Playa Guiones is one of our favorite beaches in the Nosara area to take our kids. The water is warm and there are multiple surf schools in the area. There are plenty of people without feeling too crowded.
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As owners of property in Playa Jaco for over 15 years and travelers to all parts of Costa Rica such as Dominical, Esterillos, Pavones, Santa Teresa, Playa Grande, Montezuma, Playa Manta among many other Guiones/Norsara was a complete disappointment! My wife and I decided to...More
Sometimes the best things in life aren't complicated. I would steal away from the main road to walk along Playa Guiones every time I passed by. The beach was ever-gorgeous and ever-changing with the weather and time of day. No matter what, it was pure...More
DON'Ts: Go to the beach right at the end of the road closest to Nosara. It's crowded and tends to be kind of trashy. If you are a surfer you may want to check it out it does seem to be popular with surfers DO:...More
This area is a surfer's dream. The wide beaches of brown sand are clean. This is a perfect place for the family, singles and couples.
We loved going to Nosara. There are several entrances to the beach. The "main road" entrance will be the most crowded. Nosara is excellent for surfing all year long as the waves are always great. The kids did a surf school and loved it. Highly...More
Nosara Beach in May is perfect for a quiet relaxing vacation. Beautiful and the local ticos are so friendly. Unfortunately I found the local Americans there a bit snobbish. I won't stay in the Nosara area again but it is a beautiful location. The Samara...More
Playa Guiones is a very long beach..... Probably 3 or more miles from end to end. However, this is a great beach for families with young children who want to play in the gentle waves at the shoreline and older children that may want to...More