Costa Rica has beautiful beaches, warm waters throughout the year and supported by an unparalleled tourism infrastructure. This makes the Central American countries, becoming one of the best beach destination in the world. Nearly two-thirds of the border of Costa Rica is a beach, so there are many beaches that you can enjoy with all the activities and the natural environment.
Here are some beautiful beaches in Costa Rica:
1. Nicoya Peninsula
Nicoya Peninsula is not a single beach. But the biggest peninsula in Costa Rica It is surrounded and overwhelmed a great sand beach. In addition to the bustling cities like Montezuma, Tamarindo, and Mal Pais, Nicoya offers a lot of the remote Pacific coast is much more relaxed and just as Playas Hermosa, Samara, Flamingo, Conchal, and Playa Grande.
2. Manuel Antonio
Manuel Antonio is not only one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica, but also one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Area of the horseshoe-shaped bay which is perfect because it is bordered by soft white sand. The beach is surrounded by blue-green waters of the enchanting, and at the top of the hill you can find a forest with a waterfall in it. In Manuel Antonio you can also perform various other activities such as diving, snorkeling, surfing, kayak, hike, or zipline, but do not forget to relax and enjoy an unforgettable sight.
3. Playa Dominical
Playa Dominical is located approximately 30 miles south of Manuel Antonio National Park. It has been widely recognized as one of the best surfing beaches in Costa Rica. Here the surf camp and found many surf shops
Montezuma is located in the interior of the peninsula Nicoya. This is a gathering place for tourists and locals that special. The dreadlocked Rastafarians, tattooed Bohemia, and surfers and local residents mingle here. In addition to beautiful beaches also offer views of Montezuma terjuna water and wildlife.
Tortuguero is a fantasy of ecotourism. In addition to the perfect beach for sunbathing you can experience a number of exotic attractions such as tours to the jungle canals by boat, hiking, and safari. You also can see sixteen threatened species in Tortuguero National Park, such as tapirs, ocelots, manatees and green sea turtles.
6. Playa Tamarindo
Playa Tamarindo offers world-class activities such as shopping, dining, entertainment and beaches. On the beautiful beaches adjacent to Tamarindo, you can see the giant leatherback turtles (and other types) each year to the beach to lay eggs.
Corcovado is the jewel of Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula. This is a beautiful beach with dark sands shaded by towering palms. While the inland forests in Corcovado National Park is home to some of the most unique wildlife. The trip to Corcovado would not be complete without a boat trip to Isla del Cano that offering a fantastic diving experience.
8. Mal Pais
Mal Pais is a beach that proper to perform various activities in the sun, and the last thing many do is surf. Surfing culture is the principle philosophy in Mal Pais. But if you're not a devotee of the wave, book a package tour to watch dolphins, stingrays, and other creatures that thrive in the protected waters are a great alternative. Besides the beach, you can also walk to Montezuma waterfall or conquer the 4-hour journey through the natural reserve Cabo Blanco to find the following beaches that pristine white sand.
9. South of Limon
In the southern port city of Limon (Panama border), a number of stunning beaches there. You can travel to the coast and enjoy dramatic sunrises at Puerto Viejo. But if you want a moment away from the beach, the Cahuita National Park is an excellent place for camping, but with a note if you do not mind awakened by the sound of a monkey.
Jaco beach is located right in the middle of the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. This region is growing with its nightlife, a variety of international foods, and even a casino. You also can make surfing here.
Crescent-shaped bay (called Bahia Ballena) was once visited by whales. The bay is one of the best Costa Rica coastal waters for swimming and snorkeling. Meanwhile, in rural areas Tambor is perfect to explore using the horse, while the greyish-pink beaches are perfect abuannya very fitting for a walk with bare feet. There was also the island of Tortuga that is suitable for scuba diving