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Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones)

Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 8606 8903
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“great beach” (62 reviews)
“playa guiones” (76 reviews)
“long beach” (15 reviews)
Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 8606 8903
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Reviewed August 25, 2016

The Bech is very clean, free from mass tourism. water is perfect to ride with the board. and finally, it makes fun to enjoy the evening with his own bonfire.

1  Thank kloburg
Reviewed August 21, 2016

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...More

1  Thank brrrman
Reviewed August 19, 2016

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.

1  Thank doliver1
Reviewed August 17, 2016 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.

1  Thank Chris E
Reviewed August 14, 2016 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...More

3  Thank Katrina S
Reviewed August 12, 2016

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

Thank Michael M
Reviewed August 9, 2016

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.

1  Thank jonjonsevilla
Reviewed August 7, 2016 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....More

1  Thank shabnam k
Reviewed August 7, 2016 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...More

Thank Drew E
Reviewed August 6, 2016

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,...More

1  Thank dianekay3
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Emily H
March 21, 2017|
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Response from Helena B | Reviewed this property |
I haven't needed to use one but there are plenty of ATV rental places where I believe it's about 50 dollars a day. You could try and buy one but they do get stolen a lot from talking to ex pats who live here and it might be... More
January 14, 2016|
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Response from Mike M | Reviewed this property |
Gypsy Cab Company Nosara.....they are fair and reliable. I have used myself and found their prices and reliability make them the shuttle of choice for me....highly recommended.
tom m
December 20, 2015|
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Response from OmarJ76 | Reviewed this property |
Around in what sense! They rent bikes with beach tires so that you can ride them right on the beach