Playa Nosara
 
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Discription of surf spot: Playa Nosara, Costa Rica

Nosara is a fun wave. Really forgiving. Can get big. Nearby spots like Ostinal are always bigger and more hollow. This wave really lends itself to the longboarders and bigginers as its a bit gutless.

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Type of Wave beach break  
Direction left and right  
Bottom sand  
Level Intermediate  
Crowds a busy crowd  
Hazards Corky Carroll's surf students  
Lenght 50-100 meters lenght  
Places to stay hotels  
Nearest big city Liberia  
Nearest airport Liberia Int. Airport  
Other stuff to see & do Drink and fish when its flat  
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