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My favorite beach ever for swimming, body surfing, boogie boarding and surf lessons. It is a gray... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2012
new york

Clear water, white sand and very good waves the whole week. We wanted to stay there forever.

Reviewed 12 April 2012
Yorhan z
San Jose, California
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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 17 April 2012

My favorite beach ever for swimming, body surfing, boogie boarding and surf lessons. It is a gray, hard packed sand beach that has rolling waves perfect for every age. Gorgeous!

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Reviewed 12 April 2012

Clear water, white sand and very good waves the whole week. We wanted to stay there forever.

Thank Yorhan z
Reviewed 3 April 2012

The beach is vey clean with the white sand. The only missing are chairs !!!!!!!

Thank Indochine64
Reviewed 3 April 2012

Great surfing here! There were very few people out and the beach is long so that you can walk forever. Love it. Great for horseback riding.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 31 March 2012

Santa Teresa is a beautiful, clean, sandy beach. However it really isn't a great beach if you have younger kids. The tides are too strong to allow for playing around on the boogie or surf board for older kids or frolicking at the water's edge...More

Thank Havekidswilltravel29
Reviewed 30 March 2012

I was in Santa Teresa for most of March and there was always consistently good surf.

Thank Tyler T
Reviewed 28 March 2012

The beach is fantastic. Beautiful rock formations, excellent surf, clean and well kept by residents - there is much to explore here. Take a nice long walk and soak it all in.

Thank afriesen
Reviewed 22 March 2012

We visited Playa Santa Teresamfor 5 days this winter. I must say we were very disappointed in the state of the main road running through town. You could not walk down the street without a scarf wrapped around your mouth. The dust from ATV, motorcycles,...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2012

Best beach in Costa Rica !! Best sand and great surf, peaceful and relaxing.

Thank Anne-Marie M
Reviewed 14 March 2012

There's nothing negative to say about the beach at Santa Teresa. There's plenty of space for everyone (never overcrowded). In fact, if you walk far enough, you can find your own private beach areas. Surf is nearly always good. Sunsets are the best I've seen...More

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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 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
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