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Playa Santa Teresa

15 Km de Cobano, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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Tampa, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

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
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
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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 reviews 5 reviews
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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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123 reviews 123 reviews
48 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is a magical place. I definetly want to return here I'm skeeming this very moment of how I can make it happen. Yoga, Surf, Bike, ATV, Hike, full activities all day all the time. I feel like I did so much here yet there was still so much more to do. The beach is beautiful the beach bars are... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

White sand. Perfect water temperature. Never too crowded. Great surf. Breathtaking sunsets. NO HIGH-RISES spoiling the views... actually, very few beach front concrete buildings—it is mostly forest - beach - ocean. Friendly people. Safe, just like with any other place in Costa Rica. Be smart, don't leave your stuff around unattended and you will be fine. Don't do business with... More

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Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This beach is great to watch surfers, kick a soccer ball around or take a long walk. It keeps on going and going and the sunset views were out of this world! I learned to surf here and while the waves are pretty big I liked early morning or right before sunset to take the board out! The trees come... More

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