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Things to do in Montezuma Beach, Santa Fe

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Restaurant
“If you are looking to treat yourself while you're here, this is spot. Right on the beach. Great Costa Rican style beachy vibe with Italian chefs. Delicious. Pricier than most restaurants nearby but you're worth it! ;)”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you ever get to eat in Montezuma, you have to try Cocolores. Amazing simple fresh delicious food by the ocean. Great service. These guys are popular so make sure you go there early-ish or book a table via FB.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a great place to meet local residents and visit with other travelers. There's often live music or a great DJ and you're right on the beach.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Ideal para aquellos que buscan un poco de fiesta. Mejor después de las 10:00 pm. Mejores noches para fiesta, entre jueves y sábado.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Go-to spot for pizza!! Good prices, GREAT pizzas. The thin crust is awesome, the sauces will wake up any palette and it's a fun location right on the corner of the main drag in town. If you like fish, try the smokey!!! Sounds weird (smoked fish on a pizza??) and I normally don't love "smoked" food all that much...I LOVE THIS PIZZA!!! Be adventurous...try it!!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Open-mike night attracts local and visiting talent, and scheduled musicians are abundant as well. The party is often so hopping that it spills out into the street. Enjoy the food and drinks, as well, including pizza, salads, and more.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“They do have mostly everything you need. The prices are not cheap, if you have a lot to buy, it might be wise driving the 15 min. over the bumpy road to Cobano. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Place to shop
“Enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling, zip lines, private boat tours, deep-sea fishing and much more with Zuma Tours! Don't forget to mention Classy Palms.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Spa
“delicious healthy food and great view of the beach. you have to hike north east from montezuma on the beach to get there. also continue along the beach trail to playa colorada where you'll find a creek coming out to the ocean and some pretty red sand and potentially some stacked rock creations. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is an old favorite. I used to be blown away...not so much anymore but the food it still good and I like the ambiance. The fajitas are fun!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Store
“Best gelato in Costa Rica!! Yummy lunch salads and panini! Coffee and smothies are a hit too”
  • 2 locals recommend
Gym
“great teachers offering a good variety of classes from Vinyasa to Yin Yoga in a beautiful open air shala.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“My favourite restaurant in Montezuma. It has a large outdoor grill. Try the tuna steak, BBQ ribs or steak. All delicious and tasty. As for drinks, try the El Botin ginger beer, brewed directly in Montezuma.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Ask for the owner: Esteban Tell him we sent you. Great guy , fun and food is fantastic. Super Casual. But everything is.”
  • 1 local recommends
Locality
“Here is where you will find what you need to make food at home and get yummy snacks. Along with any essentials like plastic baggies, detergent...etc. ”
  • 13 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“If you are looking to treat yourself while you're here, this is spot. Right on the beach. Great Costa Rican style beachy vibe with Italian chefs. Delicious. Pricier than most restaurants nearby but you're worth it! ;)”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you ever get to eat in Montezuma, you have to try Cocolores. Amazing simple fresh delicious food by the ocean. Great service. These guys are popular so make sure you go there early-ish or book a table via FB.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a great place to meet local residents and visit with other travelers. There's often live music or a great DJ and you're right on the beach.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Go-to spot for pizza!! Good prices, GREAT pizzas. The thin crust is awesome, the sauces will wake up any palette and it's a fun location right on the corner of the main drag in town. If you like fish, try the smokey!!! Sounds weird (smoked fish on a pizza??) and I normally don't love "smoked" food all that much...I LOVE THIS PIZZA!!! Be adventurous...try it!!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Open-mike night attracts local and visiting talent, and scheduled musicians are abundant as well. The party is often so hopping that it spills out into the street. Enjoy the food and drinks, as well, including pizza, salads, and more.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Spa
“delicious healthy food and great view of the beach. you have to hike north east from montezuma on the beach to get there. also continue along the beach trail to playa colorada where you'll find a creek coming out to the ocean and some pretty red sand and potentially some stacked rock creations. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is an old favorite. I used to be blown away...not so much anymore but the food it still good and I like the ambiance. The fajitas are fun!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Latin American Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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