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The beach is broad and long and there's no development on the shore, just a lush mangrove forrest. And the surf is peaky with numerous rip channels. And the sunsets are exceptional with lots of opportunities to see a green flash.
Had a good time, the beach is big, clean and seems safe. There are vendors selling weird little trinkets... I think they would make more money if they sold beer!
Waves were fun but messy and disorganized at best!
Great sunset !!
The beaches on the west coast of Vancouver Island near Tofino set a world standard for rugged beauty, good surf and endless sand. Well, Playa Guiones is their Costa Rican cosmic double - except you can swim and surf without a wet suit.
The wind was already up, cross directional when I went to nosara and Guiones Beach. Also, the tide was high.
Surfline said to expect 3 to 4 ft of surf however in this case I believe they must have been quoting Hawaiian measurements. When I...More
The waves and surf at Playa Guiones is superb. Waves vary day to day like everywhere, but looking down the beach and finding many tasty shapes to ride was not a problem. The main riptide appears right at the end of the road from Nosara,...More
Response from Charlie C | Reviewed this property |
If you are going to be there for a week or more I would recommend a a 4 x 4 and a golf cart. Its fun to travel around on a golf cart but for traveling away from town you will need the vehicle. Unless you are very good at... More
If you are going to be there for a week or more I would recommend a a 4 x 4 and a golf cart. Its fun to travel around on a golf cart but for traveling away from town you will need the vehicle. Unless you are very good at navigating I would hire a guide with 4 wheelers to carry you to the falls, out of the way beaches, etc. Its not fun to be lost in the pouring rain! (during the rainy season)