Playa Matapalo, Quepos

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#4 of 9 in Parks in Quepos
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. To visit Playa Matapalo and other attractions in Quepos, use our Quepos route planner .
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  • Virgin, Virgin is not our style to run into if you like Playa del Carmen, rumbea for other destinations
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  • Well worth the trip! We took a bus from Quepos. Cheap but took a long time! Nobody in site! We had whole place to ourselves! Rented a surf board. Waves were perfect and board itself junk! Very seldom ...  more »
  • Excellent beach to spend the day. You can go for really long walks, go surfing or boogie boarding, horseback riding, or just hang out. Like any beach in Costa Rica you need to park safely ... preferab...  more »

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