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“peaceful” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones)

Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones)
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$1,250.00*
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8-Day Tour: Beach and Mountains in Guanacaste
Ranked #1 of 32 things to do in Nosara
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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3 reviews
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“peaceful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2013

I sat on a peace of driftwood , listened to the surf and enjoyed the scenery. I swam in the Pacific, warm, with slight waves.

Visited May 2013
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San Diego, California
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“Little America”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in Playa Guiones for 3 days of our two week travels in Costa Rica. This being our second trip to the country we decided to check out the much raved about Playa Guiones for some surf and sun.

We got what we were in search of but also stumbled into what felt like Hawaii. It was just way too built up and Americanized for our tastes. The beach was beautiful, the restaurants plentiful, and there was no shortage of spas and yoga, but you aren't going to get that secluded feeling you get in other parts of Costa Rica.

Good for the resort loving traveler who doesn't want to speak Spanish and wants to be surrounded by Americans.

Visited June 2013
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50 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Surfers only”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2013

As an older couple, we found the waters too strong.
No shade to sit under.
There was an ongoing surf tournament, so there is a specific type of person that will love this beach, just not us.

Visited May 2013
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Pensacola Beach, Florida
1 review
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“Costa Rica Slice of Heaven”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2013

Nosara Beach is by all accounts a great Costa Rican surf spot. Even on the worst of days they'res surf.

The beach itself is a quite one. It's a place to reflect, meditate, mingle with others or just watch a sunset. The mornings are bring out the surfers, the afternoons bring out the surfers and those just relaxing during the susnset.

Guiones isn't where you want to come if you're looking for loud activities, drinking parties or any type of craziness. It's a quite, clean peaceful place to enjoy friends and what natures put before you.

Visited May 2013
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Plattsburgh, New York
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Great beach!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

Great beach with warm waters. Love all of the dogs running around the area, all friendly and makes for a home-y stay!

Visited August 2012
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