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Teiki Mathieu Baillan surfing a self-made Alaia surfboard in Lances Left, Mentawaï, Indonesia. Photo by C. Naslain, 2009.

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 Santa Teresa

Costa Rica, Guanacaste

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Aproximadamente

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Latitude: 9° 38.233' N
Longitude: 85° 10.09' W

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Center of Santa Teresa, 2 km North from cruse Mal Pais. 2 min. walk to the best beach break.

English (Translate this text in English): Center of Santa Teresa, 2 km North from cruse Mal Pais. 2 min. walk to the best beach break.

English (Translate this text in English): Center of Santa Teresa, 2 km North from cruse Mal Pais. 2 min. walk to the best beach break.

English (Translate this text in English): Center of Santa Teresa, 2 km North from cruse Mal Pais. 2 min. walk to the best beach break.

DistanceIn the city

WalkInstant access (< 5min)

Easy to find?Easy to find

Public access?Public access

Special access4x4

 Surf Spot Characteristics

Surf Spot Quality

Wave qualityWorld Class

ExperienceAll surfers

FrequencyRegular

Wave

TypeBeach-break

DirectionRight and left

BottomFlat rocks with sand

PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful, Fun

Normal lengthShort (< 50m)

Good day lengthNormal (50 to 150m)

Tide, Swell and Wind

Good swell directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest

Good wind directionWest

Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 2m+ / 6ft+

Best tide positionLow and mid tide

Best tide movementRising and falling tides

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Week crowdFew surfers

Week-end crowdFew surfers

Webcam urlhttp://www.luzdevida-reso... 

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Atmosphere

I had great time, will be back for sure

English (Translate this text in English): I had great time, will be back for sure

English (Translate this text in English): I had great time, will be back for sure

English (Translate this text in English): I had great time, will be back for sure

General

Didn't want to leave!!!!!!

English (Translate this text in English): Didn't want to leave!!!!!!

English (Translate this text in English): Didn't want to leave!!!!!!

English (Translate this text in English): Didn't want to leave!!!!!!

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Santa Teresa
Por JOEMANN
5 nov 2007
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By adrianoh , 21-02-2012

Arriving in Malpais area - Hi, Im arriving in Malpais area around April and planning to stay for a couple of months. I have been looking for a room, share, studio or casita. Looking in the $300-$400 month. Hit me up if any ideas or tips or if you want to connect..Im hailing from New York. good vibes!! Adriano

By geoffsurf , 21-09-2011

More detailed info - Santa Teresa is indeed amazing, and there's some great info here, but for more details about the particular beaches and breaks in Santa Teresa, check out: http://www.malpaissurfing.com

By Anonymous , 04-10-2010

East Swells? - You guys should look at a Compass it is pretty hard to get an East Swell on an Beach that can only get Swells from the West SW or NW.

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