Playa Guiones
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Playa Guiones

Guanacaste, Costa Rica


Costa Rica

Skill Level
Good for all levels

The Break

Playa Guiones is a mellow and barreling, normal to long beach break that goes right and left. Playa Guiones is an ideal beach for beginners, those looking to improve their skills, and has options for every skill level. Shortboards are great at low tide when waves tend to be barreling. Longboards are also great at high tide. Consistency is year-round with mainly winter swells.

Current Surf Report

  • Surf Height
    2 - 4 ft
  • Swells
  • Wind
    3 mph
  • Weather

Last updated: 17 hours ago

General Details

  • Skill Level
    Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Consistency
    Year round, Mainly winter swells
  • Wave Length
    Normal, Long
  • Wave Direction
    Right, Left
  • Board Type
    Funboard, Longboard, Shortboard, SUP, Bodyboard
  • Type of Break
  • Swell directions
    S, NW, W
  • Best wind directions
  • Crowd levels / week
    Few to Crowded
  • Crowd levels / weekend
  • Seabed
    Sand, Reef
  • Best tides
    Mid, High, Rising
  • Power
    Mellow, Barreling
  • Access By
    Public Beach, 4WD, Paddle out

The Area

Nosara is a mellow and popular beach town in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. It's a world-renowned surf destination and the beaches stretch for several kilometers. Nosara has steady tourism as well as an ex-pat community, however, manages to stay off the beaten path. Conditions may not always be perfect, however, there are always options for surf in the area. With very reliable conditions, it has become a great place for those looking to learn how to surf and improve their skills. Private residences and boutique hotels are plentiful, as are simple and chill eateries. Surf shops and schools offer lessons, rentals, and organized trips.

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Amenities Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • Shaded Area
  • Lodging
  • Parking
  • Board and Gear Rentals
  • Board/Ding Repair
  • Surf Lessons
  • Surf Photography
  • Spas/Massages
  • Golf
  • Yoga
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Horseback Riding
  • Fishing Charters
  • Boating/Sailing Charters
  • Moped/ATV Rentals
  • Bicycle Rentals
  • Family Friendly
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