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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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So Relaxing

I loved siting here on my own enjoying my book and the waves. I went both early in the morning and... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
nsnikki
Great place if your young

Santa Teresa is a popular spot for young surfers. So if you are in your 20/30s and that is your... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
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  • Average4%
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“beautiful beach” (65 reviews)
“white sand” (20 reviews)
“banana beach” (10 reviews)
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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 22 January 2018

I loved siting here on my own enjoying my book and the waves. I went both early in the morning and late afternoon, which are the least active times.

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Santa Teresa is a popular spot for young surfers. So if you are in your 20/30s and that is your thing, I would say it would be perfect. Not so much for families, though again maybe that works for you. I much preferred the beaches...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for part of our honeymoon. It’s a surfer’s paradise!! The waves are constant but gently enough that you can still swim and enjoy the sea if you have no interest in surfing. Loads of places nearby to hire surfboards or get lessons....More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Fun Beach Surfing Friendly people Great food Wildlife Nature International Interesting White sandy beaches

1  Thank UmiSushi
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Santa Teresa has grown into an international playground with bikini models walking from here to there. Not sure where they are heading to, but they are everywhere. We went to Playa Santa Teresa on a family vacation. We enjoyed our stay immensely. The beach is...More

2  Thank brenthill123
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

I am Costa Rican, and I like to travel a lot within my oun country, so Ive been around a while. I have to say Santa Teresa has the best Sunset here and is probably my #1 or #2 favorite beach in Costa Rica. Beautiful...More

Thank Dennis G
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Probably one of the better surfing beaches in Cr for experience surfers Only .. If your not there to surf don't bother stopping here . Crappy beach area lots of rocks ,no sunbathing & not good for children .Sunset nothing special ,better off going to...More

1  Thank Eric P
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The plays santa Teresa is truly an amazing beach and the best part is that even during high high season you get the feeling that you are at a nearly deserted playa. Just watch out for the currents when you go in the water. They...More

Thank Philip B
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Couldn’t have asked for a better home to stay in for our last night in Costa Rica (wish we had stayed there longer) Beautiful home filled with amazing works of art. Sam the owner was a total breath of fresh air. The most positive soul...More

Thank Steve G
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

This is a beautiful beach and excellent for surfing. But the reason to go here is the spectacular sunsets. Some of the best sunsets you will ever see. Besides the sunsets, its a fairly long and large beach which is good for running. Be careful...More

Thank JoeJets
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grantjdavis
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
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Kandy F
9 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
5 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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