The beautiful beaches in Costa Rica are a perfect destination for those who love nature and ecotourism. Here, you will see a lot of habitats and beautiful environments, full of animals and plants of all kinds.
Traveling to Costa Rica will be one of the most outstanding experiences you will ever live. Its name is its best presentation: Costa Rica (in Spanish, it means ‘Wealthy Coast’). This small Central American country is a true paradise of beaches, coasts rich in natural beauty, tropical climate, warm people, and adventure.
Only last year, about 2,665,000 visitors entered Costa Rica attracted by the beauty of our country, which also stands out for having the best beaches in Central America, and even the world:
Manuel Antonio National Park (classified as a national park in 1972). It is the destination of Costa Rica per excellence and one of the best beaches in Central America, with its white sand beaches surrounded by a dense rainforest and open to the Pacific Ocean are perfect to relax after a good hike, where if you are lucky, you can have the opportunity to observe the cebos and dolphins.
Hermosa Beach, which makes its name a true natural adventure since you will feel in a tropical paradise, On the Nicoya Peninsula, on the west coast of the country, it is also home to the extensive wild beach, with few people, where the Swimming, surfing and other water activities are practiced with family or friends.
It is common not to observe any construction around; nature has taken its rights for our greatest pleasure, making it the most natural site.
Santa Teresa Beach. One of the favorites for surfing, Santa Teresa is located in the western face of the country and takes its name from the homonymous town to which it belongs. What will we find out there? A long white sand beach and a swell that makes it ideal for enjoying this and other water sports.
After passing that beach, it is highly recommended to visit the Cabo Blanco Natural Reserve, just 5 kilometers away, a protected area where you can glimpse numerous protected species, both birds and marine animals.
Tamarindo Beach is a town in the province of Guanacaste, on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. It is known for beaches with strong waves, such as Tamarindo and Lobster. To the north, Playa Grande is an important nesting site for huge leatherback turtles and is part of the Las Baulas National Marine Park.
Flamingo Beach. It is one of the best beaches in Costa Rica on vacation season. You will find it in the city of Tamarindo, specifically in Guanacaste, and it integrates waters of the Costa Rican Pacific.
Montezuma Beach. Do you want to go to one of the quiet beaches in Costa Rica where you can enjoy the breeze overlooking the Gulf of Nicoya? Then you must go to Montezuma Beach. This is one of the most demanded beaches in Costa Rica. It is within walking distance of Santa Teresa Beach.
If you go to this beach, you must take a tour of its village full of forests and lagoons. Montezuma is one of the tourist beaches of Costa Rica and here you can also do canopy through the waterfall that is in the town. Enjoy the landscape and tour the spa! Of course, there are other activities you can do.
And if you want to party, you have to visit Puerto Viejo Beach. It is the ideal place for partying souls. At night, exotic restaurants, markets, and nightclubs create a lively atmosphere. The Puerto Viejo area is an extensive and kilometric coastal area located in the Limón region where an area of beaches and wild nature begins.
Nearby, you will see the Cahuita National Park and the Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge, full of activities to do such as hiking and sighting exotic animals.
In Puerto Viejo, there are many bungalow options, that is, cabins on the beaches. One of the most luxurious hotels is Azania Bungalows is right at the head of La Perla Negra, which makes this site one of Costa Rica’s famous beaches.
Herradura Beach. It is becoming a popular tourist destination, as there are canopy tours and nearby national parks for those looking to explore the best places in this region.
For tourists, this region slipped under the radar, but the Hotel Los Sueños Marina has made this region incomparable in a luxury complex about 6 kilometers north of the city of Jaco. Its name refers to the shape of the bay of this particular site.
Today, the area has changed due to the demand for tourism and the acquisition of properties for development by Americans. If you are looking for activities such as sport fishing and golf, Playa Herradura is a great destination and you will find many options to keep yourself busy.