5 Amazing Beaches of Costa Rica


Costa Rica, considered as a dream destination for honeymoon couples, travelers, and adventurers, is famous for its tropical weather, eco-friendliness, sustainability, low cost of living and above all incredible beaches. If you are a thrill-seeker and someone that craves adventure, then Costa Rica is definitely the place for you.  With almost 1,000 miles of coastline, Costa Rica is home to some lovely beaches. In addition, depending on the place visited, you have a series of complementary activities, such as: hikes to mangroves, diving, surfing, sport fishing, hiking on trails or horseback rides. Let’s discover some of the best beaches of Costa Rica.

Manuel Antonio

manuel antonio beach The best way to see Manuel Antonio, one of the first beaches destination to become popular in Costa Rica, is to walk it. Though most of the time this place is full of crowds, Manuel Antonio retains its attractions.  This beach comes with easy access, great restaurants and natural beauty. The beaches inside the national park are idyllic, and the views from the hills approaching the park are enchanting. Manuel Antonio contains tidal pools and offer the possibility of snorkeling and swimming.



Malpaís Beach

Mal-Pais-Beach If you’re looking for miles of deserted beaches and great surf, Malpaís, which began as a fishing and cattle-farming village, is the perfect place for you. Malpais, a town in Puntarenas Province,  sits at the southwestern cusp of the Nicoya Peninsula, opposite Montezuma.  Malpais is popular among surfers and adventure travelers around the world. On Playa Carmen Mal Pais merges with the booming beach village of Santa Teresa with its vibrant surfer scene, shops, hotels and bars. Malpaís and the surrounding areas. which are steadily attracting travelers with its lure of white-sand beaches, swaths of forest and warm, surfable waters, are quickly becoming one of Costa Rica’s hottest destinations.

Playa Montezuma

Playa Montezuma During the last decade Montezuma has become the perfect destination for those in search of an exciting and safe vacation. Montezuma has numerous beaches, waterfalls, good fishing, seafood, surfing, snorkeling, horseback riding, hiking, and bicycling. One of great attractions of Montezuma is Playa Montezuma, great beach for diving and snorkeling. Nestled into a landscape of true tropical paradise, Montezuma is a travel destination for any beach lover and eco-tourist. Montezuma Beach is one of the best Costa Rica beaches for budget travelers, especially those of the bohemian persuasion.

Playa Tamarindo

Playa Tamarindo Tamarindo is a town and distrito located on the Nicoya Peninsula on the Northern Pacific coast of Costa Rica in the Province of Guanacaste. Playa Tamarindo is perfect for fishing, diving, sailing, surfing, horseback riding and a variety of eco-tours. Waves were clean everyday and forgiving for beginners. Tamarindo, the ideal place for honeymoons, weddings, couples, and singles, has a three kilometer stretch of white sand, warm blue water, exquisite nature and stunning sunsets. Playa Tamarindo calls with its stunning aqua-blue waters and white-sand beaches. Giant leatherback turtles (and other types) annually clamber ashore to lay their eggs on the beautiful beaches adjacent to Tamarindo.


Playa Dominical

Playa Dominical Playa Dominical, probably the best beach for those romantic couples, offers dramatic sunrises to the southeast, as well as some of Costa Rica’s most fabulous Pacific sunsets to the northwest. Playa Dominical is considered to be the most consistent wave in Costa Rica and perfect place for water sports. With it’s friendly vibes and great waves Playa Dominical attracts all the beach lovers. A number of surf camps and surf shops have sprung up to take advantage of the lively lefts and rights.

For more information visit: Costa Rica’s Most Beautiful Beaches


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