Playa Carmen, Santa Teresa

4.4
#8 of 36 in Outdoors in Santa Teresa
Stroll along the sand or relax in the shade on Playa Carmen, a lengthy beach with room enough to find yourself a quiet spot. Surfers flock here, but the strong tides don't lend themselves much to swimming. Likewise, this may not be the best place for children, though rock pools at low tide provide places to play. Refuel at the onsite restaurant and browse handcrafted jewelry and clothing from the occasional vendor. Plan your visit to Playa Carmen and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Santa Teresa trip itinerary planning site .
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  • In Playa Carmen You can enjoy spectacular sunsets, the sun is hidden in the sea and paints the sky with wonderful colors. The Beach is very large, you can find a good space under the shade of a tree and there are many options nearby to eat. Ideal for surfing enthusiasts.
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  • Excellent Beach to learn surfing. Few people good waves and amazing sunsets. Of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica!
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