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“amazing wild beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Palo Seco Beach

Palo Seco Beach
Playa Isla Palo Seco, Parrita, Costa Rica
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Ranked #2 of 4 Attractions in Parrita
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“amazing wild beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Give the waves a chance, they are friendlier than we thought. The signs are scary though, so be careful.

Visited August 2013
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Nyon, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Dangerous beach”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

The riptides are amazing, I heard that in the last years several people died at Palo Seco, just 1 or 2 lifeguards for 7 miles..and just once or twice a year..not everyday.

Visited August 2013
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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Very isolated beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

No ammenities, very secluded, dangerous rip tides, wonderful beach!

Be careful and enjoy the beach. You can walk all day and not see anyone.

Visited July 2013
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“Great for long walks and just lazing around”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Be careful if you get in the water, dangerous currents, but picture perfect beach. Very isolated and deserted, feels like your own private beach!

Visited July 2013
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St. George, Utah
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Another Tropical Paradise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

A wonderful long beach with few people and hot tropical trade winds. Nice 8-10' waves for boarding and several outdoor bars and restaurants within easy reach. And the people here are precious.

Visited March 2013
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