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Puerto Viejo Beach

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
+506 2750 2020
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Cool place to hang out

Full of charm and friendly people, especially mid-week when it is less busy. You can easily get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wendy H
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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
via mobile
Delightful

We were within walking distance to Puerto Viejo and played here every day of our stay. Every... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
brendabeachbum
via mobile
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This public beach is popular with surfers.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“beautiful beach” (59 reviews)
“black sand” (23 reviews)
“puerto viejo” (147 reviews)
LOCATION
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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+506 2750 2020
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"beautiful beach"
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"black sand"
in 23 reviews
"puerto viejo"
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"salsa brava"
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"rip tides"
in 14 reviews
"pata negra"
in 25 reviews
"body surfing"
in 8 reviews
"big waves"
in 9 reviews
"warm water"
in 13 reviews
"caribbean side"
in 13 reviews
"rent a bike"
in 8 reviews
"pura vida"
in 15 reviews
"beaches"
in 168 reviews
"surfers"
in 44 reviews
"reggae"
in 9 reviews
"cocles"
in 31 reviews
"rasta"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Full of charm and friendly people, especially mid-week when it is less busy. You can easily get around without a car-good bus system and cheap bicycle rentals!

Thank Wendy H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were within walking distance to Puerto Viejo and played here every day of our stay. Every amenity needed is within stumbling distance. Although the beach is lovely I would encourage visitors to rent a bike and visit the beaches in the surrounding area. The...More

Thank brendabeachbum
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach with soft sand and surf. Riptides!!! Respect the ocean and you will enjoy. Great for walking or just hanging out listening to the waves.

Thank CampinTrav
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful beach. One can walk for miles. Great place to surf. Strong rip tides, though, so be careful.

Thank Kaarina1951
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beaches! Peaceful, on the cleaner side with your choice of black sand, combination or white! Serene and beautiful!

Thank LaGuera831
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun, open air cafes (sodas as they are called there) line the main waterfront with seats facing the beach; great way to unwind and enjoy a meal

Thank Jacqueline C
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The beautiful beach was a couple miles in length and the ocean was perfect for frolicking in 3ft waves. The clear sky and hot sun will have you reapplying the sunblock every hour. Lots of people but spread out makes you feel like you have...More

Thank Ivan G
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

I definitely enjoyed this beach and the scenery ...will like to go back and enjoy the night life there...will return soon

Thank ermeya02
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beaches with fun body surfing ... but the waves can be rather aggressive! The signs that warn you of the riptides... take heed! A couple of us got pulled out and fortunately there were others in the water with body boards to help get...More

Thank saige2018
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

The beach I long but narrow it is used by surfers at the weekends it gets very busy there are rip tides so swimming is not allowed

Thank tiler200
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Rosie F
2 March 2018|
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Response from Dante S | Reviewed this property |
My suggestion is to stay in Puerto Viejo, since Manzanillo is about 20 minutes driving from there and you can easily move up and down the coast. I suggest you to book a guide as well, because Manzanillo park is not that easy... More
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Aliyyah m
7 September 2017|
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Response from Stewart F | Reviewed this property |
It is probably around 40 plus miles away.
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