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Restaurant in front of the beach

We had a great time eating in the restaurant el Carmen in front of the beach, Vegge and Yammy... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2019
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Loved the beach

Great little surf town. Good to get away from all the expensive condos and enjoy a quiet surf town... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2019
Lincoln, Nebraska
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Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0110
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Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

We had a great time eating in the restaurant el Carmen in front of the beach, Vegge and Yammy options , nice waitress and beautiful view

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Marjorielaf
Reviewed February 11, 2019

We made our trip to this restaurant as we do several times a year and so disappointed they have no more famous pizza I h the new management. We each had burgers and enjoyed the view and watching the surfers. Unfortunately we will move our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Great little surf town. Good to get away from all the expensive condos and enjoy a quiet surf town with everything you need with in waking distance

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Had an awesome dinner at El Carmen! Great food, eine andere a beautiful Sunset. We really enjoyed IT.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Melanie K
Reviewed July 14, 2018

We eat here a few times every trip. Super friendly bartender who remembers me year after year. Makes me feel like I'm at home. Great wood fire pizza that my kids ask for night after night.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 761jeffreyz
Reviewed May 31, 2018

At 54 I took my first surf lesson with my son here! It’s a fantastic little beach that is part of Santa Teresa/Mal Pais area.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank bsseraphine
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Loved this beach for its wonderful surfing and people- watching at sunset, but mostly for the great food and drinks and staff at Carmen's- the pizza restaurant there which had the BEST ceviche we tasted. Ask for Werner Perez who manages the front of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank ArtemisBeth
Reviewed March 15, 2018

We stopped in for pizza at Playa Carmen. It was recommended on Trip Advisor. The pizza was very good. It doesn’t taste at all like pizza in Canada or the US, but is very good. Nice thin crust, ample toppings. Prices for menu items &...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Gord B
Reviewed March 14, 2018

I'm not sure you can get a bad sunset in this part of Costa Rica, but we enjoyed watching most of our sunsets at this beach. It's very large and sandy, not many rocks in the water so its great for swimming and surfing if...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Taste4More
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Great spacious beach. Beautiful sunsets. Plenty of space to chase the little ones around. Some rocks but easily walkable. Natural pools nearby are neat. Do not leave anything of value unattended or in your car. We had $ taken from our car. They have the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Victoria K
February 20, 2017|
Response from Townie-TRIP | Reviewed this property |
Is there is one on the main road. I went there myself. Their English is quite good.