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Playa Santa Teresa

Address: 15 Km de Cobano, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 26400080
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Ranked #7 of 34 Activities in Santa Teresa
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Playa Santa Teresa is absolutely stunning. Untouched tropical beach as far as the eye can see. Palm trees provide some shade and no annoying vendors or beach 'owned' by restaurants. It is a surfers' beach. Which is great. Only downside for us was the fact that the waves are not suitable for surfers who like to practice catching green waves.... More 

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Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The roads are horrible to this town and within. It is a very popular surf town so it is very crowded! People, animals, motorcycles, ATV's Jeeps, and taxis, all try to travel through on a very narrow, rut filled, washed out, dirt road. The beach is nice and several good restaurants. We cooled off at Playa Carmen Bar which offered... More 

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Ive seen beaches in my life but nothing quite as extraordinary as Playa Santa Teresa. Its truly unique and great for surfers. I dont surf but waves were there higher and lower almost all the time. Also I met there the coolest people there from all over. Smart sophisticated and lovely enviroment. Food is excellent also.

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Stockholm County, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

A long and beautiful beach. Beach breaks a long almost all of it. Not the biggest or the best but more than ok. A lot of room ensures that it's not to crowded (except the local spot). A couple of nice hang outs and bars.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Beautiful beach, great little town with excellent restaurants and wonderful people. Surfing heaven. Jungle all around.

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Ostersund, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I've been to a few great beaches through the years, for example Tulúm in Mexico and Varadero in Cuba, but this is by far the most amazing one. A lot of space, fantastic surfing, great sand, and the djungle next to it. Also, the water is really warm.

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Basking Ridge
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6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

What a beach just gorgeous! Very surfer oriented but great for the family as well. The waves were fun and very manageable. I didn't notice any undertow but be careful because there are no life guards.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We were here for a week with children 4 and 6 years old. They could without problem play in the water most days. The beach is great, not much people at day, but then people meet up here for the beautiful sunset.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Simply a stunning beach. I'm not a surfer but tried out a surfing lesson which was simply amazing. Got up tons of times thanks to the help of my instructor. But all in all, the beach is absolutely breathtaking.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Our family of 6 (including grandma, and children ages 8, 12, and 13) just spent a wonderful week in Playa Santa Teresa. Our favorite activities were obviously entered around the beach (Playa Hermosa, and Playa Santa Teresa are among some of the best and most beautiful we have ever visited) Surf lessons for the myself, husband and the 3 kids... More 

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