We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“palm trees” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Matapalo, Playa Matapalo, Costa Rica
Write a ReviewReviews (27)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 6 reviews
"palm trees"
in 2 reviews
"favorite beach"
in 2 reviews
"keep an eye"
in 2 reviews
"waves"
in 6 reviews
"car"
in 2 reviews
"theft"
in 2 reviews
"miles"
in 3 reviews
"surf"
in 3 reviews
"hammocks"
in 2 reviews
"tourists"
in 2 reviews
"secret"
in 2 reviews
"sand"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Park in the palms and enjoy the surf. Beautiful beach. We enjoyed heading to left as far as possible and looking for coconuts.

Thank piper6
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Hopefully this review helps someone.. This was the most perfect beach we discovered in Costa Rica but unfortunately our rental was broken into while we were swimming for not even 10 min :( the guy “selling coconuts” is actually a thief and they have a...More

1  Thank Kamillah G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We loved the unique features of the whale’s tail and loved the surf vibe of Dominical but Playa Linda was our favorite beach by far. No riptides, very little garbage, very few people - our kind of place. Spent most of the day on an...More

Thank Andrew S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

What a beach Miles of pristine sand Absolutely beautiful Went swimming with the Pacific breakers They are not a band !!!! Truly remarkable

Thank davethedrill
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We didn’t see any signposts for this beach, we only knew how to get here from our hotel who told us to look out for the dirt road by two radio masts! Very quiet, beautiful beach away from the hordes of tourists on the more...More

Thank Fletchouse
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Very secluded beach. No vendors heckling you. You can sit under the trees if you do not have an umbrella. When we visited there were maybe 7 people on the entire beach. Very peaceful, beautiful water, strong riptides so be cautious. Also park where you...More

Thank Charles A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

The beach is gorgeous, huge palm trees and brown sand. There are no amenities and no vendors, so you feel part of the nature. The rip currents are very strong and there are no lifeguards, so I would advise everyone to be very careful in...More

1  Thank Nick K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Playa Linda is a great little secret place-with palm tree lined shores, perfect for putting up a hammock!

Thank WendyKritzinger
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is a beautiful beach. It's a secret of the locals so not known by many tourists. The sands stretch into forever. The water was warm and waves fun to play in but watch out for riptides. They are pretty easy to spot as the...More

Thank Kimber C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Certainly one of the best beach sunsets I have ever seen. Fantastic please, definitely worths a visit¡¡

Thank Franc W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Playa Matapalo Hotels
PURE Condo Resort
4 reviews
1.75 km away
Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort
2 466 reviews
1.86 km away
Zephyr Palace Luxury Rental Mansion
128 reviews
2.24 km away
Hotel Villa Caletas
1 448 reviews
2.55 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Hook Up
396 reviews
1.56 km away
DOLCE VITA Coffee & Sweets
90 reviews
1.55 km away
Lanterna
156 reviews
1.56 km away
BAMBU Sushi And Asian Cuisine
179 reviews
1.56 km away
Nearby Attractions
Jimmy T's Provisions
116 reviews
1.67 km away
Piko Travel
439 reviews
2.59 km away
Costa Cat Tortuga Island Cruises
365 reviews
1.74 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Playa Linda staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Attraction_Review
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.
Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor