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Nosara Beach (Playa Guiones)

Nosara, Costa Rica
+506 8606 8903
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8-Day Tour: Beach and Mountains in Guanacaste
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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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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11 - 20 of 656 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous beach. Amazing waves for the expert surfer and gentle enough at low tide for a novice. Mosquitos and fleas can be terrible during the "green season" so don't forget bug spray. Spectacular sunsets.

Thank MegBedfordMA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beach is nice to walk along and water was warm although not as clear as I am used to. Friendly people and lots of friendly dogs too! The waves can be tricky and may have riptides so be cautious, as there is no lifeguard!

Thank Maureen M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying just off the beach here. Lovely beach with so few people at this time of year. Only a few brief rainy periods over the last week and only one during daytime hours. Consistent and clean waves have mad leading to surf as...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great for walking, chilling and especially for surfing. Lots of surfers, dog walkers. 3 main car parks hidden amongst the tree. Walks behind the beach.

Thank Pontelandords
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was wonderful to spend time on the Playa Guiones beach! It's beautiful and we enjoyed watching the surfers.

Thank Paula M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If your children live abroad no better place then Nosara. Safe, serene, idyllic and bountiful in nature... but more importantly you get to visit them in this ideal place. It's my 3rd trip here and it's the first rainy season I've experienced. Winter here when...More

Thank Dansza
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We are here now in rainy season,love this beach. Not a lot of people very warm ocean, lots of waves , our 4 kids 12 and 10 have a blast there. Tons of seashells. ..enjoying going there every day. Sand is very dark because of...More

Thank Nataliya D
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This beach is a fun place to hang out and people watch with wonderful sunsets and beautiful yoga bodies as well. Pretty crowded lineup but plenty of room to spread out. Very nice vibe there and friendly locals to talk to.

Thank Drew C
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Traveled in early June, "off season", early rainy season. Beach is better on a cloudy day! Very hot when sunny. Amenities are sparse. Great ocean cool off. Beware of going in too far very strong rip tide currents!! Long crescent stretch of beach with mix...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Nosara and Playa Guiones are beautiful sleepy places to unwind and enjoy surfing, yoga, fresh food, beaches, and sunshine. Every restaurant i tried was amazing. An unreal amount of vegetarian options with a creative array of menu options. I'm a intermediate surfer and it was...More

Thank ElissaDido
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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