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Beautiful sunsets

One of the most beautiful sunsets. Beach is super pretty and water so warm. Great for beginner... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Toronto, Canada
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Beautiful and quiet beach

Playa ST is absolutely beautiful and very quiet and peaceful. You can find your own spot, there are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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15 Km de Cobano | 15 Km de Cobano, 60111, Santa Teresa, Province of Puntarenas, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful sunsets. Beach is super pretty and water so warm. Great for beginner surfers.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kasunia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Playa ST is absolutely beautiful and very quiet and peaceful. You can find your own spot, there are lots of trees, so it's easy to find shade. This beach is good for surfing, the waves can be a bit too big for swimming and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank andreamO9439EK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a stunning beach with clear warm water, great surf possibilities for beginner and expert, and the classic palmtrees to look for shade. The small village has some great restaurants and bars

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank robberth884
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved it here and the sunsets are breathtaking. Do yourself a favour, go to the local grocery stores and grab some drinks, find a spot on the beach and watch the sunset. It will take your breath away with the views and the sound...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Arek_Ski
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Nice sandy beach perfect for surfers, Santa Teresa is a little gem with friendly people, good restaurants and a lot of yoga retreat !

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kellybl-1978
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We wanted to find a beach that wasn't rocky or that had tide pools since the beach area in front of our Air BnB was just that. We drove 10 or so minutes up to Santa Teresa from Mal Pais, and drove down this little...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank rahbertmykul
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Great beach - clean with lots to explore during low tide. Local spot for surfers with a good break. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 2018ScottW_
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful beach. The waves are excellent for surfing. The ambient is tranquil and laid back.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Elin Rhonda M
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is a very beautiful beach and a good spot to surf. It's a cosy place but you are not alone over there, it's a touristic place.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NoeB1
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Wide open beach with proper Atlantic waves backed by trees with no hotels away from hustle of the main road through Santa Teresa.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Elohmito
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Grant D
17 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
Kandy F
9 March 2018|
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Response from 688murraya | 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
5 December 2017|
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Response from G9592SCjennifers | 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