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Playa Matapalo

Quepos, Costa Rica
+506 5010 6220
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Small-Group Beach Hopping and Surf Lesson Experience from Manuel Antonio
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Quepos, Costa Rica
+506 5010 6220
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a very nice beach, but is not safe. You will get robbed by one of the locals that do this kind of activity to all the tourists that visit this beach. In stead go to Playa Linda that is the next beach north.

1  Thank mbraganca
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Spent a half day at this beach located south of Manuel Antonio. Very few people made this a quiet place to relax. The town is also very laid back and not as busy as the more popular beaches. The sand here is a little darker...More

1  Thank Anthony066
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a remote location but the beaches are secluded and wonderful. We stayed at the Dreamy Contentmemt.

1  Thank Streamlinehr
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

A truly beautiful beach. Nice swimming, quiet & uncrowded. Spectacular west coast sunsets. A laid back lil town with your basic needs, a few stores & eateries.

Thank LanceandKat
Reviewed 2 March 2017

almost nobody on this paradise beach, wonderful spot for swimming & sun bath, and an "atardecer" (sunset) of great beauty

1  Thank BeaShapira
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We have spent days on this beach and have enjoyed mornings and sunsets so much to do there - the homemade ceviche' is fabulous and the sunsets at the lounge on the beach is great

1  Thank porteadsmarina
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This beach seems to go on for miles and you see maybe 3-5 people at any given time. The most I saw was 15, but it was sunset and a public access spot. Crabs are plentiful making their homes in the sand along with sand...More

1  Thank Ndouglas75
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This area is a little out of the way and very laid back. Not a lot going on besides the beach so I recommend having a car there unless you want to just relax at the beach. There are 3-4 places to eat and drink....More

1  Thank Jewellicus
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful remote location with lush tropics in January. The ocean and sunsets are spectacular and the water (very) warm! This is a very quiet beach town and perfect for an escape. If looking to socialize or nightlife, you'll want to plan elsewhere. Though the locals...More

1  Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I had an extra day in Liberia and wanted something outdoors and not expensive. At first I couldn't find public transportation info online but a tico friend assured me I would find a bus. I speak Spanish so asking for info and help is a...More

1  Thank Joanne H
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