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The Best Costa Rica Beaches

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Costa Rica Beaches

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Playa Manuel Antonio , Manuel Antonio
4.3
Within a national park, Playa Manuel Antonio allows you to combine a bit of history with a lot of classic sun-and-sand fun. The stone turtle
Tours from $20
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Playa Conchal , Playa Conchal
4.5
Along the shores of the Pacific Ocean lies Playa Conchal, a memorable shell-sand beach. With calm, crystal clear waters, the beach serves as
Tours from $28
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Samara Beach , Playa Samara
4.4
Experience the mellow atmosphere of Samara Beach, a stretch of white sand on Costa Rica's Pacific coast. Its calm, shallow waters make it a g
Tours from $50
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Puerto Viejo Beach , Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
3.7
Enjoy the unusually dark sand of Puerto Viejo Beach, favored for its proximity to the town, with plenty of action and activities to keep ever
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Tamarindo Beach , Tamarindo
4.0
Enjoy the wide, golden sands of Tamarindo Beach and watch as surfers take on the waves. Pop into one the beach bars to enjoy a cold drink, or
Tours from $56
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Beach destinations in Costa Rica

Manuel Antonio BEST FOR: Beach, Nightlife, Park Playa Conchal BEST FOR: Beach, Zipline, Surfing / Windsurfing / Kitesurfing Santa Teresa BEST FOR: Beach, Surfing / Windsurfing / Kitesurfing, Stand-Up Paddleboarding Tamarindo BEST FOR: Beach, Surfing / Windsurfing / Kitesurfing, Scuba / Snorkeling Puerto Viejo de Talamanca BEST FOR: Nature / Wildlife Tour, Beach, Gift & Specialty Shop