Playa Avellana, Playa Avellanas

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Surfers will want to go off the beaten path and head to Playa Avellana, a laid-back white sand beach with world-class waves up to 5.5 m (18 ft) tall. Locally known as "Little Hawaii" the beach is popular with surfers of all skill levels who flock to the secluded stretch of sand at high tide. Because of the strong currents swimming not recommended, but the beach is good for lounging. Hang out at the iconic bar and restaurant hidden in the thick shade of palm trees, where a resident pig named Lola will welcome you. To visit Playa Avellana on your holiday in Tamarindo, and find out what else Tamarindo has to offer, use our Tamarindo trip site .
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  • Great place to surf, fast wave on beach breaks. Good at high tide. Near the little place called lolas that allows you to take breaks and drink is something to tease. The journey from tamarindo is nice
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  • The beach in front of Lola's is a little more crowded, but if you walk to the right as you face the ocean, you will find some large expanses of sand about a half km down the beach that you can have al...  more »
  • At the beginning of this year, I wanted to finally meet this place, and is really beautiful, really worth road is ballast is required to go with care to avoid damage to the vehicle, but you can appreciate a tropical dry forest on the way and you go through a picturesque Rzeszow It (where I recommend stopping to buy water, food, etc). Sea water feels warm, pleasant, there is a part of rock in front of the entrance and main exit, where a calmer place is formed to be without being hit by the waves. Please note that there is a restaurant Lolas where you can eat or buy, but prices are rather high, therefore I recommend to buy in supermarkets that are in the village and thus helps the local economy. The sunset is spectacular, one of the prettiest of Costa Rica, it is worth waiting the setting sun. The popular route of the mangrove wood is easy to find, you've possibly seen many photos from that site, opposite the beach you must walk to the right and can see you the entry at the end of Lolas. You can read more recommendations on places, attractions and travel in my blog ricar .tv can also follow me on any social network like @ricarfx Oh, and remembers picking up the trash you carry, leave no trace. Pura vida! ☺
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