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Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones)

Nosara, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 10 attractions in Nosara
Type: Beaches
Activities: Surfing
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English first
Birmingham, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

There was nothing I disliked about the beaches of Nosara!!I would recommend it to anyone. Just don't forget the sunscreen.

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Lewistown, Montana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

A beautiful, clean, peaceful, friendly, and good surf beach. People were friendly and pleasant. There is a delightful offshore breeze. There was no liter.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Great beach for a low-key surf trip. Be prepared for a lengthy & bumpy ride on a dirt road coming in to the town. Plenty of less expensive lodging options (we chose the Gilded Iguana which was great). Good restaurant options as well especially fresh seafood, but I would recommend to choose a hotel within easy walking distance of the... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Beautiful and quiet beach with excellent 2-4 foot waves to learn how to surf. Intermediates and better surfers can still paddle out to the back wall and surf the 4-8 footers. No bars or restauranst on the beach and no obnoxious crowds. Just surfers, dogs, some familes, and fun!!

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Sleepy and friendly surf and yoga town surrounds a very clean beach with waves to surf all day. Great place to visit and learn to surf.

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Dallas, Texas
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129 reviews 129 reviews
34 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Beach is quite beautiful. Great sand. Surfers are there consistently. Lots of great shell hunting and a very nice sun set. You can walk forever either way including jumping across to the next beach. Area is an english speaking enclave, so its easy to be here. However the roads are very bad dirt roads. Large pots holes everywhere. You will... More

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Erath, Louisiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Nice wide white sand beach, good for surfing, swimming. Wasn't crowded, appeared to have more locals than tourists while I was there. Watch for sting rays, one in my group was stung. Shuffle your feet while walking in the water.

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Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

This beach town is a really neat place to visit in Costa Rica. If you are a surfer you will have landed in heaven. If you don't surf you might get bored quick around here. Not a real easy place to get to, it's a long bumpy road to get out here unless you fly in, but that's no fun.... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

One of the nicest beaches I visted whilst in Costa Rica. I was based over a Ostional, so a trip to a white sandy beach was a real treat. Highlights were learning to surf and drinking fresh coconut water. Would deffinately recommend beach dog cafe for food and Robins for ice cream. Also the bikini shop at the top of... More

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Los Angeles
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

especially for boogey boarding, learning how to paddle board, surf etc. I realize this is somewhat tide contingent, but the waves here were very manageable and seemed to be good for beginning paddlers, boarders or surfers.

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