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Playa Santa Teresa

15 Km de Cobano | 15 Km de Cobano, 60111, Santa Teresa, Province of Puntarenas, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0080
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Great surfing and close to Pizzeria Carmen's, as we call it.

Wonderful people here. Easy ample parking and several Ticos selling sarongs and handmade jewelry... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ArtemisBeth
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Shoreline, CT
Sunsets, Surf and Sandy Dogs

My husband loves to come to Santa Teresa to surf. He typically comes during Dec/Jan but our plans... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Griswaldsofthefuture
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (65 reviews)
“white sand” (20 reviews)
“banana beach” (10 reviews)
LOCATION
15 Km de Cobano | 15 Km de Cobano, 60111, Santa Teresa, Province of Puntarenas, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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+506 2640 0080
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"beautiful beach"
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"white sand"
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"banana beach"
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"costa rica"
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"beach town"
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"great surf"
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"dry season"
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"surfers paradise"
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"local surfers"
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"surfing beach"
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"low tide"
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"tide pools"
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"beach break"
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"warm water"
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"laid back"
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"watch the sunset"
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"palm trees"
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Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful people here. Easy ample parking and several Ticos selling sarongs and handmade jewelry. Volleyball every night! Drinks available on the beach.

Thank ArtemisBeth
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband loves to come to Santa Teresa to surf. He typically comes during Dec/Jan but our plans brought us in April. He did say that they waves were not as impressive as they are in the months that he typically comes but still happy...More

Thank Griswaldsofthefuture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Santa Teresa is so long that no one bothers no one. You can feel alone in that beach at 6am - noon or 6pm. The sunset is worth it but too fast. Surfers are in heaven in that beach and the tourists too. I found...More

Thank MURIEL M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good beach with constant waves for advanced surfers. However, as an intermediate beginner the waves where too big for me in the of March - beginning of April and paddling out was sometimes insanely difficult to impossible with my limited duck diving capabilities and a...More

Thank Evgeny K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome location...but a bit challenging to get here with a large family. Not our first trip to CR. not likely our last. Get a 4WD vehicle if traveling this area. You may need it.

Thank ROBINA35791
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dusty, dry beach area (in March) with great waves and bustling young vibe. The beach is wide, sand is soft and there is plenty of shade. Lots of access points to beach from main road in Santa Teresa. Very few vendors. No peddlers, so you...More

1  Thank okmac
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An idyllic beach with white sand, beautiful palm trees, and endless crystal blue waves. Surf's always up, and even if you aren't a surfer, the ocean is wonderful to swim in, though beware of the currents which are strong.

Thank egabelia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

playa santa teresa is for sure one of the most beautiful places I va ever been to. it s a pretty quiet town, people is really friendly and the beaches are incredibly amazing. you can notice that it s a town built by tourists but...More

Thank Mercedes G
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Walked about 8mi worth of this beach as well as surfed about two mi worth, it is so awesome !!! Just keep an eye on the tide if ya surf it, lots of reef an rocks at low!

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Incredible beach with unforgettable tide pools if you can find them. Lots of alternatives to eat and wonderful spot to watch the bright sunset.

Thank Mushtrips
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grantjdavis
16 March 2018|
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Response from Al-mod | Reviewed this property |
You can take the Santa Teresa - San Jose bus (laterminalcostarica) and then switch to another bus or taxi before the ferry, but renting a quad is easier and more fun) If you get a quad, make sure to wear glasses and a face... More
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Kandy F
8 March 2018|
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Response from murray a | Reviewed this property |
As of Dec/17,The road to Santa Teresa is paved except for the last 3 km which is awful!Pot holed and dusty. Small cars will bottom out. For Islita take the pavement to Samara and then go south for 20 mins on a dusty pot hole... More
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katyhosking
4 December 2017|
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Response from Jennifer S | Reviewed this property |
There are plenty of Vegan restaurants and options in the town square and along the short road towards Santa Teresa. I would stick to an excursion company that offers surfing. Del Soul, Pura Vida Surfers and Believe Surf and... More
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