Beaches in Costa Rica

Enjoy the fantastic Costa Rican beaches and its great waves perfect for any kind of water sport, specially surfing

Beaches in Costa Rica
Beaches in Costa Rica
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The Guanacaste Region, with a beach area bigger than 200 km, has a perfect climate and wonderful crystal-clear waters, making these beaches perfect places for surfing, fishing, diving or swimming. Najayo Beach is one of the most popular ones; it is a beautiful hidden beach known as the pearl of the Gulf of Papagayo.

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Santa Rosa National Park, which is behind the previously mentioned beach, is a must-visit place for the unique ecosystem full of tropical wildlife that it hosts. Other lovely beaches are Panamá Beach and Hermosa Beach, two perfect places for sunbathing and having a wonderful time. On the contrary, if you seek adventure and watersports in Guanacaste, Salinas Bay is the ideal place because of its well-known amazing waves excellent for surfing, windsurfing or any other water sport.

But in the South of the country there is still much more to see. There you can find the Central Pacific Region and the Nicoya Peninsula, where Santa Teresa Beach stands as the most famous one. What makes this beach amazing is that it keeps its rural nature, so you can see native people going fishing or cooking on embers near the sea. Also, the strong wind gives rise to great waves perfect for surfers. The area of Malpaís Beach, a group of small astonishing beaches, is also an exceptional for relaxing and diving into its crystal-clear waters. There are also wonderful beaches in the South Pacific Region such as Uvita Beach, Colorado Beach and Sirena Beach.

Limón Province is located on the other side of the country, in the region of the Caribbean Sea. There you will find Puerto Viejo Beach there, where you can practise different activities such as visiting a chocolate plantation and exploring its leafy vegetation. Its white sand and more than six meters waves are perfect for a surfists. On the other hand, if you want enjoy the silence while sunbathing, a fairly visited by tourists one is Chiquita Beach.

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