Watching the surfers was a blast. Definitely not a swimming beach, waves are pretty spectacular.

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La Jolla, California
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We took our 6 children here to stay for 5 days. It was a great place to do many activities such as ATV, horseback riding, surfing, stand up paddleboard tour to Cabo Blanco Nature Preserve (if the waves aren't too big), waterfall hiking and swiming below them, ziplining, snorkeling at Tortuga Island, etc., and we found some excellent restaurants. It... More

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