Playa Matapalo, Quepos

(4.3/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web)
A visit to Playa Matapalo allows you to have a full beach experience with a variety of water activities, from kayaking and jet skiing, to paddleboarding and surfing. Rent a chair, have a cold drink, or unwind and rest you muscles with a massage. Take a walk around the sandy beach to see and purchase souvenirs made by local artisans. If you wish to explore the wider area, try a horseback riding tour with an experienced guide. Add Playa Matapalo and other attractions to your Quepos trip itinerary using our Quepos trip generator.
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  • Live close to this beach, and in my opinion it's a very beautiful place, to visit family, in other occasions he had enjoyed much be isolated since it is a fairly large beach. However the latest visits I have noticed that it is much filled with hawkers, drug addicts and other people that while one is resting, will get to ask for that help them or they give them something. Garbage is another negative of this beach, since it lacks sufficient garbage cans and when people are filled with leaves the bags to the side, which easily break them dogs and distributed the garbage on the beach. It is important not only to denounce this type of situations, if not also help to ensure compliance with it.
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  • A beach very little visited, incredibly large, but with a relatively strong current I recommend for a swim with small children. The Palm trees on the waterfront offers a pleasant shade.
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  • almost nobody on this paradise beach, wonderful spot for swimming & sun bath, and an "atardecer" (sunset) of great beauty  more »