On Costa Rica beaches, you will experience the quietness created by the lush vegetation that surrounds them. Grab your towel and go to the beach to relax, read a book, go for a refreshing time in the warm waters, for go for a walk. There are many beaches where you may be one of the few visitors making you feel like that is your private beach.
There are 762 miles of coastlines distributed in the Pacific and the Caribbean. Costa Rica’s beaches have sand with a variety of colors and textures. The beaches are white, golden, gray and black.
The North Pacific
The North Pacific Coast has the famous and pristine shoreline of Guanacaste. It is home to beautiful beaches. An ideal place for those looking to relax and take sunbaths. If being on a beach chair all day long is your favorite activity, this is the area for you.
The Central Pacific
The Central Pacific Coast is one of the most visited areas in Costa Rica. Its proximity to San Jose makes it an easy destination to reach by those short on time. Two National Parks, Manuel Antonio and Carara provide great wildlife viewing opportunities.
The South Pacific
The South Pacific is one of the hidden gems of Costa Rica. Its magnificent Costa Ballena, where the forest meets the ocean and the extraordinary Osa Peninsula with Corcovado National Park, with exuberant forest and wildlife, makes this area a special destination. even for the humpback whales who visit the area to have their calf.
The Caribbean coast of Costa Rica offers beautiful rainforests, great diversity and abundant wildlife, and many eco-tourism opportunities. It is home to one of the most visited parks, “Tortuguero National Park”, where a great spectacle occurs, the spawning of the Green Turtles.