Playa Santa Teresa

Playa Santa Teresa: Address, Playa Santa Teresa Reviews: 4.5/5

Playa Santa Teresa
4.5
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Gina M
Missouri71 contributions
Casual, rough road, beachy town
May 2021
Chill beach town, casual and friendly people. Great beach, we tried surfing but theh swells were too rough and we couldn't hang LOL. Lots of potholes, roads aren't the greatest, not what we're used to in the US but loved it just the same. Coming from Liberia, we expected something like a highway but it was twisty, steep, and pothole roads. Supermarkets are small but we got by with what we needed. The cheapest thing was surfboard rental, $10 for 1/2 day. Most meals were close to $10 pp from what we experienced. Loved the town and would love to come back!
Written 2 June 2021
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Kathrin S
St. Gallen, Switzerland18 contributions
Beautiful beach!
Apr 2021 • Couples
This a very nice, clean beach. There are many possbilities to find a place in the shadow. We really liked it here.
Written 9 April 2021
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ohioadam
Ohio83 contributions
Very good beach for surfing. High waves for swimming
Feb 2021 • Couples
Very nice beach but not the best in the pacific side of Costa Rica. It’s mainly for surfers. Beach has some places to sit under palm trees but make sure you don’t sit under coconuts as they can fall on the head and they are quite heavy. Quite a few locals passed by trying to sell us stuff and we didn’t find this nice.
Written 13 February 2021
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Shawna9109
Chicago, IL37 contributions
Beautiful Beach
Feb 2021 • Friends
Beautiful beach for surfing and relaxing and watching sunset. We were here during dry season so no rain in sight. It did get pretty hot but on those days we just relaxed in the shade. Water was never cold and waves were always perfect.
Written 12 February 2021
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Mari245
San Jose, Costa Rica66 contributions
Just awesome!
Feb 2020 • Couples
Lovely white beach, with lots of surfers, yet a great beach for anyone to go into the water. Wonderful to walk or run or just sit and people watch! Lots of families too! You just can’t get enough of it!
Written 12 March 2020
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Elizabeth M
Medicine Hat, Canada5 contributions
So good!
Feb 2020
Loved this beach and vibe! Great waves and warm water. It wasn't overly busy at any time, such a gorgeous place to watch the sunset and just enjoy the day! I took a surfing lesson here and loved it!
Written 2 March 2020
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RubiRes
6 contributions
Beautiful beach
Feb 2020
Beautiful beach, especially in the morning between 5:30 and 8 am. Very clean, many surfers and a few dogs (the friendly ones).
Choose a nice bar on the beach in the evening to watch an unforgettable sundown. Be there before 5:30 pm !
Written 25 February 2020
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Link Expeditions Costa Rica
Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica28 contributions
Beautiful beach and great for surfing
Feb 2020 • Friends
We love Santa Teresa but is not a place for everyone. The best is to understand this place before you go in order to avoid inconveniences and to get the most out of your trip. If you love surfing, young crowds and healthy food, you will probably love Santa Teresa.
Written 20 February 2020
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Tom H
Ottawa, Canada6 contributions
Pura Vida Santa Teresa
Feb 2020 • Couples
To one and all! If you would like to relax in one of the most natural places in Costa Rica, Santa Teresa is that place!
This was our first of hopefully many more trips to this most hospitable and non pretentious places in Central America!
Our first thought when we arrived was OMG what did we do! It was a very dusty surf town with a lot of younger people and we thought we were out of place! Well, it didn’t take long to adjust and fit in as we were so welcomed! There is plenty of choices for dinner and breakfasts! And honestly, everyplace we visited was incredible! Not one bad experience!
Our favourites were Ani’s, Eat Street, Swarts, the Bakery and too many more! Places to rest range from basic hostels to Airbnb! So choices are great there as well!
Ok , the beach, I was struggling to come up with a fitting comment, the beach is a Natural Wonder! No touristy gimmicks ! The Sunsets were out of this world! We felt very safe to walk about day and evening, and we walked a lot!
Visit the Banana Beach Bar for sunset! Awesome experience!!
This is a very dusty and at times busy surf town but once you feel the vibe you will fall in love as we did!
We are in our sixties but didn’t mean anything here!
Can’t wait to return!
Written 19 February 2020
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Cristina P
La Ciotat, France41 contributions
AMAZING
Jan 2020 • Family
One of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen, clean, large and full of positive energy, fine sand and wonderful shells, horses, iguanas, monkeys and many different species of birds .... WONDERFUL
Written 8 January 2020
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