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“What a glorious beach!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones)

Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones)
Nosara, Costa Rica
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Ranked #3 of 13 Attractions in Nosara
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Surfing
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“What a glorious beach!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Stayed at the Blue Spirit and loved walking this beach every morning. Beautiful, peaceful place. There is lots of volcanic rock as it is part of a national preserve. Watch the tides, watch your footing. Simply glorious.

Visited January 2013
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“Fabulous !!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

Spend 8 nights in Nosara at the Casa Del Sol. Dave at the Frog Pad was outstanding. He was a wealth of information and always very helpful. Can't wait to go back.

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“Remote stunning beauty, nice surf, no crowds and very clean.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Picture tropical forest framing a long, soft, sandy beach with the warm pacific surf rolling in and you pretty much have the picture. Diligent stewardship by the local community has made this a very pristine and clean beach.The sand is soft and powdery, the locals say this is especially noticeable since the earthquake in 2012. (it supposedly sifted the beach up a bit.)
2-3 foot waves and long break make this an ideal body surfing spot. Very long shallows make for nice wading, but be aware the surf can make for some strong currents once you're waist deep. Keep a close eye on small children.

I have been to many beaches throughout the Carribean, the Mexican riviera, and the great lakes of Canada. Without exaggeration, this is the best beach I've visited in my entire life.

Visited January 2013
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“Great waves!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Great waves by George! I think he's got it!! The Costa Rica Yoga Spa provided lessons for individuals who wanted to learn to surf on this beach. It was clean, friendly and had some great waves!! You may want to bring an umbrella for the sun if you plan to spend alot of time down there.

Visited December 2012
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“Best beach ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

The fantastic beach break, so great for beginners to learn to surf, the low-key atmosphere, the really. Ice locals...

Visited January 2013
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