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Address: La Cruz, Costa Rica

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Not the best kitesurfing spot

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... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017

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174 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 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 keep going and the next I was hanging on for dear life. I would estimate... More 

Thank M00sej00se
La Cruz, Costa Rica
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2017

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

Thank tempatalkite
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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 and the beaches and sourroundings including many national parks are just amazing. Just 1 hour... More 

Thank TinaRahner
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 excursion with him on the 3rd day and had such a great experience, that we... More 

2 Thank timhogue
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 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
Salt Lake City, Utah
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109 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
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
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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80 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

as I said many times I don't like to give bad reviews also because "bad" is normally very personal... However this is worth a review mainly because I hope it can increase awareness and people can be a bit more clean when they come visit this beach. The beach is manly for kite surfing because of its stable wind, it... More 

2 Thank franci2212
Nanuet, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2015

This beach is not one you should visit if you're looking for the vista. This is a beach you go to if you're on the hunt for some great consistent wind for kiteboarding. What a place. Almost the entire year you'll find either enough wind or TOO MUCH (that is almost NEVER problem)! It's not too crowded with kiters, it's... More 

1 Thank Tina K
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82 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Really good spot although the wind is super gusty and strong. Scenic view, warm water. Nothing else to do.

Thank elmutchi
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2015

If you are looking to Kite then go to Playa Copal. I visited in spring 2013 and there was over 117 kiteable days that season. You ahve a private beach with room for everyone. The Beauty of Bahia Salinas is amazing and Bob and his team are awesome. If you are looking for a place to go kite until your... More 

4 Thank TJG1113

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