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Matapalo, Playa Matapalo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Playa Linda is a very nice, clean beach. Although you should never leave valuables in your car at the beach Playa Linda is much cleaner and safer than Playa Matapalo. Matapalo is littered and has a lot of theft. There is a drug problem in...More

Thank Donna D
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Beautiful beach. Good surfing. Great beach walking. Not crowded. Coconut trees. Sandy walks. Breathtaking sunsets.

Thank ginastern
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Park in the palms and enjoy the surf. Beautiful beach. We enjoyed heading to left as far as possible and looking for coconuts.

Thank piper6
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Hopefully this review helps someone.. This was the most perfect beach we discovered in Costa Rica but unfortunately our rental was broken into while we were swimming for not even 10 min :( the guy “selling coconuts” is actually a thief and they have a...More

2  Thank Kamillah G
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

We loved the unique features of the whale’s tail and loved the surf vibe of Dominical but Playa Linda was our favorite beach by far. No riptides, very little garbage, very few people - our kind of place. Spent most of the day on an...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

What a beach Miles of pristine sand Absolutely beautiful Went swimming with the Pacific breakers They are not a band !!!! Truly remarkable

Thank davethedrill
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

We didn’t see any signposts for this beach, we only knew how to get here from our hotel who told us to look out for the dirt road by two radio masts! Very quiet, beautiful beach away from the hordes of tourists on the more...More

1  Thank Fletchouse
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Very secluded beach. No vendors heckling you. You can sit under the trees if you do not have an umbrella. When we visited there were maybe 7 people on the entire beach. Very peaceful, beautiful water, strong riptides so be cautious. Also park where you...More

Thank Charles A
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

The beach is gorgeous, huge palm trees and brown sand. There are no amenities and no vendors, so you feel part of the nature. The rip currents are very strong and there are no lifeguards, so I would advise everyone to be very careful in...More

1  Thank Nick K
Reviewed September 9, 2017

Playa Linda is a great little secret place-with palm tree lined shores, perfect for putting up a hammock!

1  Thank Wendy_PlettSunTours
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