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Great beach in wonderful remote area of Costa Rica

To Playa Copal you come to kitesurf but to the whole bay you come to see the real Costa Rica. You... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
Dresden, Germany
Kitesurfing beach

The beach have a good access, and good wind to do Kitesurfing. Right on Bahia Salinas. Just be... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2017
Elena L
Tenerife, Spain
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

To Playa Copal you come to kitesurf but to the whole bay you come to see the real Costa Rica. You find so many beautiful beaches and things to see nearby and you are still in a very off the beaten track area of Costa...More

Thank coli13
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The beach have a good access, and good wind to do Kitesurfing. Right on Bahia Salinas. Just be careful with the sting rays and sea urchins.

Thank Elena L
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Have been on trips in this bay with Carole the owner of The Bike House Costa Rica and have always left extremely satisfied with the service. Will be back soon! The Petroglyph bike tour is a must when visiting this area! This is still a...More

Thank TinaRahner
Reviewed 13 June 2017

In late May 2017 our family of 15 (Ages 7 to 77) celebrated our 55th wedding anniversary at the Dreams Las Mareas. We had done a lot of homework on local tours and concluded that Ulf Halbgebaur, a nearby owner of Plaza Copal Tours, was...More

2  Thank Allen C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The beach is safe with good access and cross onshore wind. The wind however is extremely strong (30 knots + day and night) and extremely gusty. I am 200 lbs and used a 7m kite, one minute I had to work it like crazy to...More

1  Thank M00sej00se
Reviewed 16 January 2017

best kitesurfing/ windsurfing place ever ! strong wind 6mounth per year ! high jump and cool place to learn

Thank tempatalkite
Reviewed 7 September 2016

It's a little bit the end of the world but as such very very beautiful and unspoiled by tourism. Still you find everything you need to have and active and at the same time relaxing holiday. People of the area are very welcoming to tourists...More

1  Thank TinaRahner
Reviewed 26 June 2016

By far, the best part of our trip! We stayed at the Dreams resort and booked all of our tours through Plaza Copal Tours with Ulf and had the most amazing excursion experiences that we have ever had. Ulf was amazing. We did 1 large...More

2  Thank timhogue
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Best spot to watch the kiteboarders doing their tricks. If you like wind this is the place.If you want to take lessons Stein Erick is your man. Safety first is how he likes to teach and that is great for me a beginner.

Thank curlygirlplayacopal
Reviewed 2 August 2015

This beach has gusty winds perfect for kite surfing but not a great beach for anything else:( try Playa Rajada if you want a beautiful beach walk:)

1  Thank Crystal O
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Anders O
14 June 2016|
Response from Waterandsun |
Hi! The most consistent wind is from November to May! July August and September do have wind but because it is the rainy season we can get only 3 or 4 days aOut of the week, some weeks less. Unlike November to May there is... More