Costa Rica is known worldwide for its good beaches for surfing; here we describe each beach and give information that will be helpful for your trip. Distances are calculated in relation to the proximity of the South Pacific beaches and jungle resort Villas Rio Mar Dominical Beach.
Playa Dominical – 900mtrs: This beach is well known around the world as one of the hottest places for surfing, Playa Dominical offers also a wonderful beach surrounded by good places where you can stay.
Playa Dominicalito – 5km: If you need tranquility and at the same time you don’t want to be far away from your hotel and services, Dominicalito is just for you. The water there is crystal and warm.
Playa Uvita – 17km: this is one of the most beautiful beaches in the southern pacific area. If you like to swim in the ocean or just take a walk, you found the right place. Also is located near the gas station.
Playa La Colonia – 22km: Ideal beach for camping! Few kilometers from Uvita & Bahia. This beach is located just in front of the Bosque Azul which has all the basic accommodations for campers. Look for sunsets, they are unique.
Playa Arco – 24km: If you’re looking for a hidden paradise, you will find one at this beach. Located just beside Playa Ballena you can reach it only by walking a short path, no access from the road! Monkey’s, waterfalls, caves & soft sand will fill your soul with calm and peace. Ideal for lovers!
Playa Ballena – 27km: Right in the heart of the National Park, you can walk at least 15 km on that endless sand beach without seeing a single human being.
Playa Piñuela – 35km: Nice and calm bay. Most of the boats choose that bay to go out to the open sea. Also, you can meet fishermen and buy all kind of fish.
Playa Ventana – 38km: Small virgin beach surrounded by the jungle. On low tide, visit the splendid and mysterious caves, you might find Captain Drake’s treasure!
Playa Tortuga – 42km: Wild beautiful beach, almost untouched Spectacular sunsets and panoramic view on the mountains.