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Playa Copal

La Cruz, Costa Rica
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Not the best kitesurfing spot

The beach is safe with good access and cross onshore wind. The wind however is extremely strong (30... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017

best kitesurfing/ windsurfing place ever ! strong wind 6mounth per year ! high jump and cool place... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2017
La Cruz, Costa Rica
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13 Feb 2017
“Not the best kitesurfing spot”
16 Jan 2017
La Cruz, Costa Rica

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The beach is safe with good access and cross onshore wind. The wind however is extremely strong (30 knots + day and night) and extremely gusty. I am 200 lbs and used a 7m kite, one minute I had to work it like crazy to...More

Thank M00sej00se
Reviewed 16 January 2017

best kitesurfing/ windsurfing place ever ! strong wind 6mounth per year ! high jump and cool place to learn

Thank tempatalkite
Reviewed 7 September 2016

It's a little bit the end of the world but as such very very beautiful and unspoiled by tourism. Still you find everything you need to have and active and at the same time relaxing holiday. People of the area are very welcoming to tourists...More

Thank TinaRahner
Reviewed 26 June 2016

By far, the best part of our trip! We stayed at the Dreams resort and booked all of our tours through Plaza Copal Tours with Ulf and had the most amazing excursion experiences that we have ever had. Ulf was amazing. We did 1 large...More

2  Thank timhogue
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Best spot to watch the kiteboarders doing their tricks. If you like wind this is the place.If you want to take lessons Stein Erick is your man. Safety first is how he likes to teach and that is great for me a beginner.

Thank curlygirlplayacopal
Reviewed 2 August 2015

This beach has gusty winds perfect for kite surfing but not a great beach for anything else:( try Playa Rajada if you want a beautiful beach walk:)

1  Thank Crystal O
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

as I said many times I don't like to give bad reviews also because "bad" is normally very personal... However this is worth a review mainly because I hope it can increase awareness and people can be a bit more clean when they come visit...More

2  Thank franci2212
Reviewed 6 April 2015

This beach is not one you should visit if you're looking for the vista. This is a beach you go to if you're on the hunt for some great consistent wind for kiteboarding. What a place. Almost the entire year you'll find either enough wind...More

1  Thank Tina K
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Really good spot although the wind is super gusty and strong. Scenic view, warm water. Nothing else to do.

Thank elmutchi
Reviewed 8 February 2015

If you are looking to Kite then go to Playa Copal. I visited in spring 2013 and there was over 117 kiteable days that season. You ahve a private beach with room for everyone. The Beauty of Bahia Salinas is amazing and Bob and his...More

4  Thank TJG1113
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Anders O
Hi! What's the best time to visit Costa Rica for kitesurfing? And where?
13 June 2016|
Response from Waterandsun |
Hi! The most consistent wind is from November to May! July August and September do have wind but because it is the rainy season we can get only 3 or 4 days aOut of the week, some weeks less. Unlike November to May there is... More
Quiero aprender kite surf y me gustaria saber cual es el mejor alojamiento/hotel para ir con mi familia y yo poder dedicarme a mis clases de kite
1 February 2015|
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