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Address: Nosara, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 50686068903
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8-Day Tour: Beach and Mountains in Guanacaste
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Great beach for nature lovers

Through historical accident (google "El Proyecto Americano"), this fabulous beach can be enjoyed as nature intended it, while a substantial enough level of infrastructure (small... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
brrrman
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Berkeley, California
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Berkeley, California
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Through historical accident (google "El Proyecto Americano"), this fabulous beach can be enjoyed as nature intended it, while a substantial enough level of infrastructure (small hotels, restaurants, shops, rentals, outfitters) is steps away yet practically completely hidden from it. If your style is Cannes or Copacabana, this is not your beach. We loved it!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an amazing, beautiful place, large, soft sand without rocks and varying wave sizes. Great place to learn to surf and practice your new skills!!!! Unmatched.

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Thank doliver1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beach. Not too crowded, lots of shade and not too many peddlers. Surf was great and we loved our time here! Will return soon.

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Thank Chris E
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6 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The beach is beautiful but completely isolated!! We ended up leaving because there was nothing to do except beach and surf. If this is purely what you want, in the middle of nothing..then perfect! However, if you want to be able to eat at cafes and restaurants and walk around a town, then I wouldn't recommend nosara.

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Thank Katrina S
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, Friendly and the waves are the best. Access to the beach is approximately 150m from the end of Main Street Nosara.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must say, Nosara Beach changed my life. To nature lovers out there, visit Nosara Beach and you will totally know what I am talking about.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tons of sun and sand. The waves are big for the surfers. No businesses on the beach keep this beach beautiful. Rent a chair from one of the surf shops in town. It felt safe but I didn't take anything valuable down to the beach. Luckily our hotel also has a security guard so we both went into the water.... More 

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Thank shabnam k
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of all the beaches on the Northern Pacific sided of Costa Rica, I'd rate this the best for good size waves that you can count on. If you're a beginner there are many places to surf but this places has great breaks and the beach isn't bad either.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not a surfer, but spent a few peaceful hours over the period of a week on this beach, both walking and just sitting on the beach. They have some covered areas that are helpful, as the sun is pretty intense here. Very clean, peaceful beach.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this beach. It is so relaxed, calm and full of good spirited people. Whilst the town has everything a holiday maker could need the beach feels unspoilt - a hidden gem.

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