Playa Avellana, Playa Avellanas

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.7/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web
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 tourist route planner.
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  • The drive here was bumpy and interesting since we didn't have GPS. That said, we got there just fine and it was well worth it! Man, what a gorgeous beach! Someone offered to "watch our car" for a fee....  read more »
  • This beach when you arrive on low tide go to the left of the parking lot and you will find a swimming pool with low calm water to snorkel in.. Instead to the right of the beach you can find some fanta...  read more »
  • A surfers paradise ! Town really geared for surfers as there are many places where one can hire a board and get lessons. Many fast food outlets at reasonable prices. terrible traffic congestion, the c...  read more »
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