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Address: 15 Km de Cobano | 15 Km de Cobano, 60111, Santa Teresa, Province of Puntarenas, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 26400080
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Nice rustic beach

Great for surfing, lots of waves , some rocks here and there so be careful when swimming. Roads not yet paved but lots of businesses and activities

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Rasmus H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great for surfing, lots of waves , some rocks here and there so be careful when swimming. Roads not yet paved but lots of businesses and activities

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the Ultimate beach for surfers. However, if you are like me and do not surf, it is still pleasant to lay out at and read. An added bonus is they have free shade in the trees. Furthermore, it is a nice mix of tourists and locals! There are not many people selling stuff on the beach so that... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach is definitely the main attraction in Santa Teresa and the whole reason the town really exists. It's a surfers paradise for sure. The beach is at least 2 miles long (3 km) and mostly sandy but there are rocky sections so be careful at lower tides when swimming and surfing. Relatively uncrowded most of the time, especially first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This beach has it all - fabulous surfing, spectacular sunsets, excellent for walking, sitting or sunbathing. Some rocky outcrops for drama and beauty - simply one of the best beaches I have ever seen, and I live at the beach!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

That said, dusty and roadless, it was the beginning of a drought at the end of dry season when I was there and dust just coated everything making it had to breathe. The road is a partly paved rutted out mess that is nearly impossible to navigate without a 4x4 or ATV. Walking and biking would be easy if not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely surfer beach in Santa Teresa. You just go straight on down from the road that comes into town. There is a great pizza restaurant when you get there. Their other menu selections are even better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Perfect natural beach, beautiful, good waves and not too many people. We saw wild horses, dogs and other wildlife every day. The nearby town is cute but expensive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

We spent 4 days in Playa Teresa and loved every minute of it! We felt safe and enjoyed every place we went! There was plenty to do here, and plenty more to do just a short drive away (we drove down to Montezuma one day to do the waterfall hike). Every restaurant we went to had excellent food (we recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Unbelievable. Been to a lot of beaches in my life and this one takes the cake. Great waves for sports (surfing, boogey board or just playing in the waves). The purpose of my vacation was to come to this beach and it greatly surpassed my expectations.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

This is one of the more beautiful beaches we have visited. It is kind of difficult to arrive, if you are in San Jose region take the ferry in Puntarenas instead of driving around Guanacaste, you are going to save many hours.

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