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Costa Rica Beaches – Beach Vacations & Top Destinations

Over 800 Miles of Tropical Costa Rica Beaches Waiting For You to Explore!

Costa Rica beaches are found on two beautiful coastlines. The Caribbean and the Pacific. Also these two coasts are separated by majestic green mountains and imposing volcanoes. The Pacific and the Caribbean shores of Costa Rica are immensely distinct from each other. So many of them provide an extraordinary advantage for travelers looking to fulfill their vacation desires in accordance to their tastes. Each region has its unique cultural flair. For example weather patterns, geographical location, ambiance, resident wildlife and exotic beauty. By all means Come and check out the many beaches we have. 


Guanacaste Beaches

Guanacaste beachesCosta Rica beaches in Guanacaste resonate of fun, sun, surfing, swimming, fishing, diving and other adventures. Too, Costa Rica’s Northern Pacific coastline belongs to the province of Guanacaste. Besides its beautiful sands and blue skies, Guanacaste can also boast about its renovated International Airport (LIR) and impressive infrastructure catering to tourists from all over the world.

Tamarindo Beach – Coco BeachPlaya Conchal


Nicoya Peninsula Beaches

Nicoya PeninsulaNicoya peninsula is located in Costa Rica’s Northwest. In fact its biological diversity, location and magnificent beaches have made Nicoya a top destination in Costa Rica. Also, many visitors in Nicoya enjoy leisure, surfing, turtle nesting, nature hiking and many other activities.

NosaraSanta TeresaTambor


Central Pacific Beaches

Costa Rica beaches Manuel AntonioCentral Pacific Costa Rica beaches are a short drive away from the capital city of San Jose and the country’s metropolitan Central Valley. These Central Pacific destinations tend to attract a large number of visitors.

Manuel AntonioDominicalJaco


Osa Peninsula Beaches

Corcovado National Park beachCorcovado National Park and the Dulce Gulf are the main reasons visitors come to experience Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula. Once you are here, you will realize why National Geographic Magazine has described this distant corner as the most biologically intense place on the planet.

Golfo Dulce – Drake BayPavones


Tortuguero and Caribbean Beaches

Manzanillo BeachCosta Rica beaches along the less populated Southern Caribbean coastline have a complete different feel from its counter parts in the Pacific. This area tends to produce smaller boutique-style accommodations engraved in the local culture and evergreen tropical flora. White sand beaches can be found next to black sand ones and the amount of fauna hanging around in the trees is seems more abundant and observable than most other places in Costa Rica.

TortugueroCahuitaPuerto Viejo


Surfing Beaches

Manzanillo Beach

An amazing 1100 miles of coastline. With open oceans, protected bays, and sands of all colors. Also including the benefit of surfing in Costa Rica lies on the variety of waves that come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and intensities for beginners and experts. The common denominator for Costa Rica surf, the waves here are not cold, neither is the rain. The Pacific side has a much longer and irregular coastline sustaining longer seasons of swells compared to the open ocean coastlines of the Caribbean, with some exceptions. The endless supply of waves has made Costa Rica surf a recognized destination for the sport.

Playa Hermosa near Jaco Beach – Playa Pavones – Santa Teresa – Mal Pais

Costa Rica Beaches – Beach Vacations & Top Destinations


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