Playa Santa Teresa, Santa Teresa

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Take a trip to Playa Santa Teresa, an attractive and popular part of the coast. The sandy expanse offers a wide space for relaxation and recreation, while the trees that back the beach provide plenty of shade for cooling off after playing a beach game or taking a swim. The beach attracts surfers with its variety of beach breaks, point breaks, and high swells, ideal for more experienced surfers. Head north along the beach to find more secluded areas, with resorts thinning out and the landscape becoming rockier and dotted with more protected bays. Arrange to visit Playa Santa Teresa and other attractions in Santa Teresa using our Santa Teresa family vacation planner.
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  • Another fantastic Costa Rica beach sppt with great restaurants and bars nestled along the inviting Pacific coast line. Great surf, safe beaches, cold beer...start your trip at Banana Beach. Doesn't ge...  more »
  • Great beach to watch surfers at high tide and to watch the sunset. Lots of surf camps. Not such a eat place if you want to swim in the sea.  more »
  • Access is complicated due to the dirt road, but worth the effort because the place is really nice and cozy. My husband surfed by and liked it!
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