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Playa Carmen

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
+506 2640 0110
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Always good

We eat here a few times every trip. Super friendly bartender who remembers me year after year... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeffrey Z
,
St. Augustine, Florida
Learned to stand up on a surf board here!

At 54 I took my first surf lesson with my son here! It’s a fantastic little beach that is part of... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
bsseraphine
,
Grapevine, Texas
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“great beach” (9 reviews)
“ceviche” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
CONTACT
+506 2640 0110
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"great beach"
in 9 reviews
"ceviche"
in 5 reviews
"handmade jewelry"
in 3 reviews
"the crossroads"
in 2 reviews
"pizza restaurant"
in 2 reviews
"busy beach"
in 2 reviews
"high season"
in 2 reviews
"laid back"
in 3 reviews
"coconut water"
in 2 reviews
"mal pais"
in 2 reviews
"surfing lessons"
in 2 reviews
"learn to surf"
in 2 reviews
"costa rica"
in 3 reviews
"waves"
in 17 reviews
"surfers"
in 10 reviews
"rocks"
in 6 reviews
"palms"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here a few times every trip. Super friendly bartender who remembers me year after year. Makes me feel like I'm at home. Great wood fire pizza that my kids ask for night after night.

Thank Jeffrey Z
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

At 54 I took my first surf lesson with my son here! It’s a fantastic little beach that is part of Santa Teresa/Mal Pais area.

1  Thank bsseraphine
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

Loved this beach for its wonderful surfing and people- watching at sunset, but mostly for the great food and drinks and staff at Carmen's- the pizza restaurant there which had the BEST ceviche we tasted. Ask for Werner Perez who manages the front of the...More

1  Thank ArtemisBeth
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

We stopped in for pizza at Playa Carmen. It was recommended on Trip Advisor. The pizza was very good. It doesn’t taste at all like pizza in Canada or the US, but is very good. Nice thin crust, ample toppings. Prices for menu items &...More

Thank Gord B
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

I'm not sure you can get a bad sunset in this part of Costa Rica, but we enjoyed watching most of our sunsets at this beach. It's very large and sandy, not many rocks in the water so its great for swimming and surfing if...More

Thank Julia D
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Great spacious beach. Beautiful sunsets. Plenty of space to chase the little ones around. Some rocks but easily walkable. Natural pools nearby are neat. Do not leave anything of value unattended or in your car. We had $ taken from our car. They have the...More

Thank froggy2525
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

White sand, perfect water temperature, not too many rocks -- paradise! We went in February and the waves weren't too big. Parking was super easy.

Thank leliz522
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

Water is almost warm. The waves are big but inviting. I dont surf but loved swimming under the waves. There are some people walking around selling food but are polite.

Thank Alejandro B
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

I recently stayed at Selina, which is a unique hostel, in Boca Del Tora Panama and in the Santa Thersa area of Costa Rica.What I like about this"Young at Heart" hostel is,their slogan:"Ask Me Anything."which is worn by they staff,on the back of their T-shirts.They...More

Thank tubdo55
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Reviewed December 27, 2017

Travel all CR & this is by far the crappiset place in the country ! Worst road in all the country ,pot holes size of cars , dust like their no tomorrow , everything is cover homes ,business everything.....Nobody knows how to drive .Quads and...More

Thank Eric P
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Victoria K
February 20, 2017|
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Response from Townie-TRIP | Reviewed this property |
Is there is one on the main road. I went there myself. Their English is quite good.
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