Playa Matapalo, Quepos

3.8
#6 of 12 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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  • There were very few people on the beach. You could walk for miles. We found lots of Sand Dollars but they are very fragile.  more »
  • This is a kind of place that is not for every one. If you are looking for a fancy and sophistication, this is not a place. This is the place to scape for everything and everyone. Plenty of sand, rocks...  more »
  • Costa Rican beaches the gift that keeps on giving Long,wide pristine beach So beautiful Truly magical A wow of a find Make the effort  more »
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  • A little insecure
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