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Playa Copal

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Beautiful strand of the bay, rocks on beach at all tides

Spent 4 fantastic days learning to kitesurf at this beach. it's a perfect spot for that! not a... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
seal beach, CA
KiteSurf Beach is the best

For people look for fun doing this that´s the perfect place, and also all the facilities closer and... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
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“kite surfing”(6 reviews)
“costa rica”(6 reviews)
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Spent 4 fantastic days learning to kitesurf at this beach. it's a perfect spot for that! not a whole lot there but small restaurants and small town. La Cruz is a good 30 mins away.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank charlieinspain
Reviewed 14 March 2018

For people look for fun doing this that´s the perfect place, and also all the facilities closer and restaurants as well.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank RideOnTrailsCr
Reviewed 19 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

Date of experience: November 2017
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.

Date of experience: November 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank TinaRahner
Reviewed 12 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

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Allen C
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...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank M00sej00se
Reviewed 16 January 2017

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

Date of experience: January 2017
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

Date of experience: September 2016
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

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank timhogue
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Anders O
13 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