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Playa Santa Teresa

Santa Teresa is another celebrated surf beach, famous for its year-round breaks. About a mile long, the beach has a few rocky patches that may intimidate new surfers. Because of consistent swells, Santa Teresa is a great location to surf no matter what the tide.

Novices should steer clear of Roca Mar, or Suck Rock, the large rock point at the north end of the beach. Because of Roca Mar's strong waves and dangerous rocks, locals are known to wear helmets while surfing there. At the south end of Playa Santa Teresa, a small pool filled with fish is formed at low tide. This is a wonderful area for young children to play, or for especially timid swimmers.

Playa Santa Teresa in Pictures