Best Beaches in Costa Rica: Travel Guide

There are many reasons that can describe why Costa Rica has enticed a lot of visitors from all over the world. One reason is its lovely beaches. There are amazing beaches on both Pacific and Caribbean coasts located in Central America that visitors will love. So, if you are seeking to make the best use of your sunglasses and swimsuit, we have compiled a list of the best beaches in Costa Rica. Let these beautiful beaches take your breath away!

Manuel Antonio Beach (Puntarenas)

Manuel Antonio Beach

Any talk of the perfect beaches in Costa Rica inevitably includes Manuel Antonio, National Park. You will love
the prettiness of four white sand beaches inside the park. This beach is a very famous beach in the national park. It is because it contains clear white sand and turquoise waters. Additionally, you will also see white face monkeys in the adjacent treetops at this beach.

Playa Cocles (Puerto Viejo de Talamanca)

Playa Cocles

Are you visiting the Caribbean side? Then you are lucky because Puerto Viejo contains great beaches. And one of them is Playa Cocles. It is one of the perfect beaches in Costa Rica due to its soft sand, seasonal surfing waves, and palm tree-dotted shores. Furthermore, it is located only 4km from Puerto Viejo downtown, making it a perfect beach to stay outside of town. You will find Playa Cocles as busy sometimes. So, if you happen to go to the south end, you can discover a place that will be away from the crowds.

Cahuita National Park (Limon)

The beaches which are known as Playa Vargas, and Playa Blanca that are located in Cahuita National Park, are 2 spectacular white-sand beaches and also contain big coral reefs in the country. You can have these all beaches as these are in a rarely crowded national park. In the trees, you can get sight of monkeys and sloths when you will visit this place. You can walk on a path in an easy way that is parallel to the beach.

Conchal Beach (Guanacaste)

Conchal Beach

This beach is one of the great beaches situated in Cost Rica. Conchal beach contains one strange feature that it has shells instead of sand and this thing makes it so beautiful. Now in 2020, you can no longer drive to that beach, you must walk across Brasilito to get there but it’s completely worth the 15-minute walk! However, there’re 2 resorts, the Westin Conchal and the W Costa Rica tucked behind the trees which have their private beach access. You can spend a whole day at Conchal enjoying, relaxing, swimming, and snorkeling the best beach day. You can enjoy the great weather of Costa Rica since this place contains nearly year-round hot days.

Flamingo Beach (Guanacaste)

Flamingo is another beautiful beach in Guanacaste. It’s world popular for fishing but the mile-long, crescent-shaped beach is what lures visitors. Some of the perfect water activities can be discovered in Flamingo including snorkeling, sport fishing, diving, and boating. The residing North American ex-pat community has made Flamingo a fabulous beach town so all you will discover are beautiful resorts and condos. If you have a tight budget then keep that in mind.

Uvita Beach (Puntarenas)

Uvita beach

It is located in Marino Ballena National Park as well as it is part of the famous Tail of Whale in Costa Rica. It’s suitably named since this place is perfect in Costa Rica to see humpback whales. As such, Playa Uvita is also the launching point for whale watching tours as humpback whales are perfectly abundant in this place. Though this is not a white-sand beach, the lavish mountains enveloping the shore are an exclusive type of beauty. It is located in the national park so you will pay the entrance fee to visit. You can go or swim as waves are not large.

Playa Samara (Guanacaste)

samara-beach

It is a beautiful beach in Costa Rica. There’s even a nearby island with the best snorkeling you can kayak too. The most fabulous thing in Playa Samara is the sunset. Another great beach near Samara is Carrillo. We prefer Carrillo more than Samara because they’re way fewer people and have more of a Costa Rican vibe. Samara is very touristic and can get very busy during the summer months so to experience a more Tico beach, head to Carrillo.

Montezuma Beach (Puntarenas)

Montezuma beach

This beach absolutely got that fame when the thing comes to best and appealing coastal landscapes. It contains the wildest coastlines in the country and it is a small beach town in the Nicoya Peninsula.
The Montezuma beach is not recommended for swimming since stretches of rocks weave in and out of the coast. The beaches expanse for miles and the more in the south you go, the fewer humans you will encounter and more monkeys you will see.

Tamarindo Beach (Guanacaste)

Tamarindo Beach

Although Tamarindo Beach is very touristic, it is still a great beach. It contains outstanding surfing waves and its huge shore, neighboring green forest and estuary make it best beach. It contains tan sand and in the dry season, bright blue waters.
Sunsets in this beat are one of the great as you have a complete view of the sun going down. It is very exciting to view surfers catching waves. This beach happens to be very appealing with green forests that are situated nearby.

Punta Uva (Puerto Viejo de Talamanca)

Punta Uva Puerto Viejo

As soon as you will see it, you will never desire to leave the beaches of Punta Uva. With a lot of palm trees in lines, shining turquoise water, and white sand, it is great for hanging up a hammock. You should go via the jutting inlet to have beautiful sights on both beaches. One more amazing thing about Punta Uva is that it has a section that is known as a sloth point. As name shows, you will see sloth families in the palm trees.

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