La Lora
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La Lora

Puntarenas, Costa Rica


Costa Rica

Skill Level
Good for all levels

The Break

Also known as La Lora Amarilla. La Lora is a barreling, normal to long A-frame beach break. La Lora breaks along Playa Santa Teresa, a beach that has become a benchmark for experienced surfers. Shortboards, funboards and longboards work well here. Consistency is year-round.

About the Access

Driving in with a 4x4 is recommended. The public beach access road is at La Lora Amarillo night club. Parking is under the coconut trees, but beware of break-ins. Direct access to the waves is from the beach.

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Current Surf Report

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

Last updated: 3 weeks ago

General Details

  • Skill Level
    Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Consistency
    Year round
  • Wave Length
    Normal, Long
  • Wave Direction
  • Board Type
    Longboard, Shortboard, SUP
  • Type of Break
  • Swell directions
    S, NW
  • Best wind directions
  • Crowd levels / week
    Few to Crowded
  • Crowd levels / weekend
  • Seabed
    Sand, Rocks
  • Best tides
    Low, Mid, Rising
  • Power
  • Access By
    Public Beach, 4WD

The Area

Santa Teresa is a tropical beach town in Puntarenas, Costa Rica. The picturesque and long stretch of coastline is full of jungle-front, white sandy beaches and wonderful surf. The area has developed into a popular destination as an eco-tourism and surf destination. Plenty of options are available in the area for all types of travelers: rustic camp sites to luxury accommodations, simple to fine-dining restaurants, and endless adventurous activities.

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