Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa

(4.4/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
Stroll along the sand or relax in the shade on Playa Carmen, a lengthy beach with room enough to find yourself a quiet spot. Surfers flock here, but the strong tides don't lend themselves much to swimming. Likewise, this may not be the best place for children, though rock pools at low tide provide places to play. Refuel at the onsite restaurant and browse handcrafted jewelry and clothing from the occasional vendor. Make Playa Carmen a centerpiece of your Santa Teresa vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Santa Teresa holiday planner.
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  • It is a very beautiful and wide beach. The sunset is beautiful. The sand is finite and the warm water. One of the most beautiful beaches of Costa Rica
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  • The beach is beautiful! Visit to my husband and he loved the peak surfing. Being in Santa Teresa is pretty easy to find, close has some really nice restaurants.
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  • We frequented Playa Carmen the whole time we stayed for the week, Marco took care of us and gave great service. The shrimp and Rice was the best I've ever had although the pizza lacked the NY taste it...  more »