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Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones)

Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 8606 8903
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“great beach” (61 reviews)
“playa guiones” (73 reviews)
“warm water” (32 reviews)
Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 8606 8903
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As owners of property in Playa Jaco for over 15 years and travelers to all parts of Costa Rica such as Dominical, Esterillos, Pavones, Santa Teresa, Playa Grande, Montezuma, Playa Manta among many other Guiones/Norsara was a complete disappointment! My wife and I decided to...More

Thank hermosabeach1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Sometimes the best things in life aren't complicated. I would steal away from the main road to walk along Playa Guiones every time I passed by. The beach was ever-gorgeous and ever-changing with the weather and time of day. No matter what, it was pure...More

Thank Nora J
Reviewed 6 days ago

DON'Ts: Go to the beach right at the end of the road closest to Nosara. It's crowded and tends to be kind of trashy. If you are a surfer you may want to check it out it does seem to be popular with surfers DO:...More

Thank Charlie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fine for surfing - really fine - and as the locals said: great waves 365 days a year. As a relax beach it's not that good... so act accordingly

Thank LarsHoldgaard
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area is a surfer's dream. The wide beaches of brown sand are clean. This is a perfect place for the family, singles and couples.

Thank Lazrlady
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved going to Nosara. There are several entrances to the beach. The "main road" entrance will be the most crowded. Nosara is excellent for surfing all year long as the waves are always great. The kids did a surf school and loved it. Highly...More

Thank aprilmfister
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Has a great view, excellent for surfing. It is a clean beach, there are not people selling stuff like in other places. Great for relaxing o meditation.

Thank Angelica S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nosara Beach in May is perfect for a quiet relaxing vacation. Beautiful and the local ticos are so friendly. Unfortunately I found the local Americans there a bit snobbish. I won't stay in the Nosara area again but it is a beautiful location. The Samara...More

Thank Redheadgypsy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Playa Guiones is a very long beach..... Probably 3 or more miles from end to end. However, this is a great beach for families with young children who want to play in the gentle waves at the shoreline and older children that may want to...More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this little oasis. The people were friendly and the setting amazing. The whole family loved it.

Thank Catherine B
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Emily H
21 March 2017|
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Response from Helena B | Reviewed this property |
I haven't needed to use one but there are plenty of ATV rental places where I believe it's about 50 dollars a day. You could try and buy one but they do get stolen a lot from talking to ex pats who live here and it might be... More
15 January 2016|
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Response from Mike M | Reviewed this property |
Gypsy Cab Company Nosara.....they are fair and reliable. I have used myself and found their prices and reliability make them the shuttle of choice for me....highly recommended.
tom m
21 December 2015|
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Response from OmarJ76 | Reviewed this property |
Around in what sense! They rent bikes with beach tires so that you can ride them right on the beach