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Puerto Viejo Beach

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Address: Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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+506 2750 2020
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This public beach is popular with surfers.

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Good beach, better town

Not much shoreline to share and the beach is not pristine but the town is amazing and the ocean is wonderful, so find a good spot and lock it down.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Leon M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I decided to follow everyone's advice and contrary to my "straight line to the Pacific Coast" plan. Absolutely beautiful. Lots of traffic on small roads and definitely rent a bike, but everything that represents the Caribbean: warm waters and gentle waves and mellow people. I was advices to watch for crime, but people leave their bikes unlocked by the dozens.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not much shoreline to share and the beach is not pristine but the town is amazing and the ocean is wonderful, so find a good spot and lock it down.

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Thank Leon M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Please bare with me, English isn't my first language. I'll provide a few details on how to get from the San Jose international Airport to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca Costa Rica (not to be confuse with the other puerto viejo on the Pacific aide). Step outside of the airport, walk 30 to 40 yards on the left hand side of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had the beach to ourselves and walked peacefully getting sun slashed of surf on our feet. We took many photos and rested on Lounge chairs under a tall tree with partial shade. Restful

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

watch out for the big waves and strong undercurrent but so much fun! Pretty safe and plenty of places for a bite to eat. Nice stop!

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice long beach. Awesome waves. Very pretty! Surfing competitions are held here, but if you walk a few minutes down the beach, you'll find calmer waters.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wouldn't swim here! Sewer and so much trash/plastic made it a place to leave! Disappointed after reading it is a beautiful beach, though long distance views are nice.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When we visited (Feb2017), the beach was quite small which meant it felt busy. The waves were up to 10 feet tall and some expert surfers were making good use of them but when paddling in the shallows up to waist height there was a significant pull back dragging us further into the water and from right to left along... More 

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Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is not very big and because it is next to town it can be crowded. There are a lot of parked cars parked cars.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place for party ! In reality is too expensive place with high prices but with very poor accommodation services. Is not a place to relaxing

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