Playa Matapalo, Quepos

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#4 of 14 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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  • Playa Matapalo is an amazing place to go on your vacations and relax!! But if you want some adventure you can find that too! Surfing, waterfall rappel, hikes, fishing tours, you name it! 100% recommen...  more »
  • We visited here after a bike and hike tour in the area. Our guide rounded up done coconuts to drink and eat.  more »
  • We combined Playa Matapolo with a jungle hike where we were saw abundant wildlife and vegetation. Matapalo had wildly amazing surf and the beach was deserted. It was like we were at the end of the ear...  more »
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