Playa Matapalo, Quepos

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#4 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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  • Get there early and you will mostly have it all to yourself. Especially in off season. Our favorite time in Costa Rica. Be sure not to leave valuables in your car.  more »
  • I do not recommend this project for a number of reasons. When I arrived, even though I went through a volunteer organization, they had no clue that I was coming. I was told all paperwork was sent to t...  more »
  • A beach of sight.. .but attention.. .the sea is dangerous always in movement and there are holes in the sea. Let not your business without surveillance.et Park your car the or people there. then go for a drink at a Casa Aba Philippe.
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