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Playa Santa Teresa

15 Km de Cobano, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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Ayampe, Ecuador
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

If you like to surf this is great spot to go. Seems like there's enough to do even if you don't surf. Good waves(when I was there) and a lot of food options, a few fun places to go out at night, etc. Glad I went there.

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The beach is beautiful and full of actvities to do, lots of restaurant, yoga classes and unique craft shopping!

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theteah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Whether you want to take an early morning walk, lay in the sun, swim, watch amazing surfers or read a book under the palm trees that line the beach, Playa Santa Teresa is a bit of unspoiled paradise. Take a beverage down for sunset and if the "hot empanada man" is there, don't hesitate to enjoy one of is empanadas... More

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Wonderful spot to go to the beach everyday. Very relaxed with a great selection of restaurants along the main street. Surf lessons, rent ATV's or just sun and swim. Lots of places to see nearby and wildlife. We happened upon sea turtles being born!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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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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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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