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“Food Sucks!” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Playa Conchal

Playa Conchal
Playa Conchal, Costa Rica
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Food Sucks!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Very slow service, insufficient beach towels and chairs, food was disgusting. Very slow service, insufficient beach towels and chairs, food was disgusting.

Visited December 2012
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Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
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“Picture Perfect”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Playa Conchal beach was beautiful and big enough that with a little walking you could find a secluded spot. Lots of trees to sit under if you get too hot. The sand drops off steeply as you enter the water, so wading is impossible. You are either in or out.

Visited December 2012
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Toronto
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“Beautiful beach in Costa Rica”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

I'm a little nervous posting this review because I wouldn't want to spoil the charm and cleanliness of this spectacular beach with excessive tourism.
The water is clear, the sand is lovely, there is an area where there are many little white shells which make it very special, there is little development and a balanced mixture of local and foreign visitors. This is one of my favorite beaches in CR.
Playa Conchal is located North of the very popular and busy Playa Tamarindo and it is South of Playas Flamingo and Brasilito. There is not a real road to get there, you have to get there from Playa Brasilito by foot or on a 4wd vehicle (you have to drive through a small stream of water and loose sand to get there).
Please be kind to the environment, there are a few garbage cans in the area.
Enjoy your beach day!

Visited December 2012
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Montvale, NJ
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Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“One of the best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Beach made of crushed shells and white sand...perfect waves and a lot to do... and you can walk into town and visit the various shops

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Livingston, New Jersey
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Beautiful Cove Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Great beach to take long walks. Very scenic and paradise-like. I did not like the beach hawkers attacking guests once they stepped outside the resort gate to attempt to get onto the beach. It's terrifying for adults and even more frightful for children. Police need to manage this problem - very third world

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